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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. SOFITEL
  4. Food & Beverage

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Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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REF12912A

Hostess

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"


Job Description

  • To provide an appropriate welcome at F&B Outlets for guests. To handle table reservations and effectively control the flow of guests.
  • Provide a warm and friendly welcome, leading guests and seating them at their table
  • Take telephone bookings and maintain a clear and organized reservations book
  • Assist in the set-up of tables and displays
  • Maintain and update guest database
  • Be attentive to guests and resolve their complaints where possible, reporting all incidents to supervisor
  • Maintain cleanliness of hostess station and surrounding areas, as well as of all menus
  • Maintain good working relationship with own colleagues, and all other departments
  • Correct preparation of all necessary operational material in the back office
  • Learn safety, sanitation and hygiene policies
  • Present check to guests and performs cashiering function if needed
  • Effectively control guest flow in the restaurant ensuring maximum turnover
  • Assist in carrying out quarterly, bi-yearly, yearly inventory of operating equipment
  • Train waitstaff and bus staff in hostess standards
  • Ensure the restaurant is ready to receive guests prior to opening and that both waitstaff and tables are ready in line with opening standards
  • Carry out any other duties as and when assigned by the Management of the Hotel
  • Assist other Food & Beverage Outlets in their operations within peak times when needed

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent reading, writing and oral proficiency in English
  • Well-presented and professionally groomed at all times
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to establish a good rapport with guests 
  • Possess full knowledge of restaurant’s seating/table plan
  • Computer knowledge (Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint)  

Qualifications

  • Secondary education

Experience

  • 2 year Hotel experience in F&B

Additional Information

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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