Busser/Food Runner

Black Point Inn Scarborough, ME
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Don't want to miss out on a Beautiful Maine summer, but still want to make money? Well this is the job for you! Are you a highly motivated, hardworking, and reliable person who loves to work with people? Do you want to spend the summer working alongside a great group of colleagues, work on New England’s stunning coastline as well as at one of the most historic inns Maine has to offer? If you are driven to succeed in a demanding yet rewarding environment, then we would like to hear from you!   Black Point Inn is now hiring for a Part-Time Busser/Runner for our 2020 season. This position involves delivering food and servicing tables according to restaurant standards, working closely with our Chefs and the back of house in addition to severs and front of house operations.  This role will also field guest questions and assist in handling special requests. Our ideal candidate will maintain a professional appearance on the floor, can multi-task under pressure, will have the ability to work as a part of a team, and will have a warm and friendly attitude. We will train the right person! Candidates who can work the entirety of our season are preferred.

Location: Black Point Inn, Scarborough, ME
Hours: Part-time, flexible hours; ideal for anyone looking to work around their summer classes, sports agenda, or seasonal enjoyment
Compensation: $12 per hour + tips
Seasonal Position: May through October
Start date: Early May
Benefits: Discounted stays and food & beverage at affiliated properties
Experience: No Previous Experience required, just a positive hardworking attitude!


JOB SUMMMARY: 

Working as a member of our Food & Beverage Team, ensure that guests have an enjoyable dining experience by providing support for Dining Room Servers.  Responsibilities can include setting and resetting tables, serving food, clearing tables, refilling water glasses, carrying trays, stocking/cleaning dining and service areas and courteously interacting with guests.  Work closely with Restaurant Management, Kitchen Staff and Food & Beverage personnel to help guarantee our guests a dining experience which exceeds their expectations.  

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

·        Maintain a neat and professional appearance with a properly cleaned uniform. 

·        Greet guests warmly and speak with enthusiasm at all times. 

·        Be prepared to answer basic questions about menu items and food preparation. 

·        Be able to answer basic questions about alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage service; understand regulatory responsibilities regarding service of alcoholic beverages. 

·        Correctly deliver food and beverage to tables as relayed by Servers in an efficient manner following appropriate table service techniques 

·        Be able to determine when guests have finished meals, clearing tables in an efficient manner following appropriate table service techniques. 

·        Understand reporting requirements for tips. 

·        Ability to safely operate restaurant equipment including, but not limited to coffee makers, refrigeration, juice machines, bread warmers, soup warmers, toasters, and other basic kitchen equipment and appliances, etc. 

·        Handle and communicate guest requests and complaints in a professional manner.  Know who to contact with these issues. 

·        Complete side work as assigned (resetting tables, stocking supplies, cleaning, etc.) 

·        Participate in set up, execution, and clean up of banquet functions as outlined in Banquet Event Orders/Event Sheets and as directed by Sales & Catering Manger/Dining Room Manager 

·        Maintain food safety, service station and personal cleanliness and sanitation standards as required by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services and OSHA, as well as general maintenance and upkeep of dining room/restaurant.  

·        Know who to notify in case of broken equipment or unsafe/unsanitary conditions. 

·        Must be able to manually handle/lift/carry product up to 60 pounds between knee and shoulders. 

·        Must have bilateral fine manipulation of both hands which may be repetitive for entire shift. 

·        Must be vertically mobile working in limited space for entire shift. 

·        Protect the assets of this property and Migis Hotel Group. 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

·        Must be eligible to work in the United States of America. 

·        Ability to communicate in English with guests and employees, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy. 

·        Ability to work as a part of a team. 

·        Ability to understand verbal directions, as well as written menus, labels on foods and chemicals, and other workplace safety signage.  

·        Active listening and observation skills.  

·        Knowledge of common food allergies and understanding of cross-contamination issues. 

·        Outgoing personality, with good oral comprehension, expression, and speech clarity. 

·        Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods. 


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