Brasserie Host/ Hostess - St Albans
Brasserie Host/Hostess (Full time)
Sopwell House – St Albans
Salary – £ 14,976 gross per annum
Deep in the Hertfordshire countryside, with London virtually on the doorstep, Sopwell House is a hidden sanctuary for those who appreciate comfortable refinement and a real sense of freedom. Complementing this sumptuous environment, guests will be welcomed by the genuine warmth of our family - run hotel with its dedicated team and a host of sophisticated facilities and services.
Join an Exceptional Team of Enthusiastic People!
Having recently joined Preferred Hotels & Resorts, a global collection of the world’s finest independent luxury hotels, the team at Sopwell House go above and beyond to ensure that our guests have the most enjoyable time.
Scope & General Purpose of Job:
To provide guests and visitors to Sopwell House with an efficient and personal service whilst maintaining the consistency and continuity and strive to continually improve.
- Greet all Guests and escort them to their allocated tables with menus and wine list;
- Answer all telephone calls an d deal with all Guest enquiries;
- Act as the guest service role model for the department, set a good example of excellent customer service and create a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
- Keep tidy the host/ess desk;
- Ensure that all the menus are ready at the desk prior each service;
- Demonstrate knowledge of the menus and wine list and readiness to answer any enquiries from the Guests;
- Assists the Supervisors and the servers on the floor during meal periods and high demand times;
- Handles guest problems and complaints;
- Meets with guests on an informal basis during meals or upon departure to obtain feedback on quality of food and beverage, service levels and overall satisfaction;
The successful candidate will have:
• Passion for food and beverage
• Previous experience in a similar environment
• Relish the pressure of a busy restaurant environment
All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.
Please be advised that if you have not received a response within 14 days, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
In Return –
- 28 days holiday + 1 Extra Holiday Day on Birthday upon 1 year Service plus other Company Benefits
- Discounted Spa, Food and Beverage and accommodation within the AB Hotels Group
- Professional learning and career development opportunities
- Tastecard upon 1 year Service