AH 11284 - Front of House / Evening Host (Restaurant)

Professional Career Services Date Job Posted: 02-Dec-2019

Location: Mpumalanga

Employer Description

This restaurant is situated in White River, Mpumalanga. The property is well-established and offers Lodge accommodation, a fine dining 70 seater Restaurant and a Wellness and Beauty Centre. We are a highly motivated and dedicated team who pride ourselves on delivering outstanding client service. You will share our passion for delivering exceptional food with unparalleled service to a diverse range of local and international clientele.

Job Description

In this role you will be the ‘face of Restaurant’ in the evenings. We are seeking an enthusiastic Front of House / Hospitality Manager to support and add value to our business. Your primary responsibilities will be to lead the guest experience, providing a warm welcome, engaging, hosting and being the ‘go-to’ person for guests and staff alike for all things guest related. The role is for someone who loves to build relationships and is always looking to provide an excellent customer experience. You, along with the lodge and restaurant staff, are responsible for the guest’s first and lasting impressions and as a member of the management team you will be expected to ensure a high quality of service is delivered.
Duties and Responsibilities
 Set the tone for customers’ exceptional dining experience by greeting and seating them quickly and professionally, sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm for the menu and introducing the specials.
 Acting as the host to our in-house lodge guests, providing insightful knowledge of the area, experiences available and generally attending to any queries or requests they may have.
 Be a great team player by helping out around the restaurant, whether answering phones, completing financial transactions, cleaning or stocktake.
 Checking-in potential late arrivals into the Lodge. Managing room allocations, data capturing of guest details, queries, etc. in a professional and timeous manner.
 Working with the kitchen to ensure a seamless service, whether it is quality control of dishes, timeous delivery of meals or dealing with customer complaints.

We offer a competitive package, six days on/one day off and a warm and friendly environment to work in.


Relevant Hospitality or Food Service Qualification will prove an advantage but is not essential if experienced in a similar role.


 Possess excellent people skills  Able to deliver a consistent ‘will do’ ‘can do’ positive attitude  Have a flexible and adaptable approach to working hours  Excellent personal presentation  Ability to take lead, motivate and work as part of a team  Always be prepared and punctual  Excellent multitasking skills to successfully handle several assignments together  Possess strong organisational skills required for achieving efficiency on the job  Excellent communication skills  At least five years working in a restaurant environment – two of which would have been in a management role  Experience working in four star plus restaurant  Excellent wine and food knowledge  Multi-lingual with English, Austrian/German, French


Can be a live out or live in position (Single Accommodation). Two meals per day on days worked. Uniform provided free of charge – replacement for own cost. Staff discounts.

Job ID
Job Title
AH 11284 - Front of House / Evening Host (Restaurant)
Employer Type
Salary Type
R12 000-R18 000
Start Date
Meet all the necessary requirements listed in the job description
Are eligible to live and work in the country specified in the job description