Head Banqueting Waiter Waitress

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Head Banqueting Waiter/Waitress to join our Food and Beverage team onsite at The Lodge at Ashford Castle.

Key responsibilities of the Head Banqueting Waiter/Waitress will include::

  • To assist the Banqueting Supervisor in directing the Banqueting Service to guests in accordance with the Hotel’s standards and service guidelines.
  • Warmly welcome guests ensuring that your voice, manner and behaviour portrays a warm, welcoming and friendly demeanour at all times
  • Take the initiative in monitoring the banqueting service ensuring the team provide prompt and professional Food & Beverage Service at all times, communicating with the Supervisor on an ongoing basis.
  • Be familiar with Service Standards, leading the team by example in adherence to these.
  • Support the team in a hands-on approach in setting up & clearing tables.
  • To ensure that all food service areas are maintained to an acceptable level of cleanliness and hygiene, and the cleaning schedules are adhered to on a daily basis

The ideal candidate for the Head Banqueting Waiter/Waitress position will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team and have excellent communication skills. This is a full time position, therefore candidates would need to be available to work five days a week between Monday and Sunday.

The ideal candidate for the Head Banqueting Waiter/Waitress position should:

  • Have previous food & beverage experience, ideally within a similar banqueting outlet
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Display eagerness, enthusiasm & the ability to take the initiative
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Have a friendly, bubbly and flexible attitude
  • Have the ability to handle busy situations and manage your workload effectively

This position has excellent progression opportunities within the renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection & The Travel Corporation
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
  • Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

The Lodge at Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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