Waiter / Waitress
We are seeking an exceptional Waiter / Waitress to join the Claridge’s Bar team.
Set in the heart of Mayfair, Claridge’s is an art deco icon and a byword for understated elegance. Since the 1850s, Claridge’s has excelled at the finer things in life: glamorous design, inspiring dining, impeccable service. There are many 5-star hotels in London but nowhere quite like Claridge’s. The hotel is a unique combination of splendour and charm with long-standing connections with royalty that have led to it sometimes being referred to as “annexe to Buckingham Palace”. Claridge’s has a famous all-day dining and Afternoon Tea restaurant the ‘Foyer & Reading Room’, Michelin-star restaurant Davies and Brook by the world-renown chef Daniel Humm, L’Epicerie that offers a culinary theatre of the kitchen, and three bars: Claridge’s Bar, the intimate Fumoir and effortlessly elegant Painter’s Room.
Claridge’s Bar serves an impeccable selection of rare and exceptional drinks. From the finest vintage champagnes and sought-after spirits and wines, this connoisseur’s collection represents the best of their kind. Our knowledgeable staff source, prepare and serve the stunning selections as they are, or, as cocktails expertly prepared and served within the effortless elegant setting of David Collins’ stunning interior.
As a Waiter / Waitress you will be responsible for:
Creating memorable experiences for our guests, simultaneously ensuring that service is prompt and professional.
Supporting all the team, including the Head Bartender and Bartenders.
Fully conversant in serving cocktails, drinks and food to Claridge’s standards.
Handling complaints in a timely and efficient manner.
Ensuring that licensing laws, health and safety legislation is adhered to.
Successful candidates for our Waiter / Waitress opportunity will:
Demonstrate genuine dedication to Claridge’s and show a commitment to consistent quality in our product and service.
Provide intuitive service, with absolute understanding of our guests needs to create exceptional service experiences, that result in lasting memories
Be motivated, creative and have worked in a similar role, within a five star or fine dining environment.
You will have a passion for food and quality products, be a team player who is an avid learner who wants to be challenged and developed.
Be fluent in spoken English
Demonstrate the ability to work in a pressured environment with the most demanding guests.
This is an exciting role for a talented individual who is looking for a new challenge and wants to join a fast paced and high performing hotel team renowned for their approach and delivery of unparalleled service.
In return we offer fantastic industry leading rewards and benefits, including:
Excellent salary and benefits
Exceptional opportunity for personal training and development
Internal transfer and promotion opportunities
50% Food and Beverage discount across the Maybourne Hotel Group
Hotel guest experience for employees
Preferential room rates for yourself and your family
Travel card loan
Meals on duty
Employee assistance helpline and occupational health service
Terms and 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.
Contact: Linda Fridberga-Fridenberga
Reference: Caterer/CLA - Bar Waiter