Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski
The Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski is a haven of tranquillity in the heart of New Cairo. Offering a range of palatial services, the hotel features the finest rooms coupled with the highest levels of service and is an ideal base from which to explore the amazing city of Cairo.
The hotel’s optimum location on the city’s ring road and its close proximity to Cairo International Airport make the hotel the perfect starting point from which to explore Cairo’s treasures.
The overall scope of the job includes serving food and beverages to guests in the assigned place of work, providing a courteous, professional, efficient and flexible service consistent with the standards of the hotel and Kempinski in order to encourage sales and maximize guest satisfaction.
Key Responsibilities :
Responsible to Assistant Bar Manager.
Responsible for Barman / Barmaid & Host / Hostess
Report to duty punctually wearing the correct uniform, clean and well pressed including appropriate shoes (polished) and nametag at all times according to the hotels dress code & Kempinski grooming standards, maintaining a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene at all times.
A courteous, professional and efficient service is provided at all times.
All duties and tasks are performed as per the tasks required at the outlet.
Be knowledgeable of all services and products offered by the hotel.
Have a thorough knowledge and understanding of all food and beverage items offered by the department assigned.
Have the knowledge and understanding to explain and perform upselling all items offered by the department assigned as well as offering alternatives.
Monitor operating supplies, equipment and reduce spoilage and wastage successfully.
Ensure that the place of work and surrounding area is kept clean and organized at all times.
Successfully perform opening and closing procedures established for the assigned outlet
Handle guest enquiries in a courteous and efficient manner and report guest complaints and feedback to supervisors.
Report guest complaints immediately to the supervisors and ensuring follow up is performed with the guest.
Being knowledgeable to operate the existing POS system based on the trained responsibility level as assigned in the department.
Understand and strictly adhere to the rules & regulations established in the hotel’s policy manual and the hotel’s policy on fire, hygiene, health & safety.
Maintain a good rapport and work relation with staff in the assigned department and within the hotel.
Attend and contribute to all staff meetings, departmental trainings and hotel initiated trainings scheduled.
Undertake reasonable tasks and secondary duties as assigned by the Department Head.
Respond to any changes in the department as dictated by the hotel management.
Assist in carrying out scheduled inventories of products and operating equipment.
Perform any other assigned reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Project at all times a positive and motivated attitude and exercise self-control.
Have a complete understanding of the monthly profit and loss statement of the department.
Be able to lead the service and act as a role model to the team.
Be able to ensure a flawless service to the highest standards and as required by the department and the hotel.
Fully understand the concept of the restaurant and being able to act as a guardian in terms of service provided, food and beverages served and the guidance of the team.
Be able to ensure a great communication within the team and able to hold team meetings in the absence of the Assistant Bar Manager.
Attend the daily Food & Beverage Meeting in the absence of the Bar Manager and Assistant Bar Manager.
Be very knowledgeable about all service procedures of the bars, lounges and restaurants in the hotel.
Have an excellent understanding of food in general, ingredients and preparations to ensure the right drinks, cocktails and spirit can be recommended.
Have an excellent understanding of classic cocktails, their recipes and history.
Have an excellent understanding of today’s cocktail trends as well as spirits and liqueurs.
Be able to control stocks, be aware produce efficient costing of cocktails and spirits as well as perform excellent recommendations to guests.
Be knowledgeable of the preparation of a large number of classic cocktails and all standard long drinks.
Participate in competitions
Be able to develop new recipes based on guest requests.
Be able to fully comply to the beverage guidelines given by the hotel and management.
Show an interest to develop and explore the local bar culture and knowing the places to go.
Be able to run a bar from A-Z with all mise en place preparations, production of cocktails, cashiering as well as shift end duties
Have accomplished all internal trainings for up selling techniques, complaint handling and product knowledge.
Understand bar culture and the night life scene.
Continuously train on cocktails and trends.
Desired Skills & Qualifications :
Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment, including oral and written language skills in English; Any additional languages are an advantage.
Operational knowledge of the role.
Luxury Hotel Experiences.
Basic knowledge of hotel operations & Computer systems, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Opera;
Basic knowledge of Micros is an advantage.
Passion for hospitality and the European elegance of service.
Organization : Kempinski Hotels
Job Level : Schedule : Full-time
Schedule : Full-time
Job Number : 1900026K