Hilton Host / Hostess - Bistro Molokini - Casual in Wailea, Hawaii

A Restaurant Host/Hostess is 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.

What will I be doing?

As a Restaurant Host/Hostess, 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. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Welcome guests and ascertain their dining needs
  • Seat guests and manage the seating chart
  • Monitor restaurant activity to determine seating and dining flow
  • Perform opening and closing duties, as needed
  • Assist others with side work including, but not limited to cleaning, stocking, folding silverware, etc.
  • Ensure knowledge of menu
  • Respond to guest inquiries and requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner
  • Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships

What are we looking for?

  • Minimum 1 year of customer service experience
  • Restaurant and/or Hospitality experience preferred
  • Open availability to work any day/shift between the hours of 10am and 10pm
  • Must demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Willingness to maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance in accordance with Grand Wailea's grooming standards
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Due to the immediate nature of this opening, only applicants currently residing in the state of Hawaii will be considered; no relocation assistance or visa sponsorship is available

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Knowledge of restaurant operations, to include appropriate staffing levels, service equipment and guest relations.
  • Ability to read the English language to fully comprehend guest requests, memos, reservations, promotional materials, event orders and similar written materials.
  • Ability to speak the English language sufficient to conduct small employee meetings to impart new information.
  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
  • Ability to move throughout a crowded room to seat guests.
  • Ability to effectively deal with customer complaints and concerns in a friendly and positive manner. This involves listening to the nature of the concern, demonstrating empathy with the customer and providing positive and proactive solutions.

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:

  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:

  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

Job: Bars and Restaurants

Title: Host / Hostess - Bistro Molokini - Casual

Location: null

Requisition ID: HOT0507G

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