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Host / Hostess
Taste 222
222 N. Canal Street, Chicago, IL 60606
Taste 222 hiring Host / Hostess in Chicago, IL

Taste 222 hiring Host / Hostess in Chicago, IL

Taste 222More Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Mar 11, 2020

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Requirements

0-1 years


Job Details

Taste 222 is the storefront showcase of Cleveland Avenue, a venture capital and consulting firm that invests in remarkable food, beverage and restaurant concepts. Taste 222 honors entrepreneurs by providing a supportive and experiential environment for their food and beverage creations. In addition to original offerings from our culinary team, Taste 222 features new products from entrepreneurs ranging from grab-and-go beverages to delectable desserts. The restaurant also gives other Cleveland Avenue business partners a retail venue to test new food and beverage concepts with consumers.

As the main, and often first point of contact for both our external and internal guests, the Taste 222 Host is one of our most important roles. Our Hosts greet every guest in a friendly and efficient manner. They are responsible for our reservation and seating system and enthusiastically communicating accurate information to our guests.

The Host oversees the general functioning of the dining room during the meal service periods, relaying information to managers and service personnel, requesting feedback from guests as to their satisfaction, making adjustments when and where necessary.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Taking and managing reservatons.
  • Graciously greeting guests upon their arrival.
  • Escorting guests to their seats, providing menus to guests, and informing them of the name of their server.
  • Maintain an accurate, fair, and up to date waitlist and seating chart.
  • Assist with the duties of servers and bus persons, such as securing a food or beverage item for a patron, resetting a table for reuse, etc., as the customer traffic flow allows, ensuring the maintenance of foodservice effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Balance the customer flow among the service stations, taking into account requests for a particular table or server, depending on availability.
  • Communicate and follow up on any guest request or concern.
 
  • 1-2 years serving and/or hosting in a full service restaurant
  • Possess knowledge of food, beer, wine and liquor tasting notes and willing to learn more
  • Possess excellent basic math skills and have the ability to operate a POS system
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must have the stamina to work 40 hours per week
  • Must be teamwork oriented

Required Skills

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Event Management / Organization

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Food Safety Knowledge

OpenTable or other

POS Systems

Customer Service

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American

Bar / Lounge, Gastro Pub, Upscale Casual, Wine Bar

Taste 222 is the storefront showcase of Cleveland Avenue headquarters, a venture capital and consulting firm that invests in remarkable food, beverage and restaurant concepts.

Taste 222 honors entrepreneurs by providing a supportive and experiential environment for their food and beverage creations. In addition to original offerings from our culinary team, Taste 222 features new products from entrepreneurs ranging from grab-and-go beverages to delectable desserts.

The restaurant also gives other Cleveland Avenue business partners a retail venue to test new food and beverage concepts with consumers.