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Jan 13th, 2022 at 17:48   Jobs   New York City   1 view
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  • host-big-0

Location: New York City

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A Host/Hostess presents a positive first impression of the establishment's friendliness, excellent service and high standards. The Host/Hostess also greet Guests upon arrival, inform Guests of their wait time, monitor a waiting list, enter Guest names into the computer system, show Guests to their table and bid Guests farewell as they leave.

A Host/Hostess must be able to carry natural conversation with Guests without sounding scripted or intrusive. Additionally, the Host cares for our Guests by refilling beverages and performs light housekeeping duties such as cleaning menus, glass windows and mirrors, stocked and orderly. As a member of an energetic team, the Host/Hostess may also need to answer the phones and fill to-go orders when needed. Availability must include nights and weekends.


· Greet incoming and departing Guests warmly with a genuine smile and eye contact; escort them to assigned dining area; present menus; announce waiter's name

· Use visual cues to seat Guests in either the bar or dining area depending on their preference

· Inform Guest of current promotion and who will be serving them to ensure a smooth handoff to the service staff

· Manage the flow of Guests into the Dining and Bar areas, provide accurate wait times to incoming Guests if appropriate

· Tend to special Guest needs and requests

· Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol control policies

· Help dining room staff by setting and clearing tables; replenishing water; serving beverages

· Issue dining charges by verifying orders; calculating taxes; totaling bill for to-go orders

· Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


· 3+ year of work experience in a high-volume restaurant

· Must be 18 years of age or older

· A warm, authentic, helpful and efficient nature

· Excellent communication and an outgoing personality

· Must be able to read menus

· Must be able to articulate clear greetings and farewells to Guests, as well as being able to understand requests for assistance

· Must be able to clearly communicate Guests' needs to Front of House Staff

· Must be able to walk and stand during entire shift

· Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and wipe

· Must be able to articulate clear greetings and farewells to Guests

· Must be able to understand requests for assistance

· Must be able to carry trays or supplies (10-30 lbs.)

· A desire to help out where needed and work as part of a team

· Passion for providing extraordinary service

· The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

· Flexibility to work a variety of shifts

· 6 months experience in a full-service restaurant preferred

· Must be upbeat, outgoing and positive

· Must be able to assist Guests and possess great Guest relations skills

· Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment

· Ability to stand/walk and stay focused and alert for extended periods of time

· Ability to work effectively within a team

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Fine dining restaurant


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips

Application Question(s):

  • What is your desired pay rate?


  • Host/hostess experience: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Restaurant: 4 years (Preferred)
  • Fine Dining: 4 years (Preferred)
  • High Volume: 5 years (Preferred)


  • Food Handler Certification (Required)

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Permanent, Part Time,