Hosts & Hotesses

Montréal, QC

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Job type

Full time , Part time, Internship, Seasonal Categories Host / Hostess, Maitre D Paid internship
Description

OUR OFFER 

  • Competitive salary 15$ / hour + tips
  • A schedule that fits with your lifestyle
  • A profitable referral program
  • Employee discounts on meals and Damas branded grocery items
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan

Restaurant Damas - Syrian gourmet restaurant located in the heart of the residential Outremont district

The restaurant has built a reputation over the years. Established in 2010, at the crossroads of rue Fairmont and rue du Parc in Montreal, the chef-owner and his team are dedicated to providing their guests with a memorable experience, serving the most authentic and quality products. superior, thus becoming the pioneer of fine Syrian cuisine in Montreal. Each dish and drink served tells its own unique story just like each of its customers.

Since its creation, Restaurant Damas has been a destination for those curious about authentic Syrian cuisine who seek to live a true experience without comparison. Both a sophisticated and relaxed establishment, Damascus offers its diners a generous portion menu ideal for sharing in addition to a wide variety of private import wines, spirits and Signature Cocktails; something to delight all your senses. A true icon in the field, Restaurant Damas guarantees the finesse and authenticity of its products; promising quality in service, ambience, glass content and every bite brought to the lips of its guests.

"At Restaurant Damas, it's authenticity and attention to detail that drives us. "

It is in the company's values ​​to create not only an exceptional experience for its customers but also for its employees who work hard to keep the magic present in every sip and in every bite.


    MAIN DUTIES

    Host or Hostess responsibilities include:

    • Welcoming guests to the venue

    • Providing accurate wait times and monitoring waiting lists

    • Managing reservations

    • Host or Hostess job description


    Job brief

    We are looking for a Host or Hostess to join our team and be the first point of contact for our guests.

    Host/Hostess responsibilities include greeting guests, providing accurate wait times and escorting customers to the dining and bar areas. For this role, you should have solid organizational and people skills to make sure our guests have a positive dining experience from the moment they arrive till their departure. You should also be available to work in shifts.

    Ultimately, you’ll ensure we provide excellent customer service and a pleasant dining experience to our guests.


    Responsibilities

    • Welcome guests to the venue

    • Provide accurate wait times and monitor waiting lists

    • Manage reservations

    • Escort customers to assigned dining or bar areas

    • Provide menus and announce Waiter/Waitress’s name

    • Greet customers upon their departure

    • Coordinate with wait staff about available seating options

    • Maintain a clean reception area

    • Cater to guests who require extra attention (e.g. children, elderly)

    • Answer incoming calls and address customers’ queries

    • Assist wait staff as needed


    Requirements

    • Previous work experience as a Host/Hostess or Waiter/Waitress

    • Understanding of restaurant etiquette

    • Familiarity with health and safety regulations

    • Experience in managing reservations

    • Demonstrable customer-service skills

    • Excellent communication skills (via phone and in-person)

    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to monitor the entire dining and bar area

    • Availability to work in shifts as needed

    • Good physical condition to walk and stand during an entire shift

    • High school diploma

    • Hospitality certification is a plus


    CONTACT:
    By E-mail: viviane.fan@damasholding.ca
    By phone: 514-439-5435 ext 114 (leave a detailed message)
    Requirements

    Requirements

    • Perfectly bilingual (French & English)

    • Previous work experience as a Host/Hostess or Waiter/Waitress

    • Understanding of restaurant etiquette

    • Familiarity with health and safety regulations

    • Experience in managing reservations

    • Demonstrable customer-service skills

    • Excellent communication skills (via phone and in-person)

    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to monitor the entire dining and bar area

    • Availability to work in shifts as needed

    • Good physical condition to walk and stand during an entire shift

    • High school diploma; hospitality certification is a plus

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