Due South

301 Water Street Southeas...
Washington, District of Columbia 20003

Style of service

Bar, Casual Restaurant

Type of cuisine

Chef Driven Restaurant, Craft Cocktail Bar

About this Job

Job Title

Host

Job Type

Full Time, Part Time

Compensation

Benefits

Family Meal, Achievement Award, Perks & Bonuses

Available Days

Monday : Dinner
Tuesday : Dinner
Wednesday : Dinner
Thursday : Dinner
Friday : Dinner
Saturday : Dinner
Sunday : Dinner

Job Description

A Host presents a positive first impression of the establishment's friendliness, excellent service and high standards. The Host also greets guests upon arrival, informs guests of their wait time, monitors a waiting list, enters guest names into the computer system, shows guests to their table and bids guests farewell as they leave.

 

Host Responsibilities:

 

Greet incoming and departing guests warmly with a 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

Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol control policies

Help dining room staff

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

 

Responsibilities

 

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 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 carry trays or supplies (10-30 lbs.)

The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Flexibility to work a variety of shifts

Experience in a full-service restaurant preferred

Must be able to assist guests and possess great guest relations skills

Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment

 

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 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 carry trays or supplies (10-30 lbs.)

The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Flexibility to work a variety of shifts

Experience in a full-service restaurant preferred

Must be able to assist guests and possess great guest relations skills

Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment

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