Job Description

Eastern & Oriental Express (E&O), Southeast Asia Train : A fabled journey through the exotic to the East!. We are currently recruiting for a Junior Bartender or Junior Bar Stewardess to join our crew on board the Eastern & Oriental Express for the upcoming 2019/2020 season. The crew is primarily based on board the train during our different journeys of mostly 2 or 3 nights. This is a fixed-term seasonal role until the end of season April 2020, followed by 4 month off season with a retainer fee.

The Junior Bartender or Junior Bar Stewardess will provide an excellent service to high standards for all core aspects of the bar and train operation, bringing a strong knowledge of various drink recipes and bar service standards.

Some of the key responsibilities include:

- greet and welcome the passengers and look after the guests’ wellbeing and comfort.

- provide drink and bar service each day on board and occasionally during off board events.

- assist with bar mise en place, washing glasses and maintenance of the back of bar area.

- prepare and serve drinks and canapes in the observation and bar car.

- assist with loading/unloading the train and stock take.


We are looking for people who aspire to learn new skills, strive to make improvements and wish to grow and develop within an inspiring culture provided by Belmond. Understand and hold up our Belmond core values: CARE, CONFIDENCE, CURIOSITY, COMMUNITY.

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate
  • experience of at least 2 years as a bartender within a small luxury hotel, five star hotel/resort or fine dining restaurant or luxury bar, preferably worked with LQA service audit before
  • Committed to drive sales for premium offer on board
  • an excellent command of English with an ability to communicate to a professional standard (both oral and written), a second language, preferably French, Chinese or Japanese would be an advantage.
  • demonstrate a “can do” attitude with the willingness to take on new challenges, and team work ethic.
  • a passion for attention to detail and service excellence.
  • an outgoing, naturally charming and pleasant nature to engage guests.
  • demonstrate the ability to think clearly under pressure.
  • an excellent communicator with fluency in English (both oral and written) a second language, preferably French or Japanese would be an advantage,
  • the ability to work under pressure. They will also be adaptable, enjoy working in a small team within a confined area and possess the ability to maintain exemplary standards under challenging conditions.

An interested candidates can apply direct through this Belmond Career site:

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


A competitive salary with excellent benefit.