Host/Hostess - 3 months term

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The Fairmont Winnipeg

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Host / Hostess -  3 months term

As a Host/Hostess with Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, you will be an ambassador for the exceptional service and cuisine that are hallmarks of our dining experience. Your warm, personal attention provides a memorable first impression for guests of our restaurants and lounges, making them feel welcome and valued.

Hotel Overview:  Located in the heart of vibrant downtown Winnipeg, Manitoba -- at the historic corner of Portage and Main -- Fairmont Winnipeg luxury hotel extends the naturally warm reception of the Prairies. Just step outside our Winnipeg hotel and the city is at your feet.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Outlets Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:             
  • Welcomes and seats VG clients, handling the coat check.
  • Organizes floor plan/seating, taking reservations, some administrative work (photocopying & faxing).
  • Ensures employees sign in/out, prepares meal statistics, and ensures a smooth flow in restaurant and lounge. 
  • Assists VG service teams when busy, Ex. Clearing and setting tables, etc.
  • Works to develop a strong understanding of the machines with respect to credit cards, cash handling, direct billing, advanced deposits, personal checks & foreign currency and assisting colleagues.
  • Ensures the Servers are able to provide prompt, courteous and efficient service to the guest by assisting as required.
  • Conducts frequent inspections of the VGR and areas, reporting any deficiencies in equipment or aesthetics
  • Adheres to Health & Safety policy and ensuring safe work practices are followed at all times.
  • Adheres to the hotel’s environmental policies and procedures.
  • Adherers to all allergy policies
  • Demonstrates Service Promise Standards and Value
  • Previous food & beverage service experience required-minimum 1-2 years in an upscale food & beverage establishment.
  • Good comfort level with Micros POS system.
  • Genuine consideration for excellent ‘above & beyond’ client service.
  • Strong team attitude and passionate about food & beverage.  Strong multi-tasking skills.
  • High awareness of social propriety.
  • Excellent grooming & professional presentation
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Fluency in a second language as it relates to the hotel industry is an asset. 
  • Must be comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Must be physically able to complete all aspects of the job including standing or walking for long periods of time
  • Self motivated decision maker with proven organizational skills.
  • “Smart Choices” responsible liquor service certification required
  • Must be able to work a minimum of Saturdays and Sundays plus general holidays.  Additional availability is an asset.
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):        
  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
  • Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling
  • Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Visa Requirements:  To be eligible for employment with Fairmont Winnipeg, you must be in possession of a working visa for Canada. We do not provide offer letters to applicants seeking to get their work visas.  Applicants must have their work visas in place prior to applying.   
APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits! 


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Downtown, Winnipeg, Canada
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