Hostess/Host

  • Boxer Property
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Host/Hostess

Job Description

Boxer Resorts is seeking a Host/Hostess at a Hip Midscale vegan restaurant to join our plant based restaurant team! to present a positive first impression of the establishment's friendliness, excellent service and high standards. The Host/Hostess also greets Guest 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 hand-off to the service staff
  • Answer incoming calls to the restaurant and provide appropriate service
  • 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
  • Observant to Guests' needs throughout dining experience to ensure they receive high quality service (i.e. notice a drink refill is needed while seating another Guest and ensuring the drink is refilled prior to getting back to the door).
  • 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
  • Receive payments by validating credit charges; approving checks; accepting currency; calculating and issuing change for ToGo orders
  • Reconcile cash drawer by proving cash transactions; listing checks and credit card charges for to-go orders
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • 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 W/Ws, Bussers, Managers, etc.
  • Must be able to hear well in a loud environment in order to answer telephone and respond to Guest requests
  • 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 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
  • Ability to work effectively within a team

Host/Hostess top skills & proficiencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Professionalism
  • High Energy
  • Multitask
  • Thoroughness
  • Planning
  • Basic Math
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to Detail
  • Verbal Communication
  • Flexible
  • Management Skills

Benefits:

Boxer Property offers a full range of benefits including 401K and PTO after 90 days.

No calls or agencies please. Boxer Property will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States.