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Personas Lounge Host

Grand Villa Casino Burnaby


Full-time

Personas Lounge Host

Burnaby, British Columbia (view on map)

Posted 11 days ago

 

Job Type: Casual

 

Who We Are

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) is one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada. Across its 26 gaming properties in British Columbia, Ontario and Edmonton, Alberta, Gateway currently employs approximately 8,600 people and boasts approximately 429 table games (including 48 poker tables), 13,818 slots, 82 restaurants and bars and 561 hotel rooms. As the new service provider for the Central Gaming Bundle in Ontario, Gateway recently added two new properties and one new planned build in Wasaga Beach to its portfolio.  A multi-pronged growth strategy has seen Gateway diversify and expand its product offering, including developing proprietary casino and restaurant brands, dramatically improving the gaming customer experience while attracting new customers. Some of Gateway's proprietary brands include Match Eatery & Public House, Atlas Steak + Fish and the new Halley’s Club.  In 2017, Gateway celebrated 25 years in the business of gaming and entertainment in Canada. Further information is available at www.gatewaycasinos.com.

 

Why Work For Us

Gateway celebrates and empowers those employees who made it all possible. A career at Gateway means great people, a great atmosphere and career advancement opportunities across our 26 locations. Our employees thrive with ongoing training and leadership programs for all while working in an engaging and fun environment. Join us today! 

 

The Position

Be part of the success of our trendy Lounge!

 

We are looking for dynamic, outgoing, and energetic people who love to create buzz and excitement.  As a Lounge Host/ess you will increase guest loyalty by building a client network and promoting events and products.

 

A Great Fit, if You

  • Engage well with others and love to provide a premium  guest experience
  • Are comfortable initiating conversations with guests
  • Know how to have fun on the job and enjoy a public facing role
  • Seek opportunities to share your expertise on menu items and events
  • Can juggle multiple tasks and work well under pressure
  • Benefit from working flexible hours, evenings, and weekends

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Process all reservations and plans guest seating arrangements in advance
  • Assists lounge servers with food and beverage expediting, bussing and cleaning
  • Participates in promotional activities including social media or traditional communication, events, and photo sessions
  • Introduces or presents live entertainment as required

 

What You’ll Require

  • Minimum 1 year experience as a host/hostess in the hospitality/food service industry preferred
  • Cash handling experience using POS system or cashier register
  • Acting, modelling, entertainment, promotional, event management, fitness or other training experience preferred
  • Proven selling, marketing and service delivery skills in similar environment – casual dining, modelling, retail, promotions
  • Trendy sense of style and attention to personal and property’s image
  • Effective public speaking skills and presence
  • Ability to pull, lift, and carry objects up to 35 lbs  specifically a fully loaded serving tray
  • Successful In-house testing on knowledge of specialty food and beverage items
  • Successful In-house testing on service delivery and promotional ability

 

What Is Next

Love what you see so far? For the best chance to hear from us, apply within 30 days of the posting date.

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Date Available: January 10th, 2019

Compensation: Competitive

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Requirements: , Work Permit Necessary

Contact Name: Lindsay Lin

Contact Position: Manager

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About Grand Villa Casino Burnaby

At Grand Villa, experience not one but, two high-energy casino floors with the newest and most exciting slot machines and table games featuring a brand new Poker room.

For higher stakes or private gaming salons, visit our luxurious Cypress Room.

We offer 7 delectable dining and lounge choices. Plus, enjoy live entertainment and stay at our luxurious Delta Burnaby Hotel and Conference Centre. Visit the Villa, it’s the centre of all the action!


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