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InterContinental Geneva Hotel


Job description

As the world's largest family of luxury hotels, we all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental® brand.
Shaped by decades of international know-how and local insights, our passion for luxury travel spans cultures and customs. Inspiring us to create warm and sophisticated experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world.
Each of our hotels cultivates a distinctive style and ambience where we embrace every opportunity to give our guests a personal and enriching experience.
If you'd like to embrace a wider world of experiences and opportunities, we'd like to welcome you to the world's most international luxury hotel brand.

The avant-garde InterContinental Geneva embodies the refreshing, elevated perspective on luxury art de vivre in the world’s City of Peace.

Join us as a Restaurant Host M/F :

Under the supervision of the Restaurant Manager, your main responsibilities will be :

• Greet guests as they arrive and escort them to their seats according to our Standard Operating Procedures.
• Provide Menus and introduce the guest to their waiter.
• Ensuring that guests enjoy an excellent experience at our restaurant.
• Manage dining reservations for guests in advance and as they arrive at the restaurant.
• Answer Incoming calls and address customer’s queries according to our Standard Operating Procedures.
• Assist wait staff by helping to clear tables as needed


With a high school diploma (hospitality certification is a plus), you have at least two years of experience as a host/hostess or waiter/waitress in hotel restaurant of the same category and capacity (more than 250 rooms/covers). Previously you worked in an international and multi-cultural environment. You know the restaurant etiquette and you have experience in managing reservations.

You speak fluently English, French and a third language will be a strong asset. Ideally, you know Micros.

As the first point of contact for our guests, you have an excellent presentation and excellent communication skills (via phone or in-person). You demonstrate customer-service skills. Thanks to strong organizational skills, you are able to monitor the entire dining area. Your ability to work efficiently helps you to provide a smooth and personalized service to your guests even under pressure. Reliable team player, you are acknowledged for your positive and genuine attitude. Passionate by hospitality and catering, you like to share your knowledge with your guests and your colleagues. You are able to walk and stand during an entire shift. You can work in shifts as needed.

This position is to be filled as soon as possible. The position is opened to Swiss citizens and EU passport holders.
Job type
Geneva, Switzerland
Hostess, F&B service
English, French
Starting in
As soon as possible
Other benefits
We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including a uniform, great room discount and superb training. Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care: that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve. Visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

InterContinental Geneva Hotel

This 5-star luxury hotel, newly redesigned by famous New York architect Chi offers amazing views of the Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Europe, of Lake Geneva and Geneva City. It is a 3-minute walk from the Botanic Garden, United Nations and International Centre of Congress CICG and within a 5-minute drive from Palexpo Exhibition Centre and Luxury Shopping area. Free Tram and Eco-Bus are available for hotel guests.

The spacious and elegant rooms at the InterContinental Geneva have free WiFi, free tea and coffee making facilities, are air-conditioned and feature cable TV and a minibar.

Dining options include modern international cuisine and seasonal specialities served in the gourmet restaurant, which features a well-stocked wine cellar and a terrace.

At the bar Les Nations, guests can enjoy a wide range of drinks, listen to live piano music, and browse in books and magazines. A sophisticated urban-style bar, Le Fumoir seduces you with its original cocktails and a selection of international cigars.

The 400 m² Spa by Clarins offers a complete set of beauty and massage treatments. A steam bath, a sauna and a hot tub are also available. The health and fitness centre is open 24 hours.

Cointrin Airport is 3 km away, and Cornavin Train Station is 2.5 km from the InterContinental. Guests benefit from free public transports in Geneva during their stay.

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