Maitre'D - Fine Dining Restaurant - Internationally owned wine estate, Stellenbosch

Friday, 13 December, 2019


Internationally owned wine estate restaurant is currently recruiting for a Maître D to assist the Restaurant Manager on a day-to-day basis with all the responsibilities in the restaurant and to ensure all daily activities run smoothly and efficiently.



  • Grade 12
  • Preferably 1- 2 years previous restaurant supervision experience or similar role in the hospitality industry
  • Team management abilities
  • Availability to work within opening hours (e.g. evenings, public holidays, weekends)
  • Excellent interpersonal- & communication skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to maintain a professional working relationship with all departments
  • Comfortable in dealing with very distinguished clientele
  • Must be well-presented
  • Flexibility and Accountability
  • Enthusiastic personality



  • Communicating relevant information to team, Restaurant Manager and guests
  • Coordinate communication between front of the house and back of the house staff
  • Planning rosters and managing stock flow
  • Engaging with the guests in the Restaurant by being present, keeping an eye on service and constant interaction with guests and responding to their needs
  • They have to see to it that guests are seated comfortably and there is a waiter present to take their order
  • Ensure the restaurant is clean before they open for business
  • Training and quality control of the Restaurant staff
  • Ordering of staff uniforms
  • Overseeing restaurant staff performance
  • Meeting with suppliers
  • Processing emails
  • Managing stock and staff rotations/shift schedules
  • Doing daily cash-ups and notifying any other departments/suppliers of relevant information
  • Monitor compliance with safety and hygiene regulations
  • General administrative duties, including record keeping, staff management & training


Competitive market-related salary on offer, inclusive of benefits

Hospitality hours apply

To apply, please email CV’s to stating your current gross ctc monthly salary + notice period