- Communication Skills
- Serving Experience
- Supervising Experience
Brookhaven at Lexington, a prestigious, private retirement community in Lexington MA is currently seeking a Senior Wait staff /Café and Bistro Supervisor for our dining venues. This is a full time 40 hour per week position. The ideal candidate is willing to work as both a server and as a supervisor one to two days a week.
We offer an excellent work life balance with flexible scheduling and no late nights. Weekend shifts are required.
In addition to an hourly wage starting at $16.00 - $18.00 per hour, there are also opportunities for $2,000.00 scholarships and some tuition reimbursement.
Perform all aspects of waiting on residents and guests, including: graciously greeting residents and guests, taking orders, facilitating orders, table service, clearing and re-setting tables, and performing related set-up and end of shift side work as assigned.
Provide training to new Waitstaff employees according to Waitstaff Training Program.
Responsible for supervision and oversight of Bistro and Café operation as assigned.
Conduct pre-meal meetings when assigned.
Ensure Waitstaff are in proper uniform, are interacting appropriately with Residents and using proper serving technique.
Ensure Waitstaff are deployed in dining venue where most needed.
Ensure Café and Bistro are ready for meal service prior to meals including tables set, café line set up, storage areas organized, and POS equipment and pagers on and working.
Ensure flow of food, efficiency of Waitstaff and communication with cooks is running smoothly.
Help & ensure side work is complete.
Practice hygienic food handling, preparation and serving techniques.
Oversee quality of wait service in assigned dining venue.
Act as Host in assigned dining venue when needed.
Greet residents and guests, take and facilitate orders, and provide table service.
Stock dining room wait station.
Deliver trays to residents apartments.
Clear & reset tables during service.
Set up carts for A.M. tray line when assigned as busser.
Show compassion, understanding, and patience when dealing with Residents.
Two or more years of serving experience
Restaurant supervisory experience preferred
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to build relationships with our Residents
A desire to work in an elder care setting and to provide high quality service to our residents