Categories : Catering
Location : France, France
Start Date : Summer Season, May - September
The Salary : Upon Application
We realise that our resort staff have been instrumental in the continued success of the company and we hand pick our staff not only for their experience but more importantly for their enthusiasm and outgoing and friendly nature to run our resorts and chalets. Subsequently we want our staff to be the best in order for us to continue to provide that ‘little bit extra’. If you feel you have what it takes and want to be part of a company that is committed to excellence then we are the company for you.
A Typical Day in the Job
To apply for this role you must:
Have held a full time position for at least 12 months continuous employment in the same
role as a waiter, running your own station including drinks service, with at table ordering,
and without support, for a minimum of 24 covers.
You must be able to carry four main course plates, with plated meals to the table and
whilst adhering to service etiquette, clear each table without the use of trays. You will be
provided with a dumb waiter with trays for your station.
Reporting to the Hotel Manager/Restaurant Supervisor you will provide an efficient waiting
service for up to 26 guests/ or 6 to 7 tables in one of Ski Hotels. You will be serving guests at
breakfast and dinner, ensuring a high level of customer service at all times. You will prepare
your station for dinner service by laying tables, set up tables with condiments, water, bread
baskets, butter and table arrangements, etc. Serve breakfast, dinner, clear down and relay
for the next service all within a maximum time of two hours (with set meals times). This is a
fast paced role but rewarding.
Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
To provide guests with a personal holiday experience with outstanding customer
service and a friendly, efficient dining experience.
To perform daily and weekly cleaning of your section including a weekly transfer
deep clean of the restaurant.
Serving customers in the bar area in an effective and friendly manner
Provide a smooth running efficient breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner service
To ensure that appropriate clean uniform is worn at all times
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To ensure that all local information that maybe of relevance to customers is clearly
displayed and passed onto customers
To actively upsell any additional extras that the Hotel may offer such as packaged
lunches, wine upgrades and meal nights
o Internal: Hotel Manager, Assistant Manager, Head Chef , Restaurant Supervisor
o External: Suppliers
Who are we looking for?
Each of the criteria below is rated as Essential (E), Highly Desirable (HD) or Desirable (D). We
place considerable emphasis on your Personal Qualities as the training and support we
provide can often strengthen any weaknesses that exist in other areas.
o Strong social/People skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)
o Highly Motivated (E)
o Passionate / Enthusiastic (E)
o Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)
o Ability to cope under pressure (E)
o Willingness to work efficiently (E)
o Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)
o Honest and Trustworthy (E)
Skills & Ability
o Customer Service (E)
o Communication Skills (E)
o Problem Solving and Complaint Handling (E)
o Sales Experience (HD)
o Planning Organisational Skills (E)
o Literate and Numerate (E)
o Spoken English to conversational level (E)
o Relevant Transferable work Experience (E)
o Secure Cash Handling Experience (HD)
What we can offer you
At Alpine Elements we realise that hard work and commitment should be rewarded, so we will provide our seasonal staff with:
· A competitive salary,
· Transport to and from resort from a London departure point
· Accommodation, including utilities
· 2 Meals per day
· Branded uniform
· Access to use of sports equipment e.g. bikes, paddleboard.
· Lift Pass for hiking or biking on the mountain
· Emergency Medical Insurance
· Friends & Family discount whilst you are working your season
· Staff Concessions on our holidays for up to 13 months after you’ve completed your season
· Discounts on a range of sporting equipment provided by our suppliers
e.g. Sun God sunglasses, Specialised - Mountain Bikes, Mystic – Sailing, Yachting, Windsurfing apparel and equipment, Snow Shop ski & casual clothing.