We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Waiter/Bartender.
In this role, the successful candidate is responsible for setting up services, and cleaning up rooms and bar for various catering functions as assigned by the catering management. Maintains, stocks, and inventories catering storage, liquor cabinet storage, and set-up area.
Sets up and prepares items necessary for the catered function. Reviews contracts for the day and obtains clarification from supervisor or manager of any unclear or unexplained areas of the contract. Assembles necessary supplies, based on contents of the contract (i.e. makes coffee, puts cookies or danish on trays, chills wine, gathers liners and paper goods that are needed). Counts quantities and notifies supervisor or manager of results if liquor or soda is provided.
Sets up function room as required by contract. Drapes tables or puts our placemats, sets up place setting, checks all supplies - wipes silverware, checks glassware and china for cleanliness or defects, and replaces them if necessary. Checks condiments, table decoration, if any and equipment to be used to ensure they are proper and available. Picks up food supplies from kitchen at pick up time noted on contract - reviews contract at this time to make sure all food ordered is provided by kitchen.
Prepares all items necessary for use at bar. Reviews contracts calling for bar service for the day. Completes pre-party bar inventory sheet of alcohol beverage to be taken to the party. Assembles necessary glass or plastic ware, napkins, ice buckets, ice containers, stirrers, ice tongs, trays, shakers, and if necessary blenders. Prepares condiments and snacks for bar. Slices lemon wedges, lime wedges, lemon twists, cherries, olives, and onions. Arranges bitters, Worcestershire sauce, and orange and tomato juice appropriately. Takes all supplies, equipment, beverages, condiments, service ware, ice and snakes (nuts, pretzels, chips if ordered) to function room and sets up bar area.
Provides service during catered function. Services guests in the style required by the contract - example: sit down dinner, buffet, reception with bar and hor d'oeuvres served butler style. Provides bar service to guests in the style required by the contract - example: open bar, butler service of champagne, and sit down dinner with wine. Maintains a constant flow of service - keeps bar stocked with ice and other supplies, cleans away dirty glasses, dishes, papers, ashtrays, and empty bottles on a needed basis. Assists in other areas of party service as necessary or as requested by supervisor or manager. Displays courtesy with guests but does not engage in extended conversations. Notifies manager or supervisor of any problems, spills, or food/beverage shortages. Ensures that the host or hostess of party signs contract for function.
Cleans bar and room at the completion of party. Removes dirty or used equipment quietly on a continuous basis and prepares to remove these items from the function room. Covers and removes all liquor, soda, and food items. Counts liquor and soda again and notes the amount used on contract and post party bar inventory sheet. Returns contract to supervisor or manager on a timely basis. Returns the room to a clean and its original set up. Contacts the manager or supervisor to lock up liquor and assign the proper handling of food items. (i.e. return to kitchen, dispose, or date and refrigerate). Cleans and stores all equipment, silverware, china and glassware used for party. Labels food and dates all items.
Follows sanitation and safety standards. Maintains all operating equipment in a safe and sanitary fashion. Checks daily clean up sheets for specific cleaning assignment on a daily basis. Notifies manager or supervisor of defective equipment and any hazardous conditions in or around work area.
Performs related tasks as assigned by supervisor and/or manager. Picks up bread orders and other requisition supplies as needed. Delivers supplies to other areas of the medical center as directed by manager or supervisor. Maintains soda and linen room, locker room, and catering offices in a neat and clean fashion. Notifies the manager or supervisor if supplies or linen will need to be re-ordered. Attends training and education sessions as required.
Prior catering or restaurant service experience. Ability to read, write and communicate in English. Ability to understand and carryout simple oral and written instructions required.
Minimum of two years experience in a catering or restaurant service environment.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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