Host(ess) Job Description

Host(ess) Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Host(ess) to join our team.


  • Manage seating of walk-in guests based on business flow of existing reservations;
  • Ensure the restaurant portray a well-run establishment by being tidy and organized;
  • Provide sincere and caring interaction with guests;
  • Welcome guests with warm friendly attitude;
  • Assist servers in sections as/when required with focus staying on hostess stand;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Allocate sections to servers fairly based on previous shift sections, private dining room allocation, etc;
  • Answer phones, deal with guests face to face, assist servers and assist with room service orders;
  • Communicate section, table seating, special requests with servers and kitchen.


  • Must be able to work weekends, public holidays and shifts work;
  • Must be well-organized, tidy and disciplined in managing reservations/walk-in guests;
  • Previous hostess / host experience is an asset;
  • Must have Serving it Right / WHMIS Certificate.