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Top 50 Maitre D Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Maitre D. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Maitre D resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.7% of Maitre D resumes contained Customer Service as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Maitre D actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These are the most important skills for a Maitre D:

1. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Provided great customer service with amazing team effort and collaboration.
  • Directed hostesses; provided high-quality customer service and satisfaction.
  • Increased sales by recommending high-end menu items, providing second-to-none customer service, and delivering delicious food and beverages.
  • Entrusted with the most complex customer service issues by proving exceptional ability to promptly resolve concerns and satisfy customers.
  • Provided outstanding customer service to the bridal party, guest of honor, family, and party guests.
  • Learned excellent customer service skills and the ability to understand and respond to individual guests' needs.
  • Provided advice, direction and education to wait staff to achieve the highest level of customer service.
  • Ensured that all parties and events exceeded expectation and all guests were provided with excellent customer service.
  • Communicated with event staff and entire wedding party to provide excellent customer service.
  • Maintained exceptional customer service to customers, guest (s) and staff
  • Provided customer service excellence in a fine dining bar atmosphere.
  • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
  • Provided great customer service in front of house
  • Provided customer services for all events.
  • Managed customer service and table turnover.
  • Coordinated and oversaw full complement of hostess staff Implemented managerial and organizational solutions for customer service and staffing needs
  • Perform administrative and customer service work in multiple departments, including operations, sales, and customer call center.
  • Trained, mentored and supervised employees and provided team training to develop world class customer service standards.
  • Helped with preparation, set-up, and service for catering events Provided excellent customer service
  • managed the floor for smooth transition and individual customer service.

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2. Guest Satisfaction

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Here's how Guest Satisfaction is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Orchestrated performance re-engineering initiatives, which delivered measurable gains in productivity quality and guest satisfaction for over 900 guest covers.
  • Assist General Manager in attending to overall guest satisfaction throughout service.
  • Promoted guest satisfaction for steady repeat business.
  • Key liaison during event functions, responsible for ensuring complete guest satisfaction.
  • Ensured guest satisfaction; excel in stressful situations.

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3. VIP

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Here's how VIP is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Handled VIP reservations, built strong relationships with guests as well as followed up with them.
  • Balanced seating guests between multiply dining rooms with providing staff and owners with VIP information.
  • Handled all VIP requests and processed Special Request Forms including orders for cakes.
  • Developed relationships with regular clientele and introduced them to our in-house VIP program.
  • Synchronized with floor staff any special requirements of VIP or Celebrity clients.
  • Handled a client base of VIPs and celebrities daily.

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4. Open Table

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Here's how Open Table is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Set and confirmed reservations in Open Table for guests via telephone, email, or in person.
  • Experience Using Open Table Software Experience And Discretion Working With Celebrity And Well Known Clients.
  • Answer all incoming calls and make appropriate reservations by working with Open Table system.
  • Organize and run the door and set up Open Table and oversee daily operations.
  • Manage reservations with knowledge of Open Table online reservation system.
  • Open Table management and expedition.
  • Operate open table reservation system.
  • Managed Open Table to maximize seating capacity; responsible for creating special sheets for private events and a la carte dining.

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5. Floor Plans

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Here's how Floor Plans is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Organize and manage floor plans including all reservations, walk-in guests, as well as server and host assignments.
  • Organized floor plans, greeted guests and created reservations for upcoming week.
  • Make floor plans and table assignments for staff.

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6. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Schedule dining reservations using the OPEN TABLE system, and arrange parties or special events.
  • Provided information to customers on special events e.g., availability, costs, and arrangements.
  • Assisted with special events sales and provided staffing as needed.
  • Organize and designate areas for groups and special events.
  • Coordinated banquets and special events.
  • Supervised and trained serving staff Hosted and arranged special events and dining parties.

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7. Dinner Service

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Here's how Dinner Service is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Scheduled all wait staff for lunch and dinner service.
  • Showed guests to tables during Lunch & Dinner service.
  • Greeted and escorted guests to tables during dinner service.
  • Assist with introductions, communicate with the Banquet Captain during dinner service and monitor the timeline of events for the evening.
  • Planned daily lunch/dinner service reservations book for a 190-seat dining room (avg.
  • Perform classical, regional and A la Carte dinner service.

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8. TRE D

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Here's how TRE D is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Started as a banquet server to Lead Server to Banquet Captain and finally Banquet Maitre d
  • Moved up the ranks from waiter to ma tre d within two years.
  • Cross trained as the maitre d' for The Conservatory at Rosewood Crescent Hotel.
  • Pearl River, NY Banquet Maitre D' * Responsible for all banquet functions.
  • Started as Captain then promoted to Maitre D' after one year.
  • Started as a server and became a second Maitre D'.
  • Handle all Maitre d' duties during service.

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9. Private Parties

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Here's how Private Parties is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Check with manager to assure there are no large or private parties that I was unaware of.

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10. Large Parties

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Here's how Large Parties is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Communicate with Executive Chef /Sous Chef to provide current information on large parties, VIPs and Cover Counts.
  • Monitored the service load throughout the restaurant and seated large parties accordingly.
  • Manage the reservations and shift teams and assign large parties accordingly.
  • Planned large parties to guarantee proper turn table times.
  • Organize tables for large parties and vips Handle all guest requests and complaints.

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11. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Perform some food preparation or service tasks such as cooking, clearing tables, and serving food and drinks when necessary.
  • Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures.
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Supervised kitchen staff and ensured proper event set-up, food preparation, kitchen clean-up and proper shut down.

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12. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Answered phone calls, recorded reservations and provided information about the restaurant and upcoming events.
  • Answer and direct phone calls.
  • Restock, answer voicemails and all phone calls.

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13. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Supervised staff members and coordinated vendors throughout catered affairs.
  • Manage multiple staff members on a daily basis to provide seamless service.
  • Maintain the professional atmosphere of the building and all staff members.
  • Assisted in scheduling of all staff members.

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14. High Volume

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Here's how High Volume is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Worked in high volume with covers 400+.

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15. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Work alongside management to ensure flawless execution of restaurant procedures.
  • Open restaurant, welcoming guest and assigning them to their seats, making reservations, making sure guest are satisfied
  • Prepared daily floor plans, coordinated restaurant opening duties, assisted to restaurant manager with all daily FOH operations.
  • Remained in the restaurant during operating hours and assist both staff and Guests in their needs.
  • Assured that the table setting and general condition of the restaurant is up to Standards.
  • Keep the restaurant organized and clean, checking in with all guests at tables.
  • Assigned roles and responsibilities to staff members as needed to guarantee a successful outcome.
  • Supervised an international staff of 60 employees in a restaurant for 640 passengers.
  • Assigned seating, server stations, and general restaurant decorum.
  • Maintained the flow of the restaurant during brunch and dinner.
  • Managed and maintained the entire inventory for the restaurant department.
  • Assisted all restaurant staff with service when necessary.
  • Orchestrated the flow of the entirety of restaurant.
  • Perform customer service in a fine dining restaurant.
  • Supervised all restaurant Front of House staff.
  • Supervised the operation of the restaurant.
  • Close and/ or open restaurant.
  • Oversee all aspects of FOH operations for uoscale Italian resgaurant grossing $3 million annually.
  • Maintained liaison with hotels, theatres, restaurants and transportatiion services in the area.
  • Trained staff and prepared restaurant to hit the ground running after being closed for two years due to a fire.

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16. Seat Guests

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Here's how Seat Guests is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Seat guests, keep up the flow of information between support staff and servers.
  • Greet, seat guests, and accommodate personal shoppers.
  • Seat guests based on guest preferences and balancing customer flow in service stations Accommodate VIP's and Partners reservations upon requested.

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17. Host Staff

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Here's how Host Staff is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Work alongside management to optimize guests' experiences and delegate tasks to host staff.
  • Created schedules for the host staff.

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18. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Experienced interaction with Catering, Room Service, Public Relations, Human Resources, Concierge, Front Desk and Security.
  • Greeted guests at the front desk and directed them to their tables.
  • Supervised front desk & managed, scheduled & trained new host.
  • Front desk manager of a high-volume ne dining restaurant.
  • Keep front desk neat and organized.
  • Directed seating arrangements for up to 250+ guests/nightKolosova Resume 1 Managed front desk operations

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19. Restaurant Operations

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20. Special Requests

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Here's how Special Requests is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Accommodated special requests for guests and ensured guests felt welcomed.
  • Handle special requests for VIP guests and celebrities.
  • Accommodated 500+ patrons as well as allocating seating, carrying out special requests and facilitating seamless service.

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21. Service Standards

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Here's how Service Standards is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Develop and maintain exceptional customer service standards.
  • Manage the delivery and measurement of guest service with the company s core service standards and brand attributes.
  • Implemented strict service standards and quality control.
  • Managed and directed banquet/catering staff in areas of: - Extensive food and beverage service standards.

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22. Service Staff

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Here's how Service Staff is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Provided effective communication skills to service staff.
  • Act as operational liaison between culinary and service staff.
  • Service staff training and development.
  • train, and supervise food and beverage service staff.

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23. POS

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Here's how POS is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Directed general restaurant operations, monitoring food quality and staffing requirements to ensure a positive dining experience for all guests.
  • Work harmoniously and professionally with co-workers and supervisors while promoting a positive work environment.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Monitored premises for cleanliness and any possible safety hazards.
  • Developed positive relationship with service staff and management.
  • Received a high volume of calls and demonstrated impeccable phone manner and maintained calm, positive demeanor under stress.
  • Assist guests, managerial staff, and fellow co-workers with attentiveness and positive attitude.
  • Greeted and escorted guests with a professional and positive attitude.
  • Create employee schedules; conduct interviews with possible candidates.
  • Ensured seating rotation was followed as much as possible.
  • Adapted to other positions to assist when needed.
  • Ensured entire dining experience was pleasant and positive.
  • Handle any guest complaints or welcome positive feedback.
  • Count money and make bank deposits.
  • Posted and sent mail each morning.
  • Promoted a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
  • Handled any customer complaints and turned a bad situations into positive results.
  • Prepared and supervised all Mise en place dispositions.
  • Possessed role of first contact In charge of the front of house Control inflow of guests throughout restaurant.
  • Oversee the flow of guest within the restaurant Manage restaurant and proficient in Opentable Exceptional communication skills, positive attitude

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24. Host Stand

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Here's how Host Stand is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Collect, organize, and file all sensitive information for any orders or inquiries of guests done through the host stand.
  • Managed cleanliness, Organization & Appearance Of The Host Stand, Host Team, Front Door, And Restrooms.
  • Plan out the seating chart and organize the reservations to have an effective host stand.
  • Oversee Host stand teammates to insure proper procedures and seating protocol are followed.
  • Make schedules for host stand.

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25. Room Service

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26. Customer Complaints

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27. Ensure Satisfaction

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Here's how Ensure Satisfaction is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, to respond to complaints or to make conversation.
  • Interact with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service.

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28. FOH

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29. Guest Queries

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Here's how Guest Queries is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Oversee and pro-actively deal with guest queries and complaints.

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30. Wine List

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Here's how Wine List is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Supervised servers and created the wine list, including selection ordering and extensive inventory.
  • Offered recommendations on menu, chef tasting menu and wine list to guests.
  • Research and develop wine list for all food and beverage outlets.

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31. Room Staff

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Here's how Room Staff is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Coordinate activities of the kitchen and dining room staff, and ensure that customers are properly served.

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32. Positive Attitude

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33. Telephone Calls

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Here's how Telephone Calls is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Answer telephone calls, respond to inquiries, record patron s dining reservations and transfer calls accordingly.
  • Answered department telephone calls within3 rings, using correct salutations and telephone etiquette.
  • Answer telephone calls and respond to inquiries or transfer calls.

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34. To-Go Orders

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Here's how To-Go Orders is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Processed take-out and to-go orders as well as answering phones.
  • Take and prepare to-go orders.

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35. Appropriate Number

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Here's how Appropriate Number is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Assign patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation so that servers receive an appropriate number of seatings.

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36. Front Door

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37. Greeting Guests

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38. NYC

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Here's how NYC is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Managed catering events; a staff of 29 employees (NYC Local 6 Property)
  • Worked as Maitre D' at Tarry Lodge Westport and Lupa NYC for B&B Hospitality.

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39. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Completed overflow work such as Word processing, data entry, filing, scanning, faxing and Internet research.
  • Managed wait staff Data Entry Responsible for scheduling

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40. High Standards

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Here's how High Standards is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Meet and exceed the high standards of the client and all events.

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41. Restaurant Floor

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42. H TEL

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43. Job Functions

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Here's how Job Functions is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Recognized by peers and management for going above and beyond normal job functions.

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45. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Coordinated with the dining room and Chef in forwarding pertinent information on VIPs and special needs guests.
  • Supported Hotel Clients and Provided Accommodations to patrons with special needs.
  • Organized events for VIPs and special needs guests.

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46. Room Operations

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Here's how Room Operations is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Direct supervision of staff, dining room operations, food production, quality and service.

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47. Proper Setup

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Here's how Proper Setup is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.

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48. GM

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49. Room Activities

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50. Event Runs

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Here's how Event Runs is used in Maitre D jobs:
  • Point of contact between outside vendors and in-house staff to ensure event runs efficiently.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Maitre D

Customer Service

16.1%

Guest Satisfaction

7.9%

VIP

6.8%

Open Table

6.6%

Floor Plans

6.0%

Special Events

5.9%

Dinner Service

5.6%

TRE D

5.5%

Private Parties

4.7%

Large Parties

4.3%

Food Preparation

4.2%

Phone Calls

3.9%

Staff Members

3.6%

High Volume

3.2%

RAN

2.9%

Seat Guests

2.9%

Host Staff

2.6%

Front Desk

2.6%

Restaurant Operations

2.4%

Special Requests

2.3%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Maitre D

Rank Skill
1 Customer Service 11.7%
2 Guest Satisfaction 5.7%
3 VIP 4.9%
4 Open Table 4.8%
5 Floor Plans 4.4%
6 Special Events 4.3%
7 Dinner Service 4.1%
8 TRE D 4.0%
9 Private Parties 3.4%
10 Large Parties 3.1%
11 Food Preparation 3.0%
12 Phone Calls 2.8%
13 Staff Members 2.6%
14 High Volume 2.3%
15 RAN 2.1%
16 Seat Guests 2.1%
17 Host Staff 1.9%
18 Front Desk 1.9%
19 Restaurant Operations 1.8%
20 Special Requests 1.7%
21 Service Standards 1.7%
22 Service Staff 1.6%
23 POS 1.6%
24 Host Stand 1.6%
25 Room Service 1.4%
26 Customer Complaints 1.3%
27 Ensure Satisfaction 1.3%
28 FOH 1.1%
29 Guest Queries 0.9%
30 Wine List 0.9%
31 Room Staff 0.9%
32 Positive Attitude 0.8%
33 Telephone Calls 0.8%
34 To-Go Orders 0.8%
35 Appropriate Number 0.8%
36 Front Door 0.8%
37 Greeting Guests 0.8%
38 NYC 0.7%
39 Data Entry 0.7%
40 High Standards 0.7%
41 Restaurant Floor 0.7%
42 H TEL 0.7%
43 Job Functions 0.6%
44 Menu Items 0.6%
45 Special Needs 0.6%
46 Room Operations 0.6%
47 Proper Setup 0.6%
48 GM 0.5%
49 Room Activities 0.5%
50 Event Runs 0.5%
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