Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Junior Restaurant Waiter 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 Restaurant Waiter will provide an excellent service to high standards for all core aspects of the Food & Beverage operations and serving them in a courteous, efficient and professional manner according to the LQA Restaurant Standard.


Some of the key responsibilities include:

- Provide the absolute highest quality of food, beverage, atmosphere and service.

- Maintains a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance in accordance with our Dress Code Standards for uniformed associates.

- Attend to and anticipate guests’ needs.

- Promote and maintain strong lines of communication and teamwork between the restaurant and kitchen, and all other departments as they interact with Food and Beverage.

- Performs all job functions, special projects, and tasks as assigned such as Workday purchasing items, POS etc.

Requirements

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, community and curiosity.


The ideal candidate for this role will have:

  • Must display professional demeanour at all times. In addition, have excellent personal presentation and display a gracious ‘Asian hospitality.’
  • High school graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate
  • experience of at least 2 years as a Restaurant Waiter, Server in a small luxury hotel, five star hotel/resort or fine dining restaurant preferably worked with LQA service audit before
  • Committed to drive sales for premium/wine pairing 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.


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.


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Benefits

A competitive trippage salary with excellent benefits

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