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Department:
Waiting Staff
Salary Details:
£10.00 per hour plus tips
Vacancy Type:
Full Time
About The Role

Shan Shui are looking for a Junior Waiter to join their team and facilitate collaboration between the kitchen and wait staff.

Junior Waiter responsibilities include setting tables, serving food orders and removing used dishes and utensils. If you’d like to gain experience in the restaurant industry and learn how to provide an excellent dining experience, Shan Shui would like to meet you. To be considered for this role, you should be available to work various shifts, including weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver food orders from the kitchen to customers’ tables rapidly and accurately
  • Act as the contact point between Front of the House and Back of the House staff
  • Communicate food orders to chefs, paying attention to priorities and special requests (e.g. food allergies)
  • Assist the wait staff with table setting by fetching and placing appropriate tableware, eating utensils and napkins
  • Ensure food is served in accordance with safety standards (e.g. proper temperature)
  • Check in with customers and take additional orders or refill water, as needed
  • Remove dirty dishes and utensils
  • Answer guests’ questions about ingredients and menu items
  • Make sure families with young children get kids menus and special silverware sets
About You
The ideal candidate will have previous work experience as a food runner and have a passion for delivering great customer service as well as having:
 
  • Understanding of hygiene and food safety rules
  • Physical ability and stamina to carry heavy trays and stand for long hours
  • Availability to work various shifts, including weekends
  • Multi-tasking abilities
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in a fast-paced work environment
About The Company

Shan Shui Restaurant is a part of The Chew On This Group - dynamic UK-based food and beverage company that started in 2008 with the opening of Rasa Sayang in London, Chinatown. Founded by Ellen Chew, the company’s flourishing portfolio includes 8 trusted brands, including Shan Shui, that span across London, Bicester Village and Birmingham.

The company’s ethos is built upon innovation and the drive to establish exciting and unique concepts that uphold the greatest of hospitality standards and culinary excellence: we never serve food that we do not thoroughly enjoy ourselves.

They achieve their results through a strong talent-pool within the company who contribute greatly to how they evolve and improve. At Chew On This, their people are their greatest asset, so it’s no surprise that they strive to train their team for excellence and to provide them with room for further growth and development.