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Head Host/ess - Harrods Tea Room

  • Department: Front of House
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 657

Our mission is to exceed the needs and aspirations of our customers to create memorable and everlasting moments for them. Whoever our customers are and wherever they come from, they can expect to be treated with grace, courtesy and care.

About you

Attentive to detail, outcome focused and a passion for serving customers. We are looking for an exceptional Head Host/Hostess to join us at Harrods, located within our iconic Knightsbridge store.

As a part of our front of house team, you will be responsible for welcoming guests, creating first impressions and be at the forefront of the restaurant. You will have a team of 9 hosts reporting through to you. Your attention to detail and care for the customer will enable you to think of and create moments of delights for those that dine with us. The Head Host/Hostess will not only be a friendly face but a friendly voice by supporting the reservations team with managing an online booking service, phone bookings, enquires and group reservations.

Requirements:

  • Be immaculately presented at all times
  • Maintain professional composure at all times
  • Experience in leading teams
  • Have exceptional eye for detail
  • Possess an excellent level of spoken and written English and hold strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of using a booking system like OpenTable

What is important?

Our team believe in hard work. We celebrate each other’s success and are always honest with each other. We believe that we can be the best hospitality sector in the world – when we work together we are unstoppable. Our team approachable and efficient – we need someone who shares our values and understands the importance of our place in the business.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we offer the following benefits:

  • Great work/life balance
  • Generous store discount - up to 33% off in-store.
  • 31 days holiday pay (Inc. Bank Holidays) and a birthday holiday
  • Access to our employee only GP, dry cleaners and pharmacy
  • Delicious staff canteen at discounted price
  • A fast-paced and exciting working environment
  • Career development and lots of training opportunities

Our promise to you

At Harrods we believe nothing is impossible. We drive ourselves and inspire others to always strive to succeed. This passion and determination is what sets us apart. We are proud to be a place where being yourself is embraced and recognised.

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