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NARO
610 5th Ave, CO04, Rink Level, New York, NY 10020
NARO hiring Host in New York, NY

NARO hiring Host in New York, NY

NAROMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $21.00) plus tips
Expires: Apr 29, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

0-1 years


Job Details

Co-founders Chef Junghyun 'JP' Park & CEO Ellia Park, and Naeun Hospitality (the highly acclaimed team behind Atoboy [2016] and Atomix [2018]) are currently seeking a Host to join service team at NARO - which received a 3-star rating from the New York Times.

Located in the iconic Rockefeller Center, NARO's cuisine will be rooted in Korean cuisine, 'Hansik.' Through NARO, we hope to tell the story of Korean cuisine currently underrepresented overseas. Featuring multi-course tasting menus as well as a la carte options, NARO focuses on more subtle delicate flavors that are vegetable-forward, highlighting traditional techniques with seasonal ingredients. 

NARO is looking for experienced and dedicated Hosts (with AM and PM availabilities) to join our team. As a Host at NARO, you will work in conjunction with the NARO team in setting a strong foundation with our reservation system and managing existing reservations.

We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual, with a strong work ethic, and an endless curiosity to learn and grow with our restaurant. 

This position reports to the NARO Front-of-House Managers. For this position, we are offering $18-$21 an hour, depending on experience. 

Hosts responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Be available to answer phone calls during service hours.
  • Greeting guests with sincerity and seating guests with graciousness.
  • Providing warm hospitality to guests as they wait for their tables.
  • Maintaining cleanliness in all guest-facing areas of the reception hallways, host stand, washrooms, and coat check.
  • Assisting guests with checking coats, bags, umbrellas, etc
  • Communicating table needs to ensure a smooth service and that all reservations are seated in a timely manner.
  • Having an intimate knowledge of all allergens in our food and beverage offerings, and working with the kitchen as a liaison for our guests to accommodate their dietary needs whenever possible.
  • Maintain detailed notes for our guests.
  • Building rapport with guests, greeting guests, marking guest preferences, and ensuring the comfort and enjoyment of all those that dine with us.
  • Communicating with guests regarding upcoming reservations and answering any inquiries regarding NARO.

Qualified Hosts candidates must be energetic, enthusiastic, and have a great attitude, as well as:

  • Broad and flexible availability to work daytime and evenings
  • At least 1 year of fine dining service experience (preferably in a host or maitre d’ role)
  • Must be able to demonstrate an extensive depth of organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and/or Google Workplace
  • Previous experience with Resy is beneficial, but not required
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Korean food & beverage is a plus but not required

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs if necessary
  • Safely and effectively use all necessary tools and equipment
  • Stand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant

Benefits offered:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • ATO Scholarship: a chance to win $1,500 to apply towards the cost of any educational endeavor
  • Dining Discounts at other properties
  • Employee Recognition Awards
  • Family Meals
  • On site Educational Classes
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Pay 

If you feel you meet the requirements, are a team player, experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your craft, we want to hear from you!  Please reply with a copy of your resume AND a cover letter detailing why you'd be a great addition to our team! 

NARO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00 - $21.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts


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Korean

Fine Dining

Part of NA:EUN Hospitality

NARO, from the team behind Atoboy and Atomix, is located in the iconic Rockefeller Center on the Rink Level. NARO’s cuisine enters on the subtle and delicate flavors of Korean cuisine, and is rooted in traditional ingredients and techniques, drawing inspiration from classic dishes from various moments throughout Korean history.

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