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Server- Palace Caf--

Company: Palace Cafe
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Benefits:Health InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLong-term DisabilityAccidentCritical IllnessCompany paid Life InsuranceEmployee Dining Discount401(k) with company matchPaid Time OffFamily MealsReferral BonusAND MORE!Perks:Competitive PayFlexible SchedulesFamily MealDiscounted ParkingThe Dickie Brennan family of restaurants - Dickie Brennan's Palace Cafe location - is recruiting experienced front-of-house staff to add to our talented team. Join our team and accelerate your career path in hospitality. There are many opportunities for growth and promotion within Dickie Brennan & Company. We are a family owned and run business and offer a warm, professional environment to work. We value hard work, dedication and sincerity. We have many long-tenured team members who have risen through the ranks.We view each employee as an ambassador for New Orleans and its unique culture. Our restaurants are avid supporters of local farmers and fisherman. Each of our restaurants accentuates Louisiana's culinary history through the use of local ingredients and techniques. The entire team at Dickie Brennan & Company remains dedicated to delivering superior dining experiences through serving locally sourced, updated versions of classic New Orleans cuisine, and outstanding service in our four French Quarter restaurants.Because we offer a great place to work, others have taken notice! New Orleans CityBusiness has recognized us 9-times as one of the \Best Places to Work\Essential Functions:Maintain awareness of and follow Company service standards at all times including actively practicing gang service - gang seating, serving, bussing.Communicate well with other team members beginning with team meeting and carried throughout service while exhibiting good teamwork skills and gives/receives direction well.Practice good guest making skills with a positive attitude while treating guests with respect and making them feel special while exceeding their expectations.Exhibit a warm and welcoming demeanor being mindful of body language, non-verbal communication and tone of voice.Maintain a strong professional presence which includes arriving to work on time, ready to work and in clean, proper uniform.Maintain a thorough knowledge of food and drink menu items, daily specials, promotions, ingredients and prep time.Maintain a knowledge of food pairings and recommended wines or beverages that go well with appetizers, entrees and desserts.Extensive knowledge of commonly-used terminology, concepts, practices and procedures within the restaurant profession.Maintain complete knowledge of and strictly abide by state liquor regulations, particularly those prohibiting service to minors, intoxicated persons, and drunk driving. Must be L.R.V. Certified.Ability to operate a point-of-sale system and/or cash register.Maintain a thorough knowledge and respect of position.Practice step consolidation and is efficient with time management.Maintain a continual eye for detail.Set up / detail station and perform side duties in time to have the station completely ready for seating before the pre-shift meeting. Build all large party reservation tables.Serve all courses and quarter back trays according to Company service standards.Maintain tables throughout service.Clear courses thoroughly and with speed by using the stacking method.Control all processing of checks and organize closed out checks.Extend a warm farewell to guests as they depart.Work as a team to reset the table within 3 minutes.Polish all wine glasses for next shift.Leadership - you are the example that all members of your team will model themselves after. Lead by example.Organization - maintain awareness of the members of your team and keeping them on track.Flow of service - perceive what flow of service your guest would prefer. You are responsible for making sure that service does not lag. Keep track of your tables at all times. Adapt to changing situations, and handle difficult situations gracefully, before they become a crisis.Enjoys coming to work and has a good time while maintaining professionalism.Work efficiently and complete required tasks within assigned time frame.Attend all scheduled employee meetings and participate in a meaningful way.Work as a team to perform all side duties, station break down, and reset for each shift.Other duties as assigned.Requirements:High school graduate or equivalent.Experience in a fine-dining or high-volume restaurant preferred.Must possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and give correct change.Ability to converse, read and write in English with excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.Able to communicate clearly, concisely and accurately in a positive, upbeat and enthusiastic way.Ability to establish and maintain effective interactions/relationships with management, coworkers and guests while maintaining an outgoing, friendly and approachable attitude.Work efficiently with minimal supervision and complete required tasks within set schedules and deadlines.Strong organizational, multi-tasking, time management, follow-up and analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment with a customer service orientation.Be flexible and eager to learn new things.Maintain a strong professional presence and present a well-groomed appearance.Must be able to maneuver in an office, through restaurants/bars and at outside functions. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time, bend, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, twist, lift, push, pull and grip items when necessary. May occasionally lift up to 30 pounds; push, pull or move items weighing up to 50 pounds.Manual dexterity is essential Must be able to work varied hours/days, including evenings, weekends and holidays, in accordance with restaurant operations and adhere to the attendance requirements of the company.Must adhere to the established appearance, hygiene, and dress code guidelines.Ability to adhere to and comply with all rules and regulations of the company.General Comments: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and their requirements. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and/or requirements of the position. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add to or revise this job description at any time, with or without prior notice. Employment is at-will and this job description does not imply an employment contract.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-free Workplace. Dickie Brennan & Company participates in E-Verify, a federal program verifying each employee s right to work in the Unites States.About Palace CafeThe Dickie Brennan family of restaurants began in 1991 with the opening of Palace Caf-- - 30 years ago this year! This classic New Orleans restaurant, located at the foot of the French Quarter, serves contemporary Creole food in an upbeat and lively grand caf--. The restaurant, housed in the historic Werlein Music building is committed to evolving Creole dishes and creating new favorites. Palace Caf-- serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily and often features a weekend Jazz Brunch.Job types: Full-timeEducation: No education requiredWork location: On-site

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