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1549 El Prado • San Diego, CA

The Prado is a full service restaurant serving lunch and dinner Tuesday-Sunday. Located in the
heart of Balboa Park, The Prado offers signature Latin-American
cuisine, craft cocktails and an extensive wine list.

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
  • Greet and acknowledge every Guest with a friendly smile, escort them to their table and present menus
  • 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
  • Requires a good sense of prioritization and organizational skills
  • Able to work as part of a Team
  • Must be dependable and timely
  • Able to work a flexible schedule
  • Weekends, holidays and evenings required
  • High standard of personal appearance and hygiene

Skills

  • Open Table knowledge an advantage
  • Able to lift 15-30 lbs.
  • Able to stand, walk, lift, twist and bend for up to 8 hours a day

Shift

  • AM/PM Shift
  • Part-time

Experience Level

  • 6 months - 1 year