Hospitality Apprentice (16-19 yrs )
Employer name: Jungle in the City
Reference code: 101610
Employer industry: Food
Training provider name: First4Skills
Salary: £5,148.00 per year
Required qualifications: None
Modern apprenticeship level: Level2
Closing date: 15/03/2016
We are looking for a general assistant to join our team in a fast paced children's play centre. This role covers a multitude of duties within the hospitality industry. Great customer service is integral to our business to ensure customer loyalty. A general assistant will be asked to perform many tasks from cleaning and tidying to food production, waiting on tables, working on cash registers and making hot beverages.
What might a typical day in this job look like?
Every morning you will be assigned your duties for the day, whether it be working in the kitchen, checking people in at reception or working the floor area. We try to rotate staff as much as possible so that everyone has a chance to try new things. We work as a team and we all pull together to achieve our tasks to the best of our ability.
What will I learn?
What qualification or qualities are required?
Although no formal qualifications are required we do have particular criteria that we look for in a potential team member.
The candidate must be personable, approachable, friendly and outgoing. They must be able to use their own initiative whilst still upholding our ethic of teamwork and have a common sense approach to tasks. Flexibility is also a must, the potential candidate should be willing and able to switch between tasks, especially during our busier periods
Restaurant: Glasgow 2 - Sauchiehall St
Brand: Pizza Express
Hours Of Work: 10-15
Job posted: 20th November 2015
With a heritage spanning nearly 50 years, PizzaExpress is a company that continues to remain at the top of its game. With 'Pizza in Style' at the backdrop of everything we do, we are committed to delighting our customers with what we believe are truly authentic, top quality pizzas and serving them with fantastic levels of service. We now employ over 10,000 people in over 400 restaurants across the UK and under our Milano branding in Ireland.
Our Waiting teams are the most visible to our customers; they are the ones who make the visits of every guest a delight and by doing so encourage repeat business and loyalty to the brand.
We are looking for highly talented Waiters to work in our front of house teams. Ideally you’ll have previous waiter or hospitality experience but we can also provide full training. You’ll also understand that we operate a business that opens across the whole week and you will have the flexibility to work shifts that reflect this.
You’ll love the PizzaExpress brand and equally you’ll love interacting with customers. You’ll thrive on being busy and multi-tasking will come naturally to you – after all in one shift you could be serving tables ranging from large boisterous parties to romantic couples, entertaining the little Piccolos (what we call our young guests), making drinks and desserts, clearing tables, helping your team members with their sections and all with a friendly smile and a can do attitude!
You’ll also be motivated by hitting targets as our front of house teams are essential in contributing towards the sales figures of the restaurant.
Your role will be vital in ensuring customers receive a fantastic service, from the time they enter the restaurant to the time they have paid their bill. Your ability to use your initiative to stay one step ahead of the customer needs and your excellent communication skills will ensure you keep both the customers and the kitchen teams informed and happy. After all if the customer needs their meal in a hurry your interaction with the kitchen team can make this happen!
In return for your efforts, we will tailor your development plan and will go out of our way to provide a work environment, salary and benefits package that motivates and encourages everyone. Our aim is to create a happy, healthy and sensible life/work balance for all and our benefits include, pension, company maternity/paternity leave, 20 days holiday plus bank holidays pro rata, a share of customer tips, discount scheme at our restaurants and PizzaExpress/Milano celebration events.
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