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Host / Hostess
Portale Restaurant
126 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011, United States
Portale Restaurant hiring Host / Hostess in New York, NY

Portale Restaurant hiring Host / Hostess in New York, NY

Portale RestaurantMore Info

Part Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Apr 7, 2020

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Job Details

Position: Host/Hostess/Reservationist

Portale Restaurant is an upscale-casual Italian restaurant in the neighborhood of Chelsea led by Chef Alfred Portale, the James Beard award-winning chef and best-selling cookbook author. We are searching for talented, hardworking, team and hospitality-oriented individuals who can help us create a warm and welcoming environment that serves thoughtful and delicious food and beverage offerings. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced restaurant professional with open availability to join our team. We want serious people who know how to have fun. 


Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with a smile
  • Exude warmth and provided sincere hospitality at the door on the phone
  • Take full ownership of your sidework to ensure its completion
  • Keep the coatcheck area, Maitre d’ stand, and bathrooms clean and organized throughout the shift
  • Escort guests to their table with the ability to carry drinks on a tray
  • Provide the maître d’ table status updates throughout the shift
  • Field phone calls while being able to accurately quote reservation times that are available
  • Assist guests with their coats and belongings
  • Look beyond your primary responsibilities to assist the team as needed

Position Requirements:

  • Comfort fielding phone calls, transferring/holding calls, and making reservations
  • Ability to speak clearly, confidently and at the right pace
  • Available to work weekends, days, nights, and holidays

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Sevenrooms and Opentable reservation platforms
  • Excellent communication

Minimum 3 years of NYC Restaurant Experience in high volume, fine dining restaurants 

  • Able to stand for a 10-12 hour shifts
  • Available to work late nights, holidays and long days as necessary
  • Preferred 3-5 years prior BOH experience in a high volume establishment

We are an equal opportunity employer.


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Upscale Casual

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