Simon & The Whale is seeking a talented and passionate host to join our recently opened restaurant in the brand new Freehand Hotel at 23 Lexington. Simon & The Whale is a lively neighborhood restaurant with amazing service and fun vibes, and we invite you to come and be a part of creating something very special, with the Happy Cooking Hospitality family.
The Happy Cooking Hospitality family operates five neighborhood restaurants in Manhattan's West Village: Joseph Leonard, Jeffrey's Grocery, Fedora, bar Sardine and Fairfax. To learn more about us, we'd encourage you to visit www.happycookingnyc.com and www.freehandhotels.com
As the host you will be an integral team member in ensuring that every guest enjoys an exceptional dining experience. You should have great communication skills, strong work ethic, and a passion for hospitality.
Responsibilities will include:
- Greeting and engaging guests in a warm and professional manner
- Operating Resy reservation system
- Communicating effectively with management and dining room team
- Knowledge of food and beverage menus
- Cocktail and wine order taking and serving
- Maintaining a cordial demeanor when under pressure
- A warm and compassionate approach
- Attention to detail and sense of urgency
- Ability to mentally prioritize and stay organized
- Open availability
If you're ready to be a part of an exciting project with a dynamic, creative team we would love to hear from you.