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Host

Company: Season to Taste
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Season To Taste in Cambridge is looking for passionate Hosts to join the team!*

Season To Taste is a chef-owned, welcoming, neighborhood restaurant. We feature locally sourced ingredients that are thoughtfully and consistently prepared, as well as eclectic, thoughtfully curated cocktails, wine, and beer. Our mission is to foster a fun, lighthearted environment in which our guests can not only enjoy great food/drinks and friendly, knowledgeable service, but also feel like they are dining at a home away from home. To help achieve this goal, we provide a positive, team-oriented work environment that our employees enjoy coming to everyday, striving toward constant learning, sharing and collaboration.

*DESCRIPTION: *

The Host functions as the director of all traffic in the restaurant. They are the first impression when guests come in the door and set the tone for the evening. They are welcoming and warmly greet guests upon arrival. The Host manages the efficient and timely seating of our guests while communicating any special requests / notes to relevant staff members.

*RESPONSIBILITIES: *

* Warmly and graciously greet all guests upon arrival
* Seat guests in timely manner
* Operate reservation system and phones
* Call out reservation name and number of party when tables become available
* 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
* Inspect table for proper presentation and completeness
* Relay messages to servers and management as needed
* Thank guests as they leave and invite them to return

*QUALIFICATIONS: *

* Experience in restaurants / hospitality preferred but not required
* Will consider experience in other customer-facing roles
* Be able to communicate clearly and effectively with guests and fellow team members
* Detail-oriented and positive attitude
* Patience and empathy in dealing with both guests and coworkers
* Ability to multi-task and "adapt and overcome" in any challenging situations in a fast-paced environment, with a calm energy and positive attitude
* Teamwork is very important and it is necessary to work well with a small team of people, including BOH, support staff, and management
* Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $26.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
Restaurant type:
* Bar
* Casual dining restaurant
* Upscale casual restaurant
Shift:
* Evening shift
Weekly day range:
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Cambridge, MA 02138: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Season to Taste, Cambridge , Host, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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