Head Waiter - London
Head Waiter - Daphne's - Chelsea, London
We are looking for a talented and charismatic Head Waiter to join the team of our fantastic restaurant; Daphne’s, part of Caprice Holdings.
Daphne’s, the famous Italian neighbourhood restaurant, bar and conservatory in South Kensington, appeal lies not only in its seasonal cooking, but also its natural warmth and effortless Italian charm, making it a favourite amongst the residents of Chelsea and visitors from further afield. In summer, the bright conservatory creates an alfresco feel with its retractable roof; in winter, a blazing fire in the open range turns it into an intimate retreat.
As Head Waiter you will be responsible for liaising with the floor staff and senior chefs within the restaurant to ensure the smooth running of each service. As Head Waiter you will supervise the floor staff to ensure all tasks are completed to the high standards expected within a timely manner.
We are ideally looking for a Head Waiter who:
- Have previous experience in a similar Head Waiter role of a busy, high quality restaurant environment
- Have previous experience leading and supervising a large team and ensuring the standards are in line with the restaurants operating procedures.
- Have a good understanding of all areas within the restaurant
- Have experience of completing closing down procedures at the end of shift
- Are excellent team players with a positive and enthusiastic attitude
- Have experience of Fourth, TISSL and FnB shop
- Possesses a good command of the English language
- Are passionate about food and keen to develop their knowledge on the menu and wine list.
We offer our employees:
- A highly competitive starting remuneration package
- Increased remuneration as you develop and progress in your role
- Structured induction programme in the restaurant
- Extensive career development and training opportunities
- Meals on duty
- Staff discount
- Life assurance cover
- Pension Scheme
- Discounted gym membership
- Access to our Cycle to Work scheme
If you are looking to work in a fast paced and vibrant environment where you will be able to develop your knowledge and skills we would love to hear from you!