Compass Group, North America HOST/HOSTESS (FULL & PART-TIME) Several Openings @ Longwood Gardens in KENNETT SQUARE, Pennsylvania

  • We have an opening for several full and part-time HOST/HOSTESS positions.

  • Location: Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Schedule: F/T and P/T Schedule; various shifts available, must be available to work nights, holidays & weekends.

  • Requirement: Previous experience is a plus.

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 170 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, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.

At RA, food is inspiration. Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients. We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be "better-for-you" and the planet.

Core Values:

  • Dedication to Quality

  • Spirit of Ownership

  • Commitment to Talent & Diversity

  • Responsible Citizenship

  • Passion for Hospitality

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Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

  • 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 is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

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. /*Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)./

Req ID: 198269

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