Host or Hostess
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: May 16, 2022
El Encanto, A Belmond Hotel, has been meticulously restored to
capture all the romance and glamour that endeared it to both the
local Santa Barbara community and visitors alike. Ninety-two
quintessential, California-styled suites and bungalows dot the
lush, terraced grounds featuring seven-acres of gloriously
landscaped gardens with sweeping views of Santa Barbara and the
Pacific Ocean. Original architectural features have been lovingly
restored, including the historic, trellis-lined Arbor and Lily
Pond. Modern additions to the expansive outdoor zero-edge pool and
a new beautifully appointed boutique spa enhance the journey for
today's luxury-seeking guest.
We are seeking an engaging Host or Hostess to set the tone of a
five-star experience as guests enter the restaurant.
Responsibilities include taking reservations, greeting guests,
providing accurate wait times and escorting guests to the dining
and bar areas. The ultimate goal is to provide excellent customer
service and a pleasant dining experience to our guests.
This position requires a minimum of two years of previous
experience, preferably in a luxury hotel setting. This polished
individual must possess exemplary communication skills with full
fluency in English. A calm demeanor in a fast-paced environment,
along with solid organizational skills are essential. Must be able
to work weekends and holidays. OpenTable knowledge and experience
is a strong plus.
El Encanto offers a full array of benefits, including medical,
dental and vision coverage. In addition, the company pays for basic
life and AD&D as well as short term disability. Team members
can choose additional coverage to include voluntary life/AD&D,
spouse life/AD&D, dependent life, critical care, hospital
indemnity, accident and flexible spending.
The Company offers paid time off, sick pay, a 401(k) program with
Company matching, and an employee assistance program. Team members
enjoy free cafeteria meals and discounts on food and beverage, spa
treatments, and retail boutique items.
The Discovering Belmond program offers complimentary accommodation
for team members while on leisure travel outside their region at
any Belmond hotel and resort. It also offers food and beverage at a
discounted rate. In addition to the complimentary offerings,
discounted rates are available for safaris, trains and cruises.
Keywords: Belmond, Santa Barbara , Host or Hostess, Hospitality & Tourism , Santa Barbara, California
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