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Commis Waiter

Organisation: The Glenturret Distillery

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Location: Crieff

A unique Michelin starred gastronomic experience set in the heart of The Glenturret Distillery, Scotland’s oldest working whisky distillery.

Enjoy working in our 7 table restaurant, open for lunch, dinner and drinks from Wednesday to Saturday. Our bar lunch offers a relaxed setting, with A La Carte, sharing style menus. In the evening, we serve a 2 Michelin starred multi course tasting menu in the restaurant. Guests are also welcome for whisky flights or drinks, served in our Lalique bar and lounge.

Our Executive Chef, Mark Donald, cooks both seasonal and contemporary food, alongside his talented kitchen team. Our front of house are a team of passionate, proud and focused individuals, who apply great attention to detail to exceptional quality food and wines.

This role is responsible for ensuring high levels of service and guest satisfaction are met. It is a varied role in which you will be guest facing, assisting with food service, while working together with both front and back of house.

No previous experience necessary as full training is provided, you will work towards running a section, be in control of the intimate ambience whilst at the same time maintaining the highest of standards. You will support the senior team completing the set-up of the restaurant and have awareness of the menu and preparation of dishes.

A Question for you?

Are you someone who is passionate to deliver exceptional service to our customers and is willing to learn and develop at the same time?

The role entails setting up the tables prior to service. Preparing the restaurant and organising required plate ware. Assisting with all duties as requested.

You will gain valuable knowledge whilst performing your duties. Working in this position allows a Commis Waiter/Waitress to understand the importance of customer services and manage the workflow of a restaurant effectively.

If you love being part of a motivated team and thrive in a busy environment, are detailed oriented, have previous experience working within a customer facing setting and have a positive and approachable manner, then we would like to hear from you.

Essential skills:
– Naturally warm and engaging yet professional
– Good communication skills
– Excellent customer service skills
– Team player
– Attention to detail
– Positive attitude
– Ability to work under pressure
– Ability to multitask
– Empathy for guests and colleagues
– Desire to learn and develop a career within hospitality
– Familiarity with alcohol restrictions or laws
– Understandable level of English; spoken and written

What is on offer for you!
• Fantastic career and development prospects
• 37 days holiday per year (Pro rata)
• Double matched workplace pension
• Death in service assurance
• Uniform supplied
• Generous on-site discounts within The Glenturret gift shop, The Lalique Boutique,
The Glenturret Café, and The Lalique Restaurant
• Tronc scheme
• Free onsite parking
• Cycle to work scheme
• Discount on gym membership
• Access to the Glenturret Branded Portal offering external discounts in numerous
retailers, travel, entertainment, fashion, health and beauty, food, and drink
• Access to an employee assistance programme
• Use of the Association of Scottish Visitor Attraction membership cards (ASVA)

We are working hard to understand our organisation better and to foster a culture that recognises and values different backgrounds, mindsets, skills, experience, knowledge and expertise. By having greater diversity, we believe that we will be a stronger and better organisation and ultimately will be able to inspire more futures. We therefore welcome applications from those who bring difference.

To apply for this opportunity please email a current CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@theglenturret.com.

A full job description is available on request.

Closing date for applications is Sunday 7th April 2024.

Application Deadline: Sunday 07/04/2024