20 days old

Host/Hostess

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    R-0045529
Duties & Functions:
Maintain a friendly and diplomatic relationship/manner with all prospective guests who wish to enter the restaurant or bar at all times
Ensure all reservation information is properly documented including time, date, number of covers, name/room number and contact number
Prepare table allocations from reservation book before respective meal period seating
Ensure guests are graciously shown to their tables within a reasonable time of their reservation
Adhere to hotel door policies and restrictions, including local and federal age guidelines aligned with liquor licensing
Guarantee there is host/hostess coverage at the maitre d stand at all times
Guarantee that the phone is answered within 2 rings in a courteous and helpful manner; 'champagne cork popping'
Ensure door policies concerning the entry of guests and these are adhered to at all times
Ensure that seating is fair for all service staff
Perform related duties and special projects as assigned
Specific Job Knowledge & Skills:
High School Diploma or equivalent required
One to two years in a public contact position, preferably in an upscale or lifestyle brand restaurant or lounge
Enter and locate work related information using computers and/or point of sale systems
Possess a gracious, friendly, and fun demeanor
Ability to multitask, work in a fast paced environment and have a high level attention to detail
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
Maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments
Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork
Physical Abilities:
Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 20 pounds without assistance
Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity
Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire work shift
Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping
This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Additional Job Description

Benefits

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account with Company Match
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • Sonesta Hotel Discounts
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Various Employee Perks and Discounts

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Health Savings Account with Company Match, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match, Paid Vacation and Sick Days, Sonesta Hotel Discounts, Educational Assistance, Paid Parental Leave, Company Paid Life Insurance, Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance and Various Employee Perks and Discounts.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.





Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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