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

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, Toronto, Canada

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REF27522G

Library Bar Host/Hostess (Full-Time)

Region

North America



Company Description

For over 94 years, Fairmont Royal York has stood proudly as a Toronto landmark. When the hotel opened in 1929 it was the tallest building in the British Common Wealth and contained 1,048 rooms, a concert hall, library, extensive bakery, radio station and even a hospital. Today, this essential downtown landmark has completed a multi-million dollar transformation, reimagining its lobby, rooms, dining venues, event spaces, and Fairmont Gold – the property’s exclusive hotel within a hotel luxury experience. Another stunning chapter for Fairmont Royal York has begun.


Job Description

To act as a personal representative of the hotel by providing guests with the service that reflects the high standards of the Royal York when seating, serving and greeting guests. You are the first and last person the guest encounters during their dining experience, therefore, your professionalism is essential in accurately portraying the service excellence of the hotel and restaurant.

  • To report to duty punctually, in order to maintain the integrity of co-workers and guests
  • To consistently offer personal and friendly service
  • To have full knowledge of the menu, beverage lists in your outlet and all other special promotions taking place in the hotel
  • To ensure that the host stand is kept neat and clean at all times
  • To have a complete understanding of your daily duties (seating and greeting guests, accurately taking reservations, handling phones, menu changeovers, newspaper pickup, checking mail, filing log book entries etc.)
  • To efficiently track all covers in the dining room per station and have general knowledge of the union agreement
  • To help guests meet their colleagues by properly using the waiting list form
  • To attend all pre-shift, weekly and monthly meetings to ensure open lines of communication between all employees
  • To actively participate in the health and safety procedures as a way to reduce workplace related accidents
  • To have read and understood all hotel policies and procedures and departmental standards as outlined in the employee handbook
  • To carry out any miscellaneous duties pertaining to the total operation of the outlet as requested by your direct supervisor
  • To feel comfortable with voicing opinions, suggestions and comments on improving the operation of the Restaurant and ways to improve the guests experience
  • To maintain teamwork and good work ethics with all guest (internal and external) by assisting co-workers with any duties, without compromising the guests’ dining experience
  • To complete all duties assigned to you before leaving for the day
  • To communicate effectively with the servers regarding reservations, last minute changes, larger parties and special requests
  • To offer guests coat check when necessary and retrieve guest coats when departing
  • To inform guests of departmental promotions

Qualifications

  • Previous work experience in a restaurant/food and beverage setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player attitude
  • Multi tasked when dealing with high volume of guest requests

Additional Information

Visa Requirements: Must provide proof of eligibility to work in Canada.

Job Perks & Benefits:

  • Complimentary meal in our staff cafeteria each shift
  • Exclusive discounts at Accor branded properties worldwide with our colleague benefit card
  • Complimentary dry-cleaning services for your work attire
  • Learning programs tailored to hone your skills and talents
  • Opportunities to make a meaningful impact by participating in our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives, including our Sustainability Committee and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee
  • Career advancement opportunities, with pathways to national and international promotions, the opportunities are limitless
  • Access to our comprehensive benefits package, including extended health, dental, vision benefits; life and disability insurance; pension with company match; and Registered Retirement Savings Program (RRSP) and a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) (for salaried roles)

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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