Head Waiter

Recruiter
Sexy Fish
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced and charismatic Maître d’ to join the team of our fantastic new restaurant; Sexy Fish, part of Caprice Holdings.Based on Berkeley Square Sexy Fish has the capacity for up 190 covers on the ground floor and a stunning private dining space on the lower ground floor. The restaurant is vibrant, glamorous and high energy focusing on the finest quality ingredients to create an Asian inspired menu with a focus on Japan. As Maître d’ you will be working within the Maître d’ Team, ensuring that the highest levels of service are provided to all of our customers. You will be responsible for greeting and seating our customers and taking reservations over the telephone. You will be highly effective at building relationships with customers and understanding their preferences to then effectively communicate to the front to house team pre and during service. You must be a confident and engaging communicator who can build relationships with customers and ensure they only have a positive experience at Sexy Fish. Due to the nature of our business, a face to face interview needs to take place within 1-2 weeks of your application. Please confirm you are able to attend an interview in London within this time frame.We are looking for a Maître d’ who has:•Previous experience in a Maître d’ role within a busy, high profile, high quality restaurant •Have a genuine passion for creating an excellent customer experience •Impeccable appearance, an engaging personality and the ability to remain calm at all times•Have the ability to multi task and effectively react to changing customer needs•Be a natural and confident communicator both face to face and on the telephone•Be organised and motivated and see tasks through to completion.•Possess an excellent command of the English language.•Be an excellent team player with good administration skills•Previous experience of OpenTable would be an advantage or similar reservation system•A keen interest in the theatre, arts, current affairs and politics is desirable.