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

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Raffles London at The OWO, London, United Kingdom

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REF33088O

Night Chef

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

The Raffles name is synonymous with luxury, glamour and extraordinary adventure. Raffles London at The OWO on London’s Whitehall, unites the allure and heritage of Raffles with one of the world’s most historic addresses. 

This fine Grade II* Edwardian building has been transformed into a spectacular stage for dazzling celebrations; with fine dining, lively bars, the latest in wellness and beauty therapies, the most luxurious suites and rooms, versatile ballroom and event space.  Within these much-storied walls, where legendary statesmen and women once shaped the modern world, guests are now invited to discover new and inspiring emotions and connections. 

At Raffles, you arrive as a guest, leave as a friend and return as family. ​


Job Description

An exceptional opportunity presents itself for a Night Chef to be part of a London icon. 

Reporting into Executive Chef, you will lead and manage all night food preparation and service including but not limited to in room dining, staff dining, amenity’s and breakfast. Ensuring that the highest standards are always maintained and to ensure that the Kitchen areas designated, equipment and utensils are always kept clean & tidy to the standards required by the Hotel.

 

Specifically as the Night Chef:

  • Work overnight shifts, ensuring that the highest standards are always maintained
  • Using the scale, timers, probes to achieve consistency in your work.
  • Following the methods and recipe as outlined in communication.
  • Be environmentally conscious and works towards a low waste operation.
  • Maintaining and running of night section.
  • Preparing and setting up breakfast and in room dining service.
  • Preparing and serving night staff meals.
  • Correcting stock rotation of food and ordering levels via correct channels.
  • Involvement in production and development of dishes for all outlets, setting standards.
  • Ensuring that the rotas are managed in a fair manner to ensure that guest / business needs are met.
  • Monthly communication meetings are arranged and attended.
  • Nightly briefings are held with sous chef.
  • Employees are regularly given feedback on their performance.
  • Maintaining and running of kitchen in Sous chefs absence
  • Maintaining discipline in the department
  • Monitoring training of all members of junior kitchen staff and assessing progress
  • Ensuring Correct Storage and labelling of food stuffs, equipment, and dry goods in all kitchen areas by people responsible
  • Additional responsibilities in absence of line manager or senior employee.
  • Performing other duties as required or assigned including working in a different department or restaurant, than usually assigned.
  • Always able to explain services to guests, visitors, and employees
  • Responding promptly to the service needs of the guests, employees, and visitors.
  • New colleagues are assisted in becoming familiar with the workplace

 

Who are we looking for?

  • Excellent communication skills where a positive kitchen culture is created by strong values.
  • Ability to work alone and in smaller teams.
  • Ability to work night shifts
  • Previous relevant experience as CDP.
  • A creative approach to the production of high-quality food.

Additional Information

Why join our Raffles team?

Not only will you be joining one of the worlds best hotels you will also receive great benefits including:

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays plus a day extra for every year of your service up to 5 years (35 Days).
  • Staff meals whist on duty.
  • Free dry cleaning for uniform.
  • Employer pension contribution of 3%
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay.
  • Life Assurance 1x salary
  • Employee assistance program, including virtual GP and financial advice.
  • Season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme.
  • Colleague gifting to celebrate special occasions.
  • Paid days off to move house or give back time to a charity of your choice.
  • Internal learning and development programmes tailored to you.  
  • Fun-filled events, whether that’s a pub quiz, team run or festive party.
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates of up to 30% at Accor worldwide and Raffles London F&B outlets.
  • Worldwide development opportunities across Accor’s extensive brand portfolio.

 

 

What are the Raffles Values?

Be You: Be creative, innovative, and enthusiastic, showing your personality and flair.

Be Kind: Demonstrates humility and generosity through emotional connection with colleagues and guests.

Be Happy: Consistently uplifting colleagues and guests through a joyful connection and positive personality.

Be Confident: Openly shares knowledge and skills with other colleagues to achieve excellence.

Have Your Purpose: Demonstrating care and responsibility within your role, to make a tangible impact on the business.

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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