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Great Performances
2417 3rd Ave. #300, Bronx, NY 10451
Great Performances hiring Host in New York, NY

Great Performances hiring Host in New York, NY

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Part Time • Hourly ($18.00)
Expired: Jul 12, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

About us

From innovative menus and striking design to impeccable service and critical attention to detail, at Great Performances, we weave our mission into all we do. This woman-owned business serving New York City for over four decades has evolved from a waitress staffing agency to the leading catering, events, and hospitality companies in the greater New York area. We provide food services in an array of celebrated New York City cultural institutions including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Wave Hill, and The Apollo Theater. We are known for full-service catering and events, corporate workplace dining and amenity programs, and large-scale event and festival production. Great Performances is the nation’s first caterer to own and operate an organic farm, Katchkie Farm located in Kinderhook, NY. Progressive from the start, we consistently set the pace for industry best practices.

We are seeking highly motivated and talented individuals to join our team and to support our vision, mission, and values through everything they do. If you share our passion and want to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to apply.

Our Vision: Building Community to Better Our World

Our Mission: Unleash Joy through Genuine Hospitality

Our Core Values

Craftsmanship: developing new menus, designs, and moments to deliver engaging experiences to our clients and guests.

People: creating fair access, opportunity, and advancement for everyone. Our employees are our greatest asset.

Sustainability: upholding and elevating standards for sustainable behaviors that support our planet.

Collaboration: aligning with our clients’, colleagues’, and community’s visions to execute a successful experience.

Doing Good through Food: engaging in action around food access, health and wellness, education, and philanthropy.

Position Description

Is responsible for creating a positive and welcoming experience for guests at Dizzy’s Club – Jazz at Lincoln Center. As a host, you will be the first and last point of contact with guests at Dizzy’s Club and is responsible for greeting, seating, and saying goodbye to guests as well as maintaining the flow of the restaurant during service. The primary role is to ensure smooth operations and flow while providing exceptional hospitality.

Responsibilities

  • Greeting and welcoming guests as they arrive at the venue.
  • Review nightly reservations and take note of any VIP guests, large parties, special requests, etc.
  • Provide accurate wait times and monitor waiting lists.
  • Monitoring the club’s seating availability and determine if accepting walk-ins are possible.
  • Manage, record and track voicemails accurately.
  • Proving rundown reservation notes for daily pre shift meetings.
  • Escort customers to assigned dining or bar areas.
  • Provide menus and announce waiter/waitress’s name.
  • Greet customers upon their departure.
  • Coordinate with wait staff about available seating options.
  • Upkeep, collection and organization of menus.
  • Maintain a clean front desk and coat check area.
  • Answer incoming calls and address customers’ inquiries.
  • Assist wait staff as needed.
  • Provide coat check service as needed.

Requirements and skills 

  • Previous work experience as a Host/Hostess in NYC. 
  • Understanding of restaurant etiquette. 
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations. 
  • Experience in managing reservations.
  • Demonstrable customer service skills 
  • Excellent communication skills (via phone and in-person) 
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to monitor the entire dining and bar area. 
  • Availability to work in shifts as needed. 
  • Good physical condition to walk and stand during an entire shift. 
  • Sense of urgency and decorum
  • Interest and knowledge of Jazz is a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail.

Hourly rate: $18.00 per hour
Location: Dizzy's Club 10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Part time 

Must be able to provide valid documentation that you are legally eligible to work in the United States.

Great Performances is an equal opportunity employer. At Great Performances we employ qualified individuals based solely on ability, training, and experience. Great Performances does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment or promotion based on race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($18.00)


Required Skills

Excellent Customer Service Skills

Organizational Skills

Communication Skills

Understanding of Restaurant Etiquette

Familiarity with health and safety regulations

Experience in Managing Reservations

Strong Organizational Skills

Ability to Monitor the Entire Dining and Bar Area

Good Physical Condition to Walk and Stand During an Entire Shift

Sense of Urgency

Attention to Detail

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