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Company: Maggiano's Little Italy
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

IMMEDIATELY HIRINGHostsFull & Part Time OpportunitiesOur Teammates Enjoy:Great PayOvertime eligibility for full-time work over 40 hours/weekPaid Sick Leave benefits avaliable in applicable statesBenefits package with health, dental and life - View our full benefits page at maggianosjobs.com/benefits.htmlFREE Education assistanceScratch kitchenAuthentic family recipesLots of other perks and discountsJob summary:Responsible for initial greeting and seating of guests, answering phones, taking messages and reservations, maintaining an accurate wait when necessary and bidding goodbye to all guests.Essential functions:Must be willing and able to:Determine proper amount of reservations to be accepted for each shift according to standing operating procedureTake all reservation calls and record necessary informationConfirm applicable reservations according to standing operating procedureSeat the restaurant evenly and in an orderly manner so that the dining room looks well filled at all times and so that all servers have a fair share of the guestsMaintain an accurate head count of guests seated in each stationFill out completely all sections of a telephone message pad and pass on to the appropriate person within 10 minutes of the callCheck washrooms and coordinate with bus staff cleaning requirementsEnsure that host desk and waiting area are kept clean and organized throughout the shiftSell and accurately account for gift certificate salesMove tables as needed for larger or smaller partiesRelate to guests pleasantly and with good humorCommunicate effectively with guestsMust be willing and able to meet individual restaurant requirements in the following when that restaurant is on a wait:Accurately quote wait time within 5 minutesEfficiently assign tables appropriate for parties being seatedAccurately fill out and maintain host/hostess control sheetAnticipate needs of scheduled special partiesCommunicate seating needs to service, bus and other host staffCordially inform the guest about where to wait and how wait system worksEveryone knows and loves Maggiano's - the food, the atmosphere and the family culture all make ita perfect place to dine AND a perfect place to work! Our dedication to providing the ultimate in guest service, extraordinary food and memorable experiences is why we were named Americas Favorite Casual Dining ChainRequirementsQualification standards:Must provide a minimum of 1-year full service restaurant experience or the equivalent. Must have accurate mathematic skills.Menu and specialsRestaurant layout including table numbers and station numbersMust be willing and able to:Meet personal schedule requirements punctuallyBe warm, sincere, outgoing in personalityStand for long periods of time while on dutyMove safely throughout all areas of the restaurantWork amidst noise in confined crowded spaceMove chairs, transport high chairs and/or booster seats to tables when necessaryWork nights, weekends and holidaysMaggiano's Little Italy truly is a very special group of restaurants. Technically, we're a 'chain,' but in principle, we're more like an extended family. Each restaurant is similar in menu and philosophy but is built to reflect the history of its host city. Inside, high-energy, full-service dining rooms reminiscent of pre-war Little Italy, elegant banquet facilities and customer-friendly carryout leave no doubt you're visiting an authentic Maggiano's Little Italy restaurant. equal opportunity employerby Jobble

Keywords: Maggiano's Little Italy, Houston , Host, Other , Houston, Texas

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