Villa Rosa Kempinski Restaurant Hostess Jobs in Nairobi

Villa Rosa Kempinski Restaurant Hostess Jobs in Nairobi

Villa Rosa Kempinski is a Five Star luxury hotel situated on Chiromo Road, the hotel is just a 5-minute drive to the city centre, and 20 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The hotel boasts of 200 stylishly-designed and tastefully-decorated rooms and suites spread on 10 floors, 5 themed restaurants, varied conference rooms plus Kempinski The Spa.

Restaurant Hostess

The overall scope of the job includes serving food and beverages to guests in the assigned outlet, providing a courteous, professional, efficient and flexible service consistent with the standards of the hotel and in line with Kempinski’s DNA values in order to encourage sales and maximize guest satisfaction.

The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring a high quality of product and service is maintained in the outlet, the outlet is developed in an entrepreneurial manner as well as looking for opportunities to generate more business at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure rules & regulations are strictly adhered within the hotel including hotel’s policy on fire and safety as well as hygiene regulations including HACCP.
  • Ensure rules & regulations are strictly adhered within the hotel including hotel’s policy on fire and safety as well as hygiene regulations including HACCP.
  • Ensure the service team is well managed, having delegated the appropriate tasks to the team members.
  • Ensure high quality of product and service is maintained in the outlet.
  • The outlet is developed in an entrepreneurial manner, looking for opportunities to generate more business at all times.
  • Report to duty punctually wearing the correct uniform, clean and well pressed including appropriate shoes (polished) and nametag at all times according to the hotels dress code & Kempinski grooming standards, maintaining a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
  • Providing a courteous, professional and efficient service at all times.
  • Ensure all duties and tasks are performed as per the tasks required at the outlet.
  • Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel.
  • Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all food and beverage items offered by the department assigned.
  • Have the knowledge and understanding to explain and perform upselling all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
  • Monitor operating supplies, equipment and reduce spoilage and wastage successfully.
  • Ensure that the place of work and surrounding area is kept clean and organized at all times.
  • Successfully perform opening and closing procedures established for the assigned outlet.
  • Handle guest enquiries in a courteous and efficient manner and report guest complaints and feedback to supervisors.
  • Report guest complaints immediately to the supervisors and ensuring
    follow up is performed with the guest.
  • Be knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
  • Understand and strictly adhere to the rules & regulations established in the hotel’s policy manual and the hotel’s policy on fire, hygiene, health & safety.
  • Maintain a good rapport and work relation with staff in the assigned department and within the hotel.
  • Attend and contribute to all staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel initiated trainings scheduled.
  • Undertake reasonable tasks and secondary duties as assigned by the Department Head.
  • Respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the hotel management.
  • Assist in carrying out scheduled inventories of products and operating equipment.
  • Perform any other assigned reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Project at all times a positive and motivated attitude and exercise self-control.
  • Maintain and update the restaurants guest history.
  • Maintain a legible and up to date reservation book.
  • Maintain and coordinate the printing of the respective restaurant menus.
  • Maintain excellent communication to all related departments i.e Guest Services and
  • Concierge departments, Restaurant
  • Reservations and all other F&B outlets, In Room dining and Banquet Service.
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.

    Desired Skills & Qualifications
  • Diploma in Hospitality Management or related field preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, thrive under pressure in challenging circumstances and come up with proactive, rational solutions.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in an F&B service role
  • Concern for quality and attention to details
  • Awards/ certificates/ trainings related to F&B operations are preferred.
  • Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and can multitask
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure
  • Ability to operate computer and office equipment.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Flexible in terms of scheduling
  • Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times.
  • To be able to stand and walk all day

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 17th May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Villa Rosa Kempinski Restaurant Hostess Jobs in Nairobi

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