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The Grand is a magnificent suite hotel on The Leas in Folkestone
"indisputably the finest marine promenade in the world"

 

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A GRAND LEVEL OF ENTHUSIAM IS NEEDED FOR A DEMANDING JOB

When we are recruiting the first criterion that we look for is enthusiasm, equally important for any position is the experience relevant to the job but enthusiasm, that is attitude, passion and personality goes a very long way.

People who are enthusiastic and have a genuine passion for this industry are the most important ingredient when we are looking for someone to join us.

Standards at The Grand are exceptionally high and experience is essential (although full support, training and development will always be provided). Working alongside the Department for Work and Pensions and the Job centre Plus The Grand’s commitment to training and personal development is second to none and we work hard to ensure our team is trained and qualified to the highest standard possible which allows us to encourage and support promotional opportunities within our business.

Our values come from the top and led by General Manager Robert Richardson The Grand has gone on to become an award winning employer within Kent whose recruitment and development reputation speaks for itself.

 

Front Office Staff, Full Time Position

Contact for Vacancy- Robert Richardson
Salary above NMW p/h + gratuities

Job Specifics-
Full Time Front Office Staff at The Grand, Folkestone

As a Receptionist, you will ensure that the highest standards of hospitality and welcome are demonstrated at all times on front desk. Your key responsibilities will include check in and check out, billing, messaging, capture of revenue and guest relations. You will have a good knowledge of the properties facilities and services and will pass this information on to the guest whenever the possibility arises, in order to maximise sales.
Experience in a similar role and the ability to multi-task is essential.

Apply direct to The Grand via email to the General Manager, Robert Richardson on rr@grand-uk.com

Robert Richardson MIH
GENERAL MANAGER

The Grand,
The Leas,
Folkestone,
Kent. CT20 2XL

 

Food & Beverage Supervisor / C&B – The Grand Folkestone

An exciting opportunity has developed at The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and customer focused personality to take on the role of Food and Beverage supervisor / C&B. As supervisor you will assist the Food and Beverage Manager/Assistant Manager to develop and lead a top performing team to deliver an outstanding customer experience that is expected at one of the leading properties in the area.

Ideally you will already have experience within a quality hotel environment within a similar role. A keen interest in food and wine will ensure a deep appreciation and enjoyment of our products which in turn can be delivered to our guests.

A successful candidate will possess the following qualities;

Salary Bracket is dependent upon experience. The successful candidate will also be provided with the opportunity for NVQ qualification training and the chance to progress within one of Folkestone premier businesses.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications only those with a suitable background and experience will be contacted for interview.

To apply in confidence please email (and enclose CV) the General Manager, Robert Richardson – rr@grand-uk.com 

Robert Richardson MIH
GENERAL MANAGER

The Grand,
The Leas,
Folkestone,
Kent. CT20 2XL

 

General Food & Beverage (Wine Bar) Staff, Casual Contract
– The Grand Folkestone

The Grand, Folkestone is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hard working Food & Beverage professional with 1 – 2 years experience in the industry for its various Food & Beverage Outlets, based predominantly in its Glass House restaurant.
Your responsibilities will be the offering of a superior level of customer service at all times, generating Sales and supporting the “Can-Do” attitude of The Grand. You will be driven, presentable and with an experienced skill base in either hotels or branded Food & Beverage operations.
You will report to the Food & Beverage Manager (Maitre d’) and The Grand Manager.

Salary – NMW In addition we offer full training to NVQ standard and the opportunity for progression.

To apply in confidence please email (and enclose CV) Robert Richardson – rr@grand-uk.com  in confidence.

CV to
The Grand
The Leas 
Folkestone
CT20 2XL

Chef de Partie-
Contact for Vacancy- Robert Richardson
Salary £13,500 p/a + gratuities

Job Specifics-
Chef de Partie at the award winning “The Grand”, Folkestone
This is a great opportunity for a Chef de Partie to join an impressive operation on the boarders of Folkestone close to the sea. This property boasts a full a’la carte restaurant, a separate Bistro Bar and a strong Weddings & Functions output & has a fantastic reputation for its modern cuisine and a strong local following as well as being a destination for serious food lovers. The successful Chef de Partie candidate will already be cooking at an extremely high standard and be looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to sharpen and further their skills. The right Chef de Partie can expect NVQ advancement, a generous salary with a share of excellent tips, free meals & laundered chef whites.
Apply direct to The Grand via email to the General Manager, Robert Richardson on rr@grand-uk.com

Pianist

The Grand Folkestone is looking to hire a Pianist for performances during restaurant service periods.
Classically trained and very well presented, you will be expected to play background music within The Palm Court Restaurant, Keppels Bistro & during many different Weddings, Functions & Events that are held within the property.

In order to apply for this role, please contact the Manager, Robert Richardson, direct on (01303) 222 222 or by email- RR@Grand-UK.com

CV to
The Grand
The Leas 
Folkestone
CT20 2XL

 

The Grand was privileged to support the “Department for Work & Pensions” / Job centre Plus by sharing some of our successes in the area of recruitment with them in two short promotional adverts: