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Host(ess) - La Mar

Miami, FL, United States, Florida, United States

Host(ess) - La Mar

  • Miami, FL, United States
  • Food & Beverage Division
  • Full time
  • $15 - $17 per hour
  • Paid Time Off - Paid Life Insurance - Paid Short Term Disability
  • 401(k) + Employer Match - Excellent Benefits
  • $1,500 Sign On Bonus

The Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences located in prime destinations around the world. Increasingly recognized for creating some of the world’s most sought-after properties, the Group provides 21st century luxury with oriental charm. Above all, Mandarin Oriental is renowned for creating unique hotels through distinctive design and a strong sense of place, luxury hotels right for their time and place. The Group regularly receives international recognition and awards for quality management and legendary service hospitality.

Our Hotel

With 326 guest rooms and 31 suites, Mandarin Oriental, Miami is located in Brickell Key and is a prime location for both business and leisure guests.  It is an urban resort with Miami’s only private beach.

Overview of Position

  • Greet guests warmly and by name, escort guests to their table, provide chair assistance for all guests, and menu presentation
  • Maintain and monitor reservation system and floor plan to ensure turning table efficiency.
  • Assist restaurant colleagues in providing copies menus as requested by the Restaurant Managers.
  • Assist guest and colleagues courteously and efficiently.
  • Suggest wines and beverages to compliment guest meals.
  • Host large parties when scheduled
  • Ensure restaurant ambiance is appropriate, including music, temperature, lighting.
  • Confirm reservations and answer daily email inquiries in timely manner.
  • Handle reservations and prepayment for special events, holiday brunches, wine dinner, cooking classes, etc.
  • Coordinate set menus for all groups and distribute copies of the event form accordingly.
  • Share information of all upcoming events with the Concierge Team.
  • Keep reservation books up to company standard.
  • Check on a daily basis for our regular guest preferences and record them in our daily list for the service.


• Have a minimum of 1-year experience in similar position in a luxury hotel property.
• Have excellent communication and organization skills.
• Reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language.
• Willing to work a flexible schedule and holidays.
• Be a self-motivator and motivator of others.
• Must be able to work in a high-pace and dynamic operation. 
• Able to work together with other colleagues.
• Have a pleasant, friendly and helpful manner.
• Maintain a clean and healthy personal hygiene and grooming.
• Work in a safe, prudent and organized manner.
• Able to handle multiple tasks at one time.
• Able to consistently delight and satisfy our guest
• Able to handle guest requests in a detailed manner

Working with us means…

We are dedicated to delighting our guests and to delighting our colleagues. We are committed to becoming the best and we emphasize working together to achieve this goal. We support acting with responsibility.

Working with us means working harmoniously, respectfully, passionately, and towards personal growth. Working with us means that you will be personally valued. From the initial interview through the comprehensive orientation to the numerous Learning and Development programmes, we are committed to providing a Mandarin Oriental ‘Colleague Journey’ that exceeds colleague expectations.

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s colleagues to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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