Carnival UK

P&O Cruises - Restaurant Host

Carnival UK
Restaurant Jobs
Restaurant Host/ess
September 8, 2021

At P&O Cruises, we are always looking for new ways to enhance our Guests dining experience. We are so excited to be introducing the brand new role of Restaurant Host into our Food & Beverage department on board. Whilst our operation is currently paused, we have big plans for the future and this is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to advance their career within a premium and compelling dining environment.

As the Restaurant Host, you are the first person that will engage with our Guests as they enter the dining venue, meaning that you are a personal representation of the service and overall hospitality that our Guests are about to receive throughout their dining experience. It is your priority to set those standards high, ensuring that reservations are managed efficiently and ensuring the needs of our Guests are met whilst they are waiting.

Are you passionate about dining experience? Do you model high service standards? Are you confident working under pressure in a challenging environment?

P&O Cruises require the following:

  • Excellent demonstrable Customer Service skills
  • Previous experience as a Host is an advantage / Guest relations
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and handle conflict / difficult situations
  • Understanding of restaurant etiquette and the guest journey
  • Excellent administration skills and PC proficient with MS Word and Excel as must – Silverware or other booking apps is an advantage
  • High levels of attention to detail and professionalism with the ability to communicate upwards
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun. Join us on our journey, apply now.

We are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and out people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage and & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

Carnival UK

Carnival UK

Carnival UK is a market leader in the cruise industry, widely recognised by our famous brands P&O Cruises and Cunard. We operate ships all over the world and provide unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests. At Carnival UK, we are about to go through a huge amount of growth and with 2 new ships on the horizon, Carnival UK has big plans for the future!

P&O Cruises

One of the most recognizable and respected names in travel, market-leading P&O Cruises has been operating for more than 170 years. With seven ships in the fleet, from our family friendly flagship Britannia, to Iona, our newest cruise ship which is the largest ever built for the British market, P&O Cruises creates extraordinary travel experiences. We are expecting Iona's sister ship in 2022.

P&O Cruises offers the most stylish and contemporary destinations including the Caribbean, South America, Scandinavia, Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands and Round the World cruises.


Cunard is an international luxury travel brand offering unparalleled experiences on board the most iconic Ocean Liners in the world; Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Cunard celebrates the freedom to travel and with an incomparable heritage of over 175 years and outstanding White Star Service, Cunard continues to set new standards in ocean travel. Queen Mary 2 provides the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between New York and Southampton, England. In 2022 our 4th Queen will join our Cunard fleet.

At Carnival UK as part of Carnival Corporation, our highest responsibility and top priorities are to operate safely, to protect the environment, and to be in compliance everywhere we operate in the world. On this foundation, we aspire to deliver unmatched joyful vacations for our Guests, always exceeding their expectations. We are committed to a positive and just corporate culture, based on inclusion and the power of diversity. We operate with integrity, trust and respect for each other - seeking collaboration, candour, openness and transparency at all times. And we intend to be an exemplary corporate citizen leaving the people and the places we touch even better.

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