Company : Name Abiitan Mill City
Type Part-Time
Posted Date
1 month ago(4/16/2022 2:06 PM)
US-MN-Minneapolis/St. Paul


Smith & Porter is seeking an energetic Host for our downtown restaurant. Smith & Porter's goal is to make every meal with culinary creativity. We feature high quality, locally sourced ingredients. Smith & Porter offers a modern dining experience in a casual setting. Our restaurant is just steps from countless attractions including the Stone Arch Bridge, Gold Medal Park, Saint Anthony Falls, The Guthrie Theater, The Armory, US Bank Stadium and other local attractions.


  • Pay starts at $16.00/hour & increases with experience


We are looking for team members to  deliver excellent customer service to make Smith & Porter the best place to work and a dining destination in Downtown Minneapolis.


Smith & Porter is re-opening to the public in Spring 2022. We are comprised of a full-service restaurant, bar and café, catering services, and a private dining room, totaling 120-seats. 


Smith & Porter is located in Abiitan, an Ecumen senior community in the heart of the Mill City District of Downtown Minneapolis.  We also support The Terraces, Abiitan's Memory Care and Assisted Living residences, by providing dining services to those who live here.


Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota’s 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.


*Smith & Porter offers free underground parking to all team members.


The Host greets, seats and presents clean menus to our customers, answers all incoming phone calls and provides assistance to the restaurant staff as needed. This position will model exemplify high levels of customer service, should be the first to greet our guests and the last to thank them. Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations.

Essential job responsibilities include:


  1. Provides exemplary service to our residents, families and guests, ensuring all feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.

  2. Greets customers, escorts them to their table, pulls seat out for the ladies and presents menus.

  3. Completes seating chart and manages all reservations, group and special functions.

  4. Completes opening and closing side duties. Accomplishes routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area.

  5. Notifies supervisor if any changes in residents’ personal health is observed.

  6. Responds to resident requests and special requests, concerns or complaints and promptly notifies supervisor.

  7. Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.

  8. Demonstrates respect for facility property and supplies.




Minimum Required Qualifications: 

  • 18 years of age 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written 
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to:  Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations


Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED  
  • Restaurant experience 
  • Previous senior care experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.   

We participate in E-Verify. 


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