Fins Grill & Icehouse – Port Aransas, TX

Work & Travel

Our company is made up of three restaurants, a pirate adventure/entertainment cruise, a dolphin watch adventure cruise, a Deep sea fishing marina, a golf cart rental service, and more! We hope you are excited to come to experience Port Aransas, this is a truly unique place with a lot to offer and a lot of fun to be had. We encourage all of our Work & Travel participants to experience as much as possible while here. We offer free ticket opportunities to our other businesses and the possibility of part-time work as well. If you would like to learn more about our businesses and what we have to offer visit We can’t wait to meet you! Sincerely, Chris Collins, Managing Partner. Port Aransas is the only established town on Mustang Island and inhabits 8 miles of the 18-mile-long barrier island. Mustang Island is located north of Padre Island, the longest barrier island in the world, and south of San Jose Island, renowned for its shelling. While visiting Port Aransas, be sure to view our five historical markers, historic Lydia Ann lighthouse, and historical cemetery located throughout our town. Markers include the Tarpon Inn, Aransas Pass C.S.A., World War II Coastal Defenses at the Aransas Pass, United States Coast Guard on Mustang Island, and the newly dedicated Mustang Island marker, which is located at the museum. Experience the history of our town with a trip to the Port Aransas Museum. Here, you’ll look into the town’s and its inhabitants’ colorful and storied past with exhibits, photos and video. From the Karankawas and the Spanish Explorers to the Mustangs and world-famous fishermen, the story unfolds. The museum also offers special tours of unique spots on the island, classes, and seminars. For additional history and an overview of Port Aransas/Mustang Island, visit the museum located at Alister and Brundrett and the University of Texas Marine Science Institute Visitors’ Center located on Cotter at the beach.

Weekly working hours: avg. 32 per week

Start Date/End Date: June 1st – 15th June until 30th September


  • Advanced English;
  • Host/Hostess: As a Host/Hostess, you must present a positive first impression to our guests demonstrating our friendliness, excellent service, and high standards. You will greet our guests upon arrival, inform our guests of their wait time, monitor a waiting list, enter guest names into the computer system, show our guests to their table in a courteous and proficient manner, and bid our guests farewell as they leave all the while demonstrating your friendliness with a smile. A Host/Hostess must be able to carry on natural conversation with guests without sounding scripted or intrusive. Additionally, duties include: refilling beverages for our guests and performing light housekeeping duties such as cleaning glasses and menus, restocking the host station, and ensures restrooms are clean, stocked, and orderly. As a member of an energetic team, the Host/Hostess may also need to answer the phones and fill to-go orders when needed. During peak business times, you may be asked to assist with running drinks and food orders to the guests as well as help set the tables. You will be asked to help with bussing duties as needed. Those duties include: Clearing tables of dirty dishes and taking them to the dish room. Additionally, you will be asked to help with dishwashing duties. That includes: scrapping dishware of food, spraying with water, loading into racks for the dishwasher, removing hot dishes from dishwasher, and stacking in the correct place within the kitchen. Must have a great team attitude, and be a dependable, hard-working, friendly, and very trustworthy and honest individual;
  • Paid hourly training;
  • You will be given one meal per shift (every 6 hours worked);
  • Employer will provide the first shirt for free. Any additional shirts will be provided at the cost of $10.00. Please bring comfortable loose-fitting jeans or khakis and comfortable, closed-toed nonslip shoes. Clothing must be clean and nice-looking; no holes or tears in the fabric.

Housing and Transportation:

  • Housing will be provided by the employer at a cost of  $130.00 per week, per student. A deposit of  $200.00 will be paid to the employer upon arrival. As long as you have not damaged the property and left it the way you found it, you will receive your deposit back;
  • Transportation – Shuttle bus, contracted by the employer. They will be picked up as a group and dropped off each way.
Работна позиција:Host / Hostess
Локација на работа:Port Aransas

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