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Sage Hospitality Resources Lead Host in Denver, Colorado

Why us?

The Original is a warm, outgoing restaurant in the heart of LoDo at McGregor Square. The OG charms audiences with a combination of playfulness and expertise. We are fun but not silly, imaginative but not unrealistic and knowledgeable but not pretentious. Effortlessly switching between old soul and young-at-heart, the restaurant is friendly, adaptable, and creative.

We don’t just hire order-takers. Our staff are part of the experience, and we work hard to hire people for their uniqueness and personality –they’re the type who will dress up like the Brady Bunch, host a vampire brunch or start a movement for Red Flannel Fridays.

Come join our team at The Original!

Job Overview

Maintains an efficient, clean and courteous restaurant operation by greeting arriving & departing guests; seating all guests; establishing meaningful rapports and assisting with restaurant service. As the departmental leader the associate oversees the completion of daily duties by all team members; communicates on a regular basis with management in regards to the successes/challenges of the host stand; and implements programs, as needed, to further Sage Hospitality’s ethos.


  • Meets arriving customers as they enter restaurant with cordial greeting and by last name when achievable.

  • Escorts to assigned tables, issues menus and solicits rapport in order to accommodate special needs or requests.

  • Assigns sections and notifies servers of new seats in their section to ensure the customers receive immediate and proper attention.

  • Maintains a highly visible appearance in restaurant during entire shift by remaining at the host station and periodically circulating through the restaurant in order to assist servers, to respond to any customer requests and to assess the efficiency of the operation for management.

  • Elicits feedback from departing customers on products and services in order to improve the operation to increase customer base and maximize revenues. Takes written notes in order to report comments to management.

  • Maintains a clean and attractive restaurant by assisting with vacuuming, sweeping, general cleaning and sidework duties.

  • Checks the proper set-up of tables and seating prior to opening.

  • Immediately reports in writing any maintenance or housekeeping discrepancies to management.

  • Exhibits a professional appearance and maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous demeanor at all times.

  • Is responsible for the upkeep of all host documents, menus and supplies.

  • Provides a daily log of available menus and notifies management when more are needed.

  • Trains new employees to the department- training materials will be provided by management.

  • Oversees the maintenance and follow up with reservations.

  • Is responsible for personal, and departmental, competency with Open Table software.

  • Directs the successful flow of the restaurant by following provided seating guidelines.

  • Maintains professional composure at all times.

  • Performs other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management.


Education/Formal Training

High School diploma or equivalent


Previous experience of 3 months in a position with cash handling responsibilities and customer service exposure.


  • Must have high school graduate level mathematical aptitude.

  • Must have general knowledge of basic customer service skills, restaurant operations, and food service principles.

  • Must be fluent in oral and written English.

  • Must have vision ability to read written communiques, computer screens and print-outs, see colors and to survey entire room in dimly lit conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing, follow written and verbal instruction, and work on more than one task at a time.

  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

  • Must be able to handle coins and writing utensils, grasp handles, push buttons and carry dishes.

  • Must have upper body strength to lift and carry trays and bus tubs weighing up to 10lbs.

  • Must be able to stand throughout entire shift and to lift arms above head to retrieve objects from shelves.


Standing and walking during entire shift, including carrying, lifting and bending. Indoor environment.


Benefits for Part-Time, Hourly Roles Include:

▪ Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

▪ Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much, more.

▪ Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program. Up to $1,000 per referral.

ID: 2022-9032

Position Type: Regular Part-Time

Property : Rally Hotel

Outlet: The Original

Category: Restaurant Operations

Max: USD $18.00/Hr.

Address : 1600 20th St

City : Denver

State : Colorado

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability