Host - Wood Village

  • The Rock Wood Fired Pizza
  • May 24, 2021
Full time Host/Hostess

Job Description

Position Summary

The Host provides warm, friendly, and immediate greetings to guests at the door. This position seats, and presents clean menus to guests in a friendly, professional, and quick manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

Greeting and seating guests, presenting menus to guests, informing them of special menu items

Treating guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction

Taking names on a waiting list

Running the floor plan board

Observing tables and keeping track of clean, dirty, and occupied tables

Taking guest information and quoting wait time to guests accurately when tables are not immediately available

Cleaning, organizing, and stocking menus at host area

Answering phone and answering questions concerning the menu and restaurant

Interacting with guests coming in and as they leave, ensuring a positive dining experience

Filling to go orders, if applicable

Maintaining restrooms throughout shift

Performing other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

High energy and stamina are required

Ability to stay calm and work efficiently under pressure

Ability to read menus, safety documents and other work-related documents in English

Strong English verbal communication skills required (verbally interacts with management, team members and guests)

Must be able to read, write, and determine wait time based on Companys procedures

Must visually scan restaurant for clean, unoccupied tables

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

Willingness to work evenings and weekend as required

Knowledge of safety procedures

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is continuously standing during the entire shift. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to walk; sit; stoop; bend; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to wash hands and answer phones. The employee with occasionally encounter hazards, including slipping and tripping. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will relationship.