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Maitre D
Happy Cooking Hospitality HQ
West Village, New York, NY
Happy Cooking Hospitality HQ hiring Maitre D in New York, NY

Happy Cooking Hospitality HQ hiring Maitre D in New York, NY

Happy Cooking Hospitality HQMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $10
Expired: Mar 5, 2020

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2 years

Job Details

Simon & The Whale, a 2 Star New York Times Restaurant, is seeking a talented, passionate, and experienced Maitre D’ to join our warm and welcoming team. Simon & The Whale is a lively neighborhood restaurant with amazing service and fun vibes, and we invite you to come and be a part of creating something very special, with the Happy Cooking Hospitality family.

The Happy Cooking Hospitality family operates five neighborhood restaurants in Manhattan's West Village: Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey's Grocery, Fedora, bar Sardine and Fairfax. To learn more about us, we'd encourage you to visit and

As Maitre D’ you will be an integral team member in ensuring that every guest enjoys an exceptional dining experience. You should have great communication skills, strong work ethic, and a passion for hospitality.

Responsibilities will include: 
- Greeting and engaging guests in a warm and professional manner 
- Operating Resy reservation system 
- Communicating effectively with management and dining room team 
- Estimating wait times for guests and maintaining the guest wait list 
- Knowledge of food and beverage menus 
- Maintaining a cordial demeanor when under pressure 

- Prior hospitality experience running the door at a fine dining restaurant

- A warm and compassionate approach
- Knowledge of proper sequence of service 
- Attention to detail and sense of urgency 
- Ability to mentally prioritize and stay organized
- Open availability

If you're ready to be a part of an exciting project with a dynamic, creative team we would love to hear from you. Please take a moment to attach your resume and tell us a little about yourself.  We look forward to meeting our new Maire D!

Compensation details

Tipped hourly, health benefits after 3 months

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

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