Restaurant Server

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Redwood City
  • Salary: $16.00

Website Redwood Grill

Full Job Description

Redwood Grill is looking for enthusiastic and professional servers who want to join a talented team in a growing restaurant business. The servers will play a key role in creating a pleasant atmosphere and optimal experience for our guests. We are seeking self-driven individuals who are looking to join a fast paced and dynamic team.

This is a part-time position based in Redwood City.

JOB SUMMARY

The Server will provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests. We are a fast-paced restaurant that values teamwork and commitment. Each server’s primary objective is to show our guests such a marvelous time, they will want to return.

PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work and act in a manner consistent with the values of Redwood Grill.
  • Ensure guests are satisfied with the food and service, responding promptly to correct any problems.
  • Take accurate food and beverage orders from guests.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes and collect payments.
  • Maintain knowledge of menus and daily specials, answering questions about menu items and other restaurant functions and services.
  • Assist host or hostess by answering phones to take reservations or to-go orders, and by greeting, seating, and thanking guests.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Perform food preparation duties such as preparing salads, appetizers, and cold dishes, portioning desserts, and brewing coffee.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware.
  • Clean tables or counters after guests have finished dining.
  • Fill-in for fellow employees where needed to ensure guest service standards and efficient operations.
  • Attend all scheduled employee meetings and offers suggestions for improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, experience or ability necessary to perform the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILTIES – REQUIRED

  • Basic mathematical skills.
  • Basic English reading and writing skills.
  • Must be of legal age according to State regulations to serve alcohol.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Multi-task oriented.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety procedures.
  • Must be able to suggestively sell food and beverage items.
  • Able to interact with guests in a friendly/efficient manner.
  • State applicable health and/or alcohol compliance card.
  • Must be able to use POS system to ring orders and reconcile checks

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be of legal age according to State regulations to serve alcohol.
  • Moderate English reading and writing skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions and procedures.
  • Proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills.
  • Understand and respond to staff and customer requests in a loud environment.
  • Continuous physical activity including walking, standing, twisting, sitting, bending, lifting, reaching, kneeling, stooping, crawling, wiping, climbing, pushing and pulling items weighing 30 pounds for distances of up to 20 ft.;
  • Visual and hearing acuity; e.g. ability to see and use the POS system.
  • Be able to adeptly use a computer and other restaurant equipment;
  • Perform basic math and understand basic addition, subtraction;
  • Frequently washes hands.
  • Ability to be on feet and walk through the restaurant for at least eight hours each day and occasional overtime.
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and taste or smell.
  • Able to work overtime occasionally at last minute.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Paid sick time
  • Referral program

Physical Setting:

  • Casual dining restaurant

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips

Experience:

  • Serving Experience: 2 years (Required)
  • Restaurant Experience: 2 years (Required)