Hosts are responsible for greeting guests, taking reservations, answering questions, managing wait times, and escorting guests to the dining and bar areas. Lead hosts also participate in the training and mentoring of new hires to the host position. At all times, hosts are expected to be attentive to guests’ needs, making them feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed. Hosts know their demeanor and actions represent the restaurant and are to provide a quality experience for guests. Hosts work in close collaboration with colleagues and must adhere to established health and safety standards. Hosts help maintain the cleanliness, presentation and ambiance of the restaurant and restrooms which is an integral part of the guests’ experience.


  • Greet customers as soon as they enter the restaurant
  • Manage the flow of guests in the restaurant and bar area when seating guests to ensure even workloads for waitstaff
  • Provide guests with accurate wait time estimates during busy periods
  • Maintain a neat, organized front-of-house environment
  • Assist with opening/closing tasks and side work as needed, including polishing glassware and silverware and folding napkins
  • Have a high level understanding of the food and beverage menus
  • Answer phones and schedule small party reservations
  • Direct large party reservations to the Manager on duty
  • Retrieve voicemails and respond or forward message to appropriate person for response
  • Perform light housekeeping duties such as cleaning windows and restrooms
  • Abide by sanitation, health and company guidelines concerning safety, cleanliness, safe food handling and alcoholic beverages
  • Address guest concerns promptly, politely and positively
  • Contribute to restaurant growth by creating goodwill with guests
  • Attend meetings and trainings as requested, including pre-shift meetings
  • Assist restaurant management team with Menu Edits
  • Assist with training and mentoring of new staff
  • Adhere to grooming, conduct and uniform standards
  • Be comfortable with extreme weather during service of outside dining areas
  • Other duties as required

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prior customer service or server experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Aloha POS preferred
  • Food and wine knowledge preferred
  • Adaptability and ability to think on your feet
  • Ability to work quickly and with great accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic
  • Collaboration and dedication to team goals required
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong desire to interact with customers in a service setting
  • Highly organized and systematic in work
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to bend, stoop and lift at least 25-50 pounds
  • Proficient in English

How to Apply: Please send your resume to [email protected]