Description
We count on our host / hostess for a number of duties. The host / hosts is responsible for cheerfully greet the guests, escort them to their table, provide them with a menu and answer any preliminary questions. Other duties include: monitoring table rotations and a keeping track of prepared tables for new guests, answering the phone, take reservations and in some cases managing take-out orders.

Host, hostess, greeter is generally offered as a part time restaurant opportunity.

Prior experience as host, hostess, greeter, maitre d, matradee, maitres d or other part time FOH restaurant jobs very desirable.
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Requirements/Responsibilities
Host / Hostess / Greeter Requirements:
* Must be able to articulate clear greetings and farewells to guests, as well as understand requests for assistance
* Must be able to clearly communicate guests’ needs to servers, bussers, managers, etc.
* Must be able to walk and stand during entire shift

Responsibilities May Include:
* Greet incoming and departing guests warmly with a genuine smile and eye contact; ask if they have a reservation, escort them to assigned dining area; present menus; announce server's name
* Use visual cues to seat guests in either the bar or dining area depending on their preference
* Answer incoming calls to the restaurant and provide appropriate service
* Manage the flow of guests into the dining and bar area and provide accurate wait times to incoming guests if appropriate
* Be observant to guests’ needs throughout dining experience to ensure they receive high quality service
* Help dining room staff by setting and clearing tables; replenishing water; serving beverages
* Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol control policies
* Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Host, hostess, greeter is generally offered as a part time restaurant opportunity.

Prior experience as host, hostess, greeter, maitre d, matradee, maitres d or other part time FOH restaurant jobs very desirable.
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La Fontaine Restaurant - Mountain View
186 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
(650) 968-2300
lafontainerestaurant.com
Hours of operation
  • Mon: L: 11:30-2pm, D: 5-9:30pm
  • Tue: L: 11:30-2pm, D: 5-9:30pm
  • Wed: L: 11:30-2pm, D: 5-9:30pm
  • Thu: L: 11:30-2pm, D: 5-9:30pm
  • Fri: L: 11:30-2pm, D: 5-9:30pm
  • Sat: L: 11:30-2:30pm, D: 5-10pm
  • Sun: L: 11-2:30pm, D: 5-9pm