Artesian Bar Waiter/ress and Host/ess - The Langham, London

The Langham, London
12 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Langham, London is currently looking to recruit a Waiter/ress and Host/ess for our Artesian Bar, the forefront of the sophisticated London bar scene. Artesian showcases the city's largest collection of rums, an extensive Champagne list, alongside an inventive menu of cocktails and blends. The team behind Artesian have helped to receive numerous accolades in the last three years. Artesian has scooped 'The World's Best Bar' for four consecutive from Drinks International Magazine.

The relaxed, friendly environment of Artesian is combined with experimental cocktails that are not seen in any other bar in London, with our current Surrealism menu.

This remarkable bar is named after the 360ft-deep artesian well under the hotel and specialises in exclusive rum creations. Even the ice here is special - produced using the very latest technology, Artesian's ice is purer, colder and with a higher density, making it last longer and your cocktails cooler. Artesian's bar menu is creative and takes bar food and drinks out of the ordinary and into the gourmet.

As a Waiter/Waitress and Host/ess in Artesian, your main role will be to:

welcome guests to Artesian in a friendly and engaging manner
manage with elegance the flow of guests into Artesian
provide prompt, friendly and efficient service
be familiar with all food & beverage items on the menu
maximise sales opportunity for food & beverage, upsell where appropriate
demonstrate your passion in the Bar and surprise and delight our guests with tales about Artesian and our extensive cocktail list
be responsible for ensuring bills are dealt with accurately
ensure that you adhere to health and safety matters

The Langham, London offers a wide range of benefits which will include:

uniform and meals on duty
annual holidays of 4 weeks plus bank holidays
life insurance of twice the annual salary
season ticket loan
complimentary and discounted accommodation across Langham Hospitality Group
company pension plan
learning and development opportunities
eye care vouchers
colleague recognition system
discounts on gym membership, food & beverage and Chuan Spa treatments/products
bespoke discount and reward schemes
Employee Assistance Programme that is free to use and many others

The Langham London, London's Original Grand Hotel and flagship of the international Langham Hospitality Group comprises 380 luxury bedrooms and suites, the acclaimed Roux at The Landau and Palm Court restaurants, the Artesian Bar, extensive Conference & Events facilities and Europe's first Chuan Spa. The team at the hotel prides itself on creating enchanting encounters for our guests and we've been doing so since 1865.


The ideal Artesian Bar Waiter/ress and Host/ess will have:

excellent knowledge of classic cocktails
previous experience in a similar 5* environment
flair, passion and a conscientious attitude
confidence, professionalism and engaging personality
ability to think outside of the box to surprise and delight our guests
excellent attention to detail
clear conversational English language, knowledge of foreign languages is beneficial