Conference & Banqueting Waiter/ess

The Role

We are seeking Conference and Banqueting Waiters/esses to assist Jose Hernandez our experienced Conference & Banqueting Manager, in ensuring excellent service standards across our range of business, function, wedding and corporate events.

Please see the guest areas of our website for details of our facilities.

The Hotel has small intimate rooms for special events and private dining to our impressive 14th Century Tithe Barn, Orangery and Conservatory which comfortably hold events up to 180 covers.

As well as regular conference and corporate events we have 110 weddings booked for this year. From the Civil Ceremony to the Wedding Meal and evening celebrations you will be part of the team creating special memories.

This mix of business ensures a constant year round trade.

Due to the nature of the events taking place the shifts involved will be based on the requirements for that particular event so flexibility to work daytimes, evenings and weekends is a must.

Duties include;

  • Setting up the function bar and function room ready for service
  • Setting up and serving Reception Drinks & Canapes for functions and events
  • Service of food, drinks and wines for function guests
  • Taking payments where a ‘cash bar’ facility is requested
  • Keeping an accurate record of drinks served for bars ‘to account’
  • Restocking the bar
  • Glass clearing and cleaning
  • Clearing all tables during service
  • Room & Bar clean down at the end of the shift to ensure it is ready for the next event

Requirements

  • Smart appearance
  • Warm and friendly personality
  • Energy and enthusiasm to work in a busy guest service environment
  • Previous bar or food service experience

The Benefits

£17,046.80 40 hrs per week

  • Local accommodation available if required in Egham £460 per month
  • 4 weeks holiday
  • 8 Bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Employee uniform

In addition you will benefit from a range of company benefits including:

Discounted hotel accommodation for yourself and your family at all hotels
Discounted hair treatments at our two Utopia Spas
Discount off all food & beverage at all hotels
Discount of individual treatments booked in our two Utopia Spas
Discount on retail products in our two Utopia Spas
Refer a friend staff recruitment scheme In additional you will enjoy a range of other benefits when you celebrate your 1 yr, 3 yr and 5 yr anniversary including; your birthday off paid, complimentary overnight stays, complimentary lunch/afternoon tea and service related holiday

 

Tagged as: Great Fosters Hotel

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