Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
£7.70 - £8.21per hour + 10% service charge
10 Dec 2019
10 Jan 2020
Part Time
Contract Type

Looking to join a culture of excellence as a Host / Hostess and be part of the most recognised name in the hospitality industry?

What will it be like to work for Waldorf Astoria?

Known locally as The Caley, Waldorf AstoriaEdinburgh – The Caledonian is one of Edinburgh's most significant andrecognisable landmarks. Standing proudly at the west end of Princes Street, theartery of the capital, its reputation for style and excellence has attractedgenerations of locals, international visitors and notable personalities for 100years.

Peacock Alley – The place to see and be seen:

Formerly the station concourse and ticket office,Peacock Alley represents the historic heart of The Caley and is imbued with thepeerless style and sophistication of this famous former railway hotel. Theepitome of elegance, Peacock Alley is the hub of the hotel's social scene forafternoon tea and cocktail time.

What will I be doing?
As a Host / Hostess, you are responsible for seating guests and managing table set-ups to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience. A Food and Beverage Host will also be required to work in all areas of Food and Beverage and strive to achieve departmental targets. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Welcome guests in a polite and friendly manner
  • Coordinate seating for customers
  • Up-sell with latest departmental incentives
  • Manage table set-ups
  • Able to work in all areas of Food and Beverage including Bar, Restaurant, Room Service and Conference and Events
  • Follow cash handling procedures
  • Manage guest queries in a timely and efficient manner

What will it be liketo work for Hilton?
Our teams deliver exceptional hospitality experiences to our Guests every day& their contributions are at the core of our success. We're committed tohelping our teams 'Thrive@Hilton', to ensure we're our best self, every day.

Our benefit programmes help to build a strong foundation to achieve this...

BODY - We build astrong foundation for health & wellbeing:
Retirement plan, lifeassurance, healthcare cash plan, dental insurance & eye care
MIND - We seek lifelong learning &meaningful leadership:
Childcare vouchers,CMP & CAP, AXA employee assistance programme
SPIRIT - We dare to dream & connectwith purpose:
Team member room ratesglobally, perks at work package

Contract - Permanent (16hrs per week)

Salary - £7.70 - £8.21per hour + 10% service charge, meals on duty & Hilton perks & benefitspackage (discounted rate to use the gym only for £25/month) 

Looking forward welcoming you to our hotel.