Junior host / hostess

  • The Connaught
  • Food & beverage
  • Jean-Georges
  • Full time

In the heart of London’s Mayfair, The Connaught, part of Maybourne Hotel Group, blends contemporary style, classic English character and impeccable service to create the ultimate in sophistication.

An exceptional opportunity exists at our newest venture, for a charming and welcoming Junior host / hostessto become part of the team for our new restaurantby internationally renowned Michelin-starred French Chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Jean-Georges at The Connaught is a meeting place for both our guests and our neighbourhood. It overlooks fashionable Mount Street, in the heart of Mayfair, and offers informal gourmet dining, all-hours, in a relaxed, contemporary setting.

Eclectic, imaginative menus are inspired both by Jean-Georges’ experiences of the Far East and his signature use of South-east Asian flavours, whilst also featuring his distinctive take on British and Connaught classics, influenced by his earlier working life and love of London. Sourcing the best of British ingredients, the menus also reflect the farm-to-table, fresh-from-the-market approach long pioneered by Jean-Georges.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Junior host / hostess, you will provide a courteous and efficient service to all guests and maintain the levels of service to the highest standards. You will be responsible for managing bookings and greeting and seating guests in a warm friendly manner. You must proudly represent Jean-Georges at The Connaught and be a true ambassador for excellent service, dealing with all requests and queries in an efficient and professional manner, whether face to face or over the telephone.

Entry requirements

You must be motivated and highly organised and preferably have previous experience within a similar role. You should be a strong communicator, be able to work well within a large team and have a special passion for hospitality and luxury service. Excellent personal presentation is essential and basic computer knowledge is preferable.

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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