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Hotel Café Royal

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Job description

Nestled between the elegance of Mayfair and the creativity of Soho, the Oscar Wilde Lounge is the space where great minds came together to change the world. Dating back to 1865 and formerly known as the Grill Room, the gilded room was renamed in honour of our most famous patron becoming the Oscar Wilde Lounge. Today, this dramatic setting is home to Hotel Café Royal's award-winning afternoon tea service, presented masterfully by our dedicated restaurant team and creative chefs.

We have opportunities for skilled Waiters and we are looking for experienced and knowledgeable individuals with a passion for luxury levels of service to join the afternoon tea team. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships with customers from all over the world.

Your role

As a Waiter you will welcome both visitors and hotel guests. As well as service delivery you will also provide advice and guidance to guests to compliment guest menu choices and enhancing their overall dining experience. Finally you will have both the poise and sophistication to deliver an elegant and personalised service to our guests.

Benefits

• Competitive salary package
• Complimentary meals on duty on our colleague restaurant
• Complimentary laundering of work attire
• Extensive accommodation discounts including access to friends and family rates, not only in London but also at our sister properties in Paris and Amsterdam
• Food & Beverage discounts in our restaurants and spa discounts in Akasha
• Extensive training & development opportunities, including workshops and e-learning
• Discount card for shopping and dining in the Regent Street area
• Membership of group life assurance and pension schemes
• Regular subsidised social and wellbeing events, such as yoga, kick-boxing, sushi making with our Laurent sushi chefs, pub quiz, back therapy, chiropody, Apple workshops and flower arranging with our in-house florists

Requirements

Your profile

• A natural elegance and passion for providing a luxurious level of service that is personalised, confident and calm
• Previous experience as a Commis Waiter or Waiter ideally gained within a brasserie in a luxury hotel, a casual fine dining restaurant or the like
• Excellent knowledge and appreciation of food & wine
• Your communication skills will be exceptional with the confidence to build strong working relationships and connect with guests visiting us from all over the world - fluent level of spoken English is essential and another language is advantageous
• Immaculate personal grooming
• Flexibility to work weekend shifts
Job type
Full-time, Part-time
Location
London, United Kingdom
Department
F&B service
Languages
English
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract
Indefinite
Pay range
Up to £12 per hour
Accommodation
No
Other benefits
On duty meal Uniform provided & laundered Fantastic training & development opportunities Recognition rewards, employee referral scheme, colleague football team Discounted room rates and F&B, as well as other lifestyle discounts Be part of an exciting, up and coming brand in the industry – already a member of ‘Leading Hotels of the World

Hotel Café Royal

A London Legend Reborn

True to its original glamorous spirit, Café Royal has reopened as a luxury 5 star hotel in the heart of central London. With elegant Mayfair to the west and creative Soho to the east, Hotel Café Royal is perfectly positioned within walking distance of London’s finest shopping streets, tourist attractions and theatreland.Paying homage to the history of the building, grand historic areas have been sensitively restored and a selection of restaurants, bars and events spaces are a tribute to the rich heritage of excellent hospitality and dining. In its reincarnation this iconic London landmark now features 160 contemporary guestrooms, including 49 suites and six signature suites.

Continuing its celebrated legacy, Hotel Café Royal offers a selection of restaurants and bars for guests to enjoy. At the heart of the hotel, the Ten Room offers British informal dining all-day, while the Green Bar is the perfect place to relax and unwind with a cocktail. Restored to revive the ornate Louis XVI décor and detailing, the jewel of the hotel, the Oscar Wilde Bar (formerly the iconic Grill Room, originally established in 1865), is now the place to enjoy Champagne, cocktails and a light menu of British dishes, complemented by live entertainment on select evenings. The Café, on Regent Street, revives the European tradition of café culture.

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