Vacancies at The Villa Levens

We have a number of Career Vacancies at The Villa Levens.

Bar Staff

We are looking for Part and Full time Bar staff for our busy and vibrant 4 Star, 1 AA rosette, 22 Bedroom hotel with function rooms for 20-250 guests based in The Lakes. You will be a part of a great team who ensures smooth running of the bars and prepare drinks for our guests.If you have some Bar experience and you are hard working, enthusiastic and reliable person who enjoys working with people and passionate about your work please get in touch – send your CV and short cover letter.

• Demonstrate genuine dedication and show a commitment to product and service
• Provide intuitive service, with understanding of our guests needs; creating an exceptional service experience, that results in lasting memories
• Have an ability to work in a pressured environment, providing even the most demanding guests with top-quality service
• Handling complaints in a timely and efficient manner
• Prepare drinks for the customers and servers, ensure that the proper materials and supplies are on hand, and talk to guests. Ensure that minors and intoxicated persons are not served alcoholic beverages. Act as the cashier for the servers when necessary. Maintain the cleanliness of the bar area through disposing of all waste, clearing and cleaning all glassware, and wiping down bar and preparation areas.


Waiting Staff

We’re currently recruiting Part Time and Full Time Waiting Staff for our Banqueting & Conferences, Restaurant, and Bars in the Hotel and Wedding Venue. We are looking for a smiley and cheerful character with good personality. It is essential you have great communication skills, can work well with the general public, part of a team and are professional and presentable. Someone who is willing go that extra mile.

• Taking customer orders
• Assisting with guest queries
• Serving food and drink
• Clearing and resetting tables
• Keeping the work area clean and tidy, and adhering to health and safety policies
• Other associated tasks as required.


Junior Sous Chef

The role: 

As a Junior Sous Chef you will be responsible for the kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef and Sous Chef. You will lead a section and oversee the rest of the kitchen ensuring the high standard is maintained. This role will include all of the normal Junior Sous Chef duties. This is a great opportunity for a Junior Sous chef or a Chef de Partie looking to step up.

Experience:
We are looking for a Junior Sous Chef with previous experience as a Junior Sous Chef or a Chef de Partie looking for more responsibility and a step up.


Breakfast Chef

The role:
We are looking for an experienced Breakfast Chef to join our team. Food has always been an important part of the experience at The Villa and if you are looking to develop within a busy environment, opportunities are available for you. As an experienced Breakfast Chef you will be working alongside the team within a thriving kitchen using fresh locally sourced produce. You will be required to meet and exceed the already high standards of food. You should have a real passion for cooking and have experience of modern British cuisine. Ability to work well under pressure. Must have a can do attitude and be a team player. Be consistent with excellent standards of personal presentation. You will need a proven track record as a Breakfast Chef ideally within a four star hotel or fine dining/bistro restaurant. NVQ or equivalent qualifications would be an advantage. Demonstrate working knowledge of Health & Safety, and hold up to date Food Hygiene certificates. In return we will offer a competitive salary and an excellent training programme and welcome you to be part of the team working for a successful family owned hotel. If you have the passion and experience, please send your CV, we look forward from hearing from you. We value all applications, unfortunately due to the volume of response we are currently receiving; we are only able to contact candidates whose skills and experience most closely match the requirements of the role. We will however, hold your application on file for a period of 6 months should a suitable alternative arise.


Chef de Partie

The role:
We are looking for an experienced chef to join our team. Food has always been an important part of the experience at The Villa and if you are looking to develop within a busy environment, opportunities are available for you. As an experienced Chef De Partie you will be work alongside the Head Chef within a thriving kitchen using fresh locally sourced produce. You will be required to meet and exceed the already high standards of food, mentor and train the junior members of the brigade. You should have a real passion for cooking and have experience of modern British cuisine. Ability to work well under pressure. Must have a can do attitude and be a team player. Be consistent with excellent standards of personal presentation. Experienced in running own section. You will need a proven track record as a Chef De Partie ideally within a three star hotel or fine dining/bistro restaurant. NVQ or equivalent qualifications would be an advantage. Demonstrate working knowledge of Health & Safety, and hold up to date Food Hygiene certificates. In return we will offer a competitive salary and an excellent training programme and welcome you to be part of the team working for a successful family owned hotel. If you have the passion and experience, please send your CV, we look forward from hearing from you. We value all applications, unfortunately due to the volume of response we are currently receiving; we are only able to contact candidates whose skills and experience most closely match the requirements of the role. We will however, hold your application on file for a period of 6 months should a suitable alternative arise.


Head of Pastry

A competent Head of Pastry is required for this 4 Star, 1 AA Rosette Hotel. Part of a team, your role will be to produce desserts for all areas of the business – this will include breakfast items, all desserts, breads and all simple tray bake cakes. You must be self-motivational.

Job Description
As Pastry Chef you will manage the pastry section with one other chef to create your own menus. Motivation and inspiration are essential to communicate the way forward and continue in the Hotels success. Part of a professional brigade of 5/6 chefs with an established Head Chef, the role incorporates the running the pastry section, participate in menu and food development, assist the Head Chef to improve quality. Understanding of current legislation for health, hygiene and food safety controls are essential. 

Required Experience
Experience in a similar position is essential. A proven track record and strong development through your career will express drive, success and passion for the position. 

Benefits
Tip share, meals on duty, Holidays, uniform provided plus many more benefits with this position.


If you believe you are an ideal candidate and would like to apply for one of our vacancies. Please send your CV to Hotel Manager Alex Borg email: alex.borg@thevilla.co.uk  Tel: 01539 980980