Reservations Agent

August 21 2019
Categories Hospitality, Catering, Tourism, Customer Service, Call Centres, Customer service, Support - Assistance, Food service, Dinning room, Hotel, Reception, Customer Service , Travel, Tourism, Event, Congress, Banquet, Reservation, Purchasing, Food Service, Bar, Club, Lounge, Leisure, Entertainment, Sales, Marketing, Management, Administration
Toronto, ON

The Reservations Agent is responsible for greeting, booking and executing all dining reservations and special requests in all food outlets. They are to provide extraordinary service and information on all CN Tower Food and Beverage products and services.  They also need to be informed of all other CN Tower products services and be up to date in regards to venues/events within the City of Toronto as per CN Tower standards.  They must possess a positive and upbeat personality and work towards enhancing the guest experience while they are dining in 360 Restaurant, Horizon's Restaurant or other event.

Duties and Reponsibilities

  • Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service and greet all guests in a friendly and efficient manner
  • Answer Reservation phone lines, assist guests with enquiries and reservation request
  • Help with expediting guests into and out of dining room (i.e. assist with direction)
  • Greet, confirm reservations and check in guests
  • Work coat check for the Restaurants, MLC and any special events
  • Solicit guests for the 360 Restaurant
  • Handle request for last minute changes to reservation times/number of guests
  • Ensures priority treatment and check-in of VIP and regular guests
  • Create and maintain a sense of excitement at the entrance of the restaurant including name recognition
  • Provide an escort to the assigned table, engaged in pointing out features of the restaurant (washrooms)
  • Prepares, responds and inputs all Third Party Requests (TPR's), Special Request Forms, Cake Forms, set up all group contracts and general reservations
  • Communicate special requests, occasions and celebrations, allergies and any other guest information to the Head Hostess and Head Reservations Clerk
  • Communicates and reports any table or seating discrepancies with the Maitre'D
  • Maintains a knowledge of food and beverage outlets including excellent menu knowledge, product knowledge and availability including Horizons Restaurant, Le Café and 360 Restaurant in order to guide guests accordingly
  • Follows daily opening and closing procedures
  • Participate in departmental skills training as required and assist with new employee 
  • Assist the Restaurant Managers and Restaurant staff with other designated duties within the job classification
  • Adhere to all Company policies and departmental procedures and the Collective Agreement

Key Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • One (1) to three (3) years' related experience in the Food and Beverage industry is preferred
  • Smart Serve certification is an asset
  • Working knowledge of restaurant POS system and reservations software (Open Table) is an asset
  • A diploma from a secondary school is required
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset

Health and Safety

  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the applicable provincial Health and Safety legislation(s), regulations, and internal policies and procedures
  • Wear all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required

Canada Lands Company CLC Limited is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Lands Company is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

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