Bar host

Job Title

Bar host

Location

voco ® Brussels City North

Reporting To

F&B Manager

Job Context

Imagine a role where your enthusiasm is not just welcomed, but celebrated. As a Bar Host, you’re not just a server, you’re a conductor of unforgettable moments. Your charisma is the secret ingredient that turns a regular meal into an extraordinary culinary journey.

Join us and transform every visit into an occasion to remember. Come, be the star of our show, and let your passion for hospitality shine in our outstanding restaurant and bar.

Place of Employment

The brand-new voco™ Brussels City North is located on the innovation campus of Living Tomorrow and is easily accessible via major highways, just a ten-minute drive from Brussels Airport. Our rooms are designed with premium bedding and eco-friendly amenities, and offer a personal voco™ touch. Our experience rooms feature the latest technologies in your room. Meetings, conferences, gatherings, or parties? We have the perfect solution for you, all equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Our bar, restaurant, and terrace are the ideal places to unwind after a busy day. The complimentary fitness room is available to all guests, perfect for a good workout. voco™ Brussels City North is part of a larger company called PREM Hospitality, specializing in hotel management, originally of Irish origin and rapidly expanding across Europe in recent years. PREM Hospitality Continental Europe’s headquarters are located in Ghent, Belgium. PREM Hospitality has a collection of various hotels and serviced apartments at more than 20 different locations.

Our Ethos

At PREM Group, we believe in always doing the right thing. This ethos operates on both a commercial and human level. We have a practical, entrepreneurial spirit. We evolve and adapt, making smart, performance-driven commercial decisions, but we primarily work with a higher purpose. We aim to set industry standards. We want PREM Group to be synonymous with quality and innovation. The PREM Group principle of doing the right thing permeates our organizations. It means doing the right thing for stakeholders, our people, our guests, the industry we love, and ultimately, for our guests. “Do the right thing.”

Hotel Ethos

As a hotel, we aim to exceed our guests’ expectations in everything we do by hiring a dedicated team of people who work creatively and ethically in the interest of the individual, society, and the business.

Your Role

As an F&B employee, you are responsible for the service in our F&B outlets, responding to guest expectations and desires. You are in charge of preparing and serving drinks and dishes, taking orders, noting reservation requests, and settling bills in the restaurant. You act as a host and advisor to guests. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Preparation: ensuring bar and seating area mise-en-place (stock check and replenishment, preparing necessary decorations and accessories, setting up and tidying up rooms, providing coffee breaks, etc.).
  • Guest Service: welcoming and escorting guests to their tables, providing menu and drink advice, taking orders, clearing and resetting tables, being attentive to guest needs and wishes, addressing complaints, setting up buffets, preparing meals if necessary, making drinks, serving food and drinks, adhering to hygiene standards.
  • Simple Dish Preparation: Guests who decide to dine at the hotel can order small meals in the restaurant, which need to be prepared in the kitchen by you.
  • Cleaning: clearing and cleaning the bar, restaurant, and surrounding area, maintaining the bar, collecting and sorting empties, disposing of waste, tidying and cleaning workspaces and bar equipment after service.
  • Cash Register: preparing the cash register at the opening, recording orders, preparing and checking bills, closing the cash register in the prescribed manner.
 

This job description is not exhaustive. 

This is you

  • Hospitality: You act based on the needs and desires of guests.
  • Flexibility: You can adapt your behavior under different and changing circumstances to work effectively and purposefully. 
  • Teamwork/Collaboration, Inclusive and Intercultural Attitude: You can collaborate with others, make agreements, and work together to achieve tasks and projects.
  • Creativity & Innovation: You can think of alternatives and step outside existing boundaries.
  • Planning – Organizing – Structuring: You can effectively plan and organize activities and tasks.
  • Performance Motivation: You continuously improve (your) performance and results proactively.
  • Communication + Social Skills (Language Skills): You can communicate messages clearly to ensure the message’s purpose is understood.
  • Problem Analysis (Problem-Solving): You can get a good overview of a complex matter.
  • Attention to Detail: You can work accurately, paying attention to details and connections.
  • Listening Skills: You can extract the essence from spoken words and encourage others to convey their message.
  • Stress Resistance: You can efficiently act and perform under time pressure, resistance, setbacks, and intense, uncertain situations.
  • Positive Curiosity: You enjoy learning and take the initiative to broaden your knowledge.
  • Directive Leadership: You can lead employees to help them achieve their goals.

Working with Us Means

Working with us is more than a 9-5 office job. Work/life balance is central. With flexible hours, you can plan your hours in a way that best suits your life. This creates a unique work/life balance characteristic of jobs in the hotel industry. Hospitality work is a unique industry where you can meet fascinating people from all over the world. Your colleagues can be a great source of support. You have the opportunity to create connections that will last a lifetime. You make friends for life. Hotel work opens doors, and PREM helps you with that. Through training and education, you can continue to develop and grow. Hard work in hotels is rewarded with unique benefits, including discounts for you, your family, and friends within our hotels.

No matter where you come from, there’s a place for you in our hotel. We assess your competencies based on your skills, ambitions, and talents, with no consideration of your age, gender, orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, ethnicity, nationality, or any other characteristic. Our hotels are built on the values of a passionate team that approaches their job and their place in the organization mindfully. We also expect you to be performance-oriented in your job, both individually and collaboratively. Hardworking people who are down-to-earth are the perfect fit for our hotel.

Will we see you soon?

Are you ready to join our great team and further develop your bar skills? Do you constantly strive for improvement and are you ready for the next step in your career?

Then apply now using the form below or send your CV and email to general manager Wim Maervoet: gm@vcbrussels.com

See you soon!

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