River Cruises Maitre d’Hotel f/m

River Cruises Maitre d’Hotel f/m

EU passport: Yes
Type of Cruise: River Cruise
Salary (Net): €1625- €2125

Maitre d’Hotel f/m

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Managing the entire service department as a decision-maker
  • Control and enforcement of the quality standards in the service area
  • Responsibility for the sufficient supply of material, equipment and personnel for all service operations according to the prescribed standard
  • Ensuring smooth service operations
  • Obligation to attend during restaurant and buffet service
  • Responsibility for the adherence to all relevant hygiene (HACCP), safety and environmental regulations in the entire service area
  • Responsibility for the careful handling of all equipment and machinery in the entire service areaAlways available as contact for passengers regarding inquiries, complaints and suggestions in the service area
  • Always available as contact for all those working in the service department
  • Motivates service crew to provide excellent service
  • Planning, organising, delegating special functions in the service area
  • Coordinating service schedules in the service department
  • Coordinating vacation schedules in the service department together with the hotel manager 


    • Professional training as hotel / restaurant specialist or evidence of relevant experiences within the area (e.g. by internal qualification), final qualification of a hotel vocational school desired
    • Several years‘ of practical experience
    • Excellent knowledge of service and galley area, especially of beverages and wines
    • Experience in managing complaints and requests / demands
    • Very good knowledge of English language 
    • German knowledge is highly valuable ( depending on the vessel)


  • European passport
  • Specialist competence, ability to work under stress, reliability, creativity
  • Pleasant and polite manner, smart and well-groomed appearance
  • Cost and quality awareness
  • Self-assured and calm manner towards staff and passengers
  • Smart appearanc
  • Leadership skills, capable of motivating staff

Your position: Leads Restaurant and Bar teams. Reports to Hotel Manager and is relieved by Senior Waiter or a Restaurant Manager relief as per vacation schedule.

Net Salary:  Between 1625 to 2125 Euro (The tips are included and always depending on the amount of guests onboard) 

If you have not found a suitable position in our range of offers, we are pleased to receive your CV in ENGLISH by email to [email protected]

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