Hostess / HostPierre’s RestaurantMiami, FL
A property of: Northwood HospitalityPosted 1 week ago

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Job Description

This Job is located in Islamorada FL

Description:

Located in the heart of the Florida Keys, and embodying the essence of a tropical paradise and island escape, the Pierres restaurant beckons guests to relax, "be yourself", and create treasured memories with family, friends, or colleagues. Its fresh sophistication - evoking the textures of its environmentally diverse surroundings - complements the spirited tradition of barefoot elegance, genuine service, and warm hospitality that personifies this legendary island. Its lush palm-fringed grounds, contemporary island décor, and diverse coastal cuisine will continue to define Pierres as a destination for both leisure and business, and champion its storied reputation as the pioneer of luxury dining in the Florida Keys.

I. Job Summary

As the first person to greet and welcome guests, the restaurant host is a critical link to guest satisfaction. The host greets and seats guests while coordinating guest reservations and responding to inquiries in an efficient, courteous, and professional manner that results in maximum satisfaction. This person should be very comfortable interacting with guests and potential clients in a highly professional manner.

II. Job Responsibilities

Guest Service

  • Attend team briefings. 
  • Greet and make all guests feel welcomed to the restaurant. 
  • Use the guest's name at least three times during the interaction. 
  • When seating guests, pull out at least one chair, hand the guests the menus closed, and present the menu and wine list to the assumed host. 
  • As the guest leaves, thank the guest for visiting the restaurant. 
  • Present a clean and professional appearance at all times. 
  • Maintain a friendly, cheerful, and courteous demeanor at all times. 
  • Ensure guest satisfaction by responding to guest inquiries with accurate information and a positive attitude. 
  • Promote hotel amenities and services to guests using personal knowledge and effective selling techniques. 
  • Welcome and effectively resolve guest questions, issues, and complaints with supervisor assistance as needed. 

Preparation

  • Set up host stand, review guest reservation book, and maximize the set-up of the dining space to provide positive memorable guest experiences. 
  • Maintain a station chart and cover count for the restaurant while recognizing the maximum workload capacity of each server in order to meet service standards. 
  • Take guest reservations or provide information regarding the restaurant or any other hotel amenity or service. 
  • Inspect and maintain daily menus to ensure quality, condition and appearance while developing a complete working knowledge of all menu items and daily specials. 
  • Assist with special projects (menu changes, signage, etc.) as needed. 
  • Ensure proper table set-up and make minor adjustments as needed. 
  • Examine each table for missing items. Remove any items that do not meet cleanliness standards. 

Training

  • Complete training on computer software systems. 
  • Complete training on safe lifting procedures. 
  • Complete training on bloodborne pathogens. 
  • Complete training on food safety/contamination/cross-contamination prevention. 
  • Complete training on prevention of slips/trips/falls in the food prep and service area. 

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

 Education

  • High school diploma or GED

Skills and Experience (Essential)

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English and have basic food/beverage knowledge
  • Must be able to work well under pressure while retaining tact and composure when resolving guest complaints

Skills and Experience (Preferred)

  • One year in the hospitality or restaurant industry 

Job Details

Mid level
Full-time

About this location

price:
$$$$
cuisine Style:
French
restaurant Style:
Fine Dining

Values

Balance
Collaboration
Integrity
Leadership
Passion
Respect
Teamwork

Perks

401(K) Matching
Company Discounts
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Vision Benefits
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Pierre’s Restaurant
Located in the heart of Islamorada at mile marker 81.6, Pierre’s
Restaurant is set amidst a glorious, palm-lined beach overlooking Florida
Bay, with walking paths thru tropical flowers. The restaurantshow more
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Address81600 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL, 33036 View map
Property typeRestaurant 
price$$$$ 
cuisine StyleFrench 
restaurant StyleFine Dining 
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This property is managed by
Northwood Hospitality