A Bar/Restaurant Hostess presents a positive first impression of the establishment’s friendliness, excellent service and high standards. She also greet guests upon arrival, inform guests of their wait time, monitor a waiting list, enter guest names into the computer system and show their table and bid them farewell as they leave.
*Due to the operational requirements, we are in need of Arabic/English speakers, female, 25 years old to 35 years old only.
Greet incoming and departing Guests warmly with a genuine smile and eye contact; escort them to assigned dining area; present menus; announce waiter's name
Use visual cues to seat Guests in either the bar or dining area depending on their preference
Inform Guest of current promotion and who will be serving them to ensure a smooth handoff to the service staff
Answer incoming calls to the restaurant and provide appropriate service
Manage the flow of Guests into the Dining and Bar areas, provide accurate wait times to incoming Guests if appropriate
Tend to special Guest needs and requests
Observant to Guests’ needs throughout dining experience to ensure they receive high quality service (i.e. notice a drink refill is needed while seating another Guest and ensuring the drink is refilled prior to getting back to the door).
Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol control policies
Help dining room staff by setting and clearing tables; replenishing water; serving beverages
Issue dining charges by verifying orders; calculating taxes; totaling bill for to-go orders
Receive payments by validating credit charges; approving checks; accepting currency; calculating and issuing change for To Go orders
Reconcile cash drawer by proving cash transactions; listing checks and credit card charges for to-go orders
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Must be able to read menus
Must be able to articulate clear greetings and farewells to Guests, as well as being able to understand requests for assistance
Must be able to clearly communicate Guests’ needs to W/Ws, Bussers, Managers, etc.
Must be able to hear well in a loud environment in order to answer telephone and respond to Guest requests
Must be able to walk and stand during entire shift
Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and wipe
Must be able to articulate clear greetings and farewells to Guests
Must be able to understand requests for assistance
Must be able to carry trays or supplies (10-30 lbs.)
A desire to help out where needed and work as part of a team
Passion for providing extraordinary service
The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
An appetite for learning (and great food)
Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
Must be upbeat, outgoing and positive
Must be able to assist Guests and possess great Guest relations skills
Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment
Ability to stand/walk and stay focused and alert for extended periods of time
Ability to work effectively within a team
Ability to effectively communicate on the telephone.
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Job Types: Full-time, Contract