Loews Hotels & Co Seasonal Host - Streeterville-3 in Chicago, Illinois
Experience the Windy City from the heart of it all. Loews Chicago Hotel, situated steps from Navy Pier and Magnificent Mile, offers guests spectacular city skyline and lake views, while enjoying the comforts of home. Welcome to City Sophistication where convenience and relaxation meet.
Controls Reservation Book, accepts reservations and enters them accurately into the record
Maintains guest history files and uses information to enhance repeat guests experience
Maintains guest records to; record arrival, cover count, seat assignment, turnover, availability
Inspects menus to ensure cleanliness and acceptability
Greets guests in a polite professional manner
Determines guest needs, verifies table availability, assigns appropriate table for seating
Guides guests to appropriate table
Assists guests with seating, and presents menu
Ensures removal of unnecessary place settings at occupied tables
Notifies server of guest seating, and communicates any special needs or requests
Inspects dining room appearance constantly, assigns correction of deficiencies to appropriate team member
Monitors dining room activity, assists Servers and Assistants as needed to ensure performance to standard
Assigns post meal side work, inspects dining room and service areas to ensure completion of all tasks
Other duties as assigned
Promotes and applies teamwork skills at all times
Notifies appropriate individual promptly and fully of problems and/or unusual matters of significance
Is polite, friendly, and helpful to guests, management and fellow team members
Executes emergency procedures in accordance with hotel standards
Complies with required safety regulations and procedures
Attends appropriate hotel meetings and training sessions
Maintains cleanliness and excellent condition of equipment and work area
Complies with hotel standards, policies and rules
Recycles whenever possible
Remains current with hotel information and changes
Complies with hotel uniform and grooming standards
Thorough knowledge of restaurant terminology and food service techniques and sanitation standards
Exceptional guest service skills
Excellent management, leadership, communication and organizational skills
Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
Headquartered in New York City, Loews Hotels & Co is rooted in deep heritage in the hotel industry and excellence in service. As one of the only independently owned family hotel companies, we know that hospitality comes from the heart.
Loews Hotels & Co owns and operates hotels and resorts across the U.S. and Canada. Located in major city centers and resort destinations, including multiple hotels in partnership with Universal Orlando Resort, Loews Hotels & Co features properties grounded in family heritage and dedicated to delivering unscripted guest moments, all with a locally handcrafted approach. We pride ourselves on the individuality and uniqueness of our offering.
Joining Loews Hotels & Co means not just gaining a job, it means becoming a part of a family. A family where Team Member growth and empowerment are part of our DNA and have been for decades. We offer progressive benefits including paid parental leave, 401K matching and travel benefits, and opportunities for ongoing learning and development. But beyond that, as a member of the Loews Hotels family, you are part of a culture of diversity and inclusion, one that works hard to protect our environment with eco-friendly and sustainability programs, and one that is always a good neighbor to their communities, supporting them in ways large and small. We welcome you to join us.
Loews Hotels & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, or local law.