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Aba - Miami Bal Harbour hiring Host in Miami, FL

Aba - Miami Bal HarbourMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($16.00 - $20.00)
Expired: Mar 29, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Hiring Immediately: Host!


Benefits: 

  • BCBS health insurance & other options including dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Restaurant discounts
  • Opportunities for career growth

Aba Miami - Bal Harbour is a Mediterranean restaurant in Bal Harbour Shops, with additional locations in Chicago, and Austin. Aba, meaning father in Hebrew, is a Mediterranean restaurant with a California influence. The menu features Chef CJ Jacobson’s modern approach to Mediterranean cooking and the beverage program showcases spirits and rare wines from lesser known Mediterranean regions.



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Hosts are responsible for the initial, warm greeting and seating of guests, answering telephones, taking reservations and messages, maintaining accurate guest counts and wait times and saying goodbye to all guests. Assist with Coat Check duties as directed.

Essential Functions

  • Warmly greet and seat guests in the restaurant 
  • Answer telephones, and take orders, messages and reservations
  • Available to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekends
  • Safely and effectively move chairs, tables, highchairs and booster seats
  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment 
  • Ability to communicate in English in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction
  • Multitask calmly and effectively 
  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levels
  • Able to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the overall guest experience exceeds expectations and anticipate guests’ needs
  • Greet guests with a warm, sincere smile
  • Use tact and good judgement when dealing with guest challenges and respond to guest needs with patience and courtesy 
  • Assist with clearing, cleaning and resetting tables and maintain restrooms
  • Sell and accurately account for gift cards
  • Answer telephones, and take orders, messages and reservations
  • Use proper phone and voicemail etiquette and guidelines
  • Understand and respond knowledgeably to questions about the restaurant and menu
  • Follow all steps of service
  • Understand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictions
  • Proficiency in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment, including the reservation, telephone, paging and voicemail systems
  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures
  • Successfully complete alcohol awareness training
  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook
  • Get along well with others and be a team player
  • Other duties will be assigned as needed
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Skills Required

  • Fast-Paced Experience

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00 - $20.00)

Benefits & Perks: Dining Discounts, Health Insurance, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Warm Greeting of Guests

Customer Service

Customer Service Skills

Seating Guests

Communication Skills in English

Communication

Answering Telephones

Multitasking ability

Multitasking

taking reservations

Physical Strength and Ability to Lift Objects Up to 50 Pounds

Physical Stamina

Ability to Stand and Walk for Extended Periods

Maintaining Accurate Guest Counts

Ability to Lift Weights

Physical strength and stamina

Problem Solving

Ability to Work in a Confined, Crowded Space

Attention to Detail

Problem Solving Skills

Communication in English

Moving and Lifting Objects Up to 50 Pounds

Teamwork

Knowledge of Food Allergy Procedures and Special Orders/Restrictions

Restaurant Operations

Standing and Walking for Entire Shifts

Proficiency in Using Reservation, Telephone, Paging, and Voicemail Systems

Reservation Management

Knowledge of safety and sanitation guidelines

Phone Etiquette

Alcohol Awareness Training

Food allergy procedure

Table clearing and cleaning

Restroom Maintenance

Ability to work well in a team

Safety and Sanitation

Alcohol Awareness

Gift Card Sales

Adaptability

Time Management

Menu Knowledge

Food allergy procedures

Sanitation guidelines

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Part of Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Located in Bal Harbour Shops, Aba is a Mediterranean restaurant originating from Chicago’s historic Fulton market District. Aba, meaning father in Hebrew, incorporates Chef CJ Jacobson’s lighter style of cooking with influences from the Mediterranean, including Isarel, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece. The bar program, crafted by Liz Pearce, showcases rare Mediterranean-inspired wines and spirits.

Aba Miami will be the third location for Aba, with the first opened in Chicago’s Fulton Market and the second in Austin, TX.

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