Waiter

Edinburgh  |  Hospitality

Reference
VAC-5288
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
Up to £23,380 per annum including TRONC and tips. Plus other great benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
14/08/2022

We have a great opportunity for enthusiastic Waiters to join our Brasserie team in Harvey Nichols Edinburgh.

We are looking for someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about all things food and wine, as they will become a reference point for our clients who are often experts themselves. You will be working in our Brasserie, overlooking St Andrew Square, only a short distance away from Waverley Station. 

We have a range of contracts available starting from 16 hours up to 34 hours per week. Sift patterns involve working evenings and weekends.

The average salary for this role £23,380 per annum, this is comprised of a base salary of £17,237 (based on a 34 hours a week contract) and an estimated average earnings of around £6,142 in TRONC and Tips. 

What you will be doing

  • Be devoted to our customers by providing the highest possible standards of customer service in a fast paced atmosphere
  • Work as a team in setting up and preparing the restaurant before service begins
  • Consider your customer’s satisfaction at every stage from seating them at their table to ensuring their bill is paid and they are happy
  • Develop a high level of knowledge about our menus and share your opinions on choices of dishes, wine or cocktails
  • Work closely with your team and celebrate fabulousness wherever you see it

Skills and experience you need

  • Experience as a waiter in a busy restaurant 
  • Enjoy and know our food and wine
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills 

All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers.   When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • 28 days holiday, that increases with service
  • Very generous staff discount to use in retail and hospitality, plus annual clothing allowance
  • A Learning and Development programme to support your career with us
  • 24/7 access to our employee support helplines including free counselling, financial and legal advice
  • Charity day to support your good cause

Where do I sign?

If this is still sounding like the perfect role for you, we look forward to reviewing your application. Please state clearly on your CV or a covering letter your current salary, notice period, availability, and whether you are seeking a part time or full time contract.

We will contact you by email and so please check your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any correspondence.

Please note we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we may be unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

 

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