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Host at Huntress

RMD Group
San Diego, CA
  • Expired: June 27, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Type: Hourly, Part-time

Pay scale: $17.30-$18.00 + tips


Huntress is San Diego's most distinct steak restaurant, offering the finest cuts of meat, one of the largest collections of Japanese whisky in Southern California, and a contemporary, captivating atmosphere where music elevates every dish. Huntress provides an alluring experience to provoke your primal instinct, capture your senses and charm your evening.

Huntress forages the globe for the finest quality beef with unmatched taste - sourcing only sustainable meat. With a collection of steaks that go through a special dry-aging process for mouth-watering texture, all our steaks are butter-poached for tenderness before being cooked to perfection using a Japanese Binchotan coal-fired grill. Our in-house butcher hand-cuts an extensive collection of meats including American, Japanese, and Australian Wagyu. Along with a high-class selection of steak, Huntress also offers locally sourced, organic produce and responsibly sourced seafood, creating a wide range of options for taste-seekers and foodies alike.


RMD Group was formed by three partners who had a passion for hospitality and creating unforgettable experiences. For over a decade, RMD has been a driving force in the industry, creating some of San Diego's most successful and exciting concepts including Rustic Root, Huntress, Lumi, Side Bar and FLUXX. In addition, the group works with a thriving portfolio of hospitality and lifestyle concepts that include Ballast Point Brewing and Hard Rock Hotel's Float and 207. RMD brings extensive expertise in all areas of consulting including design, development, and management, plus a talented team of industry leaders that continue to elevate guest and client experience in San Diego and beyond.

Position Summary:

Responsible with interacting with arriving guests as they enter the restaurant. It is the job of the host/hostess to greet guests, welcome them into the establishment and seat them. The guests receive their first impression of the service of the restaurant by their exchange with the host/hostess.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Greet Guests and attend them in a polite friendly manner
  • Have and maintain knowledge of facility, surrounding area, prices and menu items offered. It is also important to have knowledge on the preparation of our menu items and where our products are sourced from.
  • Walk guests to their table while engaging in conversation (when possible)
  • Walk guests to the restrooms instead of just pointing the way
  • Maintain reservations in SevenRooms and be sure we are getting as much information as possible from our guests. Email, phone number and any preferences.
  • Maintain cleanliness of menus and organization of menus
  • Answer the phone
  • Communicate efficiently with management, service staff and guests.
  • Have and maintain working knowledge of the POS (Aloha) to correctly complete transactions efficiently and minimize mistakes
  • Complete opening, running, and closing side-work duties

  • Possess excellent communication skills.
  • Understands and follows written direction.
  • Must be able to provide legible communication.
  • Works cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Must be comfortable learning new skills.
  • Can perform calmly under pressure.
  • Uses critical thinking reasoning skills to solve problems quickly.
  • Manages time effectively.

Skills and Attitudes:

Must be motivated, hard-working, and passionate and the ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.

Must have the ability to:
  • Able to work at a rapid pace while maintaining attention to detail, ability to multi-task.
  • Must be skilled in time management.
  • Must exhibit an excellent service attitude and be willing to go out of their way to accommodate the guests and exceed their expectations.
  • Must show enthusiasm for the job and for the restaurant.
  • Must be considerate, patient, and willing to help fellow employees.
  • Must have a good self-image and be able to command the respect of the employees.
  • Must be able to tolerate pressure and work calmly and efficiently during busy times.
  • Must handle guest complaints according to restaurant policies and procedures.
  • Possess the highest work ethics, personal morals and honesty beyond reproach.


Must have one or more of the following:
  • Suggested of 0-1 year in the hospitality industry. Example: hotel, restaurant, nightclub, etc.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:
  • Valid Serve safe or Food Handlers Card.

Physical Requirements:
  • Professional, articulate, friendly, and punctual.
  • Possesses and exhibits the drive to provide exceptional service.
  • Full time flexible hours are required (able to workdays, nights, weekends, holidays).
  • Must be able to stand/walk for 8 hours; bend, push, pull; lift 30 lbs.
  • Proficient in computer skills including SevenRooms and iPad applications.
  • Professional appearance appropriate for a premier restaurant.
  • Must be able to sit for up to 8 hours at a time.
  • Ability to work in a stressful, fast-paced environment

RMD Group


San Diego, CA
92101 USA



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