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Hy-Vee Food Stores Host/Hostess - Wahlburgers - Part Time in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job Title: Host - Hostess FLSA: Non-Exempt

Department: Wahlburgers Revision Date: 01/2018

General Function

Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service, as well as be the first impression of our establishment. Arranges parties or special services for guests.

Reporting Relations

Accountable and Reports to:

General Manger, All FOH and BOH Managers

Direct Reports:

None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make sure all menus are wiped down, free of spots or stains, and complete.

  • Make sure entry doors are clean, free of debris and inviting.

  • Greet guests, escort them to their table, present and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.

  • Assign guests to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation so that servers receive an appropriate number of seats.

  • Make sure the server is aware they have been seated.

  • Speak with guests to ensure satisfaction with food and service, respond to complaints, or to make conversation

  • Maintain contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers to ensure that dining details are handled properly and customers’ concerns are addressed

  • Assist dining room personnel to ensure prompt and courteous service to guests.

  • Assist with cleanliness and organization of dining room and serving stations.

  • Say good-bye to all of the guests. Inquiry about guest satisfaction as they are leaving and if there was any kind of problem, quickly get a Manager.

  • Clean tables or counters after guests have finished dining.

  • May total receipts, at end of shift, to verify sales and clear cash register.

  • Maintain strict adherence to department and company guidelines related to personal hygiene and dress.

  • Adheres to company policies and individual store guidelines.

  • Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in other areas of store as needed.

  • Performs other job related duties and special projects as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics

  • Must have the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or verbal instructions; deal with a few concrete variables

  • Ability to do simple addition and subtraction; copying figures, counting and recording

  • Possess the ability to understand and follow verbal or demonstrated instructions; write identifying information; request supplies orally or in writing

Education and Experience

No education requirement. 0-2 years of work related experience.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform medium work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, 20 pounds of force frequently, and 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Visual requirements include vision from less than 20 inches to more than 20 feet with or without correction, depth perception, color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), and field of vision.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: Climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Working Conditions

This is a fast paced atmosphere which requires significant contact and communication with others, with great attention to guest service.

Equipment Used to Perform Job

Standard tools and equipment used in a serving environment including cash register, Multi-line telephone systems, Touch Screen monitors, credit card processing machines, paging equipment, Point of Sale printers, terminals and workstations.

Contacts

Has constant contact with the general public and guests.

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