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Breakfast Hostess

Calamigos Guest Ranch Malibu, CA
  • $12.00 Hourly
    + Tips
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Employee Discounts, Ask Us!
  • Employer Fairly Likely to Respond

The greeter presents a positive first impression of the establishment’s friendliness, excellent service and high standards.  The greeter must be able to carry natural conversation with guests without sounding scripted or intrusive. Additionally, the greeter cares for our guests by refilling beverages and performs light housekeeping duties such as cleaning glasses and menus and ensures restrooms are clean, stocked and orderly. As a member of an energetic team, the greeter may also need to answer the phones when needed. Availability must include mornings and weekends.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet incoming and departing guests warmly with a genuine 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 hand off to the service staff
  • Answer incoming calls to the restaurant and provide appropriate service
  • Manage the flow of Guests into the Dining area, 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 (i.e. notice a drink refill is needed while seating another Guest and ensuring the drink is refilled prior to getting back to the door).
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol control policies
  • Help dining room staff by setting and clearing tables; replenishing water; serving beverages
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Requirements:

  • 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 clearly communicate guests’ needs to servers, bussers, manager and management
  • 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 reach, bend, stoop and wipe
  • Must be able to articulate clear greetings and farewells to guests
  • Must be able to understand requests for assistance
  • Must be able to carry trays or supplies (10-30 lbs.)
  • A desire to help out where needed and work as part of a team
  • Passion for providing extraordinary service
  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts
  • 6 months experience in a full-service restaurant preferred
  • Must be upbeat, outgoing and positive
  • Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to stand/walk and stay focused and alert for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to effectively communicate on the telephone.
  • Must be available morning, weekends and holidays

Hosts top skills & proficiencies:

  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Professionalism
  • High Energy
  • Multitask
  • Thoroughness
  • Planning
  • Basic Math
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to Detail
  • Verbal Communication
  • Organized
  • Flexible

 Upscale hotel catering to the guest experience in every way possible. Beautiful outdoor scenery that creates a private space. Small team, but works really well together.   

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