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

Standards at The Grand are exceptionally high and full support, training and development will always be provided.

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. This allows us to encourage and support promotional opportunities within our business.

Staff at The Grand

The Team at The Grand

Application for Employment

Job Title: Kitchen Assistant
Contact for Vacancy – Ewa Kobylarz
Salary NMW + gratuities

Job Specifics:
Kitchen Porter at the award winning “The Grand”, Folkestone

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Kitchen Assistant 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 Kitchen Assistant plays an important and vital part on the success of our food service operation. The Kitchen Assistant will ensure that the chefs and food service teams have a steady supply of sparkling kitchen equipment, crockery, cutlery and glassware to our very high standard as well as assistance in preparation of basic foods. The Kitchen Assistant must be able to work well with the kitchen teams as well as work unsupervised. The Kitchen Assistant needs to be prepared, think ahead, keeping one step ahead of the chefs and restaurant teams will ensure your success as a much valued Kitchen Assistant.

Kitchen Assistant Requirements:

Apply direct to The Grand via email to  Ewa Kobylarz on

CV to The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone, CT20 2XL

General Food & Beverage (Wine Bar) Staff
Casual Contract
Salary NMW + gratuities

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

Apply direct to The Grand via email to Ewa Kobylarz

CV to The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone, CT20 2XL


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.

Apply direct to The Grand via email to Ewa Kobylarzon

CV to The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone, CT20 2XL

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