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Young Joni, the new and critically-acclaimed restaurant from the people that brought you Pizzeria Lola and Hello Pizza, is looking for talented hosts with evening and weekend availability!

Young Joni has a large, vibrant, full-service dining room and bar as well as a separate cozy space featuring custom cocktails.  The menu focuses on artisan pizzas and other shareable plates that are all cooked by wood-fired ovens and a wood-burning grill.  

Hosting at Young Joni:

Our hosts are an integral part of the team; the hospitality they exude sets the tone for the entire experience, and the skill they have in directing the flow of guests throughout the restaurant is the key that ensures each night runs smoothly.   As a host you will greet and interact with guests, manage reservations and quote times for walk-ins, seat guests, answer phone calls, and assist guests and team members when they need support.  

Host Stand  Cocktail  Dining Room  Sharing

What we are looking for:

  • 1+ years of restaurant or customer service experience 
  • Experience working RESY or other online reservation system a plus
  • Passion for providing genuine hospitality
  • An energetic team player 
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain consistency and superior quality in a high volume environment
  • High level of creativity and originality to contribute to our growth (we want to hear your ideas!)
  • People that are collaborative, patient, flexible, and open to new possibilities
  • Weekend availability


What we have to offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation
  • Benefits package for all Full-Time employees including health, life, and disability insurance; HSA and FSA accounts; paid time off; 401k with company match
  • Fantastic food discounts
  • An organization that cares about the well-being of its team members, guests, and community
  • A fun and supportive environment
  • Clear organization-wide vision, values, and guiding principles
  • Unlimited opportunities for professional and personal growth within the organization

Plates  Hearth  Pizzas  Wine 

If you’re curious and eager to learn, take pride in your hospitality skills, love food and want to help create the magic that can happen when people gather together to enjoy a great meal, please fill out our online application.  We can’t wait to learn more about you!

Young Joni

165 13th Ave NE, Minneapolis 55413


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