We are CH&CO, a group of chefs, nutritionists and people pleasers with a shared passion for food that fuels emotional positivity as well as physical wellbeing. In a world where what we consume is becoming ever faster and more disposable, we’re proud to take a more thoughtful, mindful approach to the food experiences we source, prepare and present.
Hours as required, principally Monday – Friday with some weekends
Salary is £26k - £28k, dependant on experience.
A great opportunity has arisen in this high profile contract, which is home to the Lord Mayor of the City of London. Ideal candidate would be someone with traditional City and event experience but not essential a straining will be provided. You will be tasked with helping us deliver outstanding service to high profile dignitaries and guests of numbers up to 400 for a traditional banquet as well as conferences and receptions.
You will always ensure the smooth and efficient running of the department and maintain a professional approach in order to provide impeccable service to a very high standard to our guests, an eye for detail is essential.
Ensure staff are working together as a team. Inspect grooming and attire of staff and rectify any deficiencies. Set up banquet area/rooms, ensuring cleanliness and correct set up of furniture/equipment. Inspect and maintain table set-ups for cleanliness, neatness and agreement with group requirements and Mansion House standards and resolve any problems. Assist management in hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, counselling, disciplining, and motivating and coaching employees. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, and support team to reach common goals
The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in this area, combined with a passion for good food and service. You must be flexible, confident, dynamic, an understanding of cost control, food safety and health and safety.
Other skills required:
- Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Financial awarenessTechnical skills for all function types
- Good communication skills
- Ability to converse in English for written and verbal communications
- Ability to write concisely and able to follow specifications
- You will have already been a Banqueting Manager or similar in a fine dining establishment.
As a leading company who focuses on people, this is a great opportunity to start working in this environment, and who invests in the development of all its employees.
Please go on to our website www.chandcogroup.com to find out more about our cutting edge Company.
While we review every application, there may be times when we are not able to respond to each person individually. If you have not heard from us within two weeks, your application has been un-successful on this occasion. However, we encourage you to continue to review our website for future opportunities