Lead Host

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We count on our host/hostess for a number of duties. Our lead hosts are responsible for cheerfully greeting the guests, escorting them to their table, providing them with menus, and answering any preliminary questions. We pride ourselves on being welcoming, competent and consistent… Other duties include: monitoring table rotations and keeping track of prepared tables for new guests, answering the phone, taking reservations, and in some cases assisting with take-out orders.

May include office assistant responsibilities tied to the beginning and/or end of shift.

This position will likely start at 30+ hours a week and may evolve into FT. It requires availability for lunch and dinner shifts (we are always closed on Sundays).

- Some experience is preferred, but we will train the right person also.
- A warm and outgoing personality with a passion for food and customer service.
- Must have a commitment to deliver a unique and memorable guest experience.
- Punctual, patient, and mindful.
- Fluent in English and proficiency in other languages is a plus.
- Familiarity with digital reservation systems is a plus!
- Must have valid or be able obtain a food handler card in first 30 days if hired.
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La Bodeguita del Medio
463 S. California Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 326-7762
Hours of operation
  • Mon: 11:30 – 2:00 & 5:30 - 9:30
  • Tue: 11:30 – 2:00 & 5:30 - 9:30
  • Wed: 11:30 – 2:00 & 5:30 - 9:30
  • Thu: 11:30 – 2:00 & 5:30 - 9:30
  • Fri: 11:30 – 2:00 & 5:30 - 10:00
  • Sat: 5:00 - 10:00
  • Sun: Closed