captain, headwaiter, maitre d'hotel, maitre d'(noun)
a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
The manager or owner of a hotel.
The maître d’hôtel, headwaiter, host or maître d' manages the public part or "front of the house" of a formal restaurant. The responsibilities of a maître d’hôtel generally include supervising the waiting staff, welcoming guests and assigning tables to them, taking reservations, and ensuring that guests are satisfied. In large organizations such as hotels or cruise ships with multiple restaurants, the maître d'hôtel is often responsible for the overall dining experience including room service and buffet services, while headwaiters or supervisors are responsible for the specific restaurant or dining room they work in. In restaurants where food is partly prepared at table, the maître d’hôtel may be responsible for such operations as boning fish, mixing salads, and flambéing foods.
The numerical value of maitre d'hotel in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of maitre d'hotel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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