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Maîtres d'hôtel and Hosts/Hostesses  (NOC 6451)
Edmundston--Woodstock Region
Description |  Titles |  Duties |   Related Occupations

Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses greet patrons and escort them to tables, and supervise and co-ordinate the activities of food and beverage servers. They are employed in restaurants, hotel dining rooms, private clubs, cocktail lounges and similar establishments.

host/hostess, food service, maître d', maître d'hôtel, restaurant host/hostess.

Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses perform some or all of the following duties:
  • Receive and record patrons' reservations and assign tables
  • Greet patrons at entrance of dining room, restaurant, or lounge and escort them to tables or other seating areas
  • Speak with patrons to ensure satisfaction with food and service, and attend to complaints
  • Order necessary dining room supplies and equipment
  • Inspect dining and serving areas and equipment
  • Supervise and co-ordinate activities of food and beverage servers and other serving staff
  • Accept payment from patrons for food and beverage
  • Maintain financial statements and records and ensure safe-keeping
  • Prepare work schedules and payrolls
  • Interview candidates for food and beverage server positions and train new employees
  • May be responsible for marketing and advertising the dining establishment.
Included Cities in Region | Service Canada Offices

Edmundston, Grand Falls, Grand-Sault, St. Leonard, Woodstock

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Outlook & Prospects for Maîtres d'hôtel and Hosts/Hostesses in Edmundston--Woodstock Region

The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.

Local Employment Potential Information

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Table on the employment potential for Maîtres d'hôtel and Hosts/Hostesses in Edmundston--Woodstock Region as well as in the rest of the New Brunswick.
Location Employment Potential Release Date
Edmundston--Woodstock Region <Not assigned> 2011-05-26

According to the most recent (2006) Census, this is a small occupational group with a labour force of 10, and an unemployment rate (0%) that is below the average (8%) for all occupations in the area.

Local Labour Market News

Week of Sep 30 - Oct 04, 2013
  • The new family restaurant Station 127 will open in mid-October in the former La Praga restaurant building in downtown Edmundston. The restaurant is expected to employ 20 people.
Week of Sep 02 - Sep 06, 2013
  • A Burger King restaurant will open in the spring of 2014 at the Grey Rock Power Centre next to the Trans Canada highway near Edmundston. The Grey Rock Power Centre is currently in development. A gaming centre is under construction and a service station and restaurant are already in operation at the commercial centre.
Week of Jun 03 - Jun 07, 2013
  • After having acquired the former Le Bel-Air restaurant, Edmundston entrepreneurs Normand Levesque and Keta Ringuette have now acquired the former La Praga Hotel and Restaurant. The couple plans to open by the end of the year a restaurant and bar at the Le Bel-Air building and a hotel at the La Praga location.
Week of Sep 24 - Sep 28, 2012
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