Restaurant Receptionist / Senior Restaurant Receptionist

85 Piccadilly Ltd
85 Piccadilly - Mayfair
£24,000 - £26,000
24 Feb 2018
24 Mar 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Restaurant Receptionist / Senior Restaurant Receptionist 

Ollie Dabbous & Hendonism Wines New Opening April 2018 

We have an excellent opportunity for a talented Restaurant Receptionist / Senior Restaurant Receptionist to join our exciting new venture.

Michelin* Chef Ollie Dabbous & one of the World’s best fine wine boutiques Hedonism Wines have come together to create an amazing & innovative new wine & fine dining venture in Mayfair.

Destined to be the biggest opening of 2018, this venture is also being designed with a view to creating a sustainable working environment that helps to promote a healthy work/life balance for all staff, allowing you to grow & develop your career. 

There will be two restaurants & a bar over the site’s three floors.

The ground floor will offer high quality all day dining for breakfast, lunch & dinner as well as World-class afternoon teas from an exciting, innovative Michelin standard menu.

The Mezzanine, serving a tasting and set menu during lunch, and a tasting menu only during dinner, is aiming for 2 Michelin* cuisine. The menu will use the very best ingredients, respectfully treated, to create light elegant dishes, both organic & theatrical.

The restaurant itself is a beautiful, uniquely designed space with bespoke tableware being created for us by ceramicists throughout the UK & Europe.

Our Successful Restaurant Receptionist / Senior Restaurant Receptionist will:

  • Have an open and approachable manner and thrive on interacting with people
  • Have knowledge of F&B - wines, liquor and Champagne’s desirable
  • Have real Drive and enthusiasm in delivering service excellence
  • Be able to work both as a team and individually
  • Have experience with OpenTable or similar system
  • Be outgoing, polite and professional attitude to all guests
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to communicate and liaise effectively with other departments
  • Be immaculately presented
  • Have the right to work in the UK essential.
  • Have previous experience working in Michelin * or Fine Dining
  • Be the first point of contact for our guests & setting the tone for their experience
  • Manage the reservations list & ensuring guests requests are accommodated
  • Build a rapport with all regular guests
  • Update menus for restaurant & private dining parties
  • Be knowledgeable on menus and wine list
  • Maintain a clean and tidy reception area
  • Manage the cloakroom
  • Have the ability to work both as a team and individually
  • Attend and participate in any training and personal development schemes as recommended by your manager.

The entire team will be filled by similarly motivated people with a real passion & enthusiasm for providing the very best service possible alongside highly skilled & experienced professionals.

The working environment will be one that has learning & development as its core ethos with a focus on team work & excellence in every aspect of service.

What’s in it for our Restaurant Receptionist / Senior Restaurant Receptionist:

  • Competitive pay package 
  • Extensive training tailored to each individual
  • Clear career progression
  • Staff meals on duty
  • Local, dedicated staff facilities including shower facilities on site & nearby staff common room/canteen
  • Company aim is to promote a healthy work life balance
  • Wine discount at Hedonism Wines
  • Generous staff discount in the Restaurant
  • Cycle to work scheme

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to be part of an amazing new restaurant opening & gain valuable experience of working in Michelin standard fine dining.

 We are looking for professionals who are looking to develop their careers as we will always look to promote talent from within.

Starting salary £24,000 - £26,000