Restaurant Host/ess

$15.00 per hour + Benefits

Somerset Hills, a Tapestry Collection, Warren 07059

We are a global hospitality management company who partner with internationally renowned brands to deliver the full commercial potential of our hotels. Here in the US, we operate 18 properties and have ambitious development and growth plans.

Our mission is to go beyond ‘hospitality’ by creating memorable experiences and lasting connections with our guests.

It’s our uncompromising passion for outstanding service that makes us who we are. At the core of this philosophy is our people.

Our culture runs on passion, enthusiasm and fun " we love what we do!
We set the bar high and we are relentless in our pursuit to ‘re-define hospitality’.

Benefits Package

  • Competitive Salary
  • Team Member Hotel Discount Program
  • Uniforms Provided
  • Benefits - Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and other supplemental options
  • Paid PTO beginning after ninety (90) days of employment
  • Immediate eligibility for 401k and employer match
  • Team Member Awards and Recognition programs throughout the year
  • Food and Beverage Discounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

POSITION PROFILE:

Greet and seat all guests and ensure a quality dining experience. Supervises and coordinate the activities of the dining room in a restaurant.

$250 SIGN ON BONUS AFTER 30 DAYS

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:

  • Greet guests, escort them to their table, pull chair out for the guest, and present menus.
  • Make sure entry doors are clean, free of debris and are inviting, and welcoming.#IND789
  • Make sure all menus are wiped down, free of spots or stains, and complete with any special food and beverage items.
  • Inform servers of their location and assigned station. Plan out the seating chart and organize the reservations for the evening.
  • Check with the phone reservationists or answering machine messages to assure you have all reservations.
  • Check with manager to assure private parties are properly staffed and organized for the evening.
  • Check with kitchen to verify menu items are readily available.
  • Keep in constant contact with the servers, manager, and the kitchen to ensure timing and food preparation is synchronized with guest flow.
  • Greet guest leaving the restaurant to ensure guest had a pleasant dining experience. Check to see that everything was wonderful. Not only is the host or hostess the first impression the guest gets when they come to an establishment they are also the last.
  • Check with every guest to notating any problem to quickly get a manager.

DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent experience.

Experience: Three - Six months in a food/beverage services environment or establishment.

Skills and Abilities: Must have vision ability to clearly see detailed guest checks, computer print outs, written instructions and to observe entire restaurant in dimly lit conditions. Must have manual coordination to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages. Able to read, speak and understand English. Able to lift, push, carry 20 - 40 lbs. Stand continuously for long periods of time.

Communicate information and hotel services to management, staff and guests. Tips Certification required.

The Somerset Hills Hotel, nestled among stunning oaks and lush greenery, is at the heart of the historic Somerset area, steeped in a rich American history. Gather with friends or family and enjoy a sumptuous meal at TAP, the hotel’s chef-driven gastropub that’s both approachable and refined. Discover your favorite locally-curated cocktail or indulge your taste buds with one of 20 craft beers on tap while watching your favorite sporting event or taking in the natural beauty on the expansive outdoor veranda and garden.

The hotel’s central location and thoughtfully-designed indoor and outdoor event space create a one-of-a-kind venue for a variety of meetings and events. With over 6,000 square feet of event space, including a Grand Ballroom, intimate boardroom and stunning outdoor space that will help create the perfect wedding.

A seamless combination of tradition, elegance and modern amenities, the 118-room Somerset Hills Hotel serves as the Social Crossroads and offers a retreat-like setting where charm, laughter, conversation and new ideas all come together.

Please visit http://www.valorhospitality.com to learn more about our existing hotels, other exciting job opportunities and our company.


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