Careers

Always exceptional

At Gravetye Manor, we deliver excellence.

Passion, commitment and a positive attitude are essential to achieving this.

If you feel you have what it takes then please send your CV to careers@gravetyemanor.co.uk

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Commis de Rang
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Room Attendant
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Chef de Rang
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Commis Bartender
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Headwaiter/ Waitress
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Commis de Rang

Job title: Commis de Rang

Department: Restaurant

Job type: Full-time (48 hours per week)

 

Come and join a dynamic team of professionals for the opening of our new dining room at Gravetye Manor.

Our newly appointed Restaurant Manager is looking to recruit motivated and passionate candidates to take part in the opening of our 60 seat Michelin starred restaurant with uninterrupted views over our famous gardens.

Be ready to show your skills, learn from us all and deliver an impeccable service, yet in a friendly atmosphere.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To be on duty on time and always be presented in a clean and smart manner, ensuring uniform is smartly dressed and shoes are polished.
  • To maintain the standards of Gravetye in keeping with the four red star status set by the AA and Relais & Châteaux and one Michelin star.
  • To serve food prepared by our Chefs and assist in clearing tables.
  • To be aware of how each dish is prepared and the ingredients used, developing your knowledge as the menu changes.
  • To prepare mise-en-place both in the back office and in the dining room allowing a smooth running of service
  • To maintain the cleanliness of the working area at the highest level and monitor regular cleaning schedules.
  • To understand the importance of taking care of equipment.
  • To report all comments, complaints and feedback to the relevant manager on duty.
  • To adhere to strict precautions to safeguard hotel and guests property and to inform your manager immediately of any discrepancies, breakages and losses.
  • To attend and participate in any training and personal development schemes as recommended by your manager.
  • To liaise with other departments ensuring good communication and co-operation at all times.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management.
  • To comply with all the company’s Health and Safety requirements.
  • To have a full knowledge of and be able to act upon the Fire procedures as laid down in the Hotel Fire Procedure in compliance with the Fire Precautions Act 1971, and to attend Fire Training as requested.

Required skills / Experience:

  • To be committed to being part of a driven team that is aiming to achieve quality and high standards throughout the hotel.
  •  To be passionate, keen to share your knowledge and learn new skills.
  • To be able to communicate with guests, colleagues and managers in English.
  • To demonstrate an excellent attention to detail.

Benefits:

  • 28 holiday days inclusive of bank holidays and a day off on your birthday after one year
  • Quarterly paid service charge
  • Staff discounts available within Relais & Châteaux and Pride of Britain
  • Staff discounts at Gravetye Manor and family rates
  • Anniversary gifts from your first anniversary
  • Employee of the quarter and employee of the year awards
  • Meals provided on duty
  • Auto enrolled into company pension scheme
  • Yearly Christmas staff party
  •  Staff accommodation subject to availability

 

Your job title and the tasks outlined above do not limit or define the work for which you are employed and the Company may require you from time to time to do other work within your capability. We may also ask you to work for short periods in other departments, if this is the case, then training will be provided where necessary to enable you to undertake the tasks expected of you.

 

To be considered for the role of Commis de Rang at Gravetye Manor, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to careers@gravetyemanor.co.uk or use our online application form.

 

Thank you for considering Gravetye Manor as your next career step and we very much look forward to welcoming you in our team.

Apply Now or call direct on +44 1342 810 567

Room Attendant

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Chef de Rang

Job title: Commis de Rang

Department: Restaurant

Job type: Full-time (48 hours per week)

 

Come and join a dynamic team of professionals for the opening of our new dining room at Gravetye Manor.

Our newly appointed Restaurant Manager is looking to recruit motivated and passionate candidates to take part in the opening of our 60 seat Michelin starred restaurant with uninterrupted views over our famous gardens.

Be ready to show your skills, learn from us all and deliver an impeccable service, yet in a friendly atmosphere.

Responsibilities:

  • To be on duty on time and always be presented in a clean and smart manner, ensuring uniform is smartly dressed and shoes are polished.
  • To maintain the standards of Gravetye in keeping with the four red star status set by the AA and Relais & Châteaux and one Michelin star.
  • To be fully conversant with every dish served in the dining room and to provide explanations if requested.
  • To take complete responsibility of the running of your station and make sure that the needs of all guests are met and exceeded when possible.
  • To organise and assist with all mise-en-place, cleaning and service in the back office and the dining room.
  • To understand the importance of taking care of equipment.
  • To report all comments, complaints and feedback to the relevant manager on duty.
  • To adhere to strict precautions to safeguard hotel and guests property and to inform your manager immediately of any discrepancies, breakages and losses.
  • To attend and participate in any training and personal development schemes as recommended by your manager.
  • To liaise with other departments ensuring good communication and co-operation at all times.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management.
  • To comply with all the company’s Health and Safety requirements.
  • To have a full knowledge of and be able to act upon the Fire procedures as laid down in the Hotel Fire Procedure in compliance with the Fire Precautions Act 1971, and to attend Fire Training as requested.

 

Required skills / Experience:

  • To be committed to being part of a driven team that is aiming to achieve quality and high standards throughout the hotel.
  • To be keen to train and guide the Commis de Rang, whilst ensuring that the pre/post service tasks have been successfully completed to the highest standards.
  • To be passionate, keen to share your knowledge and learn new skills.
  • To be able to communicate with guests, colleagues and managers in English.
  • To demonstrate an excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.

Benefits:

  • 28 holiday days inclusive of bank holidays and a day off on your birthday after one year
  • Quarterly paid service charge
  • Staff discounts available within Relais & Châteaux and Pride of Britain
  • Staff discounts at Gravetye Manor and family rates
  • Anniversary gifts from your first anniversary
  • Employee of the quarter and employee of the year awards
  • Meals provided on duty
  • Auto enrolled into company pension scheme
  • Yearly Christmas staff party
  • Staff accommodation subject to availability

 

Your job title and the tasks outlined above do not limit or define the work for which you are employed and the Company may require you from time to time to do other work within your capability. We may also ask you to work for short periods in other departments, if this is the case, then training will be provided where necessary to enable you to undertake the tasks expected of you.

 

To be considered for the role of Chef de Rang at Gravetye Manor, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to careers@gravetyemanor.co.uk or use our online application form.

 

Thank you for considering Gravetye Manor as your next career step and we very much look forward to welcoming you in our team.

Apply Now or call direct on +44 1342 810 567
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Commis Bartender

Job title: Commis Bartender

Department: Bar

Job type: Full-time (48 hours per week)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the beverage team at Gravetye Manor, a Relais & Châteaux property and Michelin starred restaurant situated in the heart of Sussex. A new dining room has been built at Gravetye with uninterrupted views of our famous gardens. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can show passion and a keen interest to learn in a luxurious and high pressure environment. The chosen candidate should be focussed, customer centric and ready to start a new chapter in his or her hospitality career.

The bar at Gravetye is the perfect place to enjoy a drink with its elegant and intimate setting, light background music and roaring fire. The contemporary and signature cocktail list focusses on seasonality and sustainability with a bespoke revisited classics list also on offer. A diverse spirit selection, seasonal bottled beers and cigars are also part of the bar portfolio.

The commis barman will have the responsibility to serve drinks from the bar as well as afternoon tea and light lunch options throughout the day in the manor’s three lounges and garden areas during the summer.

Responsibilities:

  • To be on duty on time and always be presented in a clean and smart manner, ensuring uniform is smartly dressed and shoes are polished.
  • To maintain the standards of Gravetye in keeping with the four red star status set by the AA and Relais & Châteaux and one Michelin star.
  • To create memorable experiences for our guests ensuring that service is prompt and professional
  • To be able to follow a specification sheet and produce outstanding drinks to the highest standards.
  • To demonstrate the ability to work behind the bar in a clean and efficient manner whilst also being able to run a floor service with the assistance of the Head Bartender.
  • To be able to assist the Head Bartender in the creation of bespoke cocktails using local produce in line with the seasons.
  • To be conversant with serving afternoon tea and light food options adhering to Gravetye practises.
  • To be aware of how each dish is prepared and the ingredients used, developing your knowledge as the menu changes.
  • To adhere to strict precautions to safeguard hotel and guests property and to inform your manager immediately of any discrepancies, breakages and losses.
  • To attend and participate in any training and personal development schemes as recommended by your manager.
  • To liaise with other departments ensuring good communication and co-operation at all times.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Head Bartender.
  • To comply with all the company’s Health and Safety requirements.
  • To have a full knowledge of and be able to act upon the Fire procedures as laid down in the Hotel Fire Procedure in compliance with the Fire Precautions Act 1971, and to attend Fire Training as requested.

Required skills / Experience:

  • To be committed to being part of a driven team that is aiming to achieve quality and high standards throughout the hotel.
  • To be passionate, keen to share your knowledge and learn new skills.
  • To show creativity and demonstrate a strong interest in the latest trends of the industry
  • To be able to communicate with guests, colleagues and managers in English.

Benefits:

  • 28 holiday days inclusive of bank holidays and a day off on your birthday after one year
  • Quarterly paid service charge
  • Staff discounts available within Relais & Châteaux and Pride of Britain
  • Staff discounts at Gravetye Manor and family rates
  • Anniversary gifts from your first anniversary
  • Employee of the quarter and employee of the year awards
  • Meals provided on duty
  • Auto enrolled into company pension scheme
  • Yearly Christmas staff party
  • Staff accommodation subject to availability

 

Your job title and the tasks outlined above do not limit or define the work for which you are employed and the Company may require you from time to time to do other work within your capability. We may also ask you to work for short periods in other departments, if this is the case, then training will be provided where necessary to enable you to undertake the tasks expected of you.

 

To be considered for the role of Commis Bartender at Gravetye Manor, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to bar@gravetyemanor.co.uk or use our online application form.

 

Thank you for considering Gravetye Manor as your next career step and we very much look forward to welcoming you in our team.

Apply Now or call direct on +44 1342 810 567

Headwaiter/ Waitress

Job title: Headwaiter/waitress

Department: Restaurant

Job type: Full-time (48 hours per week)

 

Come and join a dynamic team of professionals at Gravetye Manor.

Our newly appointed Restaurant Manager is looking to recruit motivated and passionate candidates to evolve in our newly built 60 seat Michelin starred restaurant with uninterrupted views over our famous gardens.

Be ready to show your skills, learn from us all and deliver an impeccable service, yet in a friendly atmosphere.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To be on duty on time and always be presented in a clean and smart manner, ensuring uniform is smartly dressed and shoes are polished.
  • To maintain the standards of Gravetye in keeping with the four red star status set by the AA and Relais & Châteaux and one Michelin star.
  • To be fully conversant with every dish served in the dining room and to provide explanations if requested.
  • To organise and supervise all mise-en-place, cleaning and service in the back office and the dining room.
  • To assist the Assistant Restaurant Manager and Restaurant Manager in the greeting of guests, order taking process and supervision of the service making sure it is to the highest standards.
  • To assist the Assistant Restaurant Manager and Restaurant Manager in the preparation of briefings and the writing of SOPs.
  • To assist the Assistant Restaurant Manager and Restaurant Manager in planning the days ahead.
  • To assist and coach junior members of the team in line with their training and development plans.
  • To deal with minor guests’ complaints and step in whenever needed during service.
  • To communicate efficiently with the Head Sommelier and Head Barman to allow a smooth service of beverages.
  • To report all comments, complaints and feedback to the Assistant Restaurant Manager or Restaurant Manager.
  • To manage the stock of laundry, dry goods, staff uniforms and stationary making sure that the restaurant is supplied according to the needs of the business.
  • To adhere to strict precautions to safeguard hotel and guests property and to inform the Duty Manager immediately of any discrepancies, breakages and losses.
  • To attend and participate in any training and personal development schemes as recommended by your manager.
  • To liaise with other departments ensuring good communication and co-operation at all times.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management.
  • To comply with all the company’s Health and Safety requirements.
  • To have a full knowledge of and be able to act upon the Fire procedures as laid down in the Hotel Fire Procedure in compliance with the Fire Precautions Act 1971, and to attend Fire Training as requested.

 

Required skills / Experience:

  • To be committed to being part of a driven team that is aiming to achieve quality and high standards throughout the hotel.
  • To be keen to train and guide the junior team members.
  • To be able to react efficiently during service to ensure that the guest’s experience remains to the highest standards.
  • To be passionate, keen to share your knowledge and learn new skills.
  • To be able to communicate with guests, colleagues and managers in English.
  • To demonstrate an excellent attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • To demonstrate excellent organisation skills.

 

Benefits:

  • 28 holiday days inclusive of bank holidays and a day off on your birthday after one year
  • Quarterly paid service charge
  • Staff discounts available within Relais & Châteaux and Pride of Britain
  • Staff discounts at Gravetye Manor and family rates
  • Anniversary gifts from your first anniversary
  • Employee of the quarter and employee of the year awards
  • Meals provided on duty
  • Auto enrolled into company pension scheme
  • Yearly Christmas staff party

 

Your job title and the tasks outlined above do not limit or define the work for which you are employed and the Company may require you from time to time to do other work within your capability. We may also ask you to work for short periods in other departments, if this is the case, then training will be provided where necessary to enable you to undertake the tasks expected of you.

 

To be considered for the role of Headwaiter/waitress at Gravetye Manor, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to careers@gravetyemanor.co.uk or use our online application form.

 

Thank you for considering Gravetye Manor as your next career step and we very much look forward to welcoming you in our team.