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Waiter - The Barn Restaurant

Position Overview

Company Overview


We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery. Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.

Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture: Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Creativity

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.   

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Position Overview

Division & Department

Food & Beverage - Restaurant

Job Title

Waiter - The Barn Restaurant

Contract Type


Position Overview

To be responsible for the Food and Beverage service ensuring that a high level of standards, guest satisfaction and business is maintained throughout The Barn restaurant.

Essential Functions & Physical Requirements


  • Working Lunch and Dinner service throughout the week and Breakfast service as required on weekends and adhoc weekdays.
  • Create a memorable experience for all guests by managing and anticipating guest expectations by providing personalized service including the use of guest name.
  • Set up and clearing of Food & Beverage areas to the standards required
  • Be knowledgeable of all the food and beverage products in The Barn and be able to communicate offerings to our guests including seasonal menus, beverages and special dietary requirements.
  • Provide a five star service throughout a guests dining experience
  • Run the station/allocated area according to Coworth Park standards
  • Responsible for delivery of high quality, consistent and timely Food & Beverage service 
  • Assist with the running of a private events as required in The Barn
  • Communicate effectively to guests and team members
  • Operate point of sales system as required
  • Maximize sales through effective use of upselling techniques
  • Live by the Forbes/core standards.

Qualifications and Desirables


  • Hotel diploma or equivalent would be an advantage
  • Previous Waiter experience
  • 5 star restaurant/Food & Beverage service experience
  • Food and wine knowledge
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Great presentation
  • Positive attitude

Benefit Package

  • Complimentary nights with breakfast within Dorchester Collection
  • 50% F&B discount at selected restaurants at The
  • Dorchester and Coworth Park
  • Very generous Employee Introductory Scheme offered
  • Team members' awards and incentives schemes
  • Contributory pension scheme entitlement from date of commencement
  • Life assurance cover for all team members
  • Uniform laundered complimentarily
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty at our team members' restaurants
  • Complimentary Internet at allocated computers in team areas
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan / Cycle to work scheme
  • Occupational Health, including subsidised massage treatments and health clinics
  • Complimentary Eye Test for VDU users


Full time

Job location

Job Location

United Kingdom


Blacknest Rd, Sunningdale SL5 7SE  Ascot

Candidate criteria


Micros/Simphony POS