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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. MERCURE
  4. Culinary

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Mercure Oxford Hawkwell House Hotel, Oxford, United Kingdom

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REF26337N

COMMIS CHEF

Region

Northern Europe



Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"


Job Description

Our mission at MERCURE HAWKWELL HOUSE HOTEL is to create memorable moments for our guests, by connecting hearts from arrival to farewell.

A job, a career or a calling - whatever brings you here, we have something for you!

As part of our team you can have:

  • Free night stays in our UK hotels and 50% discount in any Accor Restaurant (T&C Applies)
  • Discounted hotel rates all over the world in Accor Hotels
  • Continuously learn and develop yourself with our Accor Academy
  • Support your wellbeing in your professional and personal lives
  • Grow your experience anywhere. Explore limitless opportunities across 5000 hotels in over 100 countries
  • Participate actively in initiatives to build a more inclusive and sustainable world
  • And many more benefits and perks : Our objective is simple: make you grow and give you the spark to unleash your personality

 

As our next Commis Chef, you…

Are curious about food, always willing to try new combinations and flavours.

Assist in the preparation of the dishes in a timely fashion and agreed standards.

Ensure the availability of mise-en-place as required.

Observe excellent food hygiene practice through the entire food chain from storage through to preparation and service.

Perform other kitchen duties as assigned.

 

A little more information:

We are committed to giving our talents the skills and support required to deliver excellent service, and most importantly, to grow in their careers. No matter your specialty or culinary background, we offer great training to improve your skills.

Understanding things from our guest’s perspective is key, so while you are settling into your new role we will arrange a one-night stay for you to experience this first hand.

If you feel you are the right candidate for the role as our Commis, please click apply now! Wed love to hear from you!

One more thing…

By working at the Mercure Hawkwell house hotel  you will be part of the Accor network, worldwide hospitality leader. With us, you can be all you are, work with purpose, grow, learn, enjoy and explore Accor’s limitless opportunities. Discover our Talent stories at heart-of-hospitality.com or on Instagram @heart.of.hospitality

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent, creating an environment where everyone feels they belong.

 

If not already specified in the platform (e.g: accor careers) please add:

  • Contract type: Full time 
  • Number of hours: 40
  • Salary/Package: £24.000
  • Start date: 1st April
  • Location: Mercure Hawkwell House Hotel 
  • ALL Heartist Card

    Recommend a Friend Incentive

    Up to 2 complimentary bonus break

    Vivup- Employee Assistance
    Programme

    Cycle to work

    Eyes Care + Eurocar

    Moving date – Wedding date

    50 % dining discount for you and your family

    Health Care Cash Plans with discounted
    Perks & shopping 

 

 

 


Qualifications

Skills & Experience

  • Having completed and apprenticeship and/or achieved trade recognition a Commis Chef works as part of the kitchen team. Engaged in cooking, baking, pastry cooking or butchering duties
  • Passion for great food and customer focused
  • Cool and calm under pressure
  • Strong team player with the ability to fit into a tight-knit team
  • Prior experience in a similar position
  • Experience developing and motivating people to achieve their best

Additional Information

You will be responsible to :

  • Provide efficient, friendly and professional service to all guests.
  • Lead by example when attending to guest requests.  Show efficiency in constantly striving to provide Total Customer Satisfaction.
  • Take initiative to ensure that interactions with our customers (internal or external) are positive and productive, call the Manager on Duty if difficulties arise.
  • Work together with trust so that colleagues and management meet the goals of the department/Hotel.
  • Treat customers and colleagues from all cultural groups with respect, sensitivity and transparency.
  • Take every opportunity to be a “salesperson” by active selling of special promotions and facilities available within the Hotel.
  • Implement the Accor values and Accor customer vision to ‘Offer the Best Service to Our Customers’.
  • Prepare and present menu items showing variety and flair, within the cost margins specified by the hotel.
  • Ensure strict stock rotation and minimum wastage.  Have stock control procedures implemented and maintained.
  • Order necessary foods according to proposed business demands.  Consult with Executive Chef for guidance and authorisation of order.
  • Liaise with Restaurant employees regarding the availability of menu items, additions to the menu and any relevant changes.
  • Work with and co-ordinate the work of apprentices in the preparation and production of food as required.
  • Prepare and ensures availability of mis en place as required.
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy.  Ensure all equipment is maintained, serviced and cleaned.  Report any problems to the Executive Chef.
  • Assist and liaise with chef on duty as required.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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