Banquet Waiter/Waitress

What are you going to do?
Hotel Okura Amsterdam is looking for a Banquet Waiter/Waitress for our Banquet Operations department. The Banquet Operations department of Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the biggest Banquet Operations department among five star hotels in the Netherlands and is market leader in banquet revenue and quality. The Banquet Operations Department consists of approximately fifteen employees, of which one Banquet Operations Manager, one Assistant Banquet Operations Manager, one Banquet Guest Relations Officer and multiple Housemen and Waiters/Waitresses.

As Banquet Waiter/Waitress, together with the rest of the team, you are responsible for exceeding the expectations of the guests by looking at what is most important to them. You maintain extensive guest contact and are responsible for serving our guests and offering service.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Operational tasks, such as organizing coffeebreaks and lunches and serving dishes
  • Offering service conform standards of The Leading Hotels of the World
  • Welcoming guests and directing guests to their destinations
  • Maintaining contact with guests in foreign languages
  • Performing Mise and Place activities on a daily basis
  • Following guidelines with regards to safety, Arbo, hygiene and HACCP
  • Working in a multicultural environment

Working days & working hours
Work is carried out in shifts during 7 days a week. 
You work 5 days a week, 7,6 hours a day. You are also available to work on public holidays. 
The shifts are scheduled depending on the events in-house. 
Night shifts are very incidental

Who are you?

  • You are guest oriented
  • You have eye for detail
  • You employ excellent communication skills
  • You have a commercial work attitude
  • You are flexible with regards to your work schedule
  • You live in Amsterdam or surroundings
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (oral and written)
  • Experience is an advantage

Competencies
To be able to execute this position well, we expect that you have at least developed the following competencies to a large extent. 

  • Anticipate
  • Customer/guest focus
  • Team work
  • Results oriented
  • Reflecting

Banqueting
The Banquet Operations department of Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the biggest Banquet Operations department among five star hotels in the Netherlands and is market leader in banquet revenue and quality. 

Who are your colleagues?
The Banqueting team consists of approximately fifteen employees, of which one Banquet Operations Manager, one Assistant Banquet Operations Manager, three Banquet Supervisors, one Banquet Guest Relations Officer and multiple Housemen and Waiters/Waitresses. 

 
What do we offer?

Contract:                                 1 year contract
Salary:                                    Group III, click here for the salary overview
Bonus:                                    1 week salary if achieving SMART Goals 
Travel allowance:                     As from 10 km commuting 
Holidays:                                25 vacation days and 7 days National Holiday compensation per year 
CAO:                                      The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering IndustryTraining: Various possibilities
Discount:                                In our restaurants and overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam

Are you interested in this position? 
Do you also want to be part of Okura's experienced and enthusiastic team? Apply quickly via the button below!

 

About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89
hr@okura.nl