Host / Hostess

  • The Standard Hotel
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Aug 29, 2021
Full time Host/Hostess

Job Description

The Standard, London has 266 rooms in 42 unique styles ranging from Cosy Core rooms to terraced suites with outdoor bathtubs overlooking St Pancras station. The lobby lounge, with a carefully curated library pays homage to the building's original use, with a Sounds studio hosting weekly live music and talks. Double Standard offers lunch, happy-hour and casual drinking and dining, while our garden restaurant, Isla, features a seasonally-driven, coastal inspired menu. Board the street level, exterior red lift directly to the 10th-floor to Decimo where Chef Peter Sanchez-Iglesias' showcases his live fire cooking and the building's 360-degree views of London.

Your role

You'll be our guests' all important first and last point of contact meeting them on arrival and escorting them to their tables or reserved areas, on hand to deal with their queries, provide information and oversee table plans. You will of course be passionate about service, very well organised with an exceptional working knowledge of bar operations, reservations and order of service; as we expect some busy days prior experience of working in a busy bar is a must along with a good understanding of managing guest lists, table return times, and flow of guests into and out of the venue.

Do you have what it takes to be a Host/Hostess for The Rooftop at Standard, London

Prior experience as a Host/Hostess ideally gained in a similar busy bar, pub, 'Lifestyle' boutique hotel, destination cocktail bar or similar rooftop bar Happy to work outside for your entire shift [come rain or shine] In addition to those with experience we are actively seeking candidates with a diverse range of lifestyle skills and welcome applications from those in the arts, music and entertainment industries. Highly social, motivated and pro-active; acting with professionalism and positivity in all interactions Prior experience using squirrel epos is advantageous however full training will be given You will need to have a flexible approach to working hours with the ability to work shifts, including weekends and late evenings. There may also be occasions when we will be unable to open or close The Rooftop due to inclement weather and you may be asked to work in other areas of the hotel. The Rooftop is a seasonal venue and will operate between May and October, initial contracts will be for 6 months with the option to move into another hotel position when the venue closes in the Autumn. We are defined by our richness of personality and diversity of background and lifestyle so if you think you have what it takes to be a Host/Hostess at The Rooftop, we'd love to meet with you.

Benefits Include

Meals on duty Uniform Provided Pension Scheme Life Assurance Employee Rates across all Standard properties F&B Discounts Recruitment Referral Bonus up to £600 Tuition Aid Scheme Season Ticket Loan & regular social activities