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Yorkshire
All Departments
Culinary
Advertising Salary
£40,000
Contract Type
Permanent
Hotel
Company Name:
Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

About the Company

Hand Picked Hotels is a beautiful collection of 21 privately owned, luxury country houses and coastal retreats, each hand picked for their individuality. Architecturally distinctive and quintessentially British, every hotel boasts an extraordinary location, from Scotland to the Channel Islands, offering breath taking views, from vast countryside to expansive beaches, to lush woodlands. With every need taken care of, the team at each hotel ensures every guest has a magical experience, encouraging them to return time and time again.
 
Hand Picked Hotels was founded in 2001 by owner and Chairman, Julia Hands MBE. Whilst each hotel is individual, every property fulfils the company values of family, individuality, community and care, ensuring a hand picked experience for every guest and employee.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Head Pastry Chef at Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, part of Hand Picked Hotels.
 
One of the best luxury hotels in Wetherby, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, is a beautiful award-winning country house retreat promising peace and tranquillity with every stay. Originally built as a country retreat for the Scott family, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa in West Yorkshire is a world away from everyday stresses and pressures.
 
The hotel offers 44 stylishly-designed bedrooms, an award-winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant and a small health club and spa, renowned as one of the most luxurious spa venues in West Yorkshire. All of these attributes make Wood Hall Hotel the perfect destination for a romantic break, a family getaway, or simply some rest, relaxation and pampering.

About the Role

Whether it's baking bread, making ice cream or spinning sugar, you will know your way around a pastry kitchen like the back of your hand and have a mind full of delicious creations ready to wow our guests.

You’ll enjoy being part of a team and love the fact that no day is the same. The candidate we’re looking for will be able to prove, pipe and plate their way to culinary excellence, and have guests sending their ‘compliments to the Chef’ and coming back for more. Sound tempting ?

About You: 
 
  • To be considered for this role you will have current base knowledge and experience of the kitchen within a quality driven hotel, restaurant, or hospitality environment.
  • You will be enthusiastic and willing to take on new responsibilities. Adopt a flexible approach to assist in different areas of the kitchen as business and guest needs dictate. 
  • You will have the ability to impart your knowledge to the junior members of the team
  • Your finger will be on the pulse of all the latest trends, and have the desire to learn the next big thing
  • Having a high level of emotional intelligence, enabling you to be able to anticipate our guests needs ensuring they receive a Hand Picked experience.
  • It is essential you can demonstrate how you would be able to deliver our guest experience standards at Hand Picked Hotels, which includes the ability to go above and beyond to ensure guests have a high-quality, personalised, and magical experience that they remember, recommend, and return to time and time again.
 
 
 

Company Benefits

Our Benefits include:
  • A competitive salary package of up to  £40,000 per year, plus a share of service charge.
  • This is a Full-Time role working 5 days out of 7 including weekends on a rota basis, 45 hours per week, which may vary depending on business needs.
  • Company pension scheme with a generous employer contribution.
  • Life assurance scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Program to support you with whatever life throws at you.
  • Company Sickness Scheme Benefit.
  • 28 days holiday per year including bank holidays, increasing to 33 days including bank holidays with length of service.
  • Forward career progression, with access to our In House and external training programs, including apprenticeships up to level 7, which are all supported by our learning and development team.
  • £30 staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels per room Bed & Breakfast & 25% discount on all food & drink. Yes, it’s as good as it sounds! Annual loyalty awards (like afternoon teas and overnight stays)
  • Online retail discount platform offering thousands of savings with high street retailers and restaurants as well as a health and well-being platform.
  • Opportunity to make lifelong friendships and be part of team that celebrates Diversity and Inclusion.
 
Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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