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Eataly Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Employee Discounts, Meal Plan / Free Food, Ask Us!
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Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB OVERVIEW

A Host is the first and last point of contact with guests at a restaurant and is responsible for greeting, seating and saying goodbye to guests as well as maintaining the flow of the restaurant during service. A Host diligently and efficiently manages seating in Eataly’s restaurants. Directly reports to the Restaurant Manager.

  • Oversees the general functioning of the dining room during meal service, relaying information to managers and service personnel

  • Maintains an accurate, fair and up-to-date waitlist and seating chart using a computerized system

  • Takes and manages reservations in restaurants that allow reservations

  • Balances the guest flow among the service stations, taking into account requests for a particular table or server depending on availability

  • Informs guests when tables are ready, escorts them to table, provides menus and introduces the server

  • Assists with the duties of servers and bus persons as needed to maintain service effectiveness and efficiency

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ year of experience in a high-volume restaurant

  • Basic computer skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule often including evenings and weekends

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Health Coverage – Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits

  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly

  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

At Eataly, we are looking to help people have a better life through food and through learning about culture -- we need people who can collaborate and create harmony in our restaurant. We believe the secret to a great work environment is the philosophy of all for one and one for all. This helps us to create a unique and energetic environment that our employees and guests can both enjoy.

As an ambassador of Eataly products and services, everyone is responsible for helping to create and maintain quality experiences for every guest that comes to Eataly. Every employee at Eataly is an ambassador, and is expected to actively engage with guests and spend quality time with each customer. We live by the idea that our employees Eat, Learn and Grow with Eataly -- with us, there are endless possibilities for learning new things and growing professionally.

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