Nick & G's Restaurant - Host/Food Expeditor

Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Part Time
Nick & G's Restaurant
Student (High School)

Nick & G's Restaurant is looking for a Host/Food Expeditor to provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests, by welcoming and warmly greeting guests on arrival. Manage the efficient and timely seating of our guests to a table that best serves their wishes.

The food expeditor acts as a liaison between the kitchen staff and waitstaff, which ensures a steady workflow throughout the various departments of the restaurant. An expeditor is also responsible for facilitating kitchen orders, maintaining quality control, and monitoring food safety.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the efficient flow of orders from the waiters to the kitchen
  • Ensure orders are being prepared with the correct priority
  • Assist in the final preparation of dishes
  • Check dishes before delivery for accuracy, presentation, and temperature
  • Deliver orders to maintain fast service
  • Eliminate obstacles in service, food preparation lines, or dishwashing
  • Inspect the premises according to quality and sanitation standards and assist in cleaning
  • Warmly and graciously greet all guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.
  • Warmly and graciously greet all guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas.
  • Open the front door for guests entering or leaving the restaurant when possible.
  • Provide guests with menus and inform them of their server’s name upon seating.
  • Record guest names and the number of people in party and provide guests with estimated waiting time when immediate seating is limited.
  • Assign guests to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation so that servers receive an appropriate number of seating’s.
  • Call out name and number of party when tables become available.
  • Speak with guests to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints, or to make conversation.
  • Answer telephone calls and respond to inquiries or transfer calls.
  • Maintain contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and guests to ensure that dining details are handled properly, and customers' concerns are addressed.
  • Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.
  • Inform guests of establishment specialties and features.
  • Receive and record guests' dining reservations.
  • Inspect restrooms for cleanliness and availability of supplies and clean restrooms when necessary.
  • Direct guests to coatrooms and waiting areas such as lounges

Preferred:

  • Understanding of health and safety rules in a restaurant
  • Dexterity in using kitchen equipment or utensils and carrying heavy trays
  • Well-organized and able to lead and direct people
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding coordination and multi-tasking abilities
  • 1-2 years of experience in a fast-paced fine-dining kitchen.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.

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