Full Service Restaurant All Position FOH & BOH job – The Hickory Tavern – Columbia, SC – Columbia, SC

The Hickory Tavern (2 Locations)

Columbia, SC

Location #1 (The Vista)

907 Senate Street

Columbia, SC 29201

Location # 2 (Woodhill)

141 Pelham Drive

Columbia, SC 29209

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Monday thru Saturday from 2pm- 4pm (live interviews)


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BOH / Job Purpose: Full Time / Part Time Line Cooks, Dishwashers, Prep Cooks

Serves meals by reviewing recipes; assembling, combining, and cooking ingredients; maintaining equipment, inventory and a sanitary kitchen.

Duties : * Plans meals by analyzing recipes; retrieving and ordering ingredients. * Prepares ingredients by following recipes; slicing, cutting, chopping, mincing, stirring, whipping, and mixing ingredients; adding seasonings; verifying taste. * Completes meal preparation by grilling, sautéing, roasting, frying, and broiling ingredients; verifying cook and taste; assembling and refrigerating cold ingredients. * Presents meals by placing and arranging hot and cold elements using plates, dishes, bowls, and baskets. * Controls costs by adhering to recipes; following preparation standards. * Maintains a sanitary kitchen by adhering to state and local sanitation, storage, and refrigeration requirements and codes; cleaning equipment. * Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock; anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt. * Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; performing preventive and cleaning maintenance; calling for repairs. * Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. * Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications: Verbal Communication, Client Relationships, Energy Level, Dependability, Productivity, Customer Service, Attendance, Confidentiality, Emotional Control, Flexibility, Handles Pressure. 1 year prior experience in a full service restaurant is required.

FOH / Job Purpose: Part Time Host/ Hostess/ Waitstaff

Serves patrons by providing information to help food and beverage selections; presenting ordered choices; maintaining dining ambiance.

Duties: * Welcoming guest into our business; Seating patrons and insuring they have menus and utensils.* Prepares room for dining by setting up table presentation, condiments, service plates, and utensils. * Protects establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies. * Helps patrons select food and beverages by presenting menu; offering cocktails and starters; suggesting courses; explaining the chef’s specialties; identifying appropriate wines; answering food preparation questions. * Transmits orders to bar and kitchen by recording patrons’ choices; identifying patrons’ special dietary needs and special requests. * Keeps kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression. * Serves orders by picking up and delivering patrons’ choices from bar and kitchen; delivering accompaniments and condiments from service bars. * Responds to additional patron requirements by inquiring of needs; observing dining process. * Maintains table setting by removing courses as completed; refilling water glasses; being alert to patron spills or other special needs. * Concludes dining experience by acknowledging choice of restaurant; inviting patrons to return. * Obtains revenues by totaling charges; issuing bill; accepting payment; returning change or credit card and signature slip to patrons. * Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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