Trivia Host Job Description

"Being a trivia host is the coolest job - I get to learn a lot and meet new people each week while playing my favorite tunes."

Job Description

Our Off The Beaten Path Food Trivia Hosts are responsible for hosting a fun trivia night event at the same bar on a pre-arranged schedule.


  • Respectful and maintain professional approach to all staff of restaurant partners and guests (critical)
  • Arrive 15 minutes before game time to set up
  • Go around and ask guests if they’d like to play!
  • Be knowledgeable about and able to use simple PA systems
  • Clearly state questions to patrons
  • Keep score and deploy simple math concepts
  • Watch for cheating on cell phones
  • Stay on time with the pace of the game
  • Communicate with Off The Beaten Path Food Tours about how it’s going and take photos to post on social media if possible
  • Previous trivia host experience strongly preferred
  • Bonus: have your own microphone, audio cable, and speaker system (not required)
  • Take email address for prizes to owners each week
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Bring your own laptop (with playlist) and access to Google Sheets in the bar
  • Works the crowd and keeps the evening going!


  • Clean & professional appearance
  • Well balanced and articulate communication skills
  • Exudes Confidence (including calmness)
  • Clearness/Clarity
  • High Energy
  • Have interest in neighborhood history and food
  • Okay working in a loud bar environment
  • People person

If interested, please contact us at with your resume and cover letter and let us know how we may be able to work together!