Head Waitress/Waiter

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 12 - £ 13 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Hospitality, Tourism and Travel
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Hospitality, Tourism & Travel - Caretaking & Attendants

Job title; Head Waitress/Waiter

Location; Westminster

Salary; £13/h

Job type; Temporary

Hours; 5 x days a week, including some weekends

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and experienced Head Waiter/Waitress to join and lead the team of a brand-new Mediterranean restaurant based in Westminster!

Key responsibilities

  • Supervising the waiting team

  • Ensuring all customer queries and complaints are dealt with quickly, ensuring their needs are met

  • Serving food and beverages in a professional manner with high levels of customer service

  • Setting and cleaning tables and service areas

  • Checking with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems

  • Escorting customers to their tables

  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods

  • Informing customers of daily specials.

  • Presenting menus to customers and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request

  • Removing dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and take them to kitchen for cleaning

  • Serving food and/or beverages to patrons; prepare and serve specialty dishes at tables as required

Ideal candidate

  • Extensive experience in catering hospitality, fine dining or banqueting environment

  • Any management / supervisory experience would be ideal

  • Must be able to speak English along with Italian, Spanish or Portuguese

  • Understanding of food hygiene and customer service

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • First class communication skills and demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail

  • The ability to demonstrate great teamwork

Benefits of being a temporary candidate via Adecco

  • Weekly pay

  • Contract of Employment

  • Paid annual leave

  • Access to an exclusive employee benefit and discount portal

  • Pension contributions

  • Ongoing support from a dedicated consultant

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