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Corsair Host/Hostess (PT) Part-Time

Posted February 16, 2021

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa
Aventura, FL

About This Job

Scope of Position

The Corsair Host/Hostess ensures that the guest arrival and seating occurs timely and efficiently. He/she sets the tone for the guest experience and greets the guests with a smile and in a friendly manner, using the guest’s name. The Host/Hostess anticipates guests’ service needs, including asking questions, and watching/listening to guest preferences and acting on them whenever possible.  

Position Requirements

  • Professional demeanor appropriate for a luxury environment.
  • Experience working in a restaurant environment preferred. 
  • Previous food and beverage experience in a hotel environment preferred.  
  • Knowledge of Micros or other Point of Systems (POS).
  • Must be of minimum legal age to serve alcohol according to state law.


  • Greet and acknowledge each guest promptly (using names) with hotel greeting standard
  • Knowledge of hotel layout, restaurant station breakdowns and table numbers.
  • Monitor the open dining sections of the restaurant for empty and cleaned tables, estimate wait times for guests, monitor the guest waiting list, and ensure that the needs of the guests are met while they are waiting.
  • Escort all guests to their table and introduce their server.
  • Answer telephone and book reservations using hotel/restaurant standards. 
  • Know and implement standards/procedures of service for guests.
  • Check menus to ensure they are current, clean and up to brand standards. 
  • Ensure place settings are appropriate and each guest has the necessary items for the standard place setting. 
  • Maintain cleanliness and condition of the work area. 
  • Report guest concerns to Restaurant Management. 
  • Thank every guest upon departure, invite them to return, and wish them a fond farewell. 
  • Perform any other reasonable duties as required by management. 


  • High school diploma or GED.  

Skills and Abilities 

  • Ability to communicate in the English language. Second language is a plus.  
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including holidays and weekends and able to perform multiple tasks.  
  • Knowledge of basic food handling policies and procedures as well as the techniques and equipment for preparing and presenting food products for consumption, including storage/handling techniques, proper chemical handling, and sanitation standards.

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be physically fit in order to lift, pull and push items up to 50 pounds.
  • Also requires standing/walking/reaching and bending throughout shift.

About this Employer

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa

19999 West Country Club Drive
Aventura, FL 33180

(305) 932-6200

685 Room Resort

Discover luxury services, modern amenities and a stylish setting at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa. Elegantly designed, our spacious rooms and suites provide relaxing comfort with marble bathrooms and private balconies overlooking the resort's tropical grounds. Our resort features BOURBON Steak by Michael Mina, serving signature cuts of prime meat, local seafood and a fine selection of over 1,000 wines. For casual fare, you can visit CORSAIR kitchen & bar, Surf House, or Freestyle. Let little ones join in days of fun at Tidal Cove Water Park while you lounge poolside in a private luxury cabana. Golf enthusiasts can vie for under par scores at our two 18-hole championship courses, while our exquisite full-service spa is a tranquil haven for beauty and wellness. Paradise is waiting for you just North of Miami at JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa.