Compass Group, North America BANQUET WAITER / WAITRESS Job in WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia

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  • We have an opening for 2 On Call / PRN BANQUET WAITERS WAITRESSES.

  • Location: 800 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC, 20002. /Note: online applications accepted only./

  • Schedule: On call.

  • Requirement: Must be certified / be able to communicate using American Sign Language (ASL); catering / wait staff experience highly preferred.

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Bon Appétit Management Company believes we can change the world through food. A pioneer in socially and environmentally responsible sourcing, we cook everything from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. Our teams at corporations, universities, and museums all across the US have the freedom to create menus tuned to their guests, mixing regional comfort foods and global cuisine. We are committed to nurturing our staff’s talents, staying ahead of dining trends, and making a difference in the food system. Join us in our mission of “food service for a sustainable future.”

Full time associates at Bon Appetit are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Wellness Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents

  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)

  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

  • Discount Marketplace

  • And other voluntary benefits

Summary: Services the set up and break down of catering events, and functions as a food server either delivering the food the guests table-side or working to replentish buffets or food stations..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promptly and warmly greet guests in the event location; serves food and beverages in an efficient manner, following established steps of service on the banquet event sheets.

  • Delivers food promptly and professionally; maintains safe food handling and sanitation standards. Follows up periodically to assist with any additional needs or requests.

  • Demonstrates complete understanding of menu items and ingredients. Advises guests on appropriate combinations of food and drinks when requested; accommodates reasonable requests and notes preferences. As needed, demonstrates knowledge of specialized diets and allergens.

  • Communicates directly with back-of-the-house staff, event chef and/or ebent coordinator to ensure that orders are delivered correctly and special requests are accommodated.

  • Exhibits exceptional communications skills and demonstrates ability to get along well with others. Remains flexible and patient when communicating with guests and staff.

  • Must be profecient at signing using American Sign Language

  • Collects tickets, vouchers and follows proper cash-handling procedures.

  • Promotes a clean, safe and neat environment for guests.

  • Maintains a high level of sensitivity and confidentiality regarding personal or medical information that is shared.

  • Promptly addresses complaints or issues; relays relevant information or complaints directly to supervisor.

  • Ensures that the event space is properly set up prior to and after the service period; keeps area clean and neat while meeting established sanitation standards.

  • Operates a variety of equipment, including fire extinguishers, telephones, iced tea/soda machines, soup wells and coffee machines, catering equipment; chaffing dishes, etc.

  • Works with staff of other departments to perform job duties during special events and functions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected veteran status.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity.

Req ID: 138717