If you are passionate about guests and providing excellent hospitality; if you take pride in your work and are looking to build a career with like-minded, team-oriented hospitality professionals; please see below for our current vacancies:

We are looking to strengthen our Kitchen team with chefs of varying levels of experience.

From those just starting their career to those looking to take the next step, experience of the hotel trade is beneficial but not essential.  We are currently developing new menus and would love passionate and enthusiastic chefs to be part of that!

Successful applicants will be team oriented, flexible, excited about food and their opportunity to contribute to an excellent guest experience.  Please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]

Current vacancies are: Chef de Partie | Commis Chef | Kitchen Assistant

Part time or full time. Shifts from 7am to Midnight

What will I be doing?

As a Food and Beverage Assistant, you are responsible for working in all areas of Food and Beverage as needed to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Food and Beverage Assistant will also be required to take and deliver customer orders and work to achieve departmental targets.

Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Able to work in all areas of Food and Beverage including Bar, Restaurant, Room Service and Conference and Events
  • Welcome guests in a polite and friendly manner
  • Take and deliver customer orders, consistently demonstrating high levels of customer service
  • Prepare set ups for tables and/or rooms
  • Follow cash handling procedures
  • Manage guest queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Up-sell with latest departmental incentives
  • Ensure compliance of brand standards
  • Strive to achieve departmental targets
  •  Ensure cleanliness of work areas
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety legislation
  • Comply with local licensing laws
  • Be environmentally aware
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships

What are we looking for?

To successfully fill this role, you will need

  • Positive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work on your own or in teams
  • Own transport

Previous Food and Beverage and/or industry experience would be advantageous

Salary £ competitive

Please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]

Are you looking for the next step in your Restaurant Management career?

This charming hotel nestled in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside has a new opportunity for a Restaurant Supervisor to join their team.

Ideally you will have at least 18 months experience working as a team leader in a high street restaurant or hotel restaurant environment and be ready to take additional responsibilities for management.

As a Supervisor your role will be to ensure the relevant standards in our various F&B outlets are always maintained. To ensure the guests are treated with courtesy and handled in a professional manner by all staff during their stay.

Duties of the role

  • To work with the Food & Beverage Managers in establishing and implementing standards of performance within the F&B outlets within the hotel ensuring all services offered are of the highest standard.
  • To be fully aware of all aspects of the Restaurant operation.
  • To ensure that all new staff are fully briefed and trained before commencing their first shift.
  • Carry out stock takes as required.
  • To compile accounts (bills) for all relevant conferences and functions when in that department
  • Ensure alongside the Restaurant Manager and Head Chef that all stock/menu items are available at all times.
  • Working closely with the Food & Beverage & Deputy Manager ensuring that costs and expenditure are controlled at all levels.
  • To create an environment which promotes employee morale and encourages the Team to have pride and commitment in their area of work.
  • To ensure all Food & Beverage areas, including function rooms and back of house areas are well maintained and secure at all times.
  • To organise and supervise specific food related functions, at all times liaising with the organiser to ensure maximum guest satisfaction (as per departmental guidelines).

The successful candidate must have experience and be fully flexible with hours and days of the week. Reliability, good service levels, organisation and ability to motivate and train others all essential.

Please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]

Amazing opportunity for an experienced and passionate Restaurant Manager to join this delightful hotel nestled in the Buckinghamshire countryside, which also offers a range of spectacular meeting space and picturesque landscape views.

As Restaurant Manager you must take extreme pride in yourself and your work in order to maintain the high standards set and keep up the businesses reputation Experience of working within a similar environment is essential.

As Restaurant Manager responsibilities include:

  • recruiting, training and supervising staff
  • agreeing and managing budgets
  • planning menus
  • ensuring compliance with licensing, hygiene and health and safety legislation/guidelines
  • promoting and marketing the business
  • overseeing stock levels
  • ordering supplies
  • producing staff rotas
  • handling customer inquiries and complaints
  • taking reservations
  • greeting and advising customers
  • problem solving
  • preparing and presenting staffing/sales reports
  • keeping statistical and financial records
  • assessing and improving profitability
  • setting targets
  • handling administration and paperwork
  • liaising with customers, employees, suppliers, licensing authorities and sales representatives
  • making improvements to the running of the business and developing the restaurant.

If this sounds like the Restaurant Manager role for you and you would like more information, then please get in touch today

Please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]

A very rare opportunity to join one of Buckinghamshire’s premier independent hotels as our Financial Controller.

With an exciting period of investment and re-positioning over the next 18 months, we are looking for an experienced finance expert to head up our financial function of the hotel, along with implementing new procedures and controls to support the profitability of the over-all business.

You will be responsible for ensuring accurate control systems are in place for sales ledger, bank deposits and reconciliations, payroll, purchase ledger, stock and procurement controls, pre-paid expenses, trial balance, revenue, cost accounting, cash flow management, insurance policies and taxes. To also work closely with our head of departments to challenge and coach great cost and control operational practices.

Our ideal candidate would be:

  • You will be ideally fully or part qualified CIMA or ACCA
  • A good working knowledge of the hospitality industry, from hotels, events, restaurants, bars, retail or private healthcare sector
  • Experience of working in an independent or small group business
  • A working knowledge of sage (200 or similar) and hotel PMS systems and advance excel knowledge
  • Be able to work under own initiative with a strong drive for results
  • Can demonstrate an ability to lead and influence colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Although ideally this position is a full time role, we will also consider part time application or flexible working hours for the right applicant

Please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]

A fantastic opportunity to join one of Buckinghamshire’s premier independent hotels as the HR and Training Officer. Horwood House hotel is a leading hotel on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, offering high quality hospitality to the corporate, conference, leisure and wedding market. At Horwood House we understand the importance of our people in delivering this hospitality, and our HR and Training Officer will drive our commitment to our people.  This is ideally a full-time position, however we would also consider part-time applications and flexible working hours for the right candidates.

Reporting directly to the General Manager, with responsibility around implementing successful recruitment, training and development strategies, along with ensuring effective HR policy and compliance. You will also have day to day responsibilities that will include a range of administrative duties, developing and implementing our annual training calendar and offering coaching, advice and guidance to our heads of department.  This is a real opportunity to influence the people culture and development of a great hospitality team.

Our ideal candidate would be:

  • You will be ideally fully or part qualified CIPD, looking for your first senior role lead role in an HR environment
  • A good working knowledge of the hospitality industry, from hotels, events, restaurants, bars or retail
  • An ability to demonstrate a creative approach to recruitment to attract talented individuals to our team
  • Be able to work under your own initiative with a strong drive for results

Have a desire to build strong rapport and relationships with your colleagues by demonstrating a high-energy, positive approach.

Please send your CV and salary expectations to [email protected]

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