The pre-eminent expression of lifelong learning in the United States, Chautauqua Institution comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. Over the course of nine weeks, more than 100,000 people visit Chautauqua and participate in programs, classes and community events for all ages — all within the beautiful setting of a historic lakeside village. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue.
Host/Hostess Supervisors will be responsible for all functions of the host station, including oversight of the greeters. The host station and associated staff will serve as a 'first point of contact' for restaurant guests. Host/Hostess Supervisors must possess strong interpersonal communication skills and use professional hospitality language at all times, modeling and instilling this behavior to the greeters. Host/Hostess Supervisors will utilize an established reservation system to control guest wait-list and flow of service to dining room, including management of available seating/tables.
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: