Don Alfonso Toronto 1890

1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON

Host(ess)

Full Time

Host/Hostess at Don Alfonso 1890

Toronto, Ontario (view on map)

Posted 5 days ago

 
$15/hr
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Immediate Start
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4 days/week required availability
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Afternoons, Evenings shifts

Job Description

The City’s most internationally acclaimed restaurant, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has been awarded a Michelin Star in the inaugural Michelin Guide – Toronto 2022. Created in partnership with hospitality icon Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the only North American location of world renowned Michelin Star Chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890. Sitting atop the iconic Westin Harbour Castle, on the edge of Lake Ontario, the spacious new location on the 38th floor, offers stunning views of the city skyline and Toronto’s harbor. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and reliable Hosts to join our team.

Job Description

•Maintaining host stand area, ensuring organization and cleanliness at all times
•Possess a working knowledge of the venue (location, direction, events, policies etc.)
•Effectively manage guest flow to maximize seating capacity
•Know all table numbers and maintain awareness of which servers are in each section
•Communicate with Managers and FOH staff during events to maintain proper guest flow throughout the venue.
•Assist management and FOH staff in all necessary preparations and set up for events.
•Manage the guest waitlist
•Escort guests to their table
•Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications

•Previous experience in a customer service position
•Strong oral communication skills
•High attention to detail
•Ability to remain calm under pressure while working in a fast-paced environment
•Organizational skills and ability to multi-task
•Ability to maintain a level of professional urgency and momentum
•Minimum 4 year experience in customer service and fine dining restaurant experience considered an asset
•Must be legally able to work in Canada


Additional information

Don Alfonso is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free work environment, recruitment and selection process. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process.

Requirements:

  • Work Permit
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About Don Alfonso Toronto 1890


The City’s most internationally acclaimed restaurant, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has been named as the Best Italian Restaurant in the World- Outside of Italy by 50 Top Italy. Created in partnership with hospitality icon Nick Di Donato of the Liberty Entertainment Group, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto is the only North American location of world renowned Michelin Star Chefs Alfonso and Ernesto Iaccarino’s Don Alfonso 1890. Located on the 38th floor of the iconic Westin Harbour Castle, on the edge of Lake Ontario, the Don Alfonso's new location will offer stunning views of the city skyline and Toronto’s harbour.

Since opening, Don Alfonso 1890 Toronto has also been recognized with a number of prolific national and international awards and honours, including Gambero Rosso’s ‘Best New Restaurant in the World’ and Tre Forchette (3 Forks), La Liste Best Italian Restaurant in Canada and in the Top Ten of Restaurants in Canada, Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, the DiRoNA – Distinguished Restaurants of North America, OpenTable’s Top 100 Restaurants in Canada and the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence.

Showcasing the incredible cuisine of Chef Ernesto Iaccarino and the wonderful fresh flavors of the Amalfi coast, Don Alfonso 1890 is an internationally recognized award-winning concept with locations in Sant’Agata, Amalfi Coast, Italy; Levello, Basilicata, Italy; Helena Bay, New Zealand; Macau, China and now Toronto. Don Alfonso 1890’s cuisine is characterized by its modernity, Mediterranean flare and the exceptional quality of the raw materials used.