Host

  • 78 E Center Street, Kanab, UT
  • Full-time
  • Salaried/Hourly: Hourly
  • FLSA Type: Non-Exempt
  • Employment Category: Seasonal

Company Description

Work, live, and play in the heart of 10 of America’s greatest scenic wonders. Located in Kanab, UT Denny’s & Iron Horse are the perfect base-camp for exploring, hiking, boating, photography or back country adventure with all of the amenities of a small city. Denny’s Wigwam is a gift shop and local landmark offering southwestern and authentic Native American gifts. Located next door, the Iron Horse Restaurant & Saloon is the only full-service steak restaurant and bar in town.

Job Description

The Host is responsible for greeting and seating guests promptly, facilitating guest reservations, and providing excellent customer service.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES/FUNCTIONS:

  • Prompt, courteous and proper seating of guests in the restaurant facilities; Follows company policy regarding the seating of guests.
  • Ensures cleanliness of table before seating guests.
  • Maintains a seating waiting list as necessary.
  • Moves tables and chairs as necessary to accommodate different sized groups.
  • Accurately records guest reservations; Communicates reservations to front-of-house management and staff at the beginning of each shift and prepares the dining room accordingly.
  • Communicates with the Back-of-House management regarding large incoming groups, changes in schedules and any other information that affects kitchen operations.
  • Responds to guest complaints in a professional manner.
  • Assists with opening and closing tasks and side work as needed.
  • Completes required front-of-the-house sanitation procedures.
  • Responsible for daily cleaning projects in addition to any other cleaning projects assigned; Ensures the area in and around host stand is clean and litter free.
  • Records pick-up and to-go orders as needed and forwards them appropriately; Keeps to-go supplies stocked.
  • Knowledgeable of food and beverage menus.
  • Assists with various restaurant tasks such as carrying trays, clearing and setting tables, etc., as needed.
  • Knows and follows all company, Environmental, Health, and Safety Management Programs.
  • Works extra shifts and hours as required.
  • Assists in other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English; Ability to use and communicate by phone.
  • Ability to learn all company training materials.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate a cash register and a credit card machine.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated.
  • Knowledge of proper food handling, food storage, and sanitation procedures
  • Proper food handling or equivalent certification or ability to obtain upon hire.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:

  • Must be able to understand normal conversation and accurately communicate information in person and over the phone.
  • Ability to stand and walk on paved, unpaved, uneven and sometimes slippery surfaces for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs occasionally.
  • Ability to remain balanced and balance and carry trays, plates, and tubs; Stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, crawl, twist, turn, push, pull, finger, grasp, and reach down, forward and overhead frequently.
  • Must be able to use general cleaning supplies; Grasp, lift, push, pull and use cleaning equipment.
  • Manual dexterity to grasp and handle cash, coins, paper, phones, etc., as required.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds frequently.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES:

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent, or previous restaurant, customer service, or related work experience preferred.

Additional Information

Forever Resorts Retail, LLC dba Denny's Wigwam provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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