Summary Restaurant Host/hostess in Alberta
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "restaurant host/hostess" was moved from the group Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses (NOC 6511) to the group Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses (NOC 64300).
Find key facts and figures about working as a restaurant host/hostess. The following information is applicable to all Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses (NOC 64300).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Maîtres d'hôtel and hosts/hostesses greet patrons and escort them to tables, and supervise and coordinate the activities of food and beverage servers. They are employed in restaurants, hotel dining rooms, private clubs, cocktail lounges and similar establishments.
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High school or specific training
This occupation usually requires a secondary school diploma or several weeks of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in Alberta
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The job prospects are fair in Alberta
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- Advise on wine selection and serve wine
- Balance and deposit cash
- Hire and dismiss staff
- Schedule staff
- Train and supervise staff
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