Urban Hearth – Host & Server


There are a thousand restaurants in this city where you can wait tables, but very few where you can host a party every night. Urban Hearth, located in North Cambridge near Davis Square is one of those rare gems. They are hiring a part-time host/server to be the life of the party in their cozy 24 seat dining room (and 24-seat pandemic patio).

This multifaceted position is part server, part host, part wine steward and bartender, part story-teller. From the moment you greet guests at the door, you are responsible for guiding their experience, making them feel like they are the guest of the hour at a chill supper party.

Required skills include:

  • Easy manner, with the ability to anticipate what guests will desire and make them feel at home
  • Experience with fine dining service practices, open to training table service skills for the right candidate – hostesses and floor managers will be considered.
  • Knowledge and interest in wine, beer and cocktails is key. Hosts must be able to retain a lot of information about wine and engage guests intelligibly on the subject. This position requires mixing and serving their curated cocktail menu.
  • Stamina, energy, and pride in your work – this is a fast-paced, highly-collaborative environment that celebrates creativity, service, and knowledge. They work hard together and share the results.

If you’re tired of being just another cog in a big restaurant machine – it’s time to change gears. Get in on the ground floor of a restaurant that is changing the definition of hospitality. For serious inquiries, please email a letter of interest and resume. above MA minimum wage plus pooled tips.

Part-time hours – approximately 2-3 shifts per week including Friday and Saturday nights

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Email: emiller@urbanhearth.net

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