Host/Hostess

Salsa 17 - Arlington Heights, IL

Part-time$10 - $12 an hour
EducationSkillsBenefits

We are a busy restaurant and have an open role for Hostess. You will greet guests as they enter and show them to their table or waiting area. You will also engage with guests to ensure their meal is as good as it should be. To do well in this role you should be comfortable standing for long periods and managing a very busy shift.
Hostess Responsibilities:

  • Greeting guests as they enter, and putting them on a waiting list as necessary.
  • Providing guests with menus and answering any initial questions.
  • Seating guests at tables or in waiting areas.
  • Assigning guests to tables they prefer, while keeping table rotation in mind so that servers receive the right number of customers.
  • Engaging with guests to ensure they're happy with food and service.
  • Responding to complaints and helping to resolve them.
  • Answering phone calls, taking reservations and answering questions.
  • A knowledge of the menu.
  • Helping out with other positions in the restaurant as needed.
  • Providing great customer service.Hostess Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Ability to provide top notch customer service in a fast-paced environment.
  • A positive attitude and ability work well under pressure with all restaurant staff.
  • Does high-quality work while unsupervised.
  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
  • Able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food when necessary.
  • Willing to follow instructions and ask questions for clarification if needed.
  • Able to handle money accurately and operate a point-of-sale system.
  • Able to work in a busy restaurant environment.
  • Restaurant experience a plus.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 /hour

Experience:

  • hospitality: 1 year (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Tips
  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Hours per week:

  • 10-19
  • 20-29

Tip income:

  • Yes

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma