We are a lively gastro pub in the heart of Hove with a long and rich history. Our large, beautiful building has been a very well-known hotel for many years, before being home to a variety of venues.  Now the prior old Portland hotel accommodates two fabulous hospitality businesses The Stoneham Gastro Pub & Pulp juice bar.

Below you'll find any positions for lovely and experienced people, who want to join our team.

Full & Part-time bar & waiting staff

Duties & Responsibilities

  • We are looking for enthusiastic bar & floor staff to provide an excellent guest experience;
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve food and drinks;
  • Meet & greet customers at the door and escort them to their table;
  • Prepare and serve drinks up to the company standards;
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies;
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience;
  • Lay and clear tables as required;
  • Deliver dishes to tables and make sure our customers’ needs are met;
  • Polish cutlery, refill condiments, clear and organise waiter area;
  • Take orders efficiently;
  • Work well in a team but also have initiative to do tasks on their own;
  • Take payments and be accountable for stock and company property;
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a similar role;
  • Worked in a restaurant or gastro environment;
  • Be over 18y/o;
  • Have great time-keeping and reliable;
  • Be available withing 3 weeks of applying for the job;
  • Must be flexible and be able to work weekends and late night shifts;
  • Must be legally eligible to live and work in UK;
£8.91 per hour ( flexible 20-45 hrs p/w)

Full time Assistant Manager

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Managing and maintaining bookings and enquiries to a high standard
  • Answering e-mails and phone calls professionally
  • Planning and implementing cost effective strategies to attract customers
  • Co-ordinate daily customer service operations (sales processes, orders and payments)
  • Monitor and maintain stock levels, replenish based on demand
  • Report any trends and evaluate customer feedback in order to improve business strategy
  • Evaluate employee performance and identifying hiring/training needs
  • Supervise and motivate staff to perform their best
  • Train new and existing team members as required
  • Handle customer complaints effectively, calmly and professionally.
  • Ensure team members adhere to company policies and guidelines
  • Manage day-to-day operations and support senior management as required
  • Daily cash-ups
  • Coordinating shifts and make sure all food and drink are served up to company standards Performing opening and closing procedures
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in management and be able to manage a large, busy, fast phase venue.
  • Must have previous experience in restaurant or food lead venue
  • Must be flexible and be able to work weekends and late night shifts
  • Must be legally eligible to live and work in UK
  • Must have pervious experience leading a medium to large size team
  • Must be approachable and have excellent attention to detail
  • References will be required
10.25p/hr or 24k per annum based on 45 hours week

Full time barista

We are looking for a Barista to prepare and serve hot and cold beverages, including various types of coffee and tea. Barista responsibilities include educating customers on our drinks menu, making recommendations based on their preferences, up-selling special items and taking orders. To be successful in this role, you should have customer service skills and knowledge of how brewing equipment operates. You should be able to work various shifts. Note: this position’s compensation includes salary and tips. Ultimately, you’ll ensure an excellent drinking experience for our guests. Duties & Responsibilities

  • Give customers drink menus and answer their questions regarding ingredients;
  • Greet customers as they enter;
  • Take detailed coffee orders while paying attention to details
  • Prepare beverages following recipes;
  • Serve beverages and prepared food, like cookies, pastries and muffins;
  • Receive and process payments (cash and credit cards);
  • Keep the bar area clean;
  • Maintain stock of clean mugs and plates;
  • Check if brewing equipment operates properly and report any maintenance needs;
  • Comply with health and safety regulations;
  • Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items;
  • Previous work experience as a Barista or Server/Server
  • Hands-on experience with brewing equipment
  • Knowledge of sanitation regulations
  • Flexibility to work various shifts
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to gauge customers’ preferences
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be flexible and be able to work weekends and late night shifts;
  • Must be legally eligible to live and work in UK;
£9.25 per hour ( flexible 30-45 hrs p/w)

Please apply with your CV and Covering Letter to thestonehamhove@gmail.com