Pianeta Restaurant – Host

Pianeta Restaurant – Host

Pianeta Restaurant
10096 Donner Pass Road
(530) 587-4694
About Pianeta Restaurant

Pianeta Italian Restaurant, located in historic downtown Truckee, is looking for an experienced and energetic Host to join our team. In this role, you have the important task of creating a great first impression with our guests. Being attentive, friendly, and solutions oriented, you’ll be instrumental in helping our guests feel welcome and excited for their dining experience. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to join an established restaurant with a team of amazing humans who love sharing what they do with the community we love. If this sounds like what you’re looking for, take a look below at what we think you’ll bring to the table.

Qualities We’re Looking For:

  • Takes pride in delivering an exceptional guest experience
  • A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment
  • Has an unwavering ability to keep calm and steady under pressure
  • Ability to think on your feet and focus on operational excellence
  • Able to connect with people and build rapport

Experience & Skills You Possess:

  • 5+ years experience in hospitality, preferably in elevated dining
  • Experience in a host or maitre’d position is a plus
  • Experience with effectively managing reservations and balancing walk-in’s
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and communicate clearly with FOH
  • Technologically savvy – you know your way around basic apps and are proficient on email
  • Takes initiative and has excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Experience with Toast a plus

Responsibilities You’d Take Pride In: (included but not limited to)

  • Greet incoming and departing guests warmly, as you would your own friends & family
  • Ensure guests are escorted to their tables & settled in with menus, specials, and who their server will be
  • Understand the importance of professional, respectful, and clear communication both in person and while answering incoming calls before and during dinner service
  • Support the team by:
    • Sharing needs of guests – ie: special occasions, dietary restrictions, and large party sizes to help servers successfully manage their area
    • Ensure tables are set-up, checking for cleanliness, neatness, and accurate table settings
    • Organize, stock and clean the front area
  • Control the flow of the evening by managing when guests are seated and communicating accurate wait times
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, including the ability to tactfully handle the demands of a busy restaurant with limited seating
  • Ability to roll with it and juggle requests & priorities to meet new circumstances with patience and grace
  • Knowledge of all food and beverage menus, hours of operation, and relevant points of interest that may be asked by guests

If you are interested, please reach out to us directly or drop by our restaurant between 1:00-4:00pm on Thursdays to speak with our General Manager or send your resume to resumes@pianetatruckee.com. We look forward to meeting you soon!

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