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Restaurant Server

Company: Highgate Hotels
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. www.highgate.com.Courtyard Portland East2811 NE 181st AvePortland, OR 97230The Restaurant Server is responsible for providing the highest quality of service to guests in an attentive, courteous, and efficient manner. He/she is also responsible for receiving and delivering guests orders and collecting payment.

  • Employees must at all times be attentive, friendly, helpful and courteous to all guests, managers and fellow employees.
  • Be familiar with the organization of the Restaurant(s), lounges, and Room Service and know the function of each job position.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of menus and current specials in applicable outlets.
  • Service guests with all food and beverage requirements in an attentive, courteous, and efficient manner.
  • Pre-bus all tables removing soiled dishes after each course.
  • Be familiar with the operation of the P.O.S system.
  • Perform cashiering functions by closing checks and preparing end of shift paperwork.
  • Perform opening and closing procedures and side-work duties according to station rotation assignment and established checklist.
  • Ensure that tables and side stands are kept stocked, tidy and clean.
  • Keep all beverages at least full (coffee, tea, soda, water, and lemonade).
  • Breakdown trays of soiled dishes and linen in the dishroom according to established standards.
  • Answer the telephone according to standards.
  • Consistently upsell food, beverage and promotional items to guests.
  • Be familiar with fire extinguishers, locations and know how to use them.
  • Receive and deliver food and beverage orders and collect payment.
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • High School diploma or equivalent and/or experience in a hotel or a related field preferred.
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Medium work-Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 20 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to stand during entire shift.
  • Must be able to maneuver throughout the dining area while carrying full trays of food & beverages.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which includes wearing the proper uniform and nametag.
  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain a friendly and warm demeanor at all times.Job ID: 2022-25405

Keywords: Highgate Hotels, Portland , Restaurant Server, Hospitality & Tourism , Portland, Oregon

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