Kitchen Porter / Night Porter
with Alpine Elements
|Summer Season, May to September|
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 our KPNPs are
responsible for the hygiene and safety standards within our Hotels Kitchens and the high
standards of customer service during the Night Porter shifts. As well as keeping our hotel
kitchens clean by maintaining hygiene standards and conforming to HACCP and COSHH
procedures, you may also assist in the production of excellent quality food, presented at the
highest standard for between 35 to 170 customers. You will be required to Night Porter as
part of this role and shifts are on a set rota basis ensuring you will have plenty of time on the
slopes 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.
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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
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
· 2 Meals per day
· Branded uniform
· Access to use of sports equipment e.g. bikes, paddleboard.
· Lift Pass for hiking or biking on the mountain
· Emergency Medical Insurance
· Friends & Family discount whilst you are working your season
· Staff Concessions on our holidays for up to 13 months after you’ve completed your season
· Discounts on a range of sporting equipment provided by our suppliers e.g. Sun God sunglasses, Specialised - Mountain Bikes, Mystic – Sailing, Yachting, Windsurfing apparel and equipment, Snow Shop ski & casual clothing.