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Host/Hostess (Fog Room) Part-Time Seasonal

posted September 5, 2019

The Charter Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
Seattle, WA
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Widewaters Hotels is looking for a PART-TIME HOST/HOSTESS to join The Charter Hotel’s Fog Room, a chic rooftop lounge in downtown Seattle, WA!
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Job overview

The Host/Hostess is responsible for greeting and seating all guests to ensure a quality dining experience. The Host/Hostess will coordinate activities of the F&B personnel to provide fast and courteous service to all patrons. The Host/Hostess is required to adhere to the mission and values of Widewaters Hotels, LLC. 

What you will be doing

  • Ensure all tables are properly set before seating guests
  • Maintain seating chart for rotation of stations
  • Ensure all menus are clean before and after shifts
  • Organize and maintain a clean service podium
  • Schedule dining reservations and arrange parties or special service for diners
  • Greet guests, escort them to tables, provide menus, and fill water glasses
  • Inspect dining room serving stations for neatness and cleanliness
  • Coordinate activities of dining room personnel to ensure prompt and courteous service to patrons
  • Use appropriate language when engaging guests in conversation; communicate clearly and courteously
  • Complete closing duties, including restocking items, turning off lights, etc.
  • Welcome and acknowledge all guests
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others and support team to reach goals. 
  • Thank guests with genuine appreciation
  • Be aware of guests’ needs; assist in providing a pleasant dining experience
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and nametag when working.
  • Must adhere to all company policies and procedures as well as the Widewaters Hotels, LLC Employee Handbook. 

Requirements

  • High School Degree or Equivalent. Minimum of 1 year experience in a food and beverage role.
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of the hospitality industry and have sound customer service skills. 
  • Knowledge of proper cleaning techniques, requirements, and use of equipment in the Restaurant
  • Ability to work on POS equipment when needed.
  • Ability to communicate satisfactorily with guests, management, and co-workers 
  • Must have a positive attitude at all times.
  • Comply with all department, hotel, and company policies and procedures.
  • Perform any assigned task not outlined above that the associate has the ability to perform.
  • If you are employed by a branded hotel property, please refer to branded job description for additional duties and information.
  • Support COMPANY PILLARS by following and executing: Revenue Improvement, Cost Management/Profitability, Exceeding Guests Expectations, Associate Engagement, and Outstanding Physical Product. 

Widewaters Hotels' Mission and Values

Widewaters Hotels' Mission is an innovative hospitality management leader, built on proven pillars of success. We are passionate about delivering exceptional returns for our owners and partners, creating the ultimate guest experience and providing rewarding opportunities for our associates.

Our values guide the way we work with and for our guests, owners & associates. Through Passion, Energy, Attitude, Effort & Work Ethic we have created a vibrant company culture and a compass for our actions.

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We appreciate your interest in Widewaters Hotels, LLC. Widewaters Hotels, LLC offers equal opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color religion, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information, or any other status protected by law.

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About This Employer

The Charter Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

1610 2nd Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

(206) 256-7500

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At A Glance

Welcome to The Charter Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton, a chic hotel just steps from downtown attractions in one of the most walkable cities. The famous Pike Place Market is a block away, and it’s a quick walk to shops, dining, bars, the Washington State Convention Center, Seattle Aquarium, Space Needle, and other authentic Seattle experiences.

Our guest rooms are sleekly designed spaces with warm wood finishes and elegant décor. Enjoy luxurious bedding, a 55-inch HDTV with streaming capability, a mini-fridge, desk, plush robes, slippers, local brew from the in-room coffeemaker, and a marble bathroom. Our one-bedroom suites feature a living area, dining space, a walk-in closet and views of Elliott Bay.

You’ll love Patagōn, our modern/rustic restaurant with Argentinian-inspired cuisine focused on fresh, locally sourced meats, fish and veggies. The Fog Room rooftop lounge brings the outdoors inside with retractable windows with water and skyline views from the 16th floor. This eclectic and lively lounge offers delicious cocktails and small bites. Our 24-hour room service is another tasty option.

Work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center or enjoy the calm of our sauna and steam room. The 24-hour business center is perfect for getting work done, and we offer 10,000 sq. ft. of flexible and stylish Seattle, WA event space for meetings and wedding receptions of up to 160 guests.

  • Set in downtown Seattle, walkable to major offices and attractions
  • Luxurious guest rooms and suites, all with marble bathrooms
  • Upscale restaurant, rooftop lounge and 24-hour room service
  • Cutting-edge fitness center, steam room, sauna and changing rooms
  • Meeting space with A/V equipment, planners and catering options