Lead Host/Hostess

  • Huse Culinary, Inc.
  • Carmel, IN, USA
  • Sep 11, 2019
Full time Hostesses

Job Description

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This posting is for a new Huse Culinary concept, the 1933 Lounge, interviews for this position will begin late September 2019 or early October 2019.

Lead Host/Hostess Essential Job Functions

  • Complete all opening or closing duties.
  • Manage reservations, table placement, and floor plans.
  • Draft floor plans with assigned Servers.
  • Provide private dining notes and special requests to Servers.
  • Lead host staff entire shift.
  • Welcome, all guests with a genuine and delightful smile. Interact with guests as they arrive and leave the restaurant to ensure a positive dining experience.
  • Use the guest name whenever possible.
  • Identify special occasions and extend wishes.
  • Initiate genuine conversation while escorting guests to their tables.
  • Point out the location of restrooms.
  • Take guest information, accurately quote wait time, and follow up immediately.
  • Answer phone, answer questions concerning the menu and restaurant and assist with reservation requests. Fill to go orders when requested.
  • Sell gift cards, bottled cocktail sauce, and seasoning.
  • Observe tables and update the status on reservation tablet.
  • Stock and maintain sufficient levels of menus, pens, postcards, business cards, to go bags, and mints.
  • Assist with and maintain a clean and organized restaurant and work station.
  • Maintain restrooms throughout a shift.
  • Wipe down front desk and menus.
  • Follow opening and closing checklist.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested by the General Manager and Restaurant Managers.
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and maintain a positive attitude with a pleasant demeanor.
  • Be a team player. Support and be supported by your co-workers.