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For more information about The Waterfront Hotel and Venue or Prego Restaurant, contact our reception team. Our reception is open 24 hours, for our restaurant opening times please visit our restaurant page

a: Waterfront Hotel and Venue, Huddersfield Road, Brighouse, HD6 1JZ

Join the Team

If you would like to join our team, whether in the hotel or restaurant for a part-time or full-time position, please complete an application form.

We are currently recruiting for a Full-Time Sous Chef, Full-Time Chef Di Partie, Full Time Head Waiter/Assistant Restaurant Manager and Part-Time Bar Person to join our team.**

Sous Chef

Job Title: Sous Chef Place of Work: Prego Restaurant/ Waterfront Hotel Kitchen Responsible to: The Board of Directors, The Head Chef, Operations Manager, Restaurant Manager Responsible for: All Kitchen Staff

Main purpose of job:
To ensure in the Head Chefs absence the smooth efficient and profitable running of the kitchen providing our customers with high standards of product

Hours of work:
According to the needs of the business, typically five days over seven. (Some straight shifts may be required) Additional hours may be required from time to time and these will either be paid or should be reclaimed when business allows in the quieter periods

Main Duties: • Main duties and responsibilities • Responsible for the standards of performance of the kitchen ensuring that food output achieves and maintains the required high standard expected by our customers • Responsible for kitchen chefs, including the breakfast chefs and kitchen porters as support for the head chef • To ensure all employees that you are responsible for receive training to the required standard. • To ensure all staff receive contracts of employment and are made aware of the terms and conditions in the handbook • To ensure the kitchen achieves 30% wages cost to takings • To ensure stock control is in order and that you achieve GP of 70% • To place orders with our nominated suppliers as directed by the Head Chef • To attend weekly head of department meetings • To discuss and act upon customer feedback with the restaurant manager • To comply with all health and safety and fire regulations • To liaise with the board and Head Chef with regards to menu compilation • To help provide specials board, which is to be predominately fish, based • To ensure and document procedures, safe methods, temperatures etc. as required by the EHO • Assist in staff recruitment and welfare

Shift Pattern – based on current opening times January 2020 (Subject to change) Monday – Thursday shifts are evening only except for events Friday Lunch and evening Saturday Lunch and evening (Open All Day) Sunday Lunch and evening (Open All Day) Shift patterns may vary

What we offer; • 28 days holiday per year • Discounts on hotel accommodation and restaurant dining at both our sites. (Sister hotel and restaurant based in Huddersfield). • Training and development opportunities • Complimentary meals on duty (During restaurant service times). • Discounted staff taxis (Time restrictions apply). • Weekly share of the hotel and restaurant gratuities. • Salary negotiable based on experience.

Chef Di Partie

Job Title: Chef Di Partie Place of Work:Prego Restaurant/ Waterfront Hotel Kitchen Responsible to: Head Chef and Sous Chef Responsible for: n/a

Main purpose of job:
To ensure the smooth efficient and profitable running of the section that you are on ensuring high standards of product for our customers

Hours of work:
Five days over seven working evenings and weekends (Some straight shifts and split shifts may be required) Additional hours may be required from time to time and these will either be paid or should be reclaimed when business allows in the quieter periods

Main Duties: • Produce all mise en place for the section prior to service • Prepare dishes in line with specifications during service • To attend work in clean uniform • To clean your section and ensure it complies with all legal requirements at all times • To ensure all foods are stored in line with company policy • Ensure wastage is kept to a minimum at all times • Suggest new dishes to senior chefs • Assist in putting deliveries away • Checking deliveries when required • Serving and preparing breakfast to assist with holiday cover • Advising senior chefs of any items you are running short of so correct orders may be placed

Shift Pattern – based on current opening times January 2020 • Monday – Thursday shifts are evening only • Friday Lunch and evening • Saturday Lunch and evening (Open All Day) • Sunday Lunch and evening (Open All Day) • Shift patterns may vary

What we offer; • 28 days holiday per year • Discounts on hotel accommodation and restaurant dining at both our sites. (Sister hotel and restaurant based in Huddersfield). • Training and development opportunities • Complimentary meals on duty (During restaurant service times). • Discounted staff taxis (Time restrictions apply). • Weekly share of the hotel and restaurant gratuities. • Salary negotiable based on experience.

Bar Person

Job Title: Bar Person Place of Work:Prego restaurant bar & function suite bar Responsible to:Restaurant manager, Assistant Restaurant manager, Supervisors Responsible for:n/a

Main purpose of Job:
To serve customers in the bar whilst maintaining a high level of customer service at all times.

Main duties:
 Ensure bar is fully stocked and equipped for service & for the next day  Clean & tidy the bar area before, during and after service  Serve drinks  Handle payments & Cash Up  Serve bar tables  Clean glasses, trays, shelves, bottles  Full knowledge of drinks and products to enable selling  Encourage sale of drinks/food e.g. inform of offers/promotions  Ensure Opening & Closing Checklists are completed  Working in the restaurant and on events

What we offer; • Pro Rota holidays • Discounts on hotel accommodation and restaurant dining at both our sites. (Sister hotel and restaurant based in Huddersfield). • Training and development opportunities • Complimentary meals on duty (During restaurant service times). • Discounted staff taxis (Time restrictions apply). • Minimum wage, plus a weekly share of the hotel and restaurant gratuities.

Shifts will be evening and weekends 2-3 shifts per week approximately

Head Waiter/ Assistant Restaurant Manager

Job Title: Assistant Manager / Supervisor Place of Work: Prego restaurant & Function suite Responsible to: Restaurant manager Responsible for: Waiting staff including pass person and dessert person, bar staff.

Main purpose of Job:
To ensure our customers receive a meal experience that leaves them eager to return to Prego as soon as possible. To ensure all staff are performing their roles in a friendly and professional manner offering help and training when required.

Main Duties:  Check the restaurant is ready for service; Lighting Levels, Air Conditioning, Music levels  Check uniform standards  Allocate stations/jobs  Monitor standards  Communicate messages to the team  Train staff when appropriate  Advise Manager of when tables are ready  Take orders  Monitor bill payments

Ensure any customer complaints or comments are brought to the attention of the manager. As the assistant manager you will be working with the restaurant manager approximately 3 shifts per week and without 2 shifts per week.

Shift Pattern – based on current opening times (January 2020) Monday – Thursday shifts are evening with some setup required during the day Friday Lunch and evening Saturday Lunch and evening (Open All Day) Sunday Lunch and evening (Open All Day) Shift patterns may vary in line with business.

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Directions

From J25 M62 take A644 to Brighouse. Straight across the mini roundabout. Turn left at the traffic lights & go into the right hand lane, Sainsbury’s will be on your left. At the roundabout go straight across into the town centre on Bethel Street. (Ladbrooks on the left, Yorkshire Building Society on right.) Take the first left into the public car park. The hotel is situated in the left hand corner. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any problems finding us.

Parking

The main entrance to our venue is situated in Bethel Street car park. For guidance or alternative car parks please use our interactive google map above or contact our reception team.

  • Bethel Street car park is located directly outside our venue and is payable at 70p per hour Monday - Saturday 8am-6pm View on google maps
  • Owler Ings car park is a short walk from our venue and is a pay & display Monday - Saturday 8am - 6pm View on google maps