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Receptionist - Fine Dining Restaurant

Business Unit:  The Peninsula London
Location:  London

The Peninsula London is excited to announce we are seeking a Receptionist to join the team within fine dining restaurant, reporting to the Restaurant Manager and responsible for all activities relating to welcoming and seating of at the fine dining restaurant .  The restaurant is located on The Peninsula London’s rooftop, offering contemporary British cuisine. The Peninsula Hotels are renowned for their food and beverage offerings and service, alongside creativity and combining the best ingredients with tradition and innovation.


It is an exciting time to join the pre-opening team to be part of a motivated and professional brigade, establishing, and setting up the operations, and working together as a team towards the successful opening of The Peninsula London.    


  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel opening in London
  • Market-leading remuneration, service charges, and attractive benefits
  • Join our award-winning group, working alongside a highly experienced team


Key Accountabilities:


  • Perform a friendly yet discreet and unobtrusive service in greeting and waiting on all guests.
  • Understand and accurately follow the standard of taking reservations.
  • Ensure consistency when creating a new guest profile.
  • Understand all food and beverage menus and operating hours of each restaurant
  • Have knowledge of food and beverage menu items.
  • Utilize the POS system as per policies and procedures in place to find existing guest profiles.
  • Observe and maintain the daily condition of all physical facilities and equipment in reception, and public area and make recommendations for corrections and improvement as needed.


General Requirements:


  • Understanding of fine food dining culture and good knowledge of restaurant operations.  
  • Experience in a similar role in a fine dining restaurant or luxury 5* hotel.  
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, highly adaptable, naturally positive.
  • Good communication skills, flexibility, and capability of working under pressure.


At the Peninsula London, we look after:


Your financial wellbeing:

  • Excellent salary package 
  • Generous service charge distributed equitably to all colleagues
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced company contribution on pension plan


Your medical care:

  • Medical cash plans including optical and dental coverage
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave plan
  • Workplace nursery salary exchange program


Your daily health routine:

  • State of the art heart of house facilities including a gym, fitness classes, relaxation room, contemplation room and nursing mothers’ room
  • Colleague restaurant with healthy and balanced 24/7 food offerings
  • On-site occupational health and safety nurse and wellbeing education sessions


Other perks:

  • High street and online shopping discounts
  • Rewards and recognition initiatives
  • Dry cleaning for uniforms and work attire


We look forward to welcoming you to the Peninsula family and receiving your resume.




The Peninsula London will open with 190 guestrooms, 25 luxury residences, restaurants, spa and wellness and banqueting facilities, overlooking Hyde Park Corner in the heart of Belgravia nestled between the Royal Parks. Being proud to be an accredited Real Living Wage employer, The Peninsula London will embrace exquisite design, innovation, heritage, and service which we are excited to bring to London with this historic opening. 

Requisition ID:  38641

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