Restaurant Host

Food & Beverage Toronto, Ontario


Requisition Id: 2022-348
Number of Positions: 1
Job Status: Temporary Part-Time
Hours & Days of Work: up to 24 hours per week; must be available to work weekdays, evenings and weekends
Minimum Rate: $16.43
Maximum Rate: $21.24
Target Start Date: 04/26/2022
Target End Date: 10/09/2022

Restaurant Host
Temporary Part-Time
(Up to 24 hours per week; must be available weekday, weekends, evenings, and holidays)


At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), we bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways.

Located in Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“the AGO”) is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a collection of close to 100,000 works. Through the collection as well as collaborations with leading museums around the world, the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs to more than 1 million visitors annually.

We are currently seeking four Temporary Part-Time, Restaurant Host to join our Food & Beverage team. Under the direction of the Manager, Food & Beverage Outlets the incumbent will join our team and be responsible for greeting guests and showing them to the dining room promptly in order to provide efficient and attentive service. He/She/They will also schedule dining reservations as required.

Interested so far? Learn more about why AGO would be a great fit below.

The Gallery continually strives to create a safe and inclusive workplace. We offer diversity and inclusion training to our staff and volunteers so they can continually learn and contribute to fostering a supportive environment where people feel comfortable to come to work as they are. Our Food & Beverage team has been participating in the training sessions and will continue to implement what they have learned to make sure they create a positive space for all.

The mental health of our employees is also very important to us. We offer our employees programs that support wellness and enhance the job experience. If our employees need assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) services are available to them. The Gallery also takes part in the city and province’s reciprocal benefits program, allowing our employees access to city and province discounts.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

• Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a host in a reputable, established restaurant
• Directly related experience at taking, timing and callbacks of reservations to suit the table turnover
• Demonstrated experience operating a POS System
• Experience with Open Table is an asset
• Ability to work independently and as a team player
• High attention to detail
• Demonstrated organizational skills
• Demonstrated knowledge of restaurant/hospitality practices and procedures
• Well-developed customer relations and customer service skills
• Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

External Application Deadline: 07/15/2022