Assistant head waiter

  • The Connaught
  • Food & beverage
  • Helene Darroze
  • Full time

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a talented and passionate Assistant head waiter/ress to join the team at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught - the outstanding 2-Star Michelin and 5AA-Rosette restaurant by Cuisiniere Hélène Darroze.  

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, two Michelin-starred restaurant Hélène Darroze at The Connaught and London’s only Aman Spa, it has always been the choice for connoisseurs of the art of living well. Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers all-hours informal gourmet dining; and the exquisite Connaught Bar has won prestigious awards for its masterful mixology.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Assistant head waiter/ress at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, you will ensure a smooth running of the restaurant and that the standards are maintained throughout service and all reasonable guest requests are met. You will assist in the day to day supervision of the restaurant while demonstrating a high level of professionalism at all times.

Entry requirements

You will be an excellent communicator and will have a real passion for food and wine. You will be an excellent team player and have fantastic customer service attitude. You will have pride and attention to detail in your work. You will be flexible and organise your activities well. We anticipate that the ideal candidate will have worked in within a similar environment.

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


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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