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Meet Jonathan, October’s Candidate of the Month 2018!

Written on 06-Nov-2018

Congratulations to CJUK Front of House Manager, Jonathan, who has been crowned our ‘Candidate of the Month’ Award for October 2018!

Jonathan CJUK ManagerJonathan has worked in various Front of House and Duty Manager roles with CJUK for over 13 years.

We caught up with him and asked him a few questions about his career so far…

How long have you been in the industry for?
30 years

How did you get into the industry?
I worked in a small restaurant in Windermere

What was your first job?
I first worked as a KP washing up before I moved to FOH

What is your favourite thing about working in the industry?
Meeting all different types of people 

What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever experienced in your work?
Mel Smith’s Stag do. It was private party 12-14 people… Good but fun experience…

Have you ever hosted/served for a celebrity/ well known person?
Quite a few in London

What is the best job you have ever had?
I really enjoyed working for a hotel near Bristol through CJUK. I liked the atmosphere, the place and the people

What is the best thing about your role?
Every day is a different challenge, whether it’s FOH or Duty Management, it’s never repetitive

What is your guilty pleasure?
Gin and Tonic. I also love a good fish finger butty!

What three words sum up why you work for CJUK?
Always something different.

We don’t only recruit Chefs across the UK, but we also recruit Front of House and Duty Managers for hospitality establishments nationwide. Are you ready for your next challenge?

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