Host/ Hostess

  • Claridge's
  • Food & beverage
  • Claridge's Bar
  • Full time

We are seeking an exceptional host/ hostess to join the Claridge's Bar team. There is nowhere quite like Claridge’s Bar, Claridge's Bar offers an extensive collection of drinks, from rare champagnes to sought-after spirits.

At the centre of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s is a unique combination of splendour and charm, renowned for its impeccable, intuitive service. The hotel’s original art deco interiors have been interwoven with modern flourishes, such as contemporary suites and a Michelin-starred restaurant, Fera at Claridge’s. It also has a famous all-day dining restaurant, the Foyer & Reading Room, and two bars: Claridge’s Bar and the intimate Fumoir.

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Welcome guests to Claridge's Bar, and escorting the guests to their table with seamless efficiency
  • Answer telephone calls, make reservations and manage bookings
  • Support the floor team where necessary to ensure a smooth service

Entry requirements

  • 5-star experience within a similar role
  • Basic knowledge of Champagne and spirits would be beneficial
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high pressured environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Immaculate personal presentation with warm and welcoming personality

Benefits package

  • Competitive salary
  • Preferential room rates for yourself and family across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • 50% food & beverage discount across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Vast range of learning and development programmes, for colleagues and managers at all levels
  • Opportunities for transfer and promotion across Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Social events & activities
  • Wellbeing events & activities
  • Critical illness cover
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional benefits & initiatives may be available in local properties

Terms & conditions apply to all benefits

Eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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