Starting at $11.0 hourly
Full-time, Part-time
25200 Miles Rd, Bedford, OH 44146
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Job Title: Cashier/Host 

Department: Department of First and Last Impressions
Reports To: Restaurant Management Team 

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

***Tipped Position


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for creating positive first and last impression for every guest by greeting guests in a warm, friendly, and timely manner.
  • Responsible for coordinating and communicating with guests and front and back-of-house personnel to provide a dining experience that meets or exceeds guests’ expectations.



I. Establishes positive first impression of self and Company

  • Smiles and displays a positive attitude and is attentive to guests’ needs.
  • Acknowledges all new arriving parties within 30 seconds with a sincere and friendly greeting.
  • Identifies regular guests by name.
  • Monitors age requirements after 5:00pm by asking for identification from all guests who appear under 30 years of age.
  • Organizes wait list when necessary, listing guest preferences and requests and quotes accurate wait times.
  • Knowledge of daily and weekly specials, dessert of the month and seasonal menu items for every shift.
  • Seats guests throughout the restaurant using wait list and following proper station rotation.
  • Keeps restrooms clean and neat by checking restrooms every 30 minutes and restocking with supplies as needed.
  • Maintains a clean and organized host stand and surrounding area, sweeping floors throughout the shift and stocking all necessary take out supplies and popcorn.
  • Answers phone calls within two rings and follows proper Winking Lizard phone and take out procedures.
  • Follows up with guests that have been placed “on hold.”
  • Sets restaurant up for success by completing opening and closing checklists for every shift.

II. Host shift responsibilities

  • Maintains menus by cleaning them on a regular basis.
  • Completes open menu counts every 20 minutes and relays information to the back-of-house and managers.
  • Follows Winking Lizard take out procedures and ensures all takeout orders are accurate.
  • Completes daily side work and cleaning projects.
  • Ensures that popcorn is fresh and ready at designated times.
  • Assists servers and bussers during the shift by pre-bussing; clears and resets tables and/or booths for the next seating.
  • Strategically rearranges tables and chairs to accommodate large parties without interfering with guest experience at neighboring tables.
  • Alerts appropriate server or manager when a customer has not been attended to.
  • Ensures new monthly menu inserts and miscellaneous point-of-sale materials are current.
  • Updates daily specials board.
  • Monitors silverware throughout the shift to ensure proper par levels and informs DMOs when supply has depleted.
  • Maintains Aloha equipment by using fingers to ring in food items. Does not use pens, credit cards, and other miscellaneous items to ring in orders.
  • Helps maintain “great atmosphere” by immediately informing a manager when a TV has a black screen or when a game ends.
  • Requests the assistance of a manager when selling Lizardwear.
  • Updates World Tour board as needed.

III. Compliance to Winking Lizard standards, systems, procedures, and policies

  • Maintains the Company expectations of performance and behavior in the restaurant as established in the Employee Handbook, Training Manual, Policy Manual, and Employee Guidelines.
  • Maintains an excellent personal appearance by following Winking Lizard uniform guidelines and personal hygiene standards by being in clean uniform prior to the start of each shift.
  • Clocks in and out for breaks following proper break procedures. Approves break through a manager prior to leaving assigned area.
  • Responsible to wear non-slip shoes for every shift.
  • Eats in a designated area of the restaurant. Does not eat or drink in guests’ view.
  • Keeps personal belongings (coats, purses, back packs, etc.) in a designated area approved by management.
  • Must be reliable and punctual in reporting for work as scheduled.


The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Shift Length – Varies – 4 to 10 hour shifts
  • Breaks – ½ hour per shift if applicable
  • Flooring – Cement, tile, and hardwood floor
  • Lighting – Adequate and overhead
  • Miscellaneous – Subject to wet floors, temperature extremes, and loud noise


  • Infrequent Occasional Frequent Continuous
  • (1-2X per shift) (3-12X per hour) (13-30X per hour) (30+X per hour)
  • Floor to waist Up to 50 lbs
  • Waist to shoulder Up to 10 lbs
  • Shoulder to overhead Up to 5 lbs
  • Carry Up to 10 lbs
  • Push/pull Up to 50 lbs
  • Standing X
  • Walking X
  • Sitting X
  • Bending X
  • Reaching X
  • Squatting/kneeling X


  • Medium strength range
  • Reading, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to respond in emergencies to avoid imminent danger to self and others
  • Responsible, dependable, and flexible in scheduling
  • Work in harmony with guests, coworkers, and managers
  • Successfully complete Alcohol Awareness Certification within 6 months of hire and maintain current certification


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips

COVID-19 considerations:

We are committed to keeping our employees and guests safe and follow all state and local guidelines. 


Shift Availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants under 18 years old, provided it is legally allowed for the job and location
  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • www.winkinglizard.com

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/WinkingLizard/

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No


The Winking Lizard Tavern is a non-smoking establishment and abides by the Ohio Smoke-free Workplace Act for both guests and employees.  Employees are not permitted to smoke in or around the building, while on the clock or on break. 

Required qualifications:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred qualifications:

  • 17 years or older

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