Compass Group, North America HOST / HOSTESS (PART TIME) - Washington, DC Job in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

  • We have an opening for 4 Part Time HOSTS / HOSTESSES.

  • Location: 2700 F St, Washington, DC, 20566. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Schedule: Part Time; flexible.

  • Requirement: Customer service experience required; Host / Hostess experience preferred.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier hospitality company, operating over 100 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Toronto. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.

Summary: Responsible for seating residents in the dining room. Handles customer service situations as they arise.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promptly and warmly greets and directs guests to their tables based on availability or desired seating arrangements.

  • Helps create an overall enjoyable dining experience and promotes a safe, clean and neat environment for guests and other associates.

  • Exhibits exceptional communications skills. Gets along well with others, demonstrates flexibility and patience; possesses an interest in people.

  • Maintains a high level of sensitivity and confidentiality regarding personal or medical information that is shared.

  • Supervises the activities of food-service associates in the dining room to ensure proper customer service, food handling and sanitation procedures are followed.

  • Helps train new food-service team members.

  • Supervises the closing of the assigned dining room; ensures side work and station setup is properly completed.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency safety procedures and helps evacuate guests to safety in the event of fire or other emergency.

  • Assists with service, including occasional bussing and food service, while maintaining safe food handling and sanitation standards.

  • May be asked to operate equipment, including but not limited to fire extinguishers, telephones, iced tea/soda machines, soup wells and coffee machines.

  • Works with staff of other departments to perform job duties and during special events or functions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.