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Host at Hemenway's Restaurant

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Hemenway’s is looking for a Host to join the team.

Providence’s original downtown, riverside restaurant with a national reputation for serving only the freshest seafood while delivering genuine hospitality. For 30+ years, Hemenway’s has been a cherished and celebrated establishment that embodies the term Fresh; fresh top-of-the catch fin and shellfish, local farmed produce, crafted libations and unmatched city scape views. Hemenway’s remains a dining destination for locals and visitors alike and is proud to be part of the Newport Restaurant Group!

About the Position: In the Host role, you will coordinate seating of guests to provide fast and courteous service.

About You: You are friendly, outgoing, and driven to succeed. You have a strong passion for hospitality and the ability to work well in a fast-paced, team environment.

Essential Duties:

  • Schedules dining reservations and arranges parties or special services for diners
  • Greets guests, escorts them to tables, and provides menus
  • Answers phone
  • Communicates guests’ needs to service staff and management.


  • Must be 18+
  • Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed
  • Restaurant and OpenTable experience are preferred however, we are willing to train the right candidate.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move 25-50 pounds
  • Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation $14-$19/Hour
  • Ability Assist (EAP)
  • Great 401K match
  • Employee Ownership Opportunities
  • 35% discount when dining in our locations
  • Perk Spot options
  • Discounted BJ’s Membership
  • Holiday Appreciation Bonus
  • RI/MA Sick Leave

About Newport Restaurant Group: We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. What does it mean to work for an 100% Employee-Owned Company?  If you decide to join our team, you’ll not just be an employee — you’ll be eligible to become an owner in the company. Really, there’s no catch, we invest in our employees, and they in turn invest their time, energy and talents in our businesses!  We have one of the strongest, friendliest hospitality staffs in New England. Our common goal is to make people happy through great food, great locations and great teamwork. If you feel the same, we want to hear from you.

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Hemenway's Restaurant

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