DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Discusses menu with supervisor and familiarizes self with menu prior to opening. Secures clean linen and silverware, depending on the menu and food to be served. Sets assigned tables, spreading clean linen and placing glasses, condiment holders, flowers, candles or lamps, and silverware on table. Prepares side tables with silverware, bowls of ice and other extras that may be required during the meal.Receives guests and takes orders. Writes guests’ orders, answers questions regarding food and beverages or makes suggestions about dishes and beverages. Works according to rigid time schedule, secures food from kitchen, and places dishes by course in front of each person. Continues to provide service as needed and requested by guests.Following completion of meal, gives check to guest, who may pay cashier or the waiter or elect to sign the dinning room guest check when authorized. Removes soiled dishes, glasses and silverware, or requests food service worker to do so. May perform cleaning duties as time permits, such as sweeping, mopping, and so forth, in assigned area, or cleaning entryways. May perform dishwashing or other functions in an emergency.Performs other related duties as required. QUALIFICATIONS: No previous experience or training required. Must be able to follow simple oral instructions and prepare checks for patrons. Must be physically able to stand, stoop, bend and walk for long periods of time. Must be able to frequently lift and carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds. Must meet the appropriate minimum age requirement for serving alcoholic beverages. Must be able to obtain a Food Handler’s Certificate and/or complete food handler’s training. Must be able to communicate with customers and possess skill in dealing with the public. Must be able to satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).
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