Dynamic and engaged server who is excited to jump into any situation to offer a helping hand. Overall positive, adaptable, intuitive, with a genuine interest in the well-being of customers and teammates.
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• Welcomed and greeted guests to make them feel comfortable. • Informed guests of specials and menu changes. • Made recommendations you genuinely feel your guests will enjoy. • Answered questions about our food, beverages and other restaurant functions and services. • Took food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar. • Delivered food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter. • Performed side work at the start and end of each shift as required by service station assignment. • Maintained clean service areas.
• Greeted all guests in a courteous and respectable way. • Took verbal drink and meal orders according to guest preference. • Served high quality food and checked all orders to ensure they are complete, prepared as ordered, portioned correctly and attractive in appearance. • Monitored and oversees food temperatures during hot and cold handling to reduce the incidence of risk factors known to cause food borne illness. • Maintained high level of cleanliness for stations and pantry. • Performed side work during shift downtime including but not limited to rolling silverware, restocking condiment holders, cleaning work areas, etc.
• Prepare room for dining by clothing tables and setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, service plates and utensils • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety and alcohol beverage control policies • Help patrons select food and beverages by presenting menu; offering cocktails; suggesting courses; explaining the chef's specialties; identifying appropriate wines; answering food preparation questions • Stay updated on current menu choices, specialties and menu deviations, knowing if the kitchen staff is running out of any items, etc. • Transmit orders to bar and kitchen by recording patrons' choices; identifying patrons' special dietary needs and special requests • Keep kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression
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