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The Scotch Whisky Experience

Part-Time Restaurant and Whisky Bar Assistant

Application Deadline: Sunday 22nd September 2019
Do you genuinely love meeting new people? Are you passionate about Scotland’s food and drink? Do you find it easy to talk to people? Are you enthusiastic about creating lasting memories by providing the best service you can? If this sounds like you, then you could be our next Restaurant Assistant!

Location: The Royal Mile, Edinburgh, EH1 2NE
Pay: Starting rate of £9.00 per hour plus tips
Hours: Permanent- weekend work during low-season (15 hours p/w over 2 days)
Additional hours over summer and festive period
If you are a student, we can fit this around term time.

You will already be:

• Experienced in working in a waiting role in a busy restaurant environment
• Happy to answer any question and go the extra mile for each customer
• Passionate about Scottish fine-dining and Scottish drinks, including whisky
• Confident in approaching diners and chatting to people from around the world
• A clear and engaging communicator with excellent listening skills
• Inquisitive, a keen learner and happy to find the answer to any question
• Flexible in your approach and able to think on your feet to solve problems

You may even be able to speak another language or have worked in tourism before, but this isn’t essential if you have the enthusiasm and personality we’re looking for.

The role will require you to:

• Approach and engage with our customers, recommend products and take orders
• Promote Amber’s cuisine and selection of Scotch whiskies
• Prepare drinks and serve food efficiently to customers
• Handle cash and process customer payments at till-points
• Maintain high standards of cleanliness and assist with general housekeeping
• Ensuring customers have a memorable experience
• Act as an ambassador for Scotch whisky, Edinburgh, and Scotland as a whole

In turn, we will develop you through regular coaching and training.

We are a five-star visitor attraction in the heart of Edinburgh and our vision is to make the world fall in love with Scotch whisky.

Our Amber Restaurant provides sumptuous modern Scottish cuisine in a stylish casual-dining environment. Our service team are friendly, efficient and knowledgeable.

We’d love for you to look around our website and find out more about us. You could even have a look at our team blog which covers whisky, things to do in Edinburgh and a peek behind the scenes here at the Scotch Whisky Experience!

If you’re ready to apply, then let us know why you would love to work for us and show us how you have the skills and experience necessary, by sending us your covering letter and CV to Don’t forget to let us know where you saw the job advertised.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Attached File: Weekend and Seasonal Restaurant Assistant 2019.pdf
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