Server

Employer
RPM Italian - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Aug 02, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
RPM ITALIAN is hiring SERVERS for our DINING ROOM team!1-2 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIREDModern Italian in the Heart of Washington DC Contemporary, elegant dining and elevated serviceCaring. Creative. Careers.Join the Lettuce Entertain You family! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth.Is this you?You take care of yourself. (Energy and stamina. You'll need both.)You care for others. (Teamwork and success. They are one and the same.)You care about guests. (Quality. The bar is high.)If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-VerifyResponsible for exceeding guests' expectations by providing efficient, friendly guest service. Teamwork, enthusiasm, a high energy level, food and wine knowledge and ability to multi-task are necessary for success in this position.DUTIESBe able to work a variety of hours, days and shifts, including weekendsGet along with others and be a team playerBe genuinely committed to ensuring that the overall guest experience exceeds expectations, including greeting guests with a warm, sincere smile and anticipating guest needsUse tact and good judgment when dealing with guest challenges, responding to their needs with patience and courtesyFollow all steps of serviceUnderstand and respond knowledgeably to questions about the restaurant and menuUse sales techniques and present and encourage current promotions to guestsAccurately record and account for all items ordered, process payment from guests, and account for and balance all sales and receipts at the end of the shift in compliance with restaurant policies and proceduresUnderstand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictionsComply with all safety and sanitation (including handwashing) guidelines and proceduresBe proficient in the use and operation of all necessary tools and equipment, including the Point of Sale system, Frequent Diner and Gift Certificate terminals, credit card terminals, and coffee/tea and cappuccino machinesSuccessfully complete alcohol awareness trainingFollow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee HandbookOther duties will be assigned as needed ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSEffectively service a 3 - 6 table stationSafely and effectively transport food to a table of three in a single trip, and beverages to a table of three in a single tripCommunicate in English in order to comprehend and perform/follow job requirements in written and spoken directionPerform more than one task at a time, calmly and effectively in an extremely busy and stressful work environmentWork in a confined, crowded space of variable noise and temperature levelsLift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsSafely and effectively use all necessary tools and equipmentStand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven and slick surfacesAccessibility varies by location

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