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Seasonal Hosts + Dining Room Assistants

Coloma, MI, USA

Job Type

Part or Full Time

About the Role

Willing to Train the Right Person! Competitive pay scale and opportunity to make money this Summer!

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: From $10.00 per hour + tip out
Employee discount

Night shift
Weekend availability


The Blackbird Waterhouse in Coloma is looking for an ambitious host and dining room assistant to join our team for the Summer!


    • The desire to hustle and be at least 16+ years of age and can legally work in the United States. .

    • Flexibility to work holidays, nights and weekends.

    • Prior experience at a restaurant a plus, but not required

    • Ability to work well with others in a team-oriented and fast paced environment - leave the drama at the door

    • Excellent communication skills and ability to talk to customers in a professional manner

    • Ability to learn a computer system and pace seating - these roles partner with our hosts

    • Bus tables promptly to ensure the dining room is clean

    • Be able to answer the phone + take to go orders, make reservations

    • Ensure tables are clean so we can seat the next guests


    Plan for and deliver a positive and personal experience for all guests at The Blackbird Waterhouse. Treat staff and guests throughout restaurant as you wish to be treated, yourself. At Blackbird, we work in teams, which means we work together to make sure every guest has a great experience. Be prepared to be a team player.


    • Thanks all guests when they’re finished dining and inquires about their experience.

    • Arrives on time, dressed in uniform, ready to work.

    • Buses all sections and is motivated to continually keep all areas of the restaurant clean.

    • Dependable and accountable to consistently execute open/close duties.

    • Admits mistakes, believes honesty is the best policy and learns.

    • Works well with others and can leave outside drama at the door.

    • When needed: Always answers the phone promptly, kindly and has accurate knowledge of our hours, policies, weekly specials and events; eventually will place to go orders and manage carryout curbside delivery. Records detailed messages for management when necessary.

    • Learn and uses our reservation system to seat guests promptly

    • Learns to communicate with the kitchen and food/ drink runners and servers to ensure we are pacing seating properly to not over burden the system

    • Participants in side work duties with the team

About the Company

Blackbird is a local, family owned restaurant in Southwest Michigan. We have a scratch kitchen, and 98% of our food is gluten free as we have a mission that everyone should be able to enjoy amazingly good food! Why work at Blackbird? Simply put, the team is dynamic and our core staff have been with us for awhile. We invest in our team members. We believe in and live the core values that drive us to work together as a team every day.

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