Host/Hostess A AS4 Outback [MCOOUT01]

  • HMSHost Corporation
  • Orlando, Florida
  • May 31, 2021
Full time Host/Hostess

Job Description



The Host/Hostess is responsible for greeting guest(s) and seating them at an appropriate table before they are

introduced to their server. The Host/Hostess may perform a variety of other tasks within a restaurant

establishment which may include ringing up orders, refilling beverages, setting tables, and cleaning

eating/serving areas; performs all other responsibilities as directed by the business or as assigned by

management. This is a non-exempt position and typically reports to the Store Manager.

Essential Functions:

* Maintains consistent attention to the entrance of the restaurant and welcomes all guests with a smile

and appropriate greeting following HMSHost customer service standards

* Records customer reservations or seating times in a consistent manner providing the highest quality of

service to the customer at all times

* Maintains and updates restaurant seating charts
* Proper set up and maintenance of the Dining Room areas before serving
* Assists with maintaining sufficient stock of roll up silverware for the incoming shift
* Seats guests and advises them on menus and beverage choices based on required in-depth


* Oversees the delivery and servicing of food and beverages
* Liaises between kitchen staff and floor staff to ensure the guests' experience meets concept/company


* Performs the tasks of the cashier and/or bus person as required including cashing out guests checks to

speed up service

* Understands and follows HMSHost cash handling policies and procedures and maintain proper security

of cash at all times

* Patrols assigned station, refilling water and coffee, removing service items and condiments per

establishment procedures

* Performs other duties in a team effort during downtime which may include rolling silverware, expediting

food orders, washing dishes, preparing food for the To-go areas and properly cleaning and filling table

condiments (salt & pepper, sugar, napkins, ketchup and mustard bottles)


Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Work Environment:

* Customer service and cash handling experience preferred
* Excellent organization skills
* Ability to read and interpret restaurant's seating chart
* Demonstrates the ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and

outgoing manner

* Ability to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions
* Requires the ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy

documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers