Banquet Waiter/Waitress

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five star hotel which sets great store by quality, eye for detail and service with a smile.  Together, all 380 employees make sure that every guest, on average 1000 guests per day, are being given the personal attention that is essential in our business.
Being the city’s largest employer amongst hotels, Hotel Okura Amsterdam is always looking for enthusiastic colleagues to reinforce the team.



Banquet Waiter/Waitress


Hotel Okura Amsterdam is looking for a parttime Banquet Waiter/Waitress for our Banquet Operations department. The Banquet Operations department of Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the biggest Banquet Operations department among five star hotels in the Netherlands and is market leader in banquet revenue and quality. The Banquet Operations Department consists of approximately fifteen employees, of which one Banquet Operations Manager, one Assistant Banquet Operations Manager, one Banquet Guest Relations Officer and multiple Housemen and Waiters/Waitresses.



As Banquet Waiter/Waitress, together with the rest of the team, you are responsible for exceeding the expectations of the guests by looking at what is most important to them. You maintain extensive guest contact and are responsible for serving our guests and offering service.





tasks and responsibilities


  • Operational tasks, such as organizing coffeebreaks and lunches and serving dishes
  •  Offering service conform standards of The Leading Hotels of the World
  •  Welcoming guests and directing guests to their destinations
  •  Maintaining contact with guests in foreign languages
  •  Performing Mise and Place activities on a daily basis
  •  Following guidelines with regards to safety, Arbo, hygiene and HACCP
  •  Working in a multicultural environment





  • You are guest oriented 
  • You have eye for detail 
  • You employ excellent communication skills 
  • You have a commercial work attitude 
  • You are flexible with regards to your work schedule 
  • You live inAmsterdam or surroundings 
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (oral and written) 
  • Experience is an advantage





  • Anticipate
  •  Customer/guest focus
  •  Team work
  •  Results oriented
  •  Reflecting



Details of the position





Banquet Operations


Drivers License






Offered Salary


Dutch collective Labour Agreement












Dutch and English




what do we offer you?



Hotel Okura Amsterdam is part of the Okura Hotels & Resorts and exclusive member of The Leading Hotel of the World. Working at the Okura means working in a large, diverse and international team. Personal development and growth are key elements. A training manager and training programs are implemented to accomplish personal development.



are you interested?


Would you like to be part of Okura’s experienced and enthusiastic team? Contact us at:


Hotel Okura Amsterdam
attn. Aniël van der Poorten
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH, Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 678 79 82
F: +31 (0)20 678 79 84


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