Host

Eataly Los Angeles

Los Angeles,CA

11/2/2019

Job Description

HOST

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

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