Restaurant Receptionist

  • The Connaught
  • Food & beverage
  • The Connaught Grill
  • Full time

We are looking for a charming and welcoming Restaurant Receptionist to join the Restaurant Reception team of the new Connaught Grill - one of The Connaught's newest ventures, due to relaunch in November 2021.

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.

Located on the ground floor of the hotel, the intimate 46-seat Connaught Grill is under the direction of internationally renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. This is his modern interpretation of a classic grill with an open kitchen complete with wood burning grill and rotisserie offering the finest British sourced produce, and a menu which includes ingredients from langoustines to Dover sole to English game and Wagyu beef. The restaurant offers an exceptional wine list drawn from The Connaught wine cellar, offering some of the greatest producers in the world.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Restaurant Receptionist, 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.
  • Proudly represent The Connaught Grill 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 and preferably a strong 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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