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Zip Code: 98057
Industry: All
Employer: Merrill Gardens
Job Tracking ID: 1384545815
Job Description:
Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre is the premier provider of retirement and assisted living with a reputation for excellence in customer service, lifestyle programs, and dining services. We are looking for a full-time Lead Server to join our team. Major responsibilities of the position include:

- Determine section assignments
- Clean, organize and maintain all customer service areas
- Assist in seating and integration of new and existing residents in the dining room
- Attend pre-meal meeting to gain understanding of food prep and description
- Maintain accurate records of meal plan participation for residents and guests
- Collaborate with Executive Chef on staff schedules to ensure proper coverage for shifts
- Train all new staff using Dining Services Training Manual and methods
- Ensure all staff are in compliance with uniform expectations
- Direct and maintain cleanliness and organization in service areas, setting and appearance of dining room and reach-in/walk-in coolers
- Create and post cleaning schedules for dining room staff
- Ensure all tray service is delivered and collected in a timely manner
- Assist in planning and executing special events and catering for community
- Contribute to team and community success through positive interactions with residents, staff, guests, and vendors

-Minimum of three years of dining room/serving experience, preferably in a high volume, fine dining setting. Senior living experience is a plus.
- Must have flexibility with schedule and be available to work early morning or evening shifts as well as days, weekends, and holidays
- Consistent and punctual attendance for shifts is required
- Prefer previous management or lead position experience
- Must have a Food Handler's permit
- Must be at least 18 years old.
- Frequently lifts up to ten pounds, may lift up to fifty pounds
- Requires constant standing and walking
- Must be able to communicate both in written and spoken English.

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

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