Part-Time Host

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Mattel/American Girl Lynnwood, WA

Lynnwood, WA
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Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Description
We're looking for a dynamic individual to deliver an outstanding dining experience to our guests as a Host
in our Bistro. The Host is responsible for greeting and seating restaurant guests, managing reservations
and working with the restaurant team. If you thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment and can
handle challenging service situations with sound judgment and a positive, professional demeanor, we
want to hear from you.


*Greets guests promptly and provides timely seating of guests by maintaining accurate waitlists, while maximizing seating capacity.
*Manages large crowds in a professional manner and is able to resolve challenging service situations diplomatically.
*Creates and maintains a pleasant ambiance in the dining room and party rooms through lighting, music and table placement.
*Communicates accurate dining room and party room setup, along with special requests and birthday information, to the restaurant team.
*Shares information on the store and restaurant events with guests.
*Utilizes Guestbridge reservation and InfoGenesis register systems, along with Microsoft Office, to perform job functions.
*Initiates training opportunities with restaurant staff.
*Assists restaurant staff as needed in providing an outstanding dining experience.

Experience, Education & Skills

*A high school degree or equivalent and a degree or certification from an accredited or recognized school, college or institution, preferred.
*Experience as a restaurant host, hotel concierge, or related customer service position, preferred.
*Computer skills including restaurant reservation and POS systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, and use of basic office equipment (copiers/fax), preferred.
*Experience working with children, preferred.
*Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.

About Us
American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT), the world's leading toy company. Since its inception in 1986, American Girl has been devoted to celebrating girls ages 3 to 12 through age-appropriate, high-quality dolls and accessories, books, clothes, movies, and unforgettable experiences. Best-selling lines include My American Girl , Girl of the Year , Bitty Baby , and its classic historical characters. Headquartered in Middleton, WI, the company sells products exclusively through its award-winning catalogue, on, and in its experiential retail stores. By inspiring girls to be their best, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions of girls and the praise and trust of parents and educators. To learn more about American Girl or request a free catalogue, call 1-800-845-0005 or visit,, or

Mattel is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer