Report on Restaurant Host - Los Angeles, CA

Restaurant Host - Los Angeles, CA

Description: 
Under the direction of the Restaurant Manager, the Restaurant Host is responsible for maintaining guest services for the restaurant lounge and bar at the Luskin Conference Center (LCC). Incumbent ensures all guests are greeted, promptly seated and served in a professional, courteous and timely manner. Monitors the open and seated sections of the restaurant, bar and lounge, estimates wait times for guests, answers the telephone and takes reservations as needed. Keeps the kitchen and appropriate managers aware of large groups of guests and keeps track of the reservation and occupancy chart as needed. Informs the Restaurant Manager and Executive Chef of any issues, concerns, large groups, complaints or feedback from guests. Serves as the first contact with restaurant guests, encouraging return visits and providing exemplary customer service. Interacts with team members and guests in a high-volume dining environment. Execute other functions and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Please note, UCLA is a non-tipping environment.

Percentage of Time:
100

Shift Start:
variable

Shift End:
variable

Qualifications for Position

15
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Qualifications

Required/Preferred

At least one year of experience as host or cashier in a full service restaurant.

Required

Ability to read, understand and speak English sufficient to determine and carry out job duties.

Required

Skill in writing concise, logical and grammatically correct English.

Required

Ability to communicate effectively on a one-on-one basis and in small group settings with team members, peers and guests.

Required

Skill in working in organizing and monitoring assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are interruptions, changing priorities, changes in workload, pressures of deadlines, and competing priorities.

Required

Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.

Required

Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively and tactfully with diverse department and University personnel and with the public.

Required

Ability to perform effectively under conditions of a fluctuating workload, including working overtime, swing shifts and weekends.

Required

Skill in interacting effectively with guests and team members and managers in a high-volume public setting using positive div language, direct eye contact, active listening and problem solving techniques.

Required

Ability to stand, climb, stoop, push, and crouch for extended periods of time as required to complete job duties; Able to stand continuously throughout an eight-hour shift on uncarpeted surfaces.

Required

Mathematical skills sufficient to perform basic arithmetic calculations.

Required

Ability to work on a personal computer, utilizing software such as Microsoft Office Suite, food production management software, and other applicable systems.

Required

Ability to utilize and manage the online reservations system and point of sale (POS) system.

Required

TIPS certified.

Can be trained

Must be 21 years of age or older.

Required

Additional Posting Information

Bargaining Unit:
SX-Service

Application Deadline:
09-10-2019

External Posting Date:

UCLA - 4 hours ago

Experience Requirements: 
Not requirements
Date posted:
2019-08-21
Job Id: 
7859857