Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2020, will be Sofitel’s largest property in the Middle East. The hotel will feature 595 luxury guestrooms inclusive of 68 suites and 97 serviced apartments in the heart of Dubai. A variety of trendy restaurants and bars including a contemporary Asian restaurant, a Gastro Pub, a French Brasserie and Patio will bring residents and patrons together to celebrate the French “Joie de Vivre”. Guests will have the option to unwind at the So Spa and outdoor pools with private cabanas or workout in a fully-fledged fitness center. Business travelers will have access to 1,589 square meter of meeting space including one state-of-the-art ballroom ideal for the most sought after social gatherings.
Part of the Wafi Mall new extension and close to the iconic Raffles Dubai, Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk will infuse the brand’s essence with capitalizing on a perfect balance of modernism and ancient Egypt reflective of the renowned design elements of Wafi. If you are as excited as we are about connecting hearts and showing your guest passion, join us as the next Heartist –Waiter and help us to make Sofitel Dubai the Obelisk a truly welcoming destination!
To provide prompt and courteous F&B service to the Hotel’s guests.
Key roles & responsibilities
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
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
Minimum 1-year food and beverage serving experience
Previous public contact and/or cashiering experience
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