Host/Hostess

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

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a charming and welcoming Host/Hostess to become part of the Restaurant Reception team at Jean-Georges at The Connaught, our restaurant by internationally renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

Found at the heart of Mayfair village, The Connaught blends tradition with contemporary flair. With its bespoke service, 3,000-piece art collection, three 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.

Jean-Georges at The Connaught offers eclectic, imaginative menus inspired by Jean-Georges Vongerichten's signature use of South-east Asian flavours, whilst also featuring his distinctive take on British and Connaught classics. 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 Host/Hostess, you will:

  • Provide a courteous and efficient service to all guests and maintain the levels of service to the highest standards.
  • Be responsible for managing bookings and greeting and seating guests in a warm friendly manner.
  • Be 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.
  • Be a strong communicator.
  • Be able to work well within a large team and have a special passion for hospitality and luxury service.
  • Have an excellent personal presentation, preferably with basic computer knowledge.

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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