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The Peak Edge Hotel is an AA rated 4-star boutique hotel on the outskirts of Chesterfield, Derbyshire which boasts brand new state of the art two-rosette kitchens, 27 bedrooms and stunning conference and banqueting suites.

Are you looking to earn some extra money over the Christmas and New Year period in a warm and welcoming local business? If so, we are looking for temporary staff to support our Conference & Banqueting and Food & Beverage Teams over the busy Christmas and New Year period helping them to deliver a flawless service to all guests. This role involves working in different bars and banqueting suites in our busy hotel and restaurant to cater for different events.

We require hard working, friendly and outgoing applicants to cater for the needs of the business. Ideally you need to have the right attitude and be passionate about great service and enjoy working in a fast paced environment. This role involves taking responsibility for serving food and beverage with personality and a good sense of professionalism. As an ideal candidate you will:

Key Requirements:
• Be passionate about delivering outstanding customer service
• Have a confident, outgoing and friendly personality
• Smart and professional appearance
• Attentive to guest needs and have a keen eye for detail.

What we offer you:
• Competitive hourly rate
• Fantastic working environment
• Uniform provided
• Free Parking
• Excellent training
The Peak Edge Hotel deal with all our recruitment in house. Please no agency calls or emails.

Junior Sous Chef (click to view)

Junior Sous Chef

Privately owned, award winning THE PEAK EDGE HOTEL is our 4-star, luxury boutique hotel nestled on the edge of Derbyshire’s Peak District National Park located 10 minutes’ drive from Chesterfield Town Centre and its sister hotel Casa.

We are seeking a highly motivated Junior Sous Chef to join a strong and dynamic team at our award-winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant.

We are proud to cook with locally sourced produce from the hotel owners’ private farm on the outskirts of Chesterfield and you will be cooking in our two, brand new state of the art kitchens

If you love the buzz of a bustling kitchen that has a family feel then The Peak Edge Hotel is the place for you.

The Role

·         The ability to cope with a busy kitchen serving high numbers of covers during the busiest times is essential.

·         To help manage the kitchen and ensure that all food is freshly prepared and of the highest quality. Orders will be coming in daily so although working in a production kitchen you will be required to cook food to order and ensure highest quality.

·         Demonstrate a good working knowledge of fresh food and cooking techniques

·         You will cook for and inspire the team in driving food consistency and knowledge

·         Perform and maintain a food stock count and be confident in analysing the data

·         Confidently complete a food order for the restaurant

·         You will be fully versed on Health and Safety procedures

·         Take full responsibility for the kitchen and all legal requirements Upon arrival of deliveries support the senior member of the kitchen staff to check for quality/temperature and to ensure the delivered items are stored correctly.

·         Ensuring cleanliness of all fridges, surfaces, ovens and facilities is maintained to the desired level at all times especially at the end of service.

·         Helping with new menu ideas and ensuring that specials are constantly changed utilising seasonal produce and ensuring menus are costed properly to maintain G.P.

·         To maintain a positive, calm and motivational attitude at all times even in busy service periods

·        To present yourself in a professional manner during and outside working hours to protect the reputation of The Peak Edge Hotel.

Salary and Benefits

·         Salary (competitive and negotiable dependent on experience)

·         Fantastic working environment working in a 4 star/2 Rosette Award winning Hotel

·         Fully laundered whites and Birkenstock footwear

·         Mixed straight/split Shifts

·         Live in available (dependent on availability)

·         Pension scheme

·         Staff discounts

·         28 days holiday allowance

·         We fully support and encourage training and progression

If you are looking for a role where you can thrive in a friendly environment with a fantastic work/life balance, doing what you love, then this really is an opportunity not to be missed.

Peak Edge Hotel manages all its recruitment processes internally. No recruitment agency calls or enquiries please.

Chef De Partie

Privately owned, award winning THE PEAK EDGE HOTEL, is our 4-star, luxury boutique hotel nestled on the edge of Derbyshire’s Peak District National Park located 10 minutes’ drive from Chesterfield Town Centre and its sister hotel Casa.

We are seeking a highly motivated Chef de Partie to join a strong and dynamic team at our award-winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant.

We are proud to cook with locally sourced produce from the hotel owners’ private farm on the outskirts of Chesterfield and you will be cooking in our two, brand new state of the art kitchens

If you love the buzz of a bustling kitchen that has a family feel then The Peak Edge is the place for you.

Your key areas of responsibility would be delivering outstanding dishes for our restaurant and conference and banqueting functions.

You must be positive and driven with a pro-active attitude. It is vital that you are friendly, approachable, and a real team player whilst also being a strong leader who can be relied upon to be professional and organised. Ideally you will be experienced in banqueting for large events. A strong work ethic is vital.

The Role 

Experienced Chef de Parties or strong Demi Chef de Parties applying for this role should have strong fresh food backgrounds but be keen to continue learning. The ability to cope with a busy kitchen serving high numbers of covers during the busiest times is essential.

  • Prepare and present high-quality food
  • Keep all working areas clean and tidy and ensure no cross contamination
  • Prepare all mis-en-place for all relevant menus
  • Assist in positive outcomes from guests queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure food and produce is of a good quality and stored correctly
  • Assist other departments wherever necessary and maintain good working relationships
  • Assist Head Chef/Sous Chef in the training of all staff in compliance of company procedures
  • Report maintenance, hygiene and hazard issues
  • Comply with hotel security, fire regulations and all health and safety and food safety legislation
  • Be environmentally aware
  • Responsible for stock control; ensuring that stock levels are in line with Company requirements and to control food stocks each month in co-operation with Executive Chef.
  • Liaise with the Conference & Banqueting and Sales on menus.
  • To ensure that due diligence documentation, rotas and other working papers are efficiently completed within company guidelines
  • Fully aware of all requirements of health and safety in the kitchen
  • To put ideas forward and ensure a high standard across all food sectors within the kitchen.
  • Able to operate all sections of the kitchen
  • Menu planning and design

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary (competitive and negotiable dependent on experience)
  • Fantastic working environment in a 4 star/2 Rosette Award winning Hotel
  • Fully laundered whites and Birkenstock footwear
  • Mixed straight/split Shifts
  • Live in available (dependent on availability)
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • 28 days holiday allowance
  • We fully support and encourage training and progression

If you are looking for a role where you can thrive in a friendly environment with a fantastic work/life balance, doing what you love, then this really is an opportunity not to be missed.

Peak Edge Hotel manages all its recruitment processes internally. No recruitment agency calls or enquiries please.

Kitchen Porter

The Peak Edge Hotel is an independently owned 4-star hotel on the outskirts of Chesterfield.  The hotel offers an outstanding dining experience in our 2-rosette award winning Red Lion restaurant.  We use the finest cuts of meat and quality produce which arrive directly from the owner’s farm on the outskirts of Chesterfield.

We are seeking a highly motivated Kitchen Porter to join a strong and dynamic team at our award-winning 2 AA Rosette restaurant.

If you love the buzz of a bustling kitchen that has a family feel then The Peak Edge Hotel is the place for you.

You will be responsible for the proper handling, cleaning and sanitation of all hotel china, crystal, silver, glass, kitchen and bar wares, pots, pans, banquet equipment. Maintains kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment and utensils in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties. Prepares ingredients for Chefs, Cooks and waiting on staff.

Duties and responsibilities:-

  • Scrapes food from dirty dishes and washes them by hand or places them in racks or on a conveyor to the dishwashing machine.
  • Washes pots, pans, and trays.
  • Sweeps and mops kitchen floors.
  • Organises crockery shelves and ensures each kitchen has the relevant crockery for its service
  • Assists Barca bar during busy lunch service allowing the FOH staff to concentrate on service
  • Ensures the back corridor is swept and mopped each shift
  • Washes worktables, walls, refrigerators, and meat blocks.
  • Segregates and removes trash and garbage and places it in designated containers.
  • Steam cleans or hoses out rubbish bins
  • Polishes silver using burnishing machine tumbler, chemical dip, buffing wheel, and hand cloth.
  • Washes, peels, cuts, and seeds vegetables and fruits as requested.
  • Dips food items in crumbs, flour, and batter to bread them.
  • Stirs and strains soups and sauces.
  • Carries pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator.
  • Stores foods in designated areas.
  • Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils, segregates and removes garbage, and steam cleans or hoses garbage containers.
  • Distributes supplies, utensils, and portable equipment
  • Transfers supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
  • Takes special care in maintaining all storage procedures for china, silver, crystal, cups, glasses, utensils, pots, pans trays for kitchen, banquets and dining rooms, include lounge and bar.
  • Be familiar with and understand safety and hygiene policies, regulations and laws related to but not limited to COSHH, HACCP.
  • Washes and sanitizes cookware, tableware and kitchen equipment using Health Department regulations regarding food handling and sanitation.
  • Organises and checks deliveries as required ensuring all stock is rotated.
  • Ensures regular checks and cleaning of the bin area

Key Requirements: –

  • We are looking for someone with plenty of experience working in hotel kitchens.
  • You must be passionate about delivering outstanding hospitality to our guests.
  • Having the ability to establish rapport and deliver high standards of work with a genuine and approachable manner is essential.

Salary and Benefits:-

  • Salary (competitive and negotiable dependent on experience)
  • Uniform
  • Pension scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • 28 days holiday allowance
  • We fully support and encourage training and progression

If you are looking for a role where you can thrive in a friendly environment with a fantastic work/life balance, doing what you love, then this really is an opportunity not to be missed.

Peak Edge Hotel manages all its recruitment processes internally. No recruitment agency calls or enquiries please.