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Caliza Host / Hostess 1

Date: May 16, 2019

Location: Alys Beach, FL, US, 32461

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

A TOWN WHERE EVERY DETAIL, FROM VISION TO EXECUTION, MAKES LUXURY SEEM SIMPLE.

From the moment one views the iconic butteries and towering palms lining the center of our beach town, there is an unrivaled sense of escape. Alys Beach is carefully crafted to celebrate the public realm of streets, parks, pedestrian paths, and great civic buildings in a manner reminiscent of the world’s most beloved seaside towns. In recognition of the strong draw of the sea, our streets orient to the beach, guaranteeing views to the Gulf and cooling sea breezes.

Alys Beach is a groundbreaking community located along the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s panhandle coast, six miles east of Seaside on Scenic Highway 30A. Planned by Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, Alys Beach is a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) whose architectural vision has its roots in the style of Bermuda architecture and in the courtyards of Antigua, Guatemala, the colonial capital of Central America.

Alys Beach is in the early stages of town building. Our purpose is to evolve along with your family, maintaining the timeless traditions of sustainability and the highest standards of design and construction. Come join us in creating a special place to live, visit, relax, and play.

Job Summary

EBSCO Industries is seeking an experienced Host / Hostess. This position is located at Caliza Restaurant, in Alys Beach Community, Florida. Caliza restaurant is a very unique dining experience with a team service mentality. The Host / Hostess is one of the most important members of our service team. The persons applying for this job should be full of energy, have a positive outlook, and an aptitude for genuine hospitality.

Job Responsibilities

  • Focus on front entrance.
  • Providing our guests with a crisp, and warm welcome.
  • Anticipate guests’ needs and win their trust immediately.
  • Take reservations over the phone. Reply to inquiries. Need to be very articulate, and warm.
  • Manage reservation system (OpenTable), and manage to floor seating plan to insure smooth service.
  • Seat guest to appropriate table, using service technique.
  • Write guest reservation chits for servers.
  • Able to answer questions regarding the facility, and the property.
  • Provide a genuine and caring service approach to all guest.

Job Requirements

  • Experience as a host / hostess in upscale Restaurant is desired.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions.
  • Experience using a reservation system preferred. (i.e. OpenTable, Resy…)
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain a calm professional demeanor during periods of stress

Essential Job Functions

  • Ability to stand for 8 hours
  • Ability to reach, bend, squat, carry plates, trays of glasses and lifts glass racks and boxes weighing up to 50 pounds up to 20 times per shift.
  • Ability to tolerate some exposure to smoke, steam, high temperatures, and humidity.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Organizational skills-Ability to be organized in a changing environment.
  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to read, speak, and write the English language
  • Ability to perform basic math skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills

  • Computer / reservation system knowledge.

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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