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Restaurant Hostess/Host

Posted November 24, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina
Berkeley, CA
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About This Job

As a Restaurant Host/Hostess for The Berkeley Boathouse at the DoubleTree Berkeley Marina Hotel, you would be responsible for welcoming guests and escorting them to their seats for dining in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

A Restaurant Hostess/Host would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  1. Welcome guests and ascertain their dining needs
  2. Seat guests and manage the seating chart
  3. Monitor restaurant activity to determine seating and dining flow
  4. Perform opening and closing duties, as needed
  5. Assist others with side work including, but not limited to, cleaning, stocking, folding silverware, etc.
  6. Ensure knowledge of menu
  7. Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a timely, friendly, and efficient manner
  8. Assist fellow associates wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships
  9. Ability to work different shifts (incl. days/evenings/weekends/holidays)
  10. Ability to lift/push/pull 25-50lbs.
  11. Ability to work a complete shift (8 hours) with or without reasonable accommodation

Job Skills:

  1. Speak clearly and talk easily with all kinds of people to put them at ease.
  2. Use judgment and reasoning to cope with emergencies, such as sudden illness, accident, or interrupted service.
  3. Perform a variety of activities, changing activities often and sometimes without notice.
  4. Plan and carry out an activity.
  5. Plan the work of others.

Physical Requirements and working conditions: Ability to speak and hear in English. Close and distance vision. Frequently lifts/carries up to 25 lbs. continually uses manual agility and gross motor skills with frequent use of bi-manual talent and fine motor skills. Stand for long periods.

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when business needs dictates.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina

200 Marina Boulevard
Berkeley, CA 94710

(510) 548-7920

378 Room Hotel

At A Glance

The newly renovated iconic DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina is a peaceful retreat steps away from the San Francisco Bay. Stunning views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge welcome our guests to the Berkeley Marina Bay. Close proximity to Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Highway 80, University of California Berkeley, Emery Bay, and San Francisco make the destination perfect for business or pleasure. Discover an array of business and leisure amenities, including a fitness center, indoor Pool, running trails and Bay Grille Restaurant and Bar. Plan your perfect event in our one of a kind Bayview Ballroom. Enjoy our signature chocolate chip cookie - this welcoming gift is only a taste of the warm, personal service you will experience at DoubleTree by Hilton.

Relax in a spacious guest room or suite at this Berkeley Marina hotel. All of our rooms feature either a balcony or patio, and some guest rooms boast breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay, the skyline or Berkeley Hills. Upgrade to a suite for extra living space and amenities such as fluffy bathrobes. Host a meeting or special event at this Berkeley, CA hotel and choose between the bayside lawn for festive outdoor parties, the elegant ballroom for a formal affair or the Executive Meeting Center for business meetings.