Host // Ditka's Grill Wheaton

Wheaton, IL, US Ditka's Restaurant Group Expired a month ago - Inactive Job
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Job Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

Cheerfully greets and seats all Guests in a friendly manner and assists in maintaining the overall Guest flow of the restaurant.

Addresses Guests on their entrance and departure in a manner such that will feel welcome and want to return.

Key Performance Elements / Essential Functions

  • Opens door for Guests as they arrive and depart.
  • Warmly greets and seats Guests as they enter the restaurant, accommodating any special needs (boosters, high chairs, disabilities).
  • Manages Guests’ expectations when there is a wait.
  • Handles incoming calls courteously and efficiently, following established guidelines.
  • Acknowledge Guests as they leave and invite them to come back to the restaurant.
  • Performs other functions as time permits and as necessary including, but not limited to, rolling silverware, running food to tables, bussing tables, inspecting restrooms and building exterior, etc.
  • Has a good working knowledge of restaurant, e.g., hours of operation, directions to the restaurant, food & beverage menu selections, general restaurant information (credit cards accepted, check policies, take-out programs, etc.
  • Attempts to resolve all Guest complaints, striving for a flawless recovery to build brand loyalty. Advises management IMMEDIATELY of any Guest complaint
  • Ensures a harassment free environment through proper personal conduct.
  • Upholds safety and security standards at all times.
  • Assists in the ongoing cleanliness and maintenance of all Greeter areas Reports any deficiencies to management.
  • Responsible for maintenance of all menus, Point of Sale Merchandise, Promotional Materials and other such items that reside in the Greeter area report any deficiencies to management.
  • Completes assigned weekly cleaning projects.
  • Maintains professional restaurant image, including restaurant cleanliness, proper uniforms, and appearance standards.
  • Complete other job duties as assigned by the Manager.

Key Competencies / Characteristics

  • Lives our Core Values & Disciplines.
  • Friendly, easy going and pleasant / smiles easily.
  • Inspires cooperation and teamwork through self-confidence, positive attitude, and enthusiasm.
  • Self-Disciplined.
  • Able to remain positive and calm under stressful conditions.
  • Strong commitment to serving others.
  • Dependable, trustworthy.
  • Willing to extend themselves to the Guests they serve Hospitable.
  • Genuinely warm and sensitive / polite.
  • Exhibits neat, clean and professional image at all times.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift and carry up to 15 pounds
  • Able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours at a time.
  • Able to speak clearly and listen attentively to Guests / employees.
  • Must meet any federal, state, county or municipal regulations pertaining to the service of food and beverages.

Additional Information

  • Extreme environmental demands on front of house people are few. The majority of work takes place indoors in climate controlled areas.
  • The only chemicals involved are those of the cleaning kind. Training is given as to the appropriate use of these chemicals.
  • During a typical shift a front of the house Team Member will have intense Guest contact and be involved in moderately to very stressful situations.
  • Team Members must work well with limited supervision within their specific position functions but must be highly interactive with other Team Members to accomplish work.

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in a hospitality, retail, or customer service role