Waiter Assistant

Royal Caribbean International
Reference:
Waiter Assistant
Date:
February 7, 2012
Recruiter:
Royal Caribbean International
Category:
Food and Beverage Jobs
Salary:
not specified

At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with great employees!  As a leader in the cruise line industry, RCI is continuously expanding and seeking dynamic, energetic, experienced professionals to join our team.  With our innovative, award-winning fleet of ships visiting five continents, each offering adventurous ways to explore the globe, this is a great opportunity to let your career set sail. 

Royal Caribbean International is currently searching for Waiter Assistants to join our team. Waiter Assistants provide food services to guests in all Restaurant Operations areas by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities outlined below.  In addition to other requirements, potential candidates should have minimum of two years previous waiter experience, preferably in a 4 or 5 star restaurant, and in addition to English be able to speak one of the following languages: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Japanese fluently.  

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

Participates in rotational service delivery schedule, working in casual dining service and various other food and beverage service venues.

Observes all established security and guest privacy procedures when delivering to staterooms. 

Provides assistance and support to assigned team of Waiters while working in the dining room to ensure efficient and seamless service delivery of all meals to guests. 

Learns and uses appropriate food and wine terminology and pronunciation to enhance the guest's dining experience.

Becomes familiar with menu descriptions and wine lists in order to discuss items appropriately with guests.

Presents both food and beverage menus to guests, suggests dinner courses, appropriate wines and answers questions regarding menu and wine selections per Gold Anchor Standards.

Makes recommendations to entice guests while meeting management goals to reduce particular inventory stock.

Relays order to galley as required and serves courses from galley and beverages from various locations.

Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the shipboard employee occupying this position. Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.

Minimum Requirements: 

Two years previous waiter experience, preferably in a 4 or 5 star restaurant.

Ability to apply customer service skills according to Royal Caribbean International's Gold Anchor

Standards when interacting with guests and co-workers.

Ability to perform basic math functions with regard to meal count procedures.

Completion of high school or basic education equivalency preferred.

Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests, and the ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, or Japanese fluently.

All international applicants must have the ability to obtain C1/D1 visa  (and other relevant visas) when applicable

Must meet all physical requirements, including the ability to participate in emergency life-saving drills and required training.


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