Candler Hotel Atlanta, Curio Collection by Hilton Atlanta, Georgia
Sep 29, 2023Full time
Highgate Hotels Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle Location Perfectly situated on famous Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta, The Candler Hotel, a member of Curio Collection by Hilton, opens today within the historic Candler Building. The boutique-style hotel is a 17-story high-rise originally built in 1906 by Coca-Cola magnate Asa Griggs Candler as Atlanta's first steel skyscraper and is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places. After completing an expansive transformation led by award-winning interior designer Nicole Hollis, the building has been re-imagined as a luxurious, one-of-a-kind hospitality destination. Many of the building's original Beaux-Arts architectural details have been preserved including their marbleized lobby and Tiffany windows. The hotel features 265 graciously appointed guestrooms and suites, a library, a gym outfitted by Peloton, and 6,000-sq. ft. of event space. Additionally, the hotel's historic bank has been transformed into its signature restaurant and bar By George by local celebrity chef Hugh Acheson, a two-time James Beard Foundation Award winner and former contestant on Bravo's Top Chef Masters. Overview The Host/Hostess is responsible for ensuring the prompt recognition and seating of all guests in outlets as assigned and assists the servers in providing attentive, courteous and efficient service to guests throughout their dining experience. He/she is also responsible for assisting the cashier in the collection of payment for all guest transactions. Responsibilities - Greet and seat guests at appropriate tables in a timely manner. - Be attentive of guests' needs assist in providing a pleasant dining experience. - Assist cashier in collection of money or credit cards from guests and servers as needed. - Know how to prepare cashier report at the end of the shift. - Pay out servers' and service attendants' tips if appropriate. - Know how to properly take reservations for outlets. - Ensure quality control of menus with regard to cleanliness and appearance. - Perform opening and closing duties according to established sidework checklist. - Have a complete knowledge of standards of service for receiving a room service order. - Have a thorough knowledge of menus and current specials in all applicable departments. - Assist servers and cashiers in the servicing of guests as needed. - Know and understand the state liquor laws. - Ensure overall guest satisfaction.