Italian Fine Dining Restaurant Hostess Job in Nairobi

Our client an Italian Fine Dining Restaurant in Nairobi is seeking to hire Hostess.

Industry: Hospitality – 5 Star

Duty Station: Nairobi

Contract: Contract

Start Date: Immediately

Reports To: Restaurant Manager

General Responsibilities: It is the duty of the hostess to greet and welcome guest / visitors / customers and make sure they are comfortable within the restaurant.


  • Welcome and greet guests as they arrive
  • Escort guests to their seats
  • Ensure that everything guests need is in order and clean
  • Estimate wait time for guests
  • Provide a menu for customers
  • Regularly check the reservation book for next meal reservations
  • Answer customer’s question accurately
  • Inspect dining facilities and ensure proper maintenance
  • Assign tasks to the waiters for smooth running of the business
  • Ensure that guests are being attended to
  • Schedule reservations in advance for guests
  • Ensure that guests receive quality service
  • Make contact with guests as they leave, open the door, and help them to their cars and bid them goodbye

Job Skills / Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in hotel management and hospitality
  • Must have a polite and hospitable disposition
  • Possession of a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Should have a pleasing personality
  • Excellent communication skills, especially orally
  • Effective customer service skills
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Organizational and management skills
  • Demonstrate good leadership skills
  • Flexible and able to multi-task

How to Apply

Interested candidates meeting the above criteria should forward a cover letter; detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating the current remuneration and expected remuneration to

Please indicate ‘Hostess’ on the subject of the email.

Hospitality and Food Industry
Updated: April 25, 2017 — 9:30 pm