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880 Harbor Island Dr • San Diego, CA

Island Prime is a full service restaurant serving dinner nightly. Located on Harbor Island, Island Prime offers premiere seafood and steaks, an extensive wine list and spectacular panoramic views of the San Diego Bay.

Host/Hostess

Responsibilities

  • Make sure all menus are wiped down, free of spots or stains and complete
  • Make sure entry and doors are clean, free of debris and inviting
  • Check with Manager to assure there are no large parties or private parties you need to know about
  • Review seating chart and organize reservations (planning is everything when running an effective host stand)
  • Ensure dining room is set to restaurant standards
  • Check with the kitchen and service staff to ensure they are ready to accept Guests
  • Answer phones and assist callers with reservations and any other requested information.
  • Greet and acknowledge every Guest with a friendly smile, escort them to their table and present menus
  • Communicate with servers when Guests have been seated in their station
  • Make sure server is aware they have been sat
  • Manage restaurant waiting list to accurately set Guest expectations while maintain an even flow across server stations 
  • Say good-bye to all Guests.  Check to make sure everything was wonderful. If there was any kind of problem quickly get a Manager
  • The host or hostess is the first impression the Guest receives when they come to our restaurant, and they are also the last. We want it to be a memorable impression.
  • Maintain clean and orderly service areas and complete side work duties
  • Comply with established safety and sanitation standards
  • Adhere to company policies and standard procedures

Qualifications

  • Able to work in a high energy and fast paced work environment
  • Able to multi-task while maintaining a sense of urgency
  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Able to project a friendly and helpful attitude
  • Able to work as part of a Team
  • Must be dependable and timely
  • Weekends, holidays and evenings required
  • High standard of personal appearance and hygiene

Skills

  • Open Table knowledge an advantage
  • Able to lift 15-30 lbs.

Experience Level

  • Entry Level - little to no experience