Dining Room Server Job Description

Dining Room Server Job Description

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Dining room server provides wine and food service for events, including tray passing of wine and food for extended periods of time, pouring wine/water tableside, carrying multiple plates at once, pouring wine at service bar for reception-style events.

Dining Room Server Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective dining room server job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included dining room server job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Setting up assigned rooms and work stations
Taking orders and places orders
Replenishing all beverage stations and work stations
Maintaining high level of clean and organized work stations
Possessing knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices and procedures within the field
Work closely with and take direction from chef
Check dining room to ensure it is in order
Place dietary cards out pre meal on first day of guest services
AM - Prepare dining room tables with water and coffee carafes
Set up hot buffet (when guest count is over 14 notify Chef when items need to be restocked)

Dining Room Server Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Dining Room Server

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: TIPS, TABC, CA, STAR, BC, RAMP

Education for Dining Room Server

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the dining room server job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and University Degree in Education, General Education, English, Hospitality, Tourism, Food and Beverage Management, Military, History, Graduate, Management

Skills for Dining Room Server

Desired skills for dining room server include:

Dietary procedures
Was well as related Health Department regulations and guidelines pertaining to food service operations
Beer
Spirits and food
Wine
Culinary and wines an asset
Foods and wine
Beverage offerings
Liquor
Wine and food that is served at the property

Desired experience for dining room server includes:

Knowledge of outlet dining service
To have appropriate folded napkins
Able to bend and lift a minimum of ten pounds
Must be able to transport large trays weighing up to 30lbs
2 year(s) experience as a Server in a upscale hotel or restaurant
Possess a friendly, helpful, professional attitude

Dining Room Server Examples

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Dining Room Server Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a dining room server. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for dining room server
  • Complies with Springhouse food service uniform and personal hygiene standards
  • Takes meal orders and serves/delivers food to residents in an efficient manner
  • Communicates with residents, families, and guests in a courteous manner
  • Performs all assigned sanitation, stocking, and food preparation duties
  • Completes all documentation and paperwork including documenting exceptions to service plan delivery in service
  • Preparing for meal service
  • Taking orders from residents
  • Delivering food to residents and ensuring correctness
  • Meeting the needs of residents during meal times
  • Assisting in post meal clean-up
Qualifications for dining room server
  • Must be able to maintain a positive attitude under pressure and multi task
  • Experience in a club setting is a plus
  • Computer skills and experience working on a POS system required
  • Successful wait service experience in a fine dining environment
  • Excellent communication skills along with positive and friendly customer relations skills
  • Ability to complete tasks efficiently, accurately, thoroughly and safely
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Dining Room Server Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a dining room server. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for dining room server
  • Check catering orders
  • Wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Follow cleaning schedule (daily, weekly, monthly, etc) or as needed
  • Clean all equipment as per manuals
  • Reports any unsafe conditions, equipment, or behavior to manager immediately
  • Attends educational Safety briefs
  • Understands facility‚Äôs disaster plans, and follows prescribed procedures during drills, and in actual emergencies
  • Disposes of refuse in designated bin (use ladders provided to access bins)
  • Reports supply shortages and equipment repair needs to Supervisor/Manager
  • Directs any health and Safety concerns to Supervisor/Manager
Qualifications for dining room server
  • GREAT opportunity for students - work hours managed around class schedules
  • Serving experience preferred but not required
  • Lift and store stock and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Proficient in reading and writing English to facilitate safe and effective communications
  • Team player ( helpful to co co-workers, and residents)
  • Must be able to work in a high paced and busy environment
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Dining Room Server Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a dining room server. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for dining room server
  • LPN Med Tech
  • Dining Room Servers
  • Life Enrichment Manager
Qualifications for dining room server
  • Less than high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • CA Food Handler certificate, required within 30 days of hire
  • Must have ability to read, write, speak and understand English

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