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P/T Restaurant Host

Hotel Brand: InterContinental
Location: United States, New York, New York

Hotel: New York Times Square (NYCHC), 300 West 44th Street, 10036

Job number: R207505


About us

Do you see yourself as a Host? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

The InterContinental New York Times Square is a refreshing sanctuary from the sights and sounds of NYC. Rising 36 stories above the world-famous Times Square District, crossroads of theater, dining, entertainment and business worlds, our luxury hotel is the quintessential New York City experience. Located at 44th Street and 8th Avenue, our Times Square hotel in midtown Manhattan is within walking distance to Broadway, as well as extraordinary shopping and fabulous restaurants. With a chic Manhattan residential feel encompassing natural elements, InterContinental Times Square features 607 guestrooms and 4 suites with floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline, Hudson River and Broadway district.

Your day to day

JOB OVERVIEW:

Welcome guests to restaurant, seat them, and accept payment when they are done.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Greet guests in a prompt and courteous manner; seat guests ensuring a balanced workload among servers. Maintain accurate waiting list as needed.  Alert guests when table is available. 
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.
  • May process take-out orders; may answer room service phone and process room service orders; practice up-selling techniques.
  • May routinely clear and reset tables and assist with opening tasks.
  • May be asked to handle guest complaints and special requests.

May assist with other duties as assigned

What we need from you

Qualifications and Requirements:

Basic reading, writing and math skills and 6 months cash handling experience or food service experience.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds (plates, utensils, menus, etc.)
  • Handling food objects, products and utensils
  • Using a keyboard
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling
Other
  • Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with guests, wait staff, cooks, and supervisor.
  • Alcohol awareness certification and/or food service permit or valid health/food handler card as required by local or state government agency.
  • Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when taking orders, completing paperwork, etc.
  • Basic math skills are frequently used when handling cash and credit, quantities, and variances.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself.

So, what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

The hourly pay range for this role is $15.84 to $27.40. This range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in New York. This is the lowest to highest pay scale we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the pay range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

 

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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