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Food & Beverage Host/Hostess- Part Time, Walt Disney World

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 978382BR Location Orlando, Florida, United States / Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted 05/11/2022
Magical dining experiences abound at the Walt Disney World® Resort. From fantastically themed eateries to five-diamond gourmet experiences, our Table Service Restaurants and convention locations provide the perfect setting for any occasion.

Food & Beverage Host/Hostess roles receive a starting rate of $15.00/ hour.


Food & Beverage Hosts and Hostesses are responsible for greeting Guests upon arrival, seating Guests in the dining room, creating and managing reservations within a computer system, maintaining a seating chart and resolving Guest situations. Additional responsibilities include bussing tables, running food, folding napkins, light cleaning and assisting Servers as needed.

Food & Beverage Hosts and Hostesses also greet and direct Guests arriving for banquets, conventions, and group functions. Working as a Convention Guide.

Food & Beverage Hosts and Hostesses may also be placed in in one of our many Private Dining locations within the Walt Disney World Resort taking food and beverage orders over the phone. In Room Dining Food & Beverage Hosts and Hostesses are responsible for answering every telephone call promptly, ensure a warm and welcoming telephone voice presenting a positive and professional image, Enter sales into a Matra Point of Sale system, be able to multi task and quote wait times, resolve Guest situations, walk the resort and buss dirty trays from hallways and rooms, delivering small items to guest rooms per their request, light cleaning. They must be receptive to other types food and beverage responsibilities as needed, including but not limited to, handling of all types of food and beverage, including alcohol.

Food & Beverage Hosts and Hostesses may work indoors and outdoors, and must be comfortable speaking in front of large groups.


Basic Qualifications

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for this role.
  • Prolonged standing for two to three hours at a time and heavy lifting may be required.
  • Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • This role is Part Time and requires full availability for any shift, a MINIMUM of three (3) days per week, including nights and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Previous cash handling experience preferred.
  • Previous restaurant experience preferred.
  • Previous experience speaking in front of large groups or audiences.
  • Part-Time requires full availability for any shift, a MINIMUM of three (3) days per week, including nights and holidays

Additional Information:

Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am. Please note that the principles of seniority are used to schedule all roles.

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KEYWORD: WDWCasting, WDW Casting

About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Walt Disney World Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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