SITXCOM003A: Deal with conflict situations
Outline a 6 point Complaint handling strategy for a 100 seat upmarket restaurant. Explain each strategy in detail.
With an upmarket restaurant, we need to offer a very high standard in customer service. When running a business, complaint can not be avoidable as it can happen at any time. Therefore, we need to have an appropriate complaint handling strategy ready when any problem arises. The following 6 points are the general action for any complaints from customer:
1) Listen to the complaint & acknowledge the problem
Listening is a first very important thing …show more content…
Firstly, after getting the complaint from the customer, I shall say sorry to him as that is my error. I empathise that it is a meaningful gift he can offer to his mom after this trip. Therefore, I will try my best to solve the problem but I also have to pay attention to the group. I will take everyone to the business area in the airport in order everyone can buy something before going home. In there, I will get an Aodai – a Vietnamese traditional dress. Then, it is a good idea to return his money back & offer the dress as my gift for his mom. If he is happy with that, I shall say sorry again & hope that he enjoyed a good trip. If he explains that he really needs another one which is important. I will ask about his address then I will try to buy it & send to his place in the future.
4) Example 4
When working as a chef in a kitchen of a small restaurant, I received a complaint from some waiter that the food has some not good smell.
After getting the complaint from the waiter, I will go to the restaurant to see the customer. Firstly, I shall say sorry to him about the problem. Then I will ask more details about his feeling about the foods. If it is true that there are some ingredients which have bad smell in there, I will acknowledge that it is my fault. Then I will say I will change a new one for him. If he does not like the menu anymore, it should be better to let