Server

Location
Saudi Arabia - Mecca
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
08 Dec 2016
Ref
RMH00018
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Non-Management
Server Primary Location :   Kingdom of Saudi Arabia-Makkah-Raffles Makkah Palace Employee Status :   Regular     http://www.raffles.com/uploadedimages/Raffles_MakkahPalace_Taleo.jpg   Server   To provide prompt and courteous F&B service to the Hotel’s guests.
Hotel Overview: Raffles Makkah Palace promises the exceptional standards inherent in the Raffles name and enhanced by Arab hospitality values. Raffles Makkah Palace offers 214 Suites & duplex Villas with breathtaking views of the Masjid Al Haram, the Holy Ka’aba and the city. The hotel combines the best of local cuisine and international dishes in each of its four outlets creating a unique and welcoming atmosphere in this diving setting. Guests can also indulge and immerse themselves in a relaxing sensory experience in our world renowned spa and fitness center or hold high-powered business gatherings in any of our state-of-the-art meeting rooms.   Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Outlet Supervisor, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:   
  • Read daily events, to acknowledge any VIP’s arrivals.
  • Must know all menu items, their garnishes, contents and preparation methods and be able to relay that information to guests in a polite and concise way if asked
  • Present children's menus when appropriate, and describe specials and alternative cuisine
  • Serve and clear food and beverage items in an unobtrusive and professional manner
  • Utilize the POS system to ring up sales, print checks, close checks and complete cash-out procedures
  • Carry trays, bus and reset tables with linen, china, glass and silver
  • Ascertain guests’ satisfaction and handle any problem which may arise, informing a manager of the problem and how it was resolved
  • Follow cash and credit card procedures according to the guidelines of the accounting department
  • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly restaurant throughout service
  • Polish silver, refill salt, pepper and sugar, creamers, etc
  • Ensure that work station is stocked with appropriate condiments at all times
  • Report any guest comments regarding food and beverage to manager
  • Conscientious handling and maintenance of operating equipment
  • Learn and adhere to safety, sanitation and hygiene policies
  • Maintain good working relationships with colleagues, and all other departments
  • Maintain complete knowledge of all F&B services, outlets and hotel services/features
  • Perform opening/closing side duties as assigned and set all tables according to standards
  • Report to manager any kinds of deviation from set standard and procedures
  • Ensure that all service and storage areas are kept safe and clean
  • Help minimize waste, neglect, breakages and mishandling of supplies and equipment
  • Carry out light cleaning and maintenance of the outlet
  • Assist other Food & Beverage Outlets in their operations during peak hours if needed
  Qualifications:
  • Average reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
  • Must be well presented and professionally groomed at all times
  • Able to account and handle cash effectively and efficiently
  • Good communication and customer contact skills; good problem resolution skills
  • Basic F&B product knowledge
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Secondary education
  • Minimum 1-year food and beverage serving experience
  • Previous public contact and/or cashiering experience
                             Visa Requirements: Candidate selection will be based on visa availability at Raffles Makkah Palace. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation   Living & Working at Raffles Makkah Palace: Satisfying our Guests is important to us, and we extend these values to our colleagues as well. We offer competitive salaries, top market service charge, gratuities, quality medical benefits and furnished accommodation. It is important to note that there are currently no income taxes in the Saudi Arabia! Raffles Makkah Palace offers you an unparalleled opportunity to provide top-tier hospitality and spiritual service to visitors of the holiest city in the world for Muslims. To find out more, please visit the following sites: http://www.sauditourism.com.sa/en/ http://www.saudi.gov.sa/
 
Ahlan Wa Sahlan, Welcome to Makkah


ABOUT OUR COMPANY At Raffles Makkah Palace we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. Your contribution is important to the success of our Company and we are committed to providing an environment that will foster and reward your efforts. Our teams around the globe endeavour to provide a safe, attractive and dynamic working environment, which will encourage you to take initiative and demonstrate your best abilities. Together we design career plans and unveil new professional perspectives through our various development programs, and with your contribution you will help make your ambitions real. An exciting future awaits!     Job Level :   Colleague Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Rotating / Shift Work Travel :   No Closing Date :   05.Dec.2016, 4:59:00 AM Job Number:   RMH00018