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Head Waiter

Hand Picked Hotels
Jersey Marine
30000 - 32000 Per Annum
Closing date
10 Apr 2023

Job Details

                                                                                  You make it Hand Picked!

Established by Guy and Julia Hands in 1999, Hand Picked hotels has grown organically and through acquisition to become the 5th largest luxury hotel group in the UK – comprising 21 hotels across the UK and Channel Islands. With welcoming and charming service delivered in truly inspirational settings, our guests are encouraged to relax, kick off their shoes and indulge.

About us:

Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa is a stylish and contemporary 5 Star Hotel, guaranteeing guests an exceptional experience. The hotel offers the ultimate in comfort and glamour through a combination of award winning restaurants including the 4 Rosette Tassili restaurant, an exclusive, atmospheric Champagne Lounge and the luxurious, award winning Spa.

The hotel couldn't be better situated in St Helier, overlooking the majestic St Aubin's Bay and within a few minutes’ walk of the beach, shopping and leisure.

Head Waiter  (4 Rosette Restaurant) - Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa

Are you a fine dining Head Waiter looking for a role with some serious work life balance, straight shifts evening service only and structured career progression.

We have an opening for a Head Waiter to join our team at the 5 star Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa to oversee "Tassili" our award winning, 24 cover - 4 Rosette restaurant, which is pushing to obtain a Michelin Star.

Your main focus will be ensuring that all of our very special guests receive outstanding service and a memorable dining experience and this will put a smile on your face and motivate you on a daily basis. Your knowledge of food and drink will inspire others and you will enjoy sharing your knowledge through regular training and development of your Chef de Rang.

Of course, being a Head Waiter requires a lot of skill and dedication, so you will have incredible organisational skills and attention to detail, along with the ability to remain calm under pressure. Sound like a challenge you’d like to take on? Then we’d love to hear from you.

About you:

  • You’ll have experience working in a supervisory role or Head Waiter position within a 3+ Rosette restaurant, this role comes with forward career progression towards the role of Restaurant Manager in the future.
  • You will have excellent knowledge of wines and Sommelier experience would be an advantageous for this role.
  • You will have experience managing teams and will enjoy leading and motivating others to be their best.
  • You must be motivated by delivering outstanding service.
  • You’ll have experience of working in a fast-paced, busy environment.
  • It is essential you are are excellent at building a rapport with colleagues and guests.
  • Most of all, you’ll have a professional, organised, charming and friendly approach.

  Our Benefits include:

  • A competitive salary package, plus service charge, Live in accommodation including meals and bills from £79.00 to £82.00 per week.
  • Employee Assistance Program to support you with whatever life throws at you.
  • Employee Assistance Program.
  • Company Sickness Scheme Benefit.
  • 29 days holiday per year including bank holidays.
  • Forward career progression, with access to our In House and external training programs, including apprenticeships and other recognised hospitality industry courses which are all supported by our learning and development team.
  • £30 staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels per room Bed & Breakfast & 25% discount on all food & drink. Yes, it’s as good as it sounds!
  • Annual loyalty awards (like afternoon teas and overnight stays)
  • Online retail discount platform offering thousands of savings with high street retailers and restaurants as well as a health and well-being platform.
  • Opportunity to make lifelong friendships and be part of a team that celebrates Diversity and Inclusion.

Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.


Hand Picked Hotels is a private collection of 19 country house hotels throughout the United Kingdom and Channel Islands. Each of our properties has its own charming character, and all of them are set in stunning surroundings; from the sandy shores of Jersey to the rolling hills of Yorkshire.

Our vision is to deliver a welcoming country house experience where guests feel special and colleagues feel like family.

Being part of a family is at the heart of Hand Picked Hotels. We create a happy environment through the way we support each other and work together. You make it Hand Picked!

Each hotel is individual in its style and so is each person who works for Hand Picked. You are encouraged to bring the best of your personality to work and to let this shine through in the way you operate as a team and in the service you give to our guests.

Hand Picked Hotels are an Equal Opportunities employer and a Disability Confident Committed employer – we welcome applications from all people within all communities.

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