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Host/Hostess - Catering in Hextable at The Cinnamon Care Collection

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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Job Description

Host/Hostess
Full & Part-time hours
£8.42 p.a. plus benefits
Paid DBS & uniform

We are proud to announce our first Care Village, Emerson Park & Grange based in Hextable, Kent. This home comprises a state-of-the-art 85 bed residential Care home, Emerson Grange, together with 45 luxury independent apartments set within the grounds. Providing all the benefits of a socially vibrant community, Emerson Park will offer a gym, hair salon, cinema and clubhouse room for a wide range of activities and social events.

The Host/Hostess supports all catering functions within the home and, alongside the Head Chef and other catering team members ensures that all dining services are efficient and that the required Health & Safety measures are adhered to within the department. The Host/Hostess is a key person in delivering excellent food service, the Host/Hostess will get to know residents’ likes and dislikes, and will liaise regularly with the Deputy Manager to ensure all hydration and nutritional needs are met at all time. This role is to work on our residential floor but to also work in our Club house restaurant. 

 Main Responsibilities

  1. Support the Head Chef and other catering team members to deliver all catering services throughout the home, ensuring resident choice at all times.
  2. Ensure that every mealtime is an outstanding dining experience and that all residents are aware of the choices available to them.
  3. Maintain a high standard of hygiene and cleanliness in the dining room and food storage areas at all times in accordance with the appropriate food hygiene regulations.
  4. Provide feedback to the Head Chef on complaints from residents or others on the functioning of the catering department. Address complaints promptly where possible and report them to the Head Chef.
  5. Ensure that tables are correctly laid and meet the high standards of expectation within Cinnamon homes.

Job Requirements

Ideally experience as a Restaurant Host/Hostess is preferred, however a background in hospitality is considered.