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fl.2 Host – Part Time

Fairmont Pittsburgh

This is a Contract position in Pittsburgh, PA posted February 20, 2021.

fl.2 Host
You are the beginning of an exceptional guest experience. As a Host, you will make our guests Feel Welcome from the moment they arrive! Cirtical to the candidate’s success is the ability to provide a gracious welcome coupled with a sense of excitement and professionalism, while balancing the reservations and restaurant seating.

What is in it for you:

Fairmont Pittsburgh, a LEED certified luxury hotel, is located at the heart of Pittsburgh’s business, cultural and retail hub. Fairmont Pittsburgh offers superb and distinctive guest services and accommodations in a luxury setting. Additionally, fl.2, located on the second floor of the hotel, has quickly become one of the top see and be seen restaurant locations in downtown Pittsburgh. Part of the Accor Group, we offer travel discounts to global Accor properties, online learning programs and growth opportunities for career development.

What you will be doing:

    – Greet all guests to fl.2 in a friendly, engaging and efficient manner

    – Escort guests to their table, engaged in pointing out features of the restaurant

    – Create and maintain a sense of excitement at the entrance including name recognition

    – Balance the reservation system (Open table), accurately accounting for covers

    – Assist with phone enquiries and reservation requests

    – Keep a firm handle on the restaurant knowing the status of tables and flow of patrons

    – Take ownership of the restaurant and the service flow

    – Maintain stock of menus appropriate to service period

    – Assist with requisitioning

    – Provide service within Fairmont and Hotel Standards

    – Aware of all business within hotel on a daily basis and able to guide guests accordingly

    – Follow opening and closing procedures daily

    – Assist Restaurant Managers as assigned

    – Follow and adhere to all safety and sanitation policies and procedures

    – Other duties as assigned

Your experience and skills include:

    – Previous F&B experience required, preferably in a luxury setting

    – Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

    – Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment

    – Able to balance a variety of conflicting priorities while providing excellent guest service

    – Weekend availability required

Your team and working environment:

    – Frequent lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs

    – Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling and lifting

    – Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

    – Constant standing and walking throughout shift

    – Ability to move quickly and efficiently

    Visa Requirements: Must have proof of valid U.S. work authorization.