Ruffino's on the River

Job 119696 - Host/Hostess
Lafayette, LA

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Job Details

Location: Lafayette, LA
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Welcome and warmly greet guests on arrival.  Manage the efficient and timely seating of our guests to a table that best serves their withes.  Help provide seamless service between initial greeting and the server experience.  You will take reservations and To Go orders on the telephone.

  • Greeting guests in a friendly and inviting manner
  • Seat guests while balancing the flow of service as to not overload one particular area
  • Engaging in friendly conversation as you seat guests in a timely fashion
  • Accommodate special seating requests for guests whenever possible.
  • Introducing guests to their server
  • Managing restaurant waiting list during high volume to accurately set guest expectations
  • Help in clearing, cleaning and resetting tables to ensure they are ready for the next guest
  • Keep managers aware of any problems/complaints
  • Always sincerely thanking guests as they leave and inviting them to return
  • Take reservations according to Restaurants guidelines.
  • Take to go orders according to Restaurants guidelines


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must have exceptional grooming habits
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner
  • Ability to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions for an extended period of time (5 hours)
  • Ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers in English

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