Senior Waiter/Waitress

Thursday, 6 January, 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Waiter/Waitress to work in our restaurant located on a wine farm 10km outside of Paarl and Wellington. As Senior Waiter you will be expected to work effectively as part of a team ensuring that all operations within the restaurant run smoothly. The Senior Waiter will be passionate about great food and have a good knowledge of cuisine and wines.

The Senior Waiter/Waitress  will be responsible for…

  • Supervising junior team members.
  • Support the Supervisor in the smooth running of the section.
  • Delivering excellent standards of service in a friendly and professional manner to our guests.
  • Assist with training and development of junior team members.
  • Proactively welcoming and greeting all guests and visitors to the Restaurant and Wine Tasting room
  • To assist in the set up if the restaurant before service, ensuring all required items are stocked and ready.
  • To seat guests offering them menus, drinks and providing explanations of the menu when required.
  • To deal efficiently and courteously with all guest queries.
  • Ensuring the restaurant environment is always maintained and cleaned to a high standard both during and after service
  • Delivering consistent, exceptional service in line with high standards.
  • Excellent knowledge of restaurant menus to be able to offer guidance and make recommendations.

The Ideal Candidate

Our successful Senior Waiter/Waitress must have;

  • Experience as a Senior Waiter/Waitress in a restaurant or Hotel environment.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Immaculate presentation at all times.
  • Excellent knowledge of food and beverage.
  • Ability to supervisor more junior team members
  • A professional and proactive approach to guest service.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to multitask
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends, and public holidays in the Paarl area.
  • Must have own reliable transport.
  • Good food and wine  knowledge
  • Possess a strong understanding of the high standards that are demanded from a restaurant.
  • Have a creative mind with a passion and respect for the provenance of food.

All applications submitted must contain an updated CV with contactable references. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.