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Restaurant Host

Relocation + Travel Assistance, Housing Available, Positive Working Environment, Room for Growth

Posted January 2, 2022

Navy Beach, St. Thomas
St Thomas, VI
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Montauk hot-spot Navy Beach Restaurant is expanding and seeking Hosts for it's Caribbean location in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands!

About This Job

Montauk, New York-based Navy Beach Restaurant is expanding and looking to add an experienced host to our growing food + beverage team in the Caribbean. This is a great opportunity to join a team of hospitality professionals with excellent room for growth.

Navy Beach, St. Thomas is the first venture from Navy Beach Hospitality outside of the continental United States, and the first of several Caribbean-based projects to open over the next few years, including Navy Beach St. Maarten, opening late 2021 at the IGY Isle de Sol Yacht Club, in Simpson Bay. 

The restaurant is located in a prime waterfront space at the sprawling IGY Marina at Yacht Haven Grande, in Charlotte Amalie.

Job Description

The Hosts main duty is to make customers feel welcomed and provide attentive service from the moment a customer enters the Restaurant. They are also in charge of fairly assigning tables to waitstaff so that Servers can split the workload fairly and get a fair opportunity to earn tips during their shift.   Hostesses lead guests to their tables, manage reservations, and communicate with front of house staff about when they have a new party in their section.  Hostesses support Bussers in clearing tables, wiping down menus and organizing silverware.  Other duties include maintaining a waitlist of patrons during busy meal service and accepting phone calls.

DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS

  • Greeting guests as they walk into the restaurant
  • Helping guests with reservations and guiding them to their table
  • Giving guests accurate wait time estimates and seating them in the waiting area
  • Providing customers with menus and answering any initial questions they may have
  • Optimizing seating at different tables to ensure even workload for wait staff
  • Answering phones and scheduling reservations with large parties
  • Handle various impromptu requests from customers
  • Handling cleaning of the host/reception area during and after service
  • Completing all assigned side work before and after the shift to ensure a consistent level of preparedness and cleanliness

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent customer service and people skills
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Prior customer service experience in the hospitality industry
  • Positive attitude and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills and phone etiquette
  • Ability to multitask and stay organized
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • High level of stamina to work on feet for extended periods of time
  • Open availability including days, nights, weekends, and holidays

compensation: Hourly Plus Tips

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About this Employer

Navy Beach, St. Thomas

5320 Yacht Haven Grande
St Thomas, VI 00802

(340) 714-3566

Restaurant

Located at Yacht Haven Grande in St. Thomas USVI, Navy Beach, St. Thomas is the first venture from Navy Beach Hospitality outside of the continental United States, and the first of several Caribbean-based projects to open over the next few years, including Navy Beach St. Maarten, opening late 2021 at the IGY Isle de Sol Yacht Club, in Simpson Bay.