THE HIRING COMPANY:
Park Restaurant and Bar is a new restaurant on the south side of Columbia at Discovery Parkway. Park Restaurant & Bar is the place for folks who love local flavors and ingredients. Our small plate menu will entice you to enjoy old favorites and explore new seasonal items alongside friends and family. Our unique bar setting includes a bourbon display, 30 craft beers on tap, community table with fireplace and TVs to catch the Tigers’ latest win.

HOST/HOSTESS POSITION:
Our Host/Hostess will be the first point of contact for our guests! You will greet guests, provide accurate wait times and escort customers to the dining and bar areas. Your goal is to ensure our guests have a positive dining experience from the moment they arrive till their departure!

HOST/HOSTESS RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Welcome guests to the venue
  • Provide accurate wait times and monitor waiting lists
  • Manage reservations
  • Escort customers to assigned dining or bar areas
  • Provide menus and announce Waiter/Waitress’s name
  • Greet customers upon their departure
  • Coordinate with wait staff about available seating options
  • Maintain a clean reception area
  • Cater to guests who require extra attention (e.g. children, elderly)
  • Answer incoming calls and address customers’ queries
  • Assist wait staff as needed

HOST/HOSTESS QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma; preferred
  • Previous work experience as a Host/Hostess or Server
  • Experience in managing reservations
  • Understanding of restaurant etiquette
  • Demonstrable customer-service skills
  • Excellent communication skills (via phone and in-person)
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to monitor the entire dining and bar area
  • Able to walk and stand during an entire shift

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