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Cocktail Server

Company: Schwartz Brothers Restaurants
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYProvide the highest quality of service to Schwartz Brothers Restaurants' guests. The objective of this position is to sell and serve food and beverages in a professional manner. The Cocktail Server will be service focused, with strong guest service skills and an equally high degree of leadership and support all levels of staff. Cocktail Servers are responsible for positive guest interactions while serving guests in a friendly and efficient manner and play an integral role in ensuring our customers have exceptional dining experiences. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The following position responsibilities are essential functions of the position. Successful job applicants will be able to perform these essential functions with or without requested accommodation.

  • Provides best possible guest service through prompt greeting, suggestive selling, food and beverage delivery and follow-up through conclusion of guest experience
  • Maintaining complete knowledge of Schwartz Brothers Restaurants' food and beverage preparation
  • Promotes sales via a thorough understanding of our products
  • Able to use POS system accurately to input sales and process orders and payments
  • Cash handling: Obtaining revenues, issuing receipts, accepting payments and returning change.
  • Provide friendly and attentive service that makes guests feel well taken care of.
  • Maintains section according to service standards, performing setup and side work duties in an efficient and accurate manner and helping uphold cleanliness of the restaurant. Completes assigned opening and side work duties.
  • Works as proactive member of the team to serve guests by maintaining a positive, upbeat and energetic attitude towards guest and coworkers and assisting others.
  • Provides support to other restaurant staff.
  • Maintains highest standards of hygiene and sanitation, including following Health Department standards for hygiene and safe food handling and holding a current Food Handlers' Permit
  • Checking identification of guests to ensure they are of legal age to consume alcoholic beverages; refusing to serve beverages in a polite manner to guests who are not of legal age.
  • Adheres to state liquor regulations in serving alcohol and keeps current liquor permit on person while working
  • Reporting to work in a neat and clean uniform; maintaining well-groomed hair and personal hygiene as established by company policy.
  • Upholds mission and philosophy of company
  • Performing other duties as asked and directed.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Aptitudes:Washington State MAST Class 12 or 13 permit and food handlers card required.Basic mathematical skills, ability to make change if required
    • Basic reading and writing skills. Ability to read menus, safety documents, etc.
    • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and follow through on commitments
    • High energy and stamina are required
    • Ability to stay calm and work efficiently under pressure
    • Ability to prioritize job duties and manage time effectively
    • Strong verbal communication skills required
    • Knowledge of workplace safety procedures
    • Must be able to suggestively sell food and beverage items
    • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required
    • Ability to read menus, safety documents, etc.
    • Minimum of three (3) years of fine dining experience
    • Extensive knowledge of food and wine is required
    • Professional appearance and demeanorPhysical Demands and Working Conditions:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
      • Required to stand and walk with heavy trays (up to 25 pounds)
      • Required the ability to bend, twist, reach, stand and walk for extended periods of time to perform normal job functions
      • Occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
      • Specific sensory abilities required by this job include sight, taste, smell and hearing
      • Must be able to frequently communicate with other team members
      • While performing the duties of this job the team member is occasionally exposed to raw meat, moving mechanical parts, airborne particles, hazardous materials, and risk of electrical shock
      • May be exposed to hazards including, but not limited to cuts from knives, slipping, tripping, falls and burns
      • Frequent contact/immersion of hands in water, sanitation solutions, meat products, poultry products, seafood and produce items and frequent washing of hands
      • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.
      • Frequently works with sharp knives, utensils, and hot plates
      • Requires the ability to lift and transport up to 50 pounds on occasion and up to 35 pounds regularly
      • Must meet Washington State minimum age for using required equipment
      • Flexibility and/or reliability in work schedule are required to provide support when neededPI177369838

Keywords: Schwartz Brothers Restaurants, Bellevue , Cocktail Server, Hospitality & Tourism , Bellevue, Washington

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