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Hotel Effie Sandestin

Miramar Beach, FL, US

2 months ago
full-time
No degree mentioned

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Qualification

Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all levels of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner. Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests. Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a positive, attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner. Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform. Comply with Hotel Effie Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations. Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary. Must be able to cross-train in other hotel-related areas. Must be able to maintain the confidentiality of information. Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs. Always maintain a positive, friendly, and warm demeanor. Flexible and long hours are sometimes required. Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Ability to stand during the entire shift

Responsibility

The Ovide Host is responsible for ensuring the prompt recognition and seating of all guests in outlets as assigned and assists the servers in providing positive, attentive, courteous, and efficient service to guests throughout their dining experience. He/she is also responsible for maintaining par level and service quality of menus. Employees must always be positive, attentive, friendly, helpful, and courteous to all guests, managers, and other employees. Greet and seat guests at appropriate tables promptly. Be attentive to guests’ needs and assist in providing a pleasant dining experience. Be familiar with the reservation system (Resy) and actively use it during operations. Know how to properly take and input reservations for all outlets, and seat guests according to restaurant layout and reservation system seating assignments. Ensure quality control of menus regarding cleanliness and appearance. Notify management of the current menu level and number of replacements needed. Perform opening and closing duties according to the established side work checklist. Ability to answer the telephone, check voicemails, and return phone calls according to standards. Have a thorough knowledge of menus, hours of operation, and current specials in all applicable departments. Assist servers, bartenders, and bussers in the servicing of guests as needed. Know and understand the state liquor laws. Ensure overall guest satisfaction. Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Hotel Effie Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel

Job Description

Description

Location: Miramar Beach Compensation Type: Hourly Highgate Hotels: Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. Location: Overview: The Ovide Host is responsible for ensuring the prompt recognition and seating of all guests in outlets as assigned and assists the servers in providing positive, attentive, courteous, and efficient service to guests throughout their dining experience. He/she is also responsible for maintaining par level and service quality of menus. Responsibilities: • Employees must always be positive, attentive, friendly, helpful, and courteous to all guests, managers, and other employees. • Greet and seat guests at appropriate tables promptly. • Be attentive to guests’ needs and assist in providing a pleasant dining experience. • Be familiar with the reservation system (Resy) and actively use it during operations. • Know how to properly take and input reservations for all outlets, and seat guests according to restaurant layout and reservation system seating assignments. • Ensure quality control of menus regarding cleanliness and appearance. Notify management of the current menu level and number of replacements needed. • Perform opening and closing duties according to the established side work checklist. • Ability to answer the telephone, check voicemails, and return phone calls according to standards. • Have complete knowledge of standards of service for receiving a room service order. • Have a thorough knowledge of menus, hours of operation, and current specials in all applicable departments. • Assist servers, bartenders, and bussers in the servicing of guests as needed. • Know and understand the state liquor laws. • Ensure overall guest satisfaction. Qualifications: • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all levels of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner. • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests. • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a positive, attentive, friendly, courteous, and service-oriented manner. • Attend all hotel-required meetings and training. • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Hotel Effie Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel. • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform. • Comply with Hotel Effie Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations. • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary. • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel-related areas. • Must be able to maintain the confidentiality of information. • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs. • Perform other duties as requested by management. • Always maintain a positive, friendly, and warm demeanor. • Flexible and long hours are sometimes required. • Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. • Ability to stand during the entire shift. Education and Experience: • High School diploma and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.