With Davesh Kumar, Head of Hotel Services
Davesh Kumar joins Signature Senior Living at Wandsworth Common from Avery Healthcare where he was working in a National role of Head of Hotel Services. Davesh established successful career in hospitality, Davesh held senior positions with Intercontinental Group, Marriott Hotels and Oberoi Group and was in the senior team that opened two 5-star hotels. He holds a Senior Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology and recently attained NVQ level 5 in Leadership.
Using his successful experience Davesh is looking to bring a fresh approach to the hospitality offering at Wandsworth Common to deliver the best standards in the industry. At Signature Senior living we would like to work toward a “Care with Hospitality” approach. With the team he is recruiting, he will look to carefully set the standards supported by learning and ongoing quality monitoring from the core of the service delivery model. In his role at Wandsworth he will be overseeing Culinary, Food & Beverage Services, Housekeeping, Activities and Reception team.
In his spare time Davesh serves as a volunteer at a local non-profit organisation which helps people overcome depression and anxieties through yoga & meditation.
We will take great care to ensure that our food is prepared using the highest quality ingredients to ensure a well-balanced and nutritious diet for all our residents. Our aim will be to offer variety in food which is nutritious seasonal, thoughtful and appetising. Good quality food with inspirational cuisine can be both a treat and healthy, so no residents will have to feel guilty or left out when enjoying our culinary offering.
We will be mindful of all our Resident needs and will look to offer them consistent quality which is presented well.
We will build successful relationships with local suppliers and local farmers for some of our produce in order to deliver the fresh quality. Our chefs will work continuously to provide excellent cuisine on a consistent basis.
We are looking to create an interactive experience between our residents and Chefs in the dining areas. Our chefs will be visible in the dining areas, supporting the presentation of the food and to actively seek feedback. As part of our activities & well-being approach we will look to offer cookery lesson to our residents to drive more positive engagement in this field.
Food & Beverage Offering
Across our home we will offer choice and variety so that residents fully enjoy their Food & Beverage experience. We will deliver experience that is comfortable, easy, accessible and surprising. We will have our own Filtered bottling plan at home delivering fresh & chilled sparkling water to our residents in signature branded bottles.
Our dining environments will include:
Café – The Toast Rack
Our café will be beautifully designed making it the perfect place for our residents to relax and enjoy the company of their family and friends. The Café will also include a wide range of coffee and teas with delicious treats. Our café will also feature hydration station with thirst quenchers menu to keep our residents hydrated to support their overall well-being.
Restaurant – The W
Designed with Signature’s typical contemporary design themes, our fine dining restaurant will offer superb food in picturesque surroundings. The W will open for our residents for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Our menu will offer great choices for residents. Our team will be trained to deliver excellent Food & Beverage service across the home. Care team and the hospitality services team will work together to deliver a memorable experience for our residents each day. We will be conscious of resident’s preferences, allergies and other diet requirements. Presentation of our food will be at its best.
In Room Dining
Although we will always encourage our residents to dine with us in the restaurant, however on the occasions where they can’t, we will deliver In Room Dining experience to them. Our residents will be able to make use of our Hospitality TV to order the choice of their meal which will be delivered to them in the same style as dining room experience.
Here at Signature in Wandsworth Common we are delighted to be offering the very best in luxury London living for our residents. Our brand new residential care and nursing home opening in March comes complete with a superb Sky Lounge on the 5th floor serving food and drink. We see the sky lounge as a crucial focal point for the home that will bring residents together to socialise, meet with friends and relatives as well as being a beautiful setting to get involved in the wide range of activities that we have to offer. It will also be a great place to meet up in the evening for pre-dinner drinks and watch the sun go down over the panoramic London skyline.