Careers at Hotel Café Royal
Employing the best of the best
Hotel Café Royal, a hotel of The Set, has been reincarnated as a luxury lifestyle hotel. Its reopening heralds the return of an iconic London landmark which has continually evolved to define and capture the mood of the capital throughout its 150 year history. Throughout the years, Café Royal’s motto has been, ‘employ the best of the best’ and today, as a luxury hotel of the 21st century, we strive to continue that tradition. We are growing our team of colleagues and are looking for dynamic individuals at all levels. We want people who relish a challenge, who are looking to be inspired, and who seek a professional craft or career, ultimately taking pride in what they do, no matter how small or big the task. We aim for perfection. We expect exceptionally high standards from all our employees. Do you truly aspire to commit to sincere and heartfelt service? It’s more than a pleasant welcome, a warm smile and granting a wish. It’s anticipating a desire before it has been spoken, making the impossible, possible and giving our guests an unforgettable journey. We want anyone who walks through Hotel Café Royal’s historic and new doors to experience the continued legacy of a refined and bespoke service of genuine care.
Please view our current vacancies below.
Restaurant Host /Hostess - Laurent at Café Royal
As a Restaurant Receptionist at Hotel Café Royal, you will provide our guests with unparalleled hospitality ensuring a seamless experience from arrival into our restaurant to departure. You’ll be on hand to welcome, sit & farewell guests, deal with queries, process reservations & payments, provide information and organise table plans.
As a Receptionist, your primary duty will be to provide our guests with unparalleled hospitality, from a seamless arrival and departure experience, to extensive reception services, assisting them with their queries and unexpressed wishes. You will provide information on hotel services and most importantly, as their host, make our guests feel welcome whilst they visit our energetic and vibrant city.
Director of Events and Groups
We are pleased to announce a rare and unique opportunity for an experienced professional to join our Leadership team as our Director of Events and Groups to lead and inspire a team of Event Sales Specialists in promoting our hotel event facilities and services in the most engaging and informative way to our domestic and international clientele and business partners.
As a Night Concierge, you will be an integral part of a new generation of Guest Services professionals. In sharing your knowledge with our cherished guests you will deliver the very utmost in customer service having personal pride in being the best source of information our guests could ever ask for. You will assume full responsibility for the Concierge desk during the night.
In Room Dining Waiter/Waitress
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and enthusiastic Room Service (In Room Dining) Waiter/ Waitress to join our Room Service team. Ideal for someone who wants to build a rewarding career within our renowned hotel. In Room Dining offers our guests the opportunity to sample a select range of dishes from our menus in the intimacy of their own private rooms and suites.
Waiter/Waitress - Laurent at Café Royal
We have opportunities for skilled Waiter/Waitress as we are looking for experienced and knowledgeable individuals with a passion for luxury levels of service. You will have excellent communication skills, bubbly personality and the ability to build strong relationships with customers in our Sushi and Grill Restaurant Laurent at Hotel Cafe Royal.
As a Commis Chef you will enable and help to take guests on a sumptuous culinary journey. Working within one of London’s newest and modern kitchens featuring all of the latest specialist culinary equipment, our team creates an elegant, yet contemporary theme in keeping with the Café Royal’s history and hallmarks of exceptional quality and style.
As a Breakfast Chef you will become part of a special culinary team that requires dedication, passion and knowledge of the London Restaurant scene to successfully deliver our highly specialised breakfast menu items and dishes in a consistent and timely manner.
Pastry Commis Chef
Want to join our talented culinary team who showcase both flair and creativity in combining quality British ingredients with a cosmopolitan mix of International, Italian and French influences? We are looking for a talented chef who would like to start their career in our Pastry kitchen.
Spa Attendant Supervisor
A great opportunity has arisen for a passionate and exceptional candidate to join our fantastic Akasha team. The Akasha Holistic Wellbeing Centre provides a personal and intimate holistic experience and is proud to hold the #1 position on Tripadvisor for Spa and Wellness in London.
Supporting the Spa team you will undertake a wide range of duties throughout all spa, fitness, pool and wellbeing areas to help our guests relax from the stresses of modern city life. You’ll predominately be responsible for ensuring our Spa is staged accordingly reflecting ambient and tranquil moods in keeping with Café Royal’s hallmarks of quality design.
Spa Therapist - Casual
As a Spa Therapist you will become part of a dedicated well-being team that engages with our guests throughout their patronage with us. You will undertake a wide range of signature holistic spa and beauty treatments designed to rejuvenate and relax our guests from the stresses of modern city life, provide individual one-to-one consultations and promote our bespoke in-house range of products.
Casual Food and Beverage Assistant
Hotel Café Royal has an exciting opportunity for talented Food & Beverage professionals who are seeking flexible work in a prominent luxury hotel. As a casual F&B Service Attendant, you will be given assignments of varying positions in our multiple dining and event areas.
Afternoon Tea Waiter/Waitress
We are proud to have been named the Best Traditional Afternoon Tea in the UK at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2017/18. We have opportunities for skilled Waiter/Waitress as we are looking for experienced and knowledgeable individuals with a passion for luxury levels of service. You will have excellent communication skills, bubbly personality and the ability to build strong relationships with customers in our Afternoon Tea Restaurant Oscar Wilde Lounge at Hotel Cafe Royal.
Demi Chef - Laurent at Cafe Royal
Working as part of our Sushi and Grill Restaurant Laurent at Cafe Royal you will demonstrate a flexible and adaptive hands-on approach in order to lead and supervise a dedicated section of talented culinary professionals. With access to London's newest and most modern kitchen facilities, you’ll showcase knowledge, skill and creativity for combining and working with quality British and international ingredients in front of your peers and colleagues.
We are actively seeking a number of Housekeeping Porters to work Days to help us make this difference and complement our existing team. As a Housekeeping Porter your role is to provide operational support to all Housekeeping teams in an energetic, timely and precise manner.
We are actively seeking a number of Housekeeping Room Attendant's to help us make this difference and complement our existing team. Guests tell us the sheets are silkier, the curtains thicker, the silence more golden. At Hotel Café Royal, everyone seems to have their own story of a good night's rest and as a member of our Housekeeping team your role is a pivotal part of our story.
As a Shift Engineer, you are a custodian of our very exclusive asset. Your role is to ensure that through your technical knowledge and skill to the craft, you will consistently endeavour to maintain our products and material at the highest standard for all our guests and employees to enjoy.