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Hostess - All Day Dining Restaurant

Posted February 22, 2021

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Description

A Hostess with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is responsible for greeting guests and serving the needs of guests who experience the food & beverage facilities of the hotel.

What will it be like to work for this Hilton Worldwide Brand?

In exceptional destinations around the globe, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflect the culture and history of their extraordinary locations, as well as fresh, modern expressions of Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of true Waldorf service that creates a singular experience.

If you understand the value personalized attention and know how to treat even the most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer service, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a team member with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts. Because it’s with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts where we promise our guests a single rich experience at every extraordinary place they visit.

What will I be doing?


As a Hostess, you are responsible for greeting guests and serving the needs of guests who experience the food & beverage facilities of the hotel. A Restaurant Host/Hostess is also responsible for organising and maintaining order within the restaurant reservations area, including the logging of bookings and enquiries. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Follow the phone standards as per standard operating procedures (SOP) and respond to bookings and all enquiries

  • Greet all guests to the correct standard and escort them to their allocated tables with menus and wine list

  • Present the waiter in the station according to the SOP

  • Ensure that the log book is completed after each service period
  • Keep tidy the host/ess desk

  • Answer all telephone calls to the correct standards and deal with all guest enquiries and reservations

  • Ensure the reservation diary is kept up to date with all guest names, telephone numbers, guest information and special requests

  • Allocate daily bookings to the table plan

  • Ensure that all the menus and memos are ready at the desk prior each service

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the menus and wine list and readiness to answer any enquiries from the guests

  • Comply with hotel licensing regulations as well as health and safety and fire regulations

  • Ensure an adequate supply of checks, printer rolls and neat storage of each


Requirements

What are we looking for?

A Hostess serving Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is always working on behalf of our guests and working with other team members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

  • Customer service experience

  • A warm personality, attentive and smartly presentable

  • Ability to listen and respond to demanding guest needs

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Accountable and resilient

  • Committed to delivering high levels of customer service

  • Ability to work under pressure


It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • Luxury hospitality experience in a similar role

  • Russian language speaking
  • Passion for delivering exceptional levels of guest service

What will it be like to work for Waldorf
Astoria Hotels & Resorts?

Waldorf
Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalised
attention of True Waldorf Service that creates a singular experience. If you
understand the value of personalised attention and know how to treat even the
most extraordinarily different experiences with the same rich level of customer
service, you may just be the person we are looking for!



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About this Employer

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Crescent Road, The Palm Jumeirah
Dubai, Aa01
United Arab Emirates

+971-4-818 2222

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At A Glance

A haven within the vibrant city of Dubai, the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah boasts a private soft-sanded beach, six distinct restaurants and lounges and elegant sea-facing guest rooms and suites.

Situated on the iconic Palm Jumeirah island, this Waldorf Astoria resort promises all the amenities for a relaxing getaway, including:

  • 200 meters of private beach
  • Two temperature-controlled pools and kids' pool
  • Guest rooms and suites with sea and Palm Jumeirah views
  • Waldorf Astoria Spa with nearly 50 luxurious treatments

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah offers a supervised Kids Club and numerous leisure activities for the whole family to enjoy. From snorkeling and paddle-boarding to wind-sailing and deep-sea fishing, your assigned Personal Concierge will arrange excursions to suit your preferences for an unforgettable experience.

Dubai's premier dining destination offers the finest cuisine with unparalleled service, from the unique, contemporary Italian dining experience at Social by Michelin-starred chef Heinz Beck and the Vietnamese culinary journey at LAO to international fare at Mezzerie. Enjoy al fresco Mediterranean dining and sunset cocktails at Palm Avenue. Experience a classic Waldorf Astoria afternoon tea at the iconic Peacock Alley followed by vibrant entertainment and classic aperitifs at the Venetian-inspired Serafina Bar.

Our hotel is a 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award recipient.