Lead Host (Jamie's Italian, Yorkdale)

Toronto, Ontario, Canada Full-time

Jamie’s Italian, Jamie Oliver’s collection of Italian inspired restaurants, is looking for a seasoned and enthusiastic Lead Host to add to its existing team of restaurant professionals at it's Yorkdale location. 

The successful candidate is a high achiever, eager to help Jamie’s Italian realize its mission of bringing world class Italian food to the people of Canada.

As an integral member of the Jamie’s team, the individual chosen to join our team will be focused on delivering on three key objectives:

1. Ensuring that every customer has a fantastic experience

2. Managing the restaurant so that it keeps the highest standards and is efficient and profitable

3. Ensuring the safety and well being of all staff and customers.


The Lead Host will lead and train a team of professional Hosts and Seaters who will welcome guests, seat them according to the seating plan, ensure the team has a working knowledge of the menu, and be the first and last point of contact for new and returning guests.


  • Previous management/ supervisory experience within a Host/Hostess team
  • Experience in high end, high volume restaurant environments
  • Self starter, flexible, and able to work independently
  • Ability to multi-task, and change priorities constantly as needed in a fast paced environment
  • Strong business acumen
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Post-secondary Degree/Diploma in Hospitality Management, Food and Beverage Management and/or equivalent an asset

Does this sound like a good fit for your skills and experience?  We would love to hear from you!