Server

Employer
Thompson
Location
Reston, VA
Posted
Oct 07, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
141384138
Function
Food Service, Server
Industry
Restaurant
Hours
Full Time
$150 sign-on bonus for hourly positions Summary of Essential FunctionsGreets and takes orders from guests or servers in accordance with timing, recipe, and service standards, which requires standing and walking behind the bar throughout the duration of shift and may include writing ordersDelivers drinks and food to guests and maintains tables, which requires reaching, bending, stooping, lifting, standing, walking and working with cleaning agents throughout the duration of the shiftInteracts with guests to ensure they feel welcomed and cared for throughout their visit. Actively seeks to build relationships and establish clienteleFollows opening and closing procedures/checklistsKnows the food and beverage menu, and is able to speak to the menu from memoryRings in orders into point of sale systemCollects payment for food and drinks served and accurately processes payment and/or makes change using prescribed cash handling proceduresCleans and maintains an organized work area, which may require reaching, bending, stooping, lifting and working with cleaning agentsCards all guests that appear to be under the legal drinking age and refuses to serve alcohol to minorsMakes sure that all drinks are removed from tables by the state's legal timeCompletes side-work tasks as assignedStrives to hit sales goals as assigned by the general managerUnderstands and practices proper safe food and beverage handling procedures in accordance with local government standardsKnowledge/Skills +AbilitiesA minimum of 6 months experience in high-volume, upscale casual dining or an equivalent service environment; previous server experience highly desirableAble to stand and walk for up to 10 hours per day preferredAble to lift and carry up to 40 poundsAble to work calmly and effectively under pressureHigh school diploma (or equivalent) requiredAble to perform basic mathematical calculationsMust be of legal age to prepare, serve, and ring alcoholic beveragesAble to work flexible shifts and schedules, inclusive of weekends, and some holidaysCertified in (or able to be certified in) responsible alcohol service (as required by state or local law)High energy and stamina. Able to work within a fast-paced, highly mobile environmentAble to perform essential functions and demonstrate competencies to company standards with reasonable accommodation

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