Crafted Hospitality Maitre D in New York, New York
When Tom Colicchio opened Craft in 2001, it altered the landscape of fine dining in America by featuring simply prepared dishes highlighting pristine, seasonal ingredients served family-style. Craft received three stars from the New York Times and the James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant.
While our flagship restaurant is best known for its commitment to sourcing the best ingredients and the warm hospitality our team provides, we are proudest of the supportive team environment we’ve created. Craft fosters great opportunities for growth and advancement for its employees, from bussers to bartenders, cooks to managers and everything in between!
Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to the below.
Serving as a leader of the host team by assigning duties, work stations, and responsibilities
Greeting guests and ensuring a seamless flow through the restaurant and to arranged dining tables
Inspecting work areas for cleanliness
Printing all menus as well as making the floor plans & shift summary notes
Speaking clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and responding well to questions
Upholding service standards to ensure a memorable guest experience
Maintaining and upholding our company's vision and values
Demonstrating a passion for details and a willingness to learn
Taking part in pre-service duties and applicable closing duties
Exhibiting a familiarity with daily menus
Participating in service/culinary education sessions
Maintaining a safe, sanitary, and organized work environment
At least 3 years as a Lead Host or Maitre D in a fine dining setting
Strong knowledge and interest in food and beverage
Knowledge of POS and reservation systems
Has a sincere interest in the hospitality industry
Demonstrate clear written and verbal communication skills
Able to work in a team environment and welcome feedback and direction
Capability to stand for prolonged periods of time
Lift up to 50 pounds of weight
Ability to reach, bend, stoop, climb up and down stairs, walk, carry multiple objects
The physical demands described here are representative of those that are to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.
Craft NY is an EEO Employer
Street: 43 East 19th Street
External Company Name: Crafted Hospitality
External Company URL: http://www.craftrestaurantsinc.com/