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Chef de Rang - Olive Tree Expiring soon


Celtic Manor Resort


Newport, United Kingdom

United Kingdom





Permanent | Full Time

Waiting For A Great Opportunity? Then look no further! We are looking to recruit a Chef de Rang (Senior Waiter/Waitress) to join one of our Restaurants here at The Celtic Manor Resort in the beautiful Usk Valley in South Wales.

As a Chef de Rang you will be required to work alongside a talented restaurant brigade where customer service is of utmost importance. You must be dedicated with a passion and flair for your service coupled with a positive 'can do' attitude. You will be courteous and have confidence to look after our guests to a high standard, providing a 5* service at all times. A good all round knowledge of food and wine, good communication skills and a passion for the industry would be ideal.

Previous experience in Food & Beverage is essential.


Key Duties


  • Responsible for delivering the ultimate in professional internal/external customer service with the standards expected and trained by the Department.
  • Responsible for all stock and the care and control of all professional equipment within your working environment.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and presentation within your working environment in accordance with set standards.
  • Participates in monthly audits and checks on all equipment to verify its location and ensure its full, safe operation.
  • Responsible for escalating any complaints to the Department Manager immediately, providing full details.
  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of all resort facilities and events, in order to promote the resort to guests and visitors, as well as answer their questions.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness of all equipment used at the side stations to serve the guests.
  • Help Controlling, under the supervision of the outlet Manager & Supervisor, on an on-going basis, the following:
  • Quality of service
  • Stock and operating equipment
  • Guest satisfaction
  • Operating costs
  • Sanitation, cleanliness and hygiene
  • Ensures that all mis-en-place is correctly prepared and in place before the service begins.
  • Cleans all the equipment and condiments daily, and attends to his/her cleaning roster duties.
  • Serves and clears food and beverage in a courteous, polite, efficient and friendly manner.
  • Provides a consistent service and gives assistance to the guests for tables and menus.
  • Assist the Manager & Supervisor in the coaching & leadership of the team, to make sure of fast, efficient and courteous service.
  • Assist the Outlet Manager & Supervisor in Food & Beverage order taking and product up selling, in an efficient, professional, and courteous manner.
  • In the absence of the Manager and Supervisor will be responsible for cashing up, log book Completion, staff hours recording and closing procedures.
  • Constantly monitors the guests in order to anticipate their needs. Communicates effectively with his/her supervisor re: guest feedback, to ensure all complaints are handled promptly and to the satisfaction of the guest.
  • Ensure that all tables are served within the recommended waiting time, by organising the order of service efficiently ( size of tables, time of ordering, etc).
  • Meets and greets all arriving and departing guests according to THE CELTIC MANOR STANDARDS.
  • Clears and cleans tables. Exchanges linen as required.
  • Ensures all service and back-areas are well stocked and clean.
  • Attends briefings and any training sessions as requested.
  • Obtains the daily requisitions from store.
  • Arrives in time (at least 5 min before shift starts) as per issued Rosta. In case of sickness he/ she will report immediately to the Outlet Manager as per CMR handbook to enable reschedule or replacement.
  • Establishes and maintains effective and positive relationships with his/her own team as well as with other departments
  • Complies with hotel’s Health, Fire and Safety, Hygiene Policies as well as all other Resort policies and procedures. Reports all situations, which may represent a danger to guests or staff, immediately, to his/her supervisor, and takes action to rectify the situation, if possible.
  • Ensures that resources are used effectively, minimising waste to protect our environment and minimise costs incurred through breakage, loss and excessive use of chemicals.
  • Performs related duties and special assignments as and when required.


Benefits Included


  • Complimentary meal while on duty
  • Uniform provided and laundered
  • Discounted Leisure Membership
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Generous discounts throughout the Resort
  • Accommodation can be provided subject to availability
  • Additional Long Service days
  • Annual Awards Evenings
  • Accredited Learning & Development

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