The Langham, London

Artesian Bar Waiter/ress and Host/ess - The Langham, London

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Nov 2016
Closes
05 Nov 2016
Ref
LLON-0155-16
Job Type
Full Time

BAR WAITER/RESS AND HOST/ESS - ARTESIAN

The Langham, London is currently looking to recruit a Waiter/ress and Host/ess for our Artesian Bar, the forefront of the sophisticated London bar scene.  Artesian showcases the city’s largest collection of rums, an extensive Champagne list, alongside an inventive menu of cocktails and blends.  The team behind Artesian have helped to receive numerous accolades in the last three years.  Artesian has scooped ‘The World’s Best Bar’ for four consecutive from Drinks International Magazine. 

The relaxed, friendly environment of Artesian is combined with experimental cocktails that are not seen in any other bar in London, with our current Surrealism menu.

This remarkable bar is named after the 360ft-deep artesian well under the hotel and specialises in exclusive rum creations. Even the ice here is special - produced using the very latest technology, Artesian's ice is purer, colder and with a higher density, making it last longer and your cocktails cooler. Artesian’s bar menu is creative and takes bar food and drinks out of the ordinary and into the gourmet.

As a Waiter/Waitress and Host/ess in Artesian, your main role will be to:

  • welcome guests to Artesian in a friendly and engaging manner
  • manage with elegance the flow of guests into Artesian
  • provide prompt, friendly and efficient service
  • be familiar with all food & beverage items on the menu
  • maximise sales opportunity for food & beverage, upsell where appropriate
  • demonstrate your passion in the Bar and surprise and delight our guests with tales about Artesian and our extensive cocktail list
  • be responsible for ensuring bills are dealt with accurately
  • ensure that you adhere to health and safety matters

The Langham, London offers a wide range of benefits which will include:

  • uniform and meals on duty
  • annual holidays of 4 weeks plus bank holidays
  • life insurance of twice the annual salary
  • season ticket loan
  • complimentary and discounted accommodation across Langham Hospitality Group
  • company pension plan
  • learning and development opportunities
  • eye care vouchers
  • colleague recognition system
  • discounts on gym membership, food & beverage and Chuan Spa treatments/products
  • bespoke discount and reward schemes
  • Employee Assistance Programme that is free to use and many others

The Langham London, London’s Original Grand Hotel and flagship of the international Langham Hospitality Group comprises 380 luxury bedrooms and suites, the acclaimed Roux at The Landau and Palm Court restaurants, the Artesian Bar, extensive Conference & Events facilities and Europe’s first Chuan Spa. The team at the hotel prides itself on creating enchanting encounters for our guests and we’ve been doing so since 1865.

Requirements

The ideal Artesian Bar Waiter/ress and Host/ess will have:

  • excellent knowledge of classic cocktails
  • previous experience in a similar 5* environment
  • flair, passion and a conscientious attitude
  • confidence, professionalism and engaging personality
  • ability to think outside of the box to surprise and delight our guests
  • excellent attention to detail
  • clear conversational English language, knowledge of foreign languages is beneficial