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Host/ Hostess - Champagne Bar

Hotel Brand: voco
Location: United Kingdom, Scotland, Glasgow

Hotel: voco™ - Grand Central Hotel (GLAGS)

Job number: R202779


About Us

voco Grand Central’ Destination Champagne Bar are looking for Experienced Hosts to join the growing team.

Pull up a seat and step back in time. Our Champagne bar overlooks Central Station and evokes the golden age of travel, with a sash of style and lashings of charm.

For those feeling peckish, food is fine, flavoursome, and focuses on small plates and sharing boards. Afternoon tea has a special place on the menu and is – of course – best taken with a glass of Champagne.

Awarded the Best Hotel Bar in Glasgow at the 2019 Best Bar None awards.

Our destination bar is legendary; as a Host/ Hostess, you will become part of an exceptional bar team that will provide an extensive drinks service.

YOUR CORE PURPOSE WILL BE:

  • Courteous: you will provide a courteous and efficient service to all guests and maintain the levels of service to the highest standards at all times.
  • Welcoming: You will be responsible for welcoming and escorting guests in a warm friendly manner and be a true ambassador for excellent service. In short, you will be responsible for our guests’ journey once they step through the doors of our bar.
  • Work with the Bar Manager: to ensure a flawless service for bookings, from open table and ones made directly with the hotel.
  • At all times, adhere to liquor license laws regarding alcohol consumption by checking customer identification and cutting off customers who have had too much to drink

We are Looking for Hosts/ Hostesses who can work Part or Full time.

(Weekend and Afternoon/ Night working being a major part of your working week pattern)  

We are paying £11.50 per hour, every hour worked paid!

We are open 7 days a week 365 days a year and need people to work a range of shifts and days - this means we can offer great flexibility for the right time.

 What’s in for you as a Host/ Hostess (just in case you need more persuading)

Not bragging but we are part of the IHG hotels and Resort family, FTSE 100 Company, market leader in delivering True Hospitality for Good around the world.

  • Base salary £23,920 per annum, Plus Great IHG Perks!
  • Every hour worked paid! - £11.50 per hour
  • 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays, this increases up to a maximum of 33 days (Pro Rated) 
  • Worldwide employee and friends & family hotel room rates
  • Discounts on retail and various activities through our benefit portal
  • Employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Recognition programmes
  • Opportunities for career progression and to transfer around the world
  • Meals whilst on duty
  • Opportunities to get involved in our charitable and community activities
  • Most importantly, we’ll help you grow, and develop you as an individual



What we need from you

To succeed in our Bar team as a Host/ Hostess, you will need:

You must be passionate, motivated, welcoming and highly organised to ensure that all requests are attended to without any delays. You will need to be well presented, have excellent communication skills and a pleasant conversational skills. You need to work well under pressure with excellent ability to co-ordinate efficiently with other departments and bring good administration skills.

Do you have what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Please click ‘apply’ now! 

You must meet the legal requirements to work in the UK.

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