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Host / Hostess
Wallsé Restaurant
344 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014
Wallsé Restaurant  hiring Host / Hostess in New York, NY

Wallsé Restaurant  hiring Host / Hostess in New York, NY

Wallsé Restaurant More Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 18, 2019

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2 years

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About Wallsé:

Opened in July 2000 by chef Kurt Gutenbrunner - the face of Michelin-starred Austrian cuisine in the Big Apple, Wallsé is an iconic West Village restaurant and a proud holder of one Michelin Star for 15 consecutive years. Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner also owns the inviting intimate restaurant next door Upholstery Store: Food & Wine and the 19th century very Viennese Café Sabarsky in the Neue Galerie on the Upper East Side. The dining experience at Chef Gutenbrunner’s flagship is light and refined, and the dishes are characterized by our polished adaptation of traditional Austrian and European classics, which can be elegantly paired with the exclusively 100% Austrian wine list.

Wallsé just reopened after a 3-month renovation. We are seeking an experienced and dedicated host candidates to join our dynamic team in our beautifully revamped space. This could be full-time or part-time.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Professionally and warmly greeting customers, assigning tables, and making sure they are happy with the seating assignment
  • Answering phone calls & relaying messages in a timely and professional manner
  • Monitoring and handling that all reservation requests efficiently and politely over the phone, through email, and in-person
  • Dealing courteously and promptly with any inquiries and customer problems or concerns and provide outstanding customer service
  • Ensuring guest history accounts are kept current
  • Participating and assisting in the execution of special projects as needed

About you:

  • You have prior experience in a fast-paced New York City fine dining establishment
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You provide exceptional customer service
  • You have passion for the industry
  • You are a team player
  • You are eager to learn and improve
  • You are quick to adapt
  • You are emotionally intelligent
  • You have positive, hospitable, and engaging personality and professional appearance
  • You have flexible schedule and availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • You are proficient with Resy or a fast learner
*German language is not required but a plus*

As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance after 60 days of employment
  • Additional Training
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Commuter Benefit
  • Employee Meals
  • Dining discounts throughout the KG-NY family of restaurants
  • A myriad ofopportunities for personal and career development
This is an hourly position plus generous tip.

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Austrian, European, New American

Upscale Casual

Part of KG-NY Restaurant Group

Located on a quiet corner of the West Village, a block away from the Hudson Promenade, Wallsé opened its doors in July 2000. Wallsé, the flagship restaurant of famed Chef Kurt Gutenbrunner, serves fine contemporary, European cuisine that reflects Kurt's passion for aesthetics, taste, quality, seasonality, as well as his knowledge of contemporary and classic culinary techniques. Modern and minimalistic, Wallsé delivers a new image of refined Austrian cuisine.

"The menu and the wine list seem perfectly suited to what is, in effect, a glorified neighborhood restaurant... New York never knew it needed Austrian cooking. Now it may not be able to live without it" - William Grimes, New York Times 2000

Address: 344 W 11th St, New York, NY 10014

Phone: (212) 352-2300

Email: [email protected]

Mon - Wed: 5:30 - 10:00 pm
Thurs - Sat: 5:30 - 11:00 pm