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Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
Position updated on:
Zip Code: 90403
Industry: All
Employer: Shore Hotel
Job Tracking ID: 1379201998
Job Description:
The LEED Gold certified Shore Hotel, located just steps away from the beach in Santa Monica, CA is seeking an energetic and guest service oriented individual to join the Food & Beverage Team as a FULL TIME F&B ASSOCIATE.

The F&B Associate is responsible for assisting the Food & Beverage Department with setup/breakdown for events, serving during the events, assisting with mini-bar, bartending, and assisting with the coffee bar when needed all while providing 5 Star Service during each interaction. The Food & Beverage Associate is an essential member of the F&B Team and reports to the Food & Beverage Director.

The ideal candidate possesses the strengths and personality traits to be able to multi-task and cater to guest needs in order to create a personable guest experience with every interaction while being a true team player.

If you are an experienced banquet associate, server, and bartender and would like a chance at this exclusive opportunity, please stop by during our open application hours (listed below) or hit reply and send us your resume.

Open Application Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-12pm
Wednesday: 2pm-4pm

Shore Hotel
1515 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403


Thank you for your interest in joining the Shore Hotel family!


Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: TBD

Restaurant Jobs Description

Cooks

The most important factor to consider when hiring a cook is experience. Preferably, experience in the style of food you will be serving. Cooking candidates should express an enthusiasm for the food you plan to serve. If a cook is professionally trained, be sure that they can handle the speed of a busy kitchen as well as produce delicious dishes. Food safety, such as a Serve Safe certification is also a plus. While cooks don’t need to be as personable as the wait staff or hostess, they should be someone who can work as part of team and be reasonably polite.

Wait Staff

If you are expecting a high paced, quick turnover rate each day, you need someone who can move fast. However, if the view of your restaurant is quiet, intimate, and slow-paced, such as fine dining, then you need someone who is comfortable that type of atmosphere. When interviewing for wait staff positions, ask each candidate what their strengths are. A server should be knowledgeable of the type of food you serve, as well as have a basic familiarity of wine and mixed drinks.

Host

The general job of a restaurant host is to meet, greet, and seat customers. Therefore it is an excellent entry-level job for someone without a lot of restaurant experience (or any). The host should be friendly and courteous, and also know how to handle rushes, waiting lines. A host should be an organized person who is comfortable multi-tasking.

Bartender

This position is often tops on the front-of-the house job ladder. To be a great bartender (and that is the only type you should hire) a person must have a wide knowledge of mixed drinks, be friendly to both customers and staff and be a good listener. Great bartenders can give quality, attentive service to their own customers, while still getting the staff their drinks. Honesty is another important requirement. The bartender handles a lot of cash each shift and you need to be able to trust that he or she will not siphon any off the top.

Dishwasher

This is usually an entry-level position in the business. While dishwashing isn't the most desirable job in a restaurant, it is one of the most important. It's always a good idea to be a little nicer to your dishwashers-- give them a free meal or a tip after a particularly busy night to keep them from walking off in the middle of a shift. Because, if they walk, there is a good chance the owner may have to finish the job! If an employee can stick out a few months in the dish pit, then they are worth bringing up through the ranks, since nothing else will help build character the way dishwashing does.

Busboy (also referred to as a Busser)

Often, the first promotion a dishwasher gets is to busboy. This position is ideal for a high school student. The busboy is a gopher of sorts. His main job is to bus the dining room tables, however he can be conscripted by the cooks to fetch ingredients that are running low, or by wait staff to help make desserts or salads. The bartender may have a busser restock his coolers, if he doesn't have his own bar-back. Bussing positions are an excellent way to gain exposure to all parts of the restaurant business, and a good transition to either a front of the house or back of the house position.