Host/Hostess - Osteria Morini DC in the Navy Yard

Osteria Morini DC
Washington, DC
Nov 15, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
Well-established DC/Navy Yard favorite Osteria Morini is looking for a fun-loving, energetic, and passionate Host / Hostess (Reception) with experience in reservations to join the team. Osteria Morini operates as part of Altamarea Group (Marea & Ai Fiori), an award-winning global hospitality firm with 15 restaurants worldwide. Osteria Morini offers managers an opportunity to work with high-quality Italian cuisine and wine/spirits and an operations team firmly committed to investing in and developing talent. Altamarea Group, through its talented team of employees, creates special memories through exceptional hospitality, delivering the highest level of food and service across distinct brands and concepts.Host / Hostess Responsibilities include:* Greet upon arrival and interact with guests in a professional, warm and courteous manner and develop guest relationships* Navigate reservations platform and client database proficiently* Exhibit knowledge of Nicoletta Italian Kitchen's menus, culinary style and concept, reservations policies, operating hours, and other facts about the restaurants and be able to address common guest inquiries* Handle various guest interactions, including but not limited to reservations, confirmation calls, guest reservation requests, and pick-up/delivery requests* Maintain clean dining room and restaurant and adhere to all COVID-19 health and safety standardsHost / Hostess Requirements include:* Substantive host and reservationist experience preferred* Genuine passion for restaurant hospitality and service* Energetic and friendly personality, with strong willingness and ability to work as part of a cohesive team and to support colleagues regardless of role, and a positive communication style* Develop guest relationships and communicate pertinent information to management team* Ability to multi-task and perform in high-volume, high-intensity restaurant* Flexible schedule and open availability to meet business needsWe offer COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION and medical, dental, and vision benefits after 90 days of employment for full-time employees. If you are interested in joining the Osteria Morini team, please submit your resume! Attachments that cannot be opened will not be considered.Altamarea Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insurancePhysical setting:* Upscale casual restaurantShift:* 10 hour shift* 12 hour shift* 8 hour shift* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shiftWeekly day range:* Every weekend* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityExperience:* Restaurant: 1 year (Preferred)* Host/hostess: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location