Waiter/Waitress Yamazato Restaurant*

We are searching for a waiter/waitress for our traditional Japanese restaurant Yamazato. Our Yamazato restaurant is awarded with a Michelin star and ranks amongst the top Japanese restaurants in Europe. 

Yamazato Restaurant is opened daily for dinner from 6.00 until 9.30 pm. On Saturday and Sunday it is also open for lunch from noon to 2.00 pm.

The team of our Yamazato Restaurant consists of approximately 30 colleagues, including 25 Japanese colleagues.

As a waiter/waitress you will be responsible for taking orders, serving dishes, handling payment and cleaning the tables and the restaurant.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Operational tasks in the restaurant, such as taking orders, serving guests and arrange payments
  • Looking after mise en place, providing information about Japanese dishes, method of preparation, the Japanese tradition and customs
  • Pro-actively selling restaurant products
  • Working in a multicultural environment
  • Maintaining excellent contact with guests in foreign languages
  • Ensuring that the tables and restaurant remain clean
  • Following guidelines with regards to safety, Arbo, hygiene and HACCP

Profile - Who are you?

You have relevant work experience ▪ Preferably you have a few years of experience in a Japanese Restaurant, have sufficient knowledge of Japanese dishes and menu's

You have a job-related education ▪ You are flexible and have a guest minded attitude ▪ You have a flexible work attitude with regards to work shifts ▪ Knowledge of the Japanese culture and customs is mandatory for this position

You are fluent in English orally, preferably also in writing ▪ The ability to speak Japanese and Dutch is not a requirement, but is an advantage

Anticipate ▪ Integrity ▪ Stress Management ▪ Communication ▪ Team Work

What do we offer?

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? Then please fill out the form below!

Agency calls are not appreciated.

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