Head Hostess
Edible Canada - Vancouver, BC

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Edible Canada is seeking a positive, hardworking, passionate, and motivated team player to fill the Head Hostess position. If you are seeking a social work environment and enjoy interacting with others, then continue reading!

Edible Canada at the Market is one of Vancouver’s top bistros, located on Granville Island. The restaurant serves lunch, brunch, and dinner, and is open 7 days a week. Edible Canada not only offers a great team centered work environment, but believes in helping their staff grow and develop as professionals. As the Head Hostess for the bistro you will be exposed to a lot of the business operations lending to personal and professional growth, and you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best and most passionate food & beverage, and retail professionals in the industry. If you want to be a part of fun, energetic, and exciting organization apply now!

Job Overview:
The Head Hostess position is a key position for the bistro. The head hostess must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment managing the customers, and the flow of the restaurant through lunch and dinner service. This position will work closely with the Restaurant Manager and the Chef to ensure appropriate booking and seating of reservations, printing of menus, and organization of group reservations. The head hostess will also be responsible for maintaining a comforting and clean restaurant environment, confirming reservations, assisting servers with prep for service, and answering the bistro phone. This position requires an availability to work rotating shifts, weekends, and public holidays.

Job Requirements:
2+ years’ experience in hospitality
Experience with Open Table and Micros POS system
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong skills in editing and formatting documents using Apple ‘Mac’ software
Professional and friendly demeanor
A strong ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
Knowledge of Granville Island a strong asset
Fluency in other languages an asset
Food Safe and/or Serving It Right an asset

Compensation: This is a full time hourly position. We also include tip pool participation for this position. Application Deadline: February 8, 2012

Application Requirements: Reply back to this email with your resume and cover letter
Use the subject line: Hospitable Head Hostess
Include a brief story telling us about yourself beyond resume and cover letter. Tell us why you would be a perfect fit for Edible Canada, and why you’re passionate about local products, sustainability, or ‘green’ initiatives.