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Host / Hostess
791 Washington Ave, Brooklyn NY 11238
Host / Hostess at Oxalis

Host / Hostess at Oxalis

OxalisMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on Feb 13, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

Oxalis is a neighborhood bistro that opened in the fall, just steps from the Brooklyn Museum, created out of a desire to create an unparalleled dining experience that will have a lasting impact on the culinary scene and our community.  Over the last two years, Oxalis had become one of Brooklyn's most sought-after pop-up dinner reservations; before setting down roots in Prospect Heights. Our focus is serving fresh and natural ingredients with a beverage program of equally seasonal cocktails, craft beers and a selection of ready to drink new and old-world wines, while delivering the highest level of hospitality and service.


We are looking for Hosts and a Maitre’d who:

- Have good communication skills and a strong attention to detail

- Seek to work in a prideful team environment and provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests

- Maintain exceptional sanitation standards

- Ability and willingness to take direction, and remain calm under pressure

- Have a desire to learn about producers, techniques, sustainably sourced food and wine, and to grow with us

- Can easily control the flow of service and problem solve

- Know how to plot service and manage guest relations

- Has a desire to help manage & execute on/off site events



- Minimum 2 years fine dining restaurant experience in this role

- Understanding of proper NYC DOH sanitation standards

- Positive attitude in the workplace

- Ability to work/stand for 8-10 hours a day and to carry up to 20lbs occasionally

- Ability to work and keep your workspace clean and uphold the standards of the restaurant

- Ability to work late nights and holidays as required

- Engaging with guests and colleagues in a genuine and professional manner in a high-energy and busy environment

- Maintaining integrity of service and proactive communication with Managers and colleagues to deliver exceptional experience to guests

- Developing a personal rapport and relationship with guests

- Maintaining a polished and professional floor presence and appearance

- Acting as a team player, supporting colleagues with mis-en-place, bussing, beverage service, etc. as necessary

- Preparing, studying, and maintaining an extensive knowledge and food and beverage


Plus, but not required:

- Experience in 2+ New York Times reviewed restaurants

- Experience in Michelin-rated and fine dining restaurants 



For more information, you can email us at or send us a Direct Message on Facebook or Instagram (@oxalisnyc).

Please include a brief cover letter along with your resume.  We look forward to meeting you.


Oxalis is an equal opportunity employer to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, Oxalis complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Additionally, Oxalis expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual origination, gender identify or expression, age, or disability.


Required Skills

Classic Food / Wine Service

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Experience in a High Volume Environment

Food Safety Knowledge

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

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