Host – Semma Restaurant

October 3, 2023
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Job Description


Unapologetic Foods (Dhamaka, Adda) by restaurateur Roni Mazumdar & Chintan Pandya is bringing you to the soul of Southern India with Chef Vijay Kumar leading the charge. Semma is an exploration of heritage Southern Indian cuisine that has rarely been seen outside of local homes and neighborhoods. Chef Vijay, a native of Tamil Nadu, brings the deeply personal and authentic moments of farm-life on ancestral land unapologetically to the plate with explosive flavors and regional ingredients.

“This is a full blown South Indian uprising. Semma in Tamil means fantastic and it was indeed true to the name!”


Greet all guests entering the restaurant and thank all guests leaving the restaurant
Ensure reservations are prioritized and seated in a timely manner
Clearly and politely communicate with guests when delays and/or waits occur
Maintain an organized floor by quickly and efficiently seating guests
Maintain professional and warm guest communications
Communicate with service team and management
Support team members in the completion of their duties to ensure satisfaction of all guests before, during, and after service
Engage management for any guest issue or complaint
Maintain cleanliness and organization at the host stand and front door area
Skills and Requirements:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must possess exceptional work ethic, strong sense of hospitality, and a collaborative attitude
Ability to work in an organized and professional manner
Able to work in a standing/walking position for long periods of time
Ability to demonstrate quick thinking and adaptability in a constantly changing environment
Receptive to constructive criticism and performance feedback


60 Greenwich Avenue, New York, NY