RPM Italian - Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants
Washington, DC
Aug 03, 2018
Aug 17, 2018
Food Service, Server
Full Time
RPM ITALIAN is hiring BARTENDERS 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 preparing beverages for guests and dining room service staff, according to recipe. Also responsible for ordering and serving food for guests that dine in the bar area. A friendly, accommodating demeanor, as well as an ability to multi task, are essential for success in this position.DUTIESBe able to work a variety of hours, days and shiftsGet 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 their needsSafely and properly change beer kegs, CO2 tanks and soda dispensers. Manually wash and sanitize glassware, using a three compartment sinkStock and restock appropriate areas of the bar with liquor, beer, wine, glassware, ice and misc. bar suppliesFollow all steps of serviceDo not over serve alcohol to guests and immediately seek out management with any concerns about a guest that may appear intoxicatedUse tact and good judgment when dealing with guest challenges, responding to guest needs with patience and courtesyUnderstand 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 proceduresAccount for and maintain the security of all bar stock and inventoryResponsible for the security and reconciliation of the bar cash drawerUnderstand and follow the food allergy procedure and special orders/restrictionsComply with all safety and sanitation (including handwashing) guidelines and proceduresBecome proficient in all equipment necessary to this position, including the Point of Sale system, Frequent Diner and Gift Certificate terminals and credit card terminalsFollow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee HandbookOther duties will be assigned as neededESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSEffectively service a full bar top, cocktail station, and dining room ordersSafely and efficiently 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 poundsStand and walk for an entire shift, including moving safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven and slick surfacesSafely tolerate hands in frequent liquids, including water, cleaning solutions, alcohol, various juices and other liquidsSafely and effectively use knives, blenders and other utensils/equipment necessary to complete beverage set up and service as well as necessary to this positionAccessibility varies by location