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Food and Beverage Assistant

3+ months agoBerkhamsted, United Kingdom

Job Title:              Food & Beverage Assistant (live in option available)
Location:              Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, HP4 1NS
Reports to:           Food & Beverage Manager

Salary:                  £8.91 per hour

Hours:                  Full time (annualised hours, including weekends)


The Opportunity

Our food and beverage team are at the epicentre of our business and deliver the highest level of service to our clients daily. From weddings and afternoon teas to corporate meetings and gala dinners, the team strive to deliver the highest of service to all guests. If you are passionate about hospitality, wish to create a great guest experience and progress your career within hospitality then this is a great opportunity.


Responsibilities include

  • Waiting at tables across numerous dining areas and engaging with guests in a polite and friendly manner
  • Serving drinks in the bar, demonstrating knowledge of all products and up selling and advising guests
  • Undertaking duties in all areas, including the Courtyard Café and other client spaces
  • Laying tables for weddings, afternoon teas, private functions, and other prestigious events
  • General duties to include cleaning of dining rooms, coffee areas, bar, still room, ironing of table linen. polishing cutlery and keeping all areas to the highest of standards


Candidate Profile

  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Highly enthusiastic, agile, and has entrepreneurial spirit
  • Highly motivated and goal oriented
  • Has strong communication skills and teamwork abilities
  • Enjoys working under pressure in a high-paced environment
  • Goes above and beyond to deliver a high-quality experience
  • Previous experience as a waiter/waitress and a good understanding of food and beverage is desirable


Employee Benefits/Perks

  • 25 days paid holiday each year
  • Free access to our on-site gym and our pool
  • Access to the company pension scheme and healthcare schemes
  • Free on-site parking (this role requires your own transportation)
  • Free access to Ashridge Live, our award-winning online learning resource tool
  • Onsite accommodation can be provided if required


About us

Set in 190 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, Ashridge House is home to Hult Ashridge Executive Education – a world class leader in providing education to many recognizable household brands around the world.  The magnificent house dating back 800 years is considered one of the finest event venues in the UK.  Having hosted parties for Kings and Queens, Ashridge now provides that same royal service to all its guests whether they be at Ashridge House for a wedding, afternoon tea, educational program or those using our newly opened Courtyard Café.

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Employment Type: Other