Who are we?
The Nottingham Novotel, a modern style, the venue includes a relaxed drinking area, a 100 cover restaurant, a covers. We are equipped to do large weddings, and parties
Are you passionate about cooking great food, with fresh local ingredients, then this is the job for you. An amazing opportunity for a passionate chef to continue to develop and learn from our talented kitchen team.
The food on offer will be bistro style modern British, with an international twist, a homemade rustic changing seasonal menu, making use of our own salad and herb garden, perfect for everyday treats and special occasions.
As part of the role, you will be responsible for assisting the Head Chef and kitchen team in all aspects of the day to day running of any successful kitchen including prepping, cleaning down, ordering, receiving deliveries, cooking the menu, input into new dishes, meal costing & setting kitchen procedures in place.
Who are we looking for?
An organised passionate chef who is enthusiastic about what they do. A hard working committed individual with attention to detail, who thrives in a busy business, with a real passion for fresh homemade food. A people person with good communication skills, who can work as part of a team & work using their own initiative, a good sense of humour is essential.
Responsibilities of the role
The role will include assisting the kitchen team in all day to day aspects of a successful fresh food kitchen, using initiative to ensure the business meets its full potential. An applicant must always embody the standards of the outlet at all times.
The role will include the following key aspects
• To cook and prepare all menus to the company standard
• To maintain a clean and healthy working environment
• To be flexible and work to business trends
• To report any feedback/problems to head of department
• To take in deliveries from suppliers and check to accept the order is correct and quality is acceptable & sign for goods
• To have an understanding of COSHH and HACCP
• To always be presentable and dressed in the correct work attire
You will also have input into creating new dishes and menus, this will be done in conjunction with the head chef. In addition it is important that you feel comfortable working in a team and helping to develop staff as you progress.
At Novotel, we grow faster
Feel fully responsible, be autonomous, adaptable, professional, have a love of adventure and a desire to stretch your limits: that’s the Novotel spirit .
An international brand with a network of 400 hotels in 60 countries, Novotel’s success is due to the professionalism and enthusiasm of its 30 000 employees who have been embodying the brand’s ideals for over 40 years.
DNA of the brand, innovation is at the heart of the promise made to employees: "At Novotel, we grow faster" . To transform this promise into reality, Novotel has implemented a unique human resources policy declined around five main professional career paths. Novotel accompanies each employee throughout their career. Integration, geographic mobility, bridging provision, skills development… everyone is given the opportunity to progress quickly and go further. Impossible is not Novotel.
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Ideal candidate profile
Level of Education Others
Areas of study Cooking
Professional experiences 1 to 2 years
Languages essential English
Essential and optional requirements
We are looking for someone with a true passion for fresh food with some experience in all areas of running a kitchen including menu design, food hygiene, good time keeping and ideally a food hygiene certificate would be looked on favourably, although training would be provided. The ability to work during busy service, working quickly whilst maintaining high quality standards of food and good time keeping is essential.
Benefits & Package
To apply please email your CV & a covering letter
For more information on Nottingham Novotel -
Salary: min wage
Chef: 1 year