Host/Hostess - Dining Hall
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Here at Harrods, we currently house more celebrity chefs, and exclusive dining brands than any other location in the UK. Through our Front of House staff, we drive ourselves and inspire others to always push for more and to create moments of magic for our customers.
We are looking for Hosts to join our passionate, supportive, and successful Restaurant teams, all within our iconic Knightsbridge store.
About The Role
A service focused role, with a key focus of maximising the customer experience and working within the Host team to ensure excellent service. The role will be essential to ensuring that each customer has a sense of a pleasant journey when they visit our restaurants as well as ensuring that seating and covers are being always maximised.
You may, or may not have hosted in a premium restaurant, but it isn’t essential. You will be confident in carrying out exceptional service, passionate about people, Harrods, and providing world class customer service, going above and beyond to create moments of delight.
- You are strong customer service focused and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- You have great time-management skills.
- You’re cool, calm, collected – and able to think on your feet.
- You’re reliable and work well in a team – pitching in without being asked.
- You appreciate that the little details create lasting impressions.
Harrods is one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers, and the most sought-after brands from around the globe. Our combined mission is to make visiting our iconic Knightsbridge store one of the world’s most inspiring shopping experiences.
Our Promise To You
Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business.
In joining the Harrods Team, you will receive:
- Hourly salary of up to £16.50 per hour (This is made up of generous base salary plus service charge*)
- Set contracted hours with minimal late finishes
- Overtime paid at time & half
- Great career opportunities in multiple locations around the UK and going international.
- This role offers the opportunity to build your expertise in numerous different industries, and grow an exciting career within Harrods
- Subsidised food and drinks in our staff canteen
- Up to 30 days’ annual leave (including Bank holidays) + your birthday off
- Up to 33% in-store discount and access to our employee high-street discount portal
At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods
*The amount of tronc you receive will vary and is not guaranteed by either Harrods Ltd or the Troncmaster. However, the Troncmaster will always distribute 100% funds available each period according to the Rules, a copy of which will be provided to all members.
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