Careers at L'ortolan
L'Ortolan is a forward thinking, dynamic, fine dining restaurant with three AA rosettes and an AA Notable Wine
List. Would you like to be a part of a passionate team dedicated to providing an exceptional dining experience in every way?
Senior Waiter / Waitress £24 to £26kpa
- On a day to day basis plan, organise and direct the work of the Restaurant Team
- Lead by setting a good example
- Maintain staff efficiency and morale in the restaurant at the highest level
- Resolve customer complaints about food quality or service
- Assist restaurant service to ensure a smooth and professional operation of the restaurant
- Assist the Restaurant Manager with telephone answering, reservations handling, welcoming guests, taking orders, billing, VIP guest management
- Learn and be fluent in menu ingredients, food preparations and special dietary requirements
- Maintain high personal appearance and hygiene standards.
- Have a passion for food & drink
- Have high standards and pride in their work and their appearance.
- Be hardworking, approachable, open and friendly
- Thrive in a lively and fast-paced environment
- Support to the sous chef and head chef
- To be creative and innovative with quality ingredients in production and staging
- Ensuring that we deliver the best menus that we can offer with innovation, imagination, flair and within the budge
- Hygiene and other regulations, policies and procedures
- As a Commis pastry Chef you are expected to help run the pastry section in a responsible manner
- Assist the pastry Chef in the day to day running of the section
- Ensure that the day’s tasks as set by the pastry Chef are carried out efficiently and effectively while maintaining the standards of the kitchen
- Ensure food preparation waste is kept to a minimum
- Assist the pastry Chef with ideas for new dishes that reflect L’Ortolan’s standards and customer expectations
- Alongside the pastry Chef ascertain the next day’s business and order foodstuffs accordingly
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the financial targets outlined within the kitchen budget.
- 28 holiday days per year
- Accommodation Available
- Meals on shift included
- We are an independent restaurant where decisions are made quickly if needed.