Head waiter/waitress

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

We are looking for a talented and passionate Head Waiter/ess to join the opening team of the new Connaught Grill due to open in early 2020.

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.

Located on the ground floor of the hotel, the intimate 46 seat Connaught Grill will be under the direction of internationally renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. This will be 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 will include ingredients from langoustines to Dover sole to English game and Wagyu beef. The restaurant will offer an exceptional wine list drawn from The Connaught wine cellar, offering some of the greatest producers in the world.

Main duties & responsibilities

As Head Waiter/ess you will be an exceptional team player and have a passion for delivering an outstanding guest experience. You will be an excellent and confident communicator and have the ability to interact with guests and clients to ensure a fantastic experience of The Connaught Grill; ensuring a service experience that is personal to each of our guests and represents this restaurant.

Entry requirements

You will be passionate about people and in joining a team committed to delivering an outstanding dining experience. With this in mind, ideally you will have previous experience within a similar role, and a working knowledge of quality wines, products and ingredients would be beneficial. However your commitment to your team and guest service delivery will set you apart. 

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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