At any time of the year, no matter the season, restaurants, bars, coffee shops, pubs and other establishments are always in need of waiters/waitresses. At the end of the year, even more, people go out to celebrate with their family, friends and coworkers, which is why a lot of job opportunities are being published daily. Check out some of the best vacancies below.
Most people think all a waiter or waitress does is to take orders and deliver food and beverages to the customers, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. For this position, you’ll need a series of skills in order to provide the best experience for customers and also guarantee your tips at the end of the night.
The restaurant and bar owners are looking for someone who will have the patience, professionalism and personality to the role. The functions usually include greeting and serving customers, multi-tasking duties, providing detailed information on menus, collecting the bill, and other tasks.
Most of all, you must be able to perform well in sometimes crowded and fast-paced environments, which takes a lot of focus and the skill to act under pressure. take a look at the latest published vacancies at the Indeed job portal:
Head Waiter / Waitress – Malmaison (York)
If you’ve heard about the perks and benefits of working at the chain of hotels Malmaison, this position will certainly catch your attention. You will be working at the Rooftop Restaurant and Bar at the new Malmaison in York, Hotel du Vin, in which the duties are to control the flow, and communicate with the Kitchen and the Rooftop Management team. The most important part of this position is to ensure a smooth and controlled dining experience for the guests.
For this role, you should expect a busy restaurant environment that keeps the brand standards every shift. You will be overseeing a determined section of the restaurant, therefore, you will need knowledge in offering an excellent experience to the customers.
Waiter / Waitress – TGI Fridays (Lincoln)
This job is for those who love a fun, lively working environment, and still want to ensure a competitive salary and other benefits. Fridays offers incredible food and tempting drinks, along with friendliness a comfortable environment for the customers. For this position, you will need previous experience within the hospitality sector, a reliable customer service experience, and outstanding communication skills.
You will be using your customer experience background, to make sure that the needs of the clients are always being met. That includes suggestions on what to eat or drink, paying attention to make sure they have topped up drinks or having the bill ready when the party wants to leave. Your job will be to provide the best experience for the guests at the restaurant, so you will be working at high standards.
Waiter / Waitress – IPPUDO (London)
Ippudo is also known as Hakata Ippūdō in Japan, and this Japanese chain of ramen restaurants has branches all over the world. If you want to work at this restaurant, the Japanese language is preferred, but not essential. English however is. You will also need some knowledge of the Japanese cuisine and willingness to learn, along with some experience in hospitality, although this is not an eliminatory factor. In this role, you will be working flexible shifts at lunch and dinner, weekdays and weekends.
You might also find opportunities in which multi-tasking is required, like positions such as waiter/barista or waiter/food service assistant. Check out some other job offers we selected for you:
- Waiter/Waitress – The Wild Rabbit
- Seasonal Waiting Staff – Miller & Carter
- Barista/Coffee Shop Assistant – Dunelm
- Waiter/Waitress – The Bee Pub and Restaurant
- Food and Beverage Assistant – Anchor Trust
- In-Room Dining Waiter – Grantley Hall
- Waitress/waiter – Lola Lo
- Restaurant Waiting Staff – THE PIG on the beach
- Waiter/Waitress – Bentley’s Oyster Bar & Grill
- Food Service Assistant – Compass Group UK & Ireland
- Restaurant Waiter/Waitress/Bar Staffs – Red Chilli Restaurant
To learn more about these jobs and many more, please visit the Indeed job portal. Once on the website, search for Waiter//waitress on the search bar, and you will access more than 1,000 jobs currently being offered around the UK. Good luck!
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