10 days old
2018-04-132018-05-13

Service Staff: Catering & Special Events - Part Time

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Part Time

Our Mission: Creating community to foster joy and well-being

Westminster-Canterbury on Chesapeake Bay offers on-site catering and special event coordination for our residents and the off-site public.

We are pleased to accept applications to experienced servers, banquet servers, wait staff, bartenders, restaurant servers and those learning the trade of servicing a memorable event for a resident or guest.

 

The Catering team serves residents and guests during banquet functions to ensure a pleasant and memorable dining experience. This includes greeting guests and responds to all requests in a friendly and courteous manner. Ideal candidates will have at least one year experience in food services, have an engaging demeanor, and a willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule. 

The primary purpose of this position is to serve prepared food in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, with our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Catering Manager and/or Banquet Coordinator.  Responsibilities include but not limited to hot food serving, including accompaniment and garnishes.  Our team members always model our core values of respect, passion, and professionalism, and be willing to assist work as a team member.      

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Ensures the dining experience is enjoyable through cheerful behavior and carefully following established procedures for food handling, plate presentation and service. 
Follows established style and order of service while serving in any of the Banquet rooms. 
Performs assigned before and after side work tasks. 
Possesses the ability to follow instructions, work well with others and maintain a good report with guests and fellow employees. 
General knowledge of safety and sanitation rules and practices. 
Has ability to cope with some problems.  Confers with Banquet Coordinator regarding unusual problems. 
Follows rules concerning personal appearance and work performance. 
Responsible for hot/cold food handling, including accompaniments and garnishes. 
Keep all work areas clean and organized, not allowing clutter in service area. 
Will be available to work days/night, weekends and holidays. 
Proper beverage service. 
Timely setting of tables for meal service. 
Clears all areas of service including tables, chairs, work area and equipment used in service area. 
Follows safety and sanitation rules and practices. 
Demonstrates knowledge of fire safety procedures and assists with evacuation of Banquet Area to a safe location in event of fire or other emergency. 
Performs other duties as assigned. 
Cooperates with all staff members. 
Must take necessary precautions and follow correct procedures for lifting and bending. 
Able to work well independently given proper direction. 
Provides clean, safe and neat environment for all

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up banquet room as instructed by supervisor to include linen, service-ware and glassware
  • Participates in "show-time" meetings before events to learn function particulars, including residents expectations
  • Serve food and/or beverages in the order, and to the expectation of, the supervisor to ensure consistency throughout the banquet
  • Promptly remove dishes as guests complete each course and/or meal at the end of the meal or function
  • Replenish beverages as necessary, and check with guests for overall satisfaction
  • Upon completion of the banquet, reset banquet room according to supervisor's direction

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least two years of catering experience
  • General knowledge of food safety and sanitation procedures and practices
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule
  • Able to effectively communicate
  • Upbeat and engaging
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Previous restaurant experience

BENEFITS:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Discounts
  • Excellent Advancement Opportunities
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Scholarship Program for Employees/Family Members
  • Six paid holidays

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