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Highgate Hotels Host/Hostess in New York, New York

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate’s portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry’s most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.

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Full-Time

The Hostperson is responsible for ensuring the prompt recognition and seating of all guests in outlets as assigned and assists the servers in providing attentive, courteous and efficient service to guests throughout their dining experience. He/she is also responsible for assisting the cashier in the collection of payment for all guest transactions.

  • Greet and seat guests at appropriate tables in a timely manner.

  • Be attentive of guests’ needs assist in providing a pleasant dining experience.

  • Assist cashier in collection of money or credit cards from guests and servers as needed.

  • Know how to prepare cashier report at the end of the shift.

  • Pay out servers’ and service attendants’ tips if appropriate.

  • Know how to properly take reservations for outlets.

  • Ensure quality control of menus with regard to cleanliness and appearance.

  • Perform opening and closing duties according to established sidework checklist.

  • Have a complete knowledge of standards of service for receiving a room service order.

  • Have a thorough knowledge of menus and current specials in all applicable departments.

  • Assist servers and cashiers in the servicing of guests as needed.

  • Know and understand the state liquor laws.

  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.

  • High School diploma and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.

  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.

  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

  • Ability to stand during entire shift.

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.

  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.

  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.

  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.

  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.

  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.

  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.

  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.

  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.

  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.

For California Applicants Only

Highgate Hotels, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains the policy of recruiting and retaining the best-qualified personnel who demonstrate the ability to perform competently and work well with others. It is the policy of Highgate Hotels to provide equal employment opportunity regardless of race (including traits historically or culturally associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and religious grooming), color, age (40 and over), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), medical condition (as defined under state law), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver’s license issued under section 12801.9 of the California Vehicle Code), ancestry, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, parental status, domestic partner status, citizenship status, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or pregnancy-related conditions), military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy of nondiscrimination is applied to all aspects of the employment relationship. The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable state and local laws in ensuring equal opportunity and employment for qualified persons with disabilities. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

External Job Posting Title: Host/Hostess

Job ID: 2021-15862

External Company URL: www.highgate.com

Address1: 9 Crosby St.

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