Restaurant Host/Hostess in Nashville, Tennessee | Careers at Ole Red -

  • Ryman Hospitality Properties
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Feb 10, 2020
Full time Host/Hostess

Job Description


In partnership with Blake Shelton, we're bringing Ole Red to downtown Nashville! Featuring Shelton-inspired food, drink, music and retail, Ole Red Nashville is a 26,000-square-foot restaurant and entertainment venue in the heart of Music City's Lower Broadway. Itchin' to have a little fun? We're looking for fun-loving, hard-working folks to join our team!

Meet, greet and seat all guests with a positive, friendly, helpful attitude and is a general source of information to all guests entering the venue.

  • Greet all guests promptly and courteously in a professional manner.
  • Control the flow of guests coming into the restaurant and those who are waiting for a table.
  • Direct guest to appropriate location to wait when on a wait.
  • Estimate and quote accurate wait times for tables.
  • Show guests to tables, place menu on table for guest, wait for guest to be seated before leaving the table.
  • Thank each guest for visiting the restaurant and invite him/her to return in a friendly and sincere manner.
  • Communicate to door host, kitchen and Manager on Duty the wait time, parties of eight (8) or more, and any planned special event; any and all information is necessary to ensure proper flow.
  • Keep host area clean and organized throughout the shift (shift mechanics), maintain running duties.
  • Adherence to standard operating procedures.
  • Attend pre-shift meeting conducted by Manager on Duty prior to start of each shift.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred


  • Working knowledge of restaurant operations, seating procedures, guest relations, problem solving
  • Skill in diplomacy, handling multiple tasks, verbal skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to diffuse possibly volatile situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to seat guests in a high-volume restaurant at a pace that maximizes efficiency of service and performance of overall operations