HOST / HOSTESS

We are a busy restaurant and have an open role for a Host and/or Hostess. You will greet guests as they approach the restaurant on Cottage Street and/or enter and show them to their table or waiting area.  To do well in this role you should be comfortable standing for long periods and managing a very busy shift.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Greeting guests as they enter, and putting them on a waiting list as necessary

  • Providing guests with menus and answering any initial questions

  • Seating guests at tables or in waiting areas

  • Assigning guests to tables they prefer, while keeping table rotation in mind so that servers receive the right number of customers

  • Engaging with guests to ensure they're happy with food and service

  • Answering phone calls, taking reservations and answering questions

  • A knowledge of the menu

  • Helping out with other positions in the restaurant as needed

  • Providing great customer service

 

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Ability to provide top notch customer service in a fast-paced environment

  • A positive attitude and ability work well under pressure with all restaurant staff

  • Does high-quality work while unsupervised

  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time

  • Able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food when necessary

  • Willing to follow instructions and ask questions for clarification if needed

  • Able to handle money accurately and operate a point-of-sale system

  • Able to work in a busy restaurant environment

  • Restaurant experience a plus

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

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Route 66 Restaurant is a family owned and operated restaurant, for the right staff our environment provides a clean, safe and fun working atmosphere. We strive for a team orientated environment and consider our staff part of our family.