Bar and Waiting Team Members

Location: Elveden Forest Village - Suffolk

Hours of Work: Part Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: £7.56 per hour

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 20 February 2018

Bar and Waiting Team Members

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


A range of quality own-brand and high street restaurants and cafés, mixed with great food, family-friendly menus and a generous sprinkling of excellent service. That’s the recipe for success in our Food and Beverage department.

Around each Village, the Food and Beverage department employs around 350 team members across nine different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen. There’s also a further five concessionary units including well-known brands such as Bella Italia and Café Rouge. From American grills to authentic Indian cuisine, or for those wanting a relaxing drink after a busy day, there’s something to suit all appetites at Center Parcs.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We are recruiting Bar and Waiting Team Members to work in the very popular fine dining Indian restaurant, Rajinda Pradesh.  This restaurant is open every evening offering a wide range of contemporary, authentic Indian dishes which are made using fresh ingredients and traditional cooking techniques.

Centre stage and front of house, our Bar and Waiting Team Members are at the heart of Village life, continually meeting and exceeding the expectations of the most discerning guests, day after day. From seating to serving, you will be the first point of contact for our guests. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working a section of tables, being responsible for the welcome and service delivery, right through to the final goodbye
  • Ensuring you have full knowledge of the menu to enable you to make recommendations, including offering information on wines or answering any dietary/allergy enquiries
  • Interacting confidently with guests, reacting to their needs in a friendly and professional manner
  • Communicating clearly with the Kitchen and the rest of the team, to ensure the needs of our guests are met
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of the restaurant and kitchen area are maintained to a high standard, and all company and legal requirements are met at all times


You will be contracted to work either 64 or 128 hours per 4 week period, on a flexible basis.  This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

Rajinda Pradesh is open Tuesday – Sunday and your shifts will fall between the hours of 3.30pm and 11.30pm.  You will be required to work weekends and public / bank holidays on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Naturally helpful and self-motivated
  • Great team player
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Professional and friendly manner
  • Ability to perform well under pressure

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working in a customer service environment, ideally within Food and Beverage
  • NVQ Level 2 in Food Service or equivalent qualification

Closing date:  20 February 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  27 February 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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