Dining Room Server / Wait staff in West Chester, PA at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Wellington at Hershey's Mill is seeking Part-Time and Full-Time Servers for it's newly renovated location in West Chester, PA. The server serves food and beverages to residents in accordance with established Benchmark policies and procedures. S/he performs duties under the direction of the Dining Services Director, to assure that quality food service is provided to meet the needs of the residents.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Greets and seats customers.
  • Presents customers with menus.
  • Serves food to customers at a limited number of tables, using proper rules of etiquette.
  • Makes appropriate meal and beverage suggestions and answers questions regarding food preparation.
  • Writes a food check and/or memorizes the order.
  • Relays the order to the kitchen.
  • Accepts payment, refers customers to the cashier or operates the cash register.
  • Cleans and sanitizes workstations and equipment and assists in clearing and resetting tables.
  • May carve meat, fish or poultry and/or prepare flaming dishes and desserts.
  • May carry and distribute supplies and equipment.
  • May assist others in the preparation of foods and properly store food.
  • May total bills and may be asked to respond to complaints regarding food or service.
  • May operate dishwasher or assist with washing dishes, glassware, silverware, utensils, pots and pans.
  • May assist with stocking food inventory.
  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.
  • Complies with all HACCP policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

SAFETY AND SANITATION

• Follows safety regulations and precautions at all times
• Follows established Infection Control procedures when performing daily tasks
• Ensures that all food service areas are maintained in a clean and safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment and supplies are properly maintained
• Reports all hazardous conditions and equipment to your supervisor
• Reports all accidents to the Dining Services Director or the Executive Director
• Disposes of food and waste in accordance with established policies.

Job Requirements

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.
  • Ability to use a computer.
  • Ability to listen carefully to their customers orders, explain drink and food items and make menu recommendations.
  • Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employees.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.
  • 0 to 1 year related experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.
  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

BENEFITS

We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!