Hostess Full-time Job

3 days ago   Tourism & Hospitaltity   Abu Dhabi   45 views Reference: 35982
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OVERVIEW/BASIC FUNCTION: Courteously greet and escort guests to tables and assist in seating, ensuring hotel's standards of service. Assist in preparing the restaurant for service and maintaining the cleanliness of the room at all times. Take reservations and maintain reservation book. Assist in monitoring the guests' needs and all phases of the operation. Assume total responsibility when Manager is not present. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards. • Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis. • Maintain complete knowledge of: a. Scheduled daily activities and in-house groups. b. Daily house count. c. Hotel extension numbers. d. Beeper number/radios carried by hotel personnel. e. Hours of operation of each outlet, ambiance, menu selections and price range. f. Features and services provided by the hotel. • Maintain complete knowledge of all menu items, specials, 86'd items, liquor brands, beers and non-alcoholic selections available in the restaurant. • Maintain complete knowledge of and strictly abide by state liquor regulations, particularly those prohibiting service to minors, intoxicated persons and drunk driving. • Maintain complete knowledge of table/seat/station numbers, proper table set-ups, room capacity, hours of operation, price range and dress code of the restaurant. • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment; use equipment only as intended. • Maintain complete knowledge and comply with all departmental policies and service procedures. • Prepare station chart and assign stations to associates following departmental procedures. • Set up Hostess station with necessary supplies; maintain cleanliness at all times. • Inspect condition and cleanliness of menus and wine lists; ensure designated amounts are available. Update menus and wine lists as changes occur.• Take, record and confirm restaurant reservations/cancellations as specified in departmental standards. • Maintain positive guest relations at all times. • Greet and acknowledge all arriving guests, however busy and whatever time of day. • Escort guests to tables and assist in seating at tables; present menus and extend congenialities in accordance to department guidelines. • Anticipate guest needs and respond promptly. • Accommodate all requests for information courteously. • Communicate V.I.P. arrivals and special requests to designated personnel for follow up. • Handle guest complaints by following the six step procedures and ensuring guest satisfaction. • Monitor and ensure that all aspects of service conform to departmental standards. Notify respective personnel for problems to be corrected. • Extend courteous departures as guests leave the restaurant. • Ensure tables are cleaned and reset according to standards. • Complete closing duties as assigned. • Oversee all aspects of restaurant during absence of Manager and/or Supervisor. • Legibly document pertinent information in restaurant logbook. • Be familiar with operation of P.O.S. system and manual system procedures. • Exhibit a friendly, helpful and courteous manner when dealing with guests and associates. • To maintain and comply with brand and LQA standards • To continuously support direct supervisor assuring service complies with Brand and LQA standards • To assure the knowledge of both brand and LQA standards • Take ownership to represent the brand by applying brands standards at every occasion • All other duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience: Minimum six months’ experience in a similar position, preferably with a luxury or ultra-luxury restaurant.• Education: High school diploma. • General Skills: Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest’s service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.• Language: Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred.

Company Description
Rosewood located on Al Maryah Island at the core of Abu Dhabis new Central Business District (CBD), Rosewood Abu Dhabi is a five-star luxury hotel inspired by the glistening Arabian Gulf, reflecting the history, architecture and culture of Abu Dhabi. Guests will discover spacious guest rooms, fine dining and world-class amenities married to stunning views. Rosewood Abu Dhabi opened its doors in May 2013, the first presence of the Rosewood Hotels & Resorts brand in the UAE. Redefining Arabian hospitality, the hotel offers a distinct and personalized luxury lifestyle experience in the heart of city. Rosewood Abu Dhabi has been recognized as one of the best places to stay and eat by the worlds leading publications, travel magazines and consumer organizations. Warm and intuitive service awaits you at Rosewood Abu Dhabi. We are driven by a sense of purpose to inspire, enrich and positively impact both people and the planet. We are committed to empowering people across our entire ecosystem and to embracing a sustainability approach that puts circular hospitality at the core of our business. We measure our success by the meaningful contribution we can make to the world through Rosewood Empowers and Rosewood Sustains. Rosewood Empowers encapsulates our belief in equal access to opportunity by empowering all our communities through opportunity employment, local hiring, sourcing and partnerships, as well as investing in our associates professional growth, wellbeing and development; while Rosewood Sustains showcases our commitment to growing our lifestyle ecosystem responsibly by embracing circular hospitality and protecting our environment for future generations.