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

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Fairmont Dallas, Dallas, United States

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REF9207P

Restaurant Host

Region

Luxury & Lifestyle



Company Description

Fairmont Dallas, located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, offers 545 elegant guestrooms and suites, with over 73,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. For over 50 years, Fairmont Dallas has been the setting for countless civic, social cultural, convention and corporate events, setting the stage for countless memories.


Job Description

Host:

Courteously greet and escort guests to tables and assist in seating, ensuring Hotel standards of service.  Assist in preparing the Pyramid Restaurant & Bar for service and maintaining the cleanliness of the room at all times.  Take reservations and maintain reservation book.  Assist in monitoring the guests' needs and all phases of the operation.

  • Be familiar with the particular characteristics and description of every wine/champagne by the glass and major wines on the wine list.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and strictly abide by state liquor regulations, particularly those prohibiting service to minors, intoxicated persons and drunk driving.
  • Prepare station chart and assign stations to staff following departmental procedures.
  • Set up Host(ess) station with necessary supplies; maintain cleanliness at all times.  Report shortages to Supervisor.
  • Inspect the Restaurant environment and entrance area, ensuring that all standards are met; rectify any deficiencies; maintain cleanliness at all times.
  • Inspect tables and stations, ensuring that all set ups meet the department standards.  Check throughout meal period.  Relay deficiencies to respective personnel and follow up on corrections.
  • Answer restaurant telephone courteously and efficiently as specified in departmental standards.
  • Take, record and confirm restaurant reservations/cancellations as specified in departmental standards.
  • Greet and acknowledge all arriving guests, however busy and whatever time of day.
  • Escort guests to tables and assist in seating at tables; present menus and extend congenialities in accordance with department guidelines.
  • Extend courteous departures as guests leave the restaurant and invite them to return.

Qualifications

  • Fluency in English, bother verbal and non-verbal
  • Restaurant/ hospitality experience preferred
  • Minimum 18 years of age to serve alcoholic beverages.
  • TABC and Food Handlers certifications required
  • Ability to clearly communicate with guests in person and on the phone

Visa Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining work authorization documents.


Additional Information

What’s in it for you:

  • Paid time off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401K
  • Complimentary Shift Meal
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academy designed to sharpen your skills
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, such as Planet 21
  • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities

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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