Order Taker - Waldorf Astoria

Employer
Hilton
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 01, 2022
Closes
Oct 10, 2022
Ref
672922939
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Forge your legacy by joining the newest and highly anticipated Waldorf Astoria hotel, located at the epicenter of DC on Pennsylvania Avenue, as a Order Taker on the Food and Beverage Team! The iconic Old Post Office has been reimagined as Waldorf Astoria Washington DC - reclaiming its position as one of Washington, DC's preeminent addresses where all are welcome. With 263 rooms, 38,000 square feet of event space, and 2 restaurants plus 3 bars , this is the new home for Washington, DC's most consequential events, groundbreaking meetings, and unforgettable experiences. Shift: Various - must be available to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Union Position: This position is part of the Local 25 Union which requires complete open availability . We are not able to accommodate schedule restrictions and full-time hours are not guaranteed. Hours and schedule are based on seniority and business needs and may be minimal at times until seniority is established. You must be comfortable with a schedule and hours that may vary from week to week. Want to learn more? Hotel Website , Facebook , Instagram What will I be doing? As an Order Taker, you would be responsible for answering telephones and taking guest food and beverage orders in the hotel's continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: Answer Room Service telephones and respond to guest requests in a timely, friendly and efficient manner Ensure knowledge of menu, including, but not limited to, restaurant promotions, specials, how menu items are prepared, etc. Upsell food and beverage items including, but not limited to, sides, dessert, beverages and special promotion items Take guest food and beverage orders and input orders in appropriate point-of-sale system Reconcile check upon delivery of order including, but not limited to, verifying check totals, gratuity disbursement and managing the cash drawer and house bank in accordance with established accounting guidelines What are we looking for? Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values: Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences. Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time. Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities. Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do. Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions. Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes: Quality Productivity Dependability Customer Focus Adaptability What will it be like to work for Hilton? Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands . Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! The Benefits - Hilton is proud to have an award-winning workplace culture ranking #2 Best Company To Work For in the US We support the mental and physical wellbeing of all Team Members so they can Thrive personally and professionally in a diverse and inclusive environment, thanks to innovative programs and benefits such as: Health insurance Career growth and development Team Member Resource Groups Recognition and rewards programs Go Hilton travel discount program Best-in-Class Paid Time Off (PTO) Supportive parental leave Employee stock purchase program (ESPP) - purchase Hilton shares at 15% discount Debt-free education : Access to a wide variety of educational credentials (ex. college degrees, high school completion, English-language learning, digital literacy, professional certificates and more) *Please note, benefits may vary depending on the classification and union status of the position.