Maître d’Hôtel

Kaiwhakarite Hōtera

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Maitres d'hotel oversee the service of food and beverages to guests in restaurants and other eating places. They also check reservations, greet guests, and supervise waiters and waitresses.


Maitres d’hotel usually earn

$32K-$52K per year

Source: Hospitality NZ, May 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a maitre d'hotel are good due to growing demand and high turnover among workers.
Te Ahu Hamilton holding a tray, and talking to a woman seated at a table

Te Ahu Hamilton serving drinks to guests

Last updated 28 September 2017