Founding Farmers
Mclean, VA
Jan 25, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Food Service, Server
Full Time
SERVERSNOW HIRING: Full time and part timeEarn up to $1,000-$1,500 per weekNo serving experience needed - we will train you!Our Servers are experienced, confident, and capable of providing exceptional hospitality in a busy restaurant environment. They have extensive depth of knowledge about our scratch-made food and drink, can tour guide guests through our menus with ease, and are integral to creating a welcoming, clean, and relaxed experience for our guests. Our Servers become experts in our service, our operations, our brand, and our company and often are recruited to Bartenders or leadership positions.Farmers Restaurant Group was voted as one of the Best Places to Work across the Greater Washington, DC area. Our restaurants are among the most booked in the nation on OpenTable. As a Farmers Restaurant Group team member, you will be working in a lively, fast-paced work environment within a growing farmer-owned restaurant company that cares about great food and drink, thoughtful sourcing, preserving our lands and waterways for future generations, and creating a culture of never-ending learning and reinvention for our employees. No matter where you work in our company, you are on a career path with challenges and opportunities for continued professional development and growth, and we are committed to your health and overall well-being. #FFTYSONSWHAT OUR SERVERS DO:Take orders from guests for food and/or beveragesCheck with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problemsCheck identification of our guests to ensure that they meet minimum-age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beveragesWrite food orders on order slips (or memorize orders) and enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staffPrepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxesCollect payments from customersRemove dishes and glasses from tables or counters and take them to kitchen for cleaningServe food and/or beverages to guests and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables, as requiredClean tables or counters throughout guest visit and when they have finished their mealPrepare tables for meals, including setting up items, such as linens, silverware, and glasswareExplain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methodsDescribe and recommend menu selections and wine pairings to customersBring wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses and pour the wine for customersAssist host by answering phones to take reservations or To Go orders, as well as greet, seat, and thank guestsInform guests of daily specialsPrepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wineRoll silverware, set up food stations, or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large partiesStock service areas with supplies, such as coffee, food, tableware, and linensFill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiments, and napkin containersProvide guests with information about local areas, including giving directionsWHAT YOU NEED TO BE A SERVER:One year of experience working in a full-service restaurant preferredMust be 18 years old due to service of alcoholExcellent communication and interpersonal skillsAbility to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 40 pounds, as neededCapable of continuous bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, and use of hands and armsWHAT WE OFFER OUR SERVERS:Flexible schedulingBenefits for full time workers after waiting period, include: paid time off and health coverage (medical, dental, vision)Discounted shift meal and generous discount when dining as a guestEmployee initiatives, including company massage therapistTraining and career growth opportunitiesFree online mental health therapy (unlimited text messaging and two optional 30-minute live video therapy sessions per month) through our partner, TalkSpace, for all employees and their immediate family members

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