Kitchen Porter / Night Porter
with Alpine Elements
|Catering Hospitality France|
|Winter, November - April|
We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you.
A Typical Day in the Job
As an Alpine Elements Kitchen Porter / Night Porter you will be an integral part of the overseas Hotel Team, ensuring our customers’ expectations are exceeded at every opportunity. Reporting to the Head chef and Assistant / Hotel Manager/s our KPNP’s are responsible for the hygiene and safety standards within our Hotels Kitchens and the high standards of customer service during the Night Porter shifts. You may also assist in the production of excellent quality food, presented at the highest standard for between 35 to 170 customers. You will also be required to maintain hygiene standards, complete and conform to HACCP and COSHH procedures. Night Porter shifts are on a set rota basis ensuring you will have plenty of time to ski or board throughout the season.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
To ensure all Cold Store / Buffet items are available and replenished at all times throughout each service
To ensure that the appropriate clean uniform is worn at all times.
Assist in providing all Customer and Staff meals (breakfast and dinner) in accordance with the Company Set Menu
Assistance with the service of the daily set menu
Adopt a proactive approach to monitoring stock levels and assist in compiling orders
To receive deliveries of food ensuring it is checked, stored away correctly and rotated effectively in accordance with HACCP regulations.
Ensure high levels of Hygiene and cleanliness in accordance with UK and local laws
Complete daily kitchen-cleaning tasks and schedules and as required to assist with washing up duties
Record, Maintain and monitor daily HACCP records
Assist in all areas of the kitchen were required to ensure the efficient running of the kitchen at all times
Patrol the hotel building every hour during the night to ensure it is free from fire hazard or others dangers and that all exits are free from obstruction.
Be aware of the fire evacuation procedure and the fire alarm system within the hotel
Clean the public areas of the hotel during the night; lay up the restaurant for breakfast and any other tasks as instructed by the Hotel Manager.
Ensure all areas around the hotel are kept clear of snow.
o Internal: Assistant / Hotel Manager, HOD’s, Head Chef, Sous Chef Hotel Assistants
o External: Suppliers, Property Owners.
Who are we looking for?
Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas.
o Strong social/People skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)
o Highly Motivated
o Passionate / Enthusiastic (E)
o Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)
o Ability to cope under pressure (E)
o Willingness to work hard / long hours (E)
o Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)
o Honest and Trustworthy (E)
Skills & Ability
o Customer Service (E)
o Communication Skills (E)
o Problem Solving and Complaint Handling (E)
o Planning Organisational Skills (HD)
o Literate and Numerate (E)
o IT / Admin / Social Media (E)
o Literate and Numerate (E)
o Spoken English to conversational level
o Food Hygiene Certification
o Relevant Transferable work Experience (E)
What we can offer you
We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you. At Alpine Elements we realise that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, so we will provide our seasonal staff with:
· A competitive salary,
· Transport to and from resort – from a London departure point
· Accommodation, including utilities
· Branded uniform
· Ski equipment – either skis poles and boots or Snowboard & boots
· Emergency Medical Insurance
· Staff Concessions on Alpine Elements brands holidays for up to 13 months after you have completed your season
· Friends & Family discount whilst you are working your season
· Discounts on a range of sporting equipment provided by our suppliers i.e. Tushingham – Windsurf and Sailing equipment, Sun God – Customer sunglasses, Specialised - Mountain Bikes, Mystic – Sailing, Yachting, Windsurfing apparel and equipment, Snow Shop – complete range of ski equipment and clothing from skis & snowboards to ski & casual clothing.
· Low Commitment Bond