Whether in our kitchens, dining rooms, event venues or offices, our singular purpose is to captivate guests with our unparalleled quality, service, and food and wine knowledge.
We achieve this only through the excellence, innovation and passion of our team members. If you are seeking a rewarding career that involves first rate training and education, mentoring and development, attractive compensation, and inspiring rewards and recognition, consider joining Oliver and Bonacini Restaurants.
POSITION SUMMARY Under the direction of the Front of House Management Team, Server Assistants provide support to Servers by inspecting all tables for the proper mise en place, cleanliness and completeness.
They practice a high level of floor awareness and have exceptional knowledge of all food and beverage items. Server Assistants help with food running as well as monitor food quality to ensure O&B presentation standards.
POSITION SUMMARY PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Answer questions about food, beverages, wine and other restaurant functions and services when necessary
Communicate with Servers and Hosts to maximize seating
Inspect all tables for proper mise en place, cleanliness and completeness
Practice a high level of floor awareness and clear / clean as required
Manage the proper set up of : bread station and coffee station
Ensure that condiments are pre-portioned and the fridges are stocked with milk, cream, butter etc.
Assist with food running, ensuring that plates arrive to the proper guest (no auctioning off)
Monitor food quality and presentation standards
Monitor the cleanliness of section and ensure all materials and areas are clean and free from clutter
Be thoroughly familiar with the causes of food contamination and the methods of prevention
Follow all food safety standards and systems
Empty garbage, change linen bags and dispose of garbage and recycling
Communicate to all Servers any comments or information provided by guests to ensure a positive, memorable experience
Other duties as assigned or required
A Degree / Diploma in Hospitality or equivalent considered an asset
Serving experience in a similar environment
Smart Serve Certification a requirement
High attention to detail
Ability to remain calm under pressure while working in a fast-paced environment
Ability to take direction and prioritize
Strong oral communication skills
High level of product knowledge
Ability to maintain a level of professional urgency and momentum