• Host

    Posted: 07/26/2022

    Full Job Description
    The Mooring is looking for a Host to join the team.

    Since 1981, The Mooring has provided our guests with warm hospitality, crafted beverages and 'top-of-the catch' seafood. Throughout our indoor and outdoor dining options, diners enjoy panoramic sunsets and nautical views over Narragansett Bay. In the warmer weather, our mahogany planked patio floating over the harbor is the perfect, relaxed atmosphere for outdoor dining. The Mooring is proud to be part of the Newport Restaurant Group!

    About the Position: In the Host role, you will coordinate seating of guests to provide fast and courteous service.

    About You: You are friendly, outgoing, and driven to succeed. You have a strong passion for hospitality and the ability to work well in a fast-paced, team environment.

    Essential Duties:
    Schedules dining reservations and arranges parties or special services for diners
    Greets guests, escorts them to tables, and provides menus
    Answers phone
    Communicates guests' needs to service staff and management.

    Qualifications:
    Must be 18+
    Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed
    Restaurant and OpenTable experience are preferred however, we are willing to train the right candidate.

    Skills & Abilities:
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    Problem-solving skills
    Must be able to stand for long periods of time
    Ability to lift and move 25-50 pounds
    Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships

    Compensation and Benefits:
    Competitive compensation
    Ability Assist (EAP)
    Great 401K match
    Employee Ownership Opportunities
    35% discount when dining in our locations
    Perk Spot options
    Discounted BJ's Membership
    Holiday Appreciation Bonus
    RI/MA Sick Leave

    About Newport Restaurant Group:We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. What does it mean to work for an 100% Employee-Owned Company? If you decide to join our team, you'll not just be an employee - you'll be eligible to become an owner in the company. Really, there's no catch, we invest in our employees, and they in turn invest their time, energy and talents in our businesses! We have one of the strongest, friendliest hospitality staffs in New England. Our common goal is to make people happy through great food, great locations and great teamwork. If you feel the same, we want to hear from you.

    Interested parties may apply here.

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