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Head Host(ess) Carstens

Country: The Netherlands

City: Amsterdam

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Carstens

Department: Restaurant

Type of employment: Contract

Level: Team member

Date posted: 03/12/2018

Closing date: 01/06/2019

This vacancy has now expired.

Head Host(ess) Carstens

Do you want to start a new adventure and become part of Carstens’ team?

Carstens Amsterdam, a brand new concept created by Maik Kuijpers is coming to Amsterdam next year. Carstens, a Dutch brasserie, that will open its doors in the Hasselaerssteeg, just a stone’s throw from Central Station.

Maik Kuijpers, the former chef at restaurant De Librije*** has created a brasserie that is approachable and relaxed, focusing on honest food and local produce without any frills available for everyone to enjoy, day in day out. Ingredients from Dutch soil served with a creative twist. For this creative, no-nonsense concept we are looking for new talent! Are you the - down to earth - and – passionate – team member we are looking for? Become a part of our awesome team!

What creative twist do we need from you? Someone who:

  • Leads the team of hosts and hostesses and creates a positive work environment
  • Is welcoming our guests and  and seats them in the restaurant
  • Takes reservations by phone and e-mail and processes them in the reservations system. Follows up daily on all upcoming reservations
  • Is responsible for table assignment, arranging special requests and informing the F&B team about any specific wishes by the guests
  • Anticipates to our guests needs wherever possible and react to enhance guest satisfaction


The main ingredients required to produce the best service

  • Passionate about exceeding guest expectations
  • Experience as a head hostess or several years of experience as a hostess in similar restaurants
  • Good planning and organisation skills
  • Good command of Dutch and English, both written and verbally
  • Must be flexible to shift changes, and weekends, bank holidays

Will you be the Head Host(ess) who will make the difference?

Discover Carstens and more by sending us your CV. We’re looking forward meeting you.

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