Head Waiter/Waitress

WC2E 7DT, City of Westminster
up to £12 per hour
12 Feb 2018
13 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Entry level

New Year, new opportunity! Be part of one of the most anticipated and exciting restaurant opening of 2018.

The Role

Petersham Nurseries are looking for a passionate, creative and motivated Head Waiters/Waitresses with their new project in Covent Garden, opening early 2018. This role would suite a candidate that can deliver exceptional service and build rapport with guests. At the same time our Head Waiters/Waitresses will be great team players with an open mind, hunger for knowledge and a hands-on approach.

The role will be challenging but highly rewarding as one of the most anticipated openings of 2018. You will be at the forefront of this exciting launch.

About Us

Petersham Nurseries is a lifestyle destination whose ethos and philosophy are drawn from nature and respects Slow Food and positive living. Established near Richmond in South West London in 2004 it encompasses an internationally renowned restaurant. This year sees Petersham Nurseries bring the magic of their concept to Central London. Two restaurants (La Goccia and The Petersham), bar, retail store, deli and florist in a prestigious location in Covent Garden awaits. Be part of this exciting venture with this family business- we are passionate about our people, our food and good living.

La Goccia – Petersham Nurseries interpretation of cicchetti and aperitivo will be showcased within this vibrant and accessible all – day restaurant offering an extensive menu of small sharing plates. An open grill and a wood burning oven will add an element of drama and theatre to the ambiance, as food will be prepared in front of diners.

The Petersham- Upholding the strong values and ethos established in Richmond at Petersham Nurseries Café, The Petersham will add a new character to the existing fold. Transformed in Covent Garden setting, at the heart of the theatre district, The Petersham will debut, presenting itself as a sophisticated, refined, a la carte restaurant demonstrating a chic and tailored style.

Necessary Experience and Skills

·Have previous experience working within a high profile, destination restaurant

·Be immaculately presented, attentive and proactive with the ability to respond quickly to needs of the guests and management team

·Have a real flair and passion for food, drinks and guest care

·Good food and wine knowledge

·An excellent team player with exceptional communication skills

·Minimum 1 year experience in a similar working environment

What we offer

·Competitive pay and 28 days holidays

·Opportunity to grow and progress with the brand

·Supplier trips and professional courses

·Meals on duty

·Pension scheme

·Child care vouchers

·Ride to work scheme

We look forward to hearing from you.


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