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Restaurant Hostesses are responsible for ensuring that customers of the restaurant are comfortable and happy. Duties included on example resumes of Restaurant Hostesses include opening the cash register each day, answering calls, manning the front desk at all times, and taking and seating reservations. Applicants should be able to list a high school diploma on their resumes, though some employers prefer to see a bachelor's degree, or even sometimes a master's degree, in hotel management or a similar field.

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Restaurant Hostess

Maintained a 3.85 GPA while working 20 hours a week as a hostess at a local restaurant throughout high school

  • Primary responsibilities included greeting guests, assigning tables, managing team workflow and significant guest queues during busy hours
  • Successfully resolved customer issues and complaints
  • Worked the cash register and managed take-out orders when required
  • Was awarded the first ever Employee-of-the-Month award when the restaurant implemented the program due to excellent team building and customer service skills
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Physical Education Leader
Management
2

Restaurant Hostess

Greeted and seated guests in a professional and cordial demeanor.

  • Scheduled reservations and meticulously managed large customer crowds.
  • Coordinated with staff members to ensure the availability of best service towards guests.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of daily specials.
  • Assisted in the closing and cleaning duties in relation to the shift.
  • Conducted satisfaction surveys on new and existing clientele.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Nursing
AS
Nursing
3

Restaurant Hostess

Welcomed all guests upon arrival and escorted them to the first available seating.

  • Answered/screened calls; accepted and confirmed reservations.
  • Established floor plans to streamline seating and traffic and maximize floor space.
  • Provided concierge services by offering recommendations to restaurants, Broadway shows, tourist attractions, night clubs, etc.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
4

Restaurant Hostess/cashier/server

Greet and assist customers by coordinating reservations and assisting servers with job responsibilities

  • Planned restaurant servers schedules and prepared distribution of servers assignments also assisted servers in completing orders
  • Manage and maintain establishments operations between employees and customer, also liaison between other departments for customer and staff
  • Cashier Duties
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Nursing
5

Restaurant Hostess

Performed duties as pool hostess at the Family and Private Lavender pools and restaurants

  • Seated guests, organized the poolside wait staff, performed open and closing poolside responsibilities, and conducted private cabana rentals and reservations
  • Intermediate reading, writing, and speaking skills in the Spanish language
  • Training in leadership development
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Intermediate skills in Excel, and apt knowledge of social media websites
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
8
months
at this job
Leadership
Valparaiso, Chile
International Analysis
6

Restaurant Hostess

Processed customer reservations and provided superior service

  • Greeted customers and managed seating area
  • Assigned appropriate wait staff to restaurant sections for ideal service environments
  • Confirmed take-out orders and handled payment transactions
  • Expedited food orders
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Communication
7

Restaurant Hostess

Effective organizational skills in management of seating system

  • Self starter in resolving staff conflict by promoting team building and motivational skills
  • Provided leadership over host stand to over 150 guests
  • Answered and directed incoming phone calls
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Fashion Merchandising And Interiors
8

Quick Service Restaurant Hostess/foodservice Worker

Greeted and interacted with Guests of all ages

  • Prepared and served food efficiently to thousands of Guests in a fast paced environment
  • Practiced safe food handling and service techniques
  • Successfully completed the Disney College Program
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Hospitality
9

Restaurant Hostess

Greeted and seated guests at the same time as monitoring the flow of guests with Open table

  • Manually placed reservations answered by phone/email into Open table
  • Answered phones, took messages and made reservations
  • Escorted guests to tables and assisted in seating
  • Handed off the guest to the member of staff serving at table
  • Anticipated the guest's requirements and personalized service by using the Guest's name
  • Monitored reservations of VIPs and Special Guests
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BFA
Art History And Design
10

Restaurant Hostess

Greeted and escorted guests to tables, and provide menus

  • Coordinated activities of dining room with personnel to provide fast and courteous service to patrons
  • Coordinated with management any special customer requests
  • Assisted in closing and cleaning duties
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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