Fairmont New Restaurant - Host/Hostess in Canada

Primary Location

In Spring 2017, an exciting new restaurant concept

will be opening at Fairmont Pacific Rim.

With a bar, dining room, outdoor terrace garden and champagne lounge, it

will be an offer filled with wonderment and charm. We're seeking talented, passionate and energetic people to join our opening team. If you love food, drink and engaging with people, we'd love to hear from you.

Do you have what it takes to be our new Host/Hostess?

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Supervisors and Managers, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Offer genuine sense of hospitality at each point of guest contact
  • Provide a warm, fun and approachable first impression to all of our guests by maintaining a strong knowledge of menus, menu ingredients and guest preferences
  • Offer a genuine greeting, determine number in party and seat guests onto the most appropriate table based on guests needs
  • Arrange tables, chairs and settings to organize seating for meal periods
  • Perform daily maintenance on restaurant menus making sure they are always current, clean, and visually appealing
  • Provide daily reservation reports and manage reservation pace within perimeters set
  • Consistently offer a professional, friendly and engaging service adhered to FORBES 5 Star Dining Standards
  • Follow standards of conduct, safety, sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Employee Status

Qualifications:

  • A passion for all things hospitality is required
  • The ability to be happy and welcoming, responsive and solution oriented is a must
  • Previous experience in similar role is an asset
  • Previous experience in fast pace dynamic restaurant is an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

*Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to): *

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

*Visa Requirements: *Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.

Primary Location: Canada-Vancouver-Fairmont Pacific Rim

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Colleague

Schedule: Full-time

Closing Date: 19.Jan.2017, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: VPR02076