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Restaurant Hostess/Host

Posted November 18, 2022

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

Bay views overlooking Berkeley Marina

Find us overlooking Berkeley Marina, with views of the San Francisco Bay. We're a 10-minute drive from University of California, Berkeley, and we are just two miles from the closest BART station for quick trips into San Francisco. Enjoy our indoor pool, fitness center, and waterfront dining at the Berkeley Boathouse.