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Hiring Deadline: Open until filled
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Zip Code: 77019
Industry: All
Employer: River Oaks Country Club
Job Tracking ID: 1382749550
Job Description:

River Oaks Country Club, one of the most distinguished clubs in Houston, and we are currently seeking dedicated, responsible, dynamic, and energetic servers to join our Banquet and A La Carte departments. Candidates must be experienced in hospitality and service. Become part of this team dedicated to excellence and distinction. Apply online at riveroakscc.net.

Job Description

Position:
Poolside/Banquet Server
Responsibilities:
• To serve all members and guests in assigned section/s of the dining room.
• To provide fast and efficient service of meals and beverages in a courteous manner.
• To ensure correct billing procedures (when required)
• To provide excellent service, ensuring level of service meets ROCC standards.
• To ensure all ROCC policies and regulations are strictly adhered to.

Essential Functions:
• Maintain a clean, neat and professional appearance at all times in accordance with the established dress codes, good posture and a smile.
• Setting up, working and breaking down of banquet events
• Perform various tasks such as removing linen, moving tables, chairs, staging, dance floors, busing glasses, dishes, silverware, etc., and re-setting rooms.
• Providing immediate attention to all members/guests upon arrival and/or seating
• Take customers' orders and place orders with kitchen or bar.
• Informs cooks about any special cooking instructions
• Serve food and drinks
• Clear tables and return dishes and cutlery to kitchens and/or work station
• Be knowledgeable about all food and beverage products that are offered • Keep service standards stocked with appropriate levels of linen and silverware
• Reset tables as needed
• Complete side duty tasks as assigned
• Check with the kitchen and bar to see what products my be short and what products...
to suggestive sell
Special Requirements:
• Must possess an outgoing personality
• Must possess honesty and integrity
• Must be polite, patient and courteous at all times
• Must treat others with kindness and respect
• Must follow schedule
• Must interact well with members, guests and staff
• Ability to understand and follow posted rules and procedures
• Ability to follow directions from a supervisor
• Ability to effectively communicate in a professional and friendly manner to members, guests and staff.
• Must have knowledge of proper way to serve, set up and clear tables
• Must be able to work fast and safely
• Must have working knowledge of cocktails
• Must have good coordination and balance
• Must be personable, responsible and willing to work in a team environment
• Must learn and be able to properly execute the POS system (Jonas)
• Must be a minimum age of 18 years and TABC certified to serve alcohol.


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

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