Burgerhaus - Valparaiso

Job 173540 - Host/Hostess - Burgerhaus
Valparaiso, IN

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Job Details

Location: Valparaiso, IN
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: $7.25 - $9.50

Job Description

Burgerhaus Restaurant is currently hiring for the Host/Hostess position! We're looking for people with energy and charisma, strong personality and the desire to provide the best-possible HOSPITALITY to our guests. Do you have the drive and desire to be the best? Do you have a PASSION for the restaurant and hospitality business, and need an outlet for your desire to help other people and work as a member of a TEAM to get the job done? Are you not just "good" at your job, but the BEST at what you do? We want to talk to you NOW!

Are you interested in what we have to offer? Do you want to join our team, and see what it's like to work in an inspiring environment with exciting potential? Complete our online application and assessment test; we look forward to receiving YOUR application soon!

No paper applications or resumes will be accepted; all applicants must complete the online application system. No phone calls, please. No interviews prior to an application being completed.

About Burgerhaus: Burgerhaus has a hard-earned reputation for it's quality burgers, fresh salads, great beer and wine selections, and top-notch service and hospitality.

Our Vision: Walk though the doors of Burgerhaus and enter a warm, friendly international pub bringing you exotic flavors from around the world. Creative burgers, unique salads and craft beers take you away from life's cares to a relaxing mini vacation meal.

Our Service: Burgerhaus servers are "tour guides to a fantastic meal experience." When you walk on to the sales floor you are not just a server, rather you are the tour guide that leads the way to a memorable and pleasant dining experience for our guests.

The Five Traits of a Great Tour Guide

  • Friendly: A smile says we are glad you're here.
  • Knowledgeable: Teach them about the uniqueness of our dishes.
  • Engaging: Make sure the focus is always on the guest.
  • Observant: Make sure you're always attentive to their needs.
  • Flexible: Everyone is different, so serve them according to their needs.

Always take pride in your work, knowing that today's meal is probably the highlight of each guest's day. Make it one to remember, and they will return often for that Burgerhaus "out of this world" experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Greeting guests in a friendly and inviting manner.
  • Engaging in friendly conversation as you seat guests in a timely fashion.
  • Introducing guests to their server.
  • Managing restaurant waiting list during high volume to accurately setting guest expectations.
  • Clearing, cleaning and resetting tables to ensure they are ready for the next guest.
  • Always sincerely thanking guests as they leave and inviting them to return.
  • Answering phones in a friendly manner and directing callers to the appropriate team members.


  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum of 6 months of customer service, retail sales, or food service experience strongly preferred.
  • Must have a courteous, friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with the public and coworkers in a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing manner.
  • Ability to bend, twist, and stand to perform normal job functions.
  • Ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with customers in English.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the general scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load, gain additional experience to further the individual’s professional development.

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