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Host or Hostess

Posted April 15, 2021

The Rittenhouse
Philadelphia, PA
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Host/Hostess

Greet and escort guests to restaurant tables in accordance with established guest service and sustainability standards.

Potential Career Path

Food Server or Guest Service Agent – Restaurant Supervisor or Front Office Supervisor

Essential Job Functions

  • Meet and greet guests as they arrive, offer choice of seating, escort to dining table and present menu.
  • Read, maintain and make daily entries in the log book to coordinate communication between shifts and management.
  • Maintain proper set-up of dining room.
  • Assist as needed or requested with service. 
  • Receive records and make any necessary arrangements for reservations and special functions in the restaurant.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent .
  • Previous customer service experience preferred.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and willinclude working on holidays and weekends.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 30 pounds, bending and reaching, stooping, kneeling, or crouching.

What We Believe

People Are Our Capability – Hearts That Serve – Only Excellence – Stay Nimble - Own It

About Us

Exquisite Location of this Downtown Philadelphia Hotel

The Rittenhouse Hotel is the most prestigious Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotel address. Consistently recognized not only as the premier choice of five-diamond Philadelphia luxury hotels, The Rittenhouse is also ranked among the world´s finest places to stay. Featuring all of the unique historic charm and residential ambience of Rittenhouse Square, our Philadelphia luxury hotel is convenient walking distance from major museums, cultural attractions, world-class shopping, and the business district. Experience the luxury of five-diamond service and accommodations at the premier choice of Philadelphia Pennsylvania hotels.

HHM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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About this Employer

The Rittenhouse

210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 546-9000

118 Room Hotel

www.rittenhousehotel.com

Our Hotel

Travelers can stay at The Rittenhouse, a standout among luxury hotels in Philadelphia’s Center City, offering them a Forbes Four Star experience with well-appointed rooms and suites, world-class service, and the most desirable location in town. From fine dining culinary experiences and impeccably tailored events to our relaxing atrium pool and rejuvenating treatments from the spa, our Rittenhouse Square luxury hotel offers personalized experiences and provides the perfect balance of sophistication and relaxation for families, business travelers, and romantic vacationers alike. Welcome to The Rittenhouse, a true gem among Center City, Philadelphia hotels.