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Host

Summary
Host
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Part Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA

Host


Description
Welcome to AD LIB, a chef driven restaurant located in Coral Gables rooted in authenticity and home of the pleasantly unexpected. AD LIB fosters a humble and understated elegance discovered best by those with a refined attention to detail and curiosity for all things culinary. This neighborhood place of gathering is not just the place to host out of town guest, business acquaintances, close friends or special celebrations but the perfect place for any type of moment that brings people together.

AD LIB brings an elevated but approachable menu, led by Executive Chef Jamie DeRosa and team of James Beard recognized Chefs and talent. Menus resemble a sophisticated playfulness created with the philosophy of, wild caught fish and seafood, responsibly sourced meats and local produce from farms throughout the seasons. Ad Lib defines Modern American cuisine drawing inspiration from some of the most pleasantly unique niches within art, agriculture, entertainment and lifestyle, a true testament to the melting pot palate. This genuine modern American menu will keep you coming back but it is the culinary AD LIB that will serve the possibility for a new taste experience every visit. We look forward to you joining our table. - Live at will. Eat uncommon. –

*Ad Lib – impromptu - roughly translates to “at will” in Latin


REPORTS TO: Restaurant Manager
KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Guests, Kitchen Staff, Stewarding Staff, F&B Staff

Job Description:
The host/reservationist is the first and last person a guest will interact with in the restaurant. Therefore, it is imperative that the first and last impression a guest will have is positive, gracious and professional. Most importantly, you will be supervising and coordinating the flow of the dining room. Constant communication with the kitchen and managers is key to a successful service.

Requirements:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills
• Must be able to maintain tact and be cool under pressure
• Able to work flexible hours necessary including off hours, weekends and holidays
• Able to effectively communicate in English in both oral and written forms
• Professional and polished appearance and demeanor

Responsibilities:
• Enthusiastically welcome every guest at the door
• Ability to clearly communicate with all guests
• Always approach and move towards the guest. Never wait for the guest to come to you
• Go above and beyond to accommodate guests’ special requests
• Graciously say goodbye to all guests and extend an invitation to return to visit soon
• Oversee daily restaurant reservations, pre-assign seating where necessary
• Communicate with management regarding special orders, cake orders, and special requests – responsible for conveying all such
information to management
• Answer restaurant telephone courteously and efficiently
• Escort guests to tables and assist in seating at tables; present menus and extend pleasantries
• Shut down podium and forward phones to voice-loop at end of shift
• Work as a team, assist with all guests’ and employees’ needs and inquiries
• Always maintain positive guest relations
• Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction
• Be familiar with all features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately
• Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas
• Maintain complete knowledge of scheduled daily activities and in-house groups, daily house count, table/seat/station numbers,
proper table set ups, room capacity, hours of operation, price range and dress code of the restaurant
• Perform all other job-related duties as requested

Work Conditions:
• The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
• While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or
controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell
• The employee frequently is required to walk

Preferred:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• At least 1 year of hospitality sales and management experience
• At least 1 year of host person experience in a high-volume and/or upscale dining environment


Hatched in 2001, 50 Eggs, Inc. owns and operates a full-service, multi-faceted, culinary and hospitality firm. Named one of the coolest multi-concept companies in the land by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, 50 Eggs, Inc. was founded by John Kunkel and owns and operates some of the country's most popular restaurants, including the James Beard nominated and award-winning Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. 50 Eggs Inc. is also known for creating and developing Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, the fast casual Mexican chain. Kunkel, along with his 50 Eggs team, is focused on developing cutting-edge brands with unparalleled dining experiences.

Our Core Values:

* Passion - a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something

* Flexibility - the quality of bending easily without breaking

* Hospitality - the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors or strangers

* Loyalty - a strong feeling of support or allegiance

* Work Ethic - the principal that hard work is intrinsically virtuous or worth of reward
Welcome to AD LIB, a chef driven restaurant located in Coral Gables rooted in authenticity and home of the pleasantly unexpected. AD LIB fosters a humble and understated elegance discovered best by those with a refined attention to detail and curiosity for all things culinary. This neighborhood place of gathering is not just the place to host out of town guest, business acquaintances, close friends or special celebrations but the perfect place for any type of moment that brings people together.

AD LIB brings an elevated but approachable menu, led by Executive Chef Jamie DeRosa and team of James Beard recognized Chefs and talent. Menus resemble a sophisticated playfulness created with the philosophy of, wild caught fish and seafood, responsibly sourced meats and local produce from farms throughout the seasons. Ad Lib defines Modern American cuisine drawing inspiration from some of the most pleasantly unique niches within art, agriculture, entertainment and lifestyle, a true testament to the melting pot palate. This genuine modern American menu will keep you coming back but it is the culinary AD LIB that will serve the possibility for a new taste experience every visit. We look forward to you joining our table. - Live at will. Eat uncommon. –

*Ad Lib – impromptu - roughly translates to “at will” in Latin


REPORTS TO: Restaurant Manager
KEY RELATIONSHIPS: Guests, Kitchen Staff, Stewarding Staff, F&B Staff

Job Description:
The host/reservationist is the first and last person a guest will interact with in the restaurant. Therefore, it is imperative that the first and last impression a guest will have is positive, gracious and professional. Most importantly, you will be supervising and coordinating the flow of the dining room. Constant communication with the kitchen and managers is key to a successful service.

Requirements:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills
• Must be able to maintain tact and be cool under pressure
• Able to work flexible hours necessary including off hours, weekends and holidays
• Able to effectively communicate in English in both oral and written forms
• Professional and polished appearance and demeanor

Responsibilities:
• Enthusiastically welcome every guest at the door
• Ability to clearly communicate with all guests
• Always approach and move towards the guest. Never wait for the guest to come to you
• Go above and beyond to accommodate guests’ special requests
• Graciously say goodbye to all guests and extend an invitation to return to visit soon
• Oversee daily restaurant reservations, pre-assign seating where necessary
• Communicate with management regarding special orders, cake orders, and special requests – responsible for conveying all such
information to management
• Answer restaurant telephone courteously and efficiently
• Escort guests to tables and assist in seating at tables; present menus and extend pleasantries
• Shut down podium and forward phones to voice-loop at end of shift
• Work as a team, assist with all guests’ and employees’ needs and inquiries
• Always maintain positive guest relations
• Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction
• Be familiar with all features and local attractions/activities to respond to guest inquiries accurately
• Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned work areas
• Maintain complete knowledge of scheduled daily activities and in-house groups, daily house count, table/seat/station numbers,
proper table set ups, room capacity, hours of operation, price range and dress code of the restaurant
• Perform all other job-related duties as requested

Work Conditions:
• The noise level in the work environment is usually loud
• While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or
controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell
• The employee frequently is required to walk

Preferred:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• At least 1 year of hospitality sales and management experience
• At least 1 year of host person experience in a high-volume and/or upscale dining environment


Hatched in 2001, 50 Eggs, Inc. owns and operates a full-service, multi-faceted, culinary and hospitality firm. Named one of the coolest multi-concept companies in the land by Restaurant Hospitality Magazine, 50 Eggs, Inc. was founded by John Kunkel and owns and operates some of the country's most popular restaurants, including the James Beard nominated and award-winning Yardbird Southern Table & Bar. 50 Eggs Inc. is also known for creating and developing Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, the fast casual Mexican chain. Kunkel, along with his 50 Eggs team, is focused on developing cutting-edge brands with unparalleled dining experiences.

Our Core Values:

* Passion - a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something

* Flexibility - the quality of bending easily without breaking

* Hospitality - the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors or strangers

* Loyalty - a strong feeling of support or allegiance

* Work Ethic - the principal that hard work is intrinsically virtuous or worth of reward

Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Part Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location 2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA

Skills
Open Table
Fine Dining Experience
OpenTable Experience
Fast-Paced Experience
By applying you confirm you have these skills.

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2415 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA