Host or Hostess Wanted

Job Description: The Host/Hostess is responsible to welcome and warmly greet guests, by name when possible. The Host/Hostess will manage the efficient and timely seating of our guests to a table that both serves their wishes and monitors the server’s activities and assigned tables. The Host/Hostess reports to the Front of the House Manager.


  • Warmly and graciously greet all guests upon arrival
  • Open the front door for guests entering or leaving the restaurant§
  • When immediate seating is limited, record guest names and number of people in party and provide guests with estimated waiting time
  • Accommodate special seating requests for guests whenever possible§
  • Seat guest guests based on guest preferences and balancing of customer flow in service stations §
  • Upon seating, offer guests a menu and inform them of their server’s name
  • Inspect table for proper presentation and completeness§
  • Relay messages to servers and kitchen staff as needed
  • Thank guests as they leave and invite them to return
  • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement