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how should i do my hosting job if guests seat themselves?

i just got a job at a restaraunt where the guests seat themselves. if the guest seat themselves, than what would i be doing as a hostess? i know i wouldnt be seating tables?

Asked By: - 6/18/2010
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You'll be 'helping' them seat themselves. If there's a party of 6 perhaps you'll help put two tables together. Answering the phone and being helpful may take some time - do they take reservations... More
Answered By: freesumpin - 6/18/2010
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Could you ask the manager for clarification on this? If you got hired as a hostess, surely they want/need one.
Answered By: Alzo - 6/18/2010
 
Clearly you need to be more assertive and insist the guests wait until you decide where they will sit. Of course, you only need to show them to the table where they will be seated. The guests have the right to choose which seats they will sit at, & whom they will sit next to. A good hostess always greets guests with a... More
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Answered By: todayiznotyourday - 6/18/2010
 
Sometimes people don't know what the restaurant policy is, so if you see them just standing there, greet them in a friendly way and say "you can sit wherever you like". Suggest a table if they still seem uncertain... More
Answered By: slobone - 6/18/2010
 
You should check with the management about what ur duties and responsibilities are vis a -vis the guests. It also depends on the cadre in which u r appointed . U amy not be required to give water or menu card etc., if there are other people already meant for such jobs.The management should tell u what to do.
Answered By: Ramasubramanian A - 6/18/2010
 
Greeting the guests with a smile... More
Answered By: Mr Warrior - 6/18/2010
 
Your job is to give a friendly greeting and help those who are less sure of what to do. Even when they sit down, go to them to welcome them to the restaurant and introduce them to their waiter... More
Answered By: Bob M - 6/18/2010
 
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