ARAMARK Restaurant/Catering Server - Portland's Centers for the Arts in Portland, Oregon
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Job Summary: This position is responsible for providing the highest level of food and beverage service in accordance with Aramark standards at the ArtBar Restaurant and the Keller Cafe, and at catered events held at the Portland5 Centers for the Arts. Serves food and beverages to 20-30 guests at a time. Clears and re-sets tables quickly and efficiently. Practices “aggressive hospitality” and shows professionalism with guests, co-workers, and management.
Essential Tasks & Responsibilities:
Reports to property on time and in proper uniform.
Checks with Manager for assigned dining room station, opening side work, and closing side work duties.
Reports to line-up for review of the day’s activities, groups in house, and menus.
Sets-up, organizes, maintains, and closes the restaurant or banquet functions ensuring that areas are stocked and cleaned.
Moves quickly with good balance carrying up to 20 lb. on a tray.
Converses with guests, makes suggestions, and answers questions regarding food and beverages constantly.
Clears and re-sets tables constantly.
Maintains cleanliness of tables at all times - clearing empty glassware, plates, etc.
Maintains full knowledge of menu items and specials.
Rings all food and beverage items into the Micros computer accurately at all times.
Communicates with guest and co-workers in a friendly and professional manner.
Participates in proper sanitation and food handling procedures.
Maintains full knowledge of service standards.
Follows the Aramark Business Conduct Policy.
Must be OLCC certified and follow all rules and guidelines set forth for ensuring responsible beverage service.
Must have valid food handler card.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
At least one-year experience as a food server within a restaurant, hotel, or conference center operation.
Any related customer service/oriented experience will be considered.
Requires full understanding and knowledge of food and beverage standards.
Ability to comprehend and communicate in fluent English.
Must be of legal age to serve alcohol.
Possess interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality.
Ability to move quickly while balancing large and small trays of food and drinks to and from service areas.
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran