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Junior Maitre de at Peninsula Grill

Company: Planters Inn & Peninsula Grill
Location: Charleston
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Junior Maitre de at Peninsula Grill (in Planters Inn)

Who we are: Opened on the eve of Valentine's Day in 1997, Peninsula Grill was destined to become one of America's most romantic dining experiences.

With its resplendent sense of arrival, garden illuminated by flickering lanterns, iconic velvet-lined dining room, acclaimed wine list, exemplary service, and a reputation for using the very best and freshest seasonal ingredients, Peninsula Grill quickly appeared on the short list of America's Best New Restaurants in Esquire .

Today, Peninsula Grill is known as the place where Charlestonians-and visitors alike-are served with style. Recognized for excellence, Peninsula Grill has earned Forbes Four Stars and AAA Four Diamonds for more than 20 years.

And no visit is complete without tasting the famous 12-layer Peninsula Grill Ultimate Coconut Cake, a legendary dessert that has earned praise from scores of national magazines and television shows.

Job Summary

Provides prompt, courteous and professional food and beverage service to guests in the Forbes Four Star Peninsula Restaurant that exceeds guests' expectations. Meets company, Forbes and brand standards regarding restaurant bookings and other administrative responsibilities.

Job Duties

-Possess full and accurate information about all F&B outlets, promotions and special events
-Provide customers with any required information related to all F&B outlets, promotions and special events
-Handle all F&B inquiries coming through phone and e-mails
-Advice and recommend food & beverage choices to customers while making offers
-Handle pre-payment for F&B reservations and special events bookings if needed
-Create reservations in the restaurant reservations system and clearly indicate all notes and preferences of the customer. Proceed with table allocation if needed
-Confirm and reconfirm bookings for all F&B outlets before outlets are open
-Responsible for control over the number of reservations taken for a day for any outlet
-Announce overbook of any outlet when necessary and stop bookings before the Outlet Manager is on duty

Education and Experience

-Prior food service experience with general knowledge of restaurant operations, preferably in a four or five star restaurant or hotel
-Micros experience helpful

Skills & Abilities

-Ability to prioritize and maintain multiple tables at one time
-Excellent verbal communication skills

-Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to work well under pressure
-Basic math skills for cash handling
-Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, weekends and holidays at times.

Physical Requirements

-Ability to stand and walk during entire shift, talk, hear, reach, bend grasp and perform repetitive motions
-Ability to push, pull, lift, carry or otherwise move items up to 40lbs


-401k after 90 days, fully vested, company match to 3%
-Medical (4 plan choices)
-Dental (2 Plan choices)
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
-Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
-Northwood Hospitality Discounts EEO and ADA Statements

The Peninsula Grill at The Planters Inn is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to maintaining a diverse workforce

and an inclusive culture.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Planters Inn & Peninsula Grill, Charleston , Junior Maitre de at Peninsula Grill, Hospitality & Tourism , Charleston, South Carolina

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