Restaurant Server job – Carmines – Penn Quarter, Washington, DC – Washington, DC

Restaurant Server

Carmines – Penn Quarter, Washington, DC

Washington, DC


Carmine’s, New York City’s Legendary Family Style Italian restaurant, located in Penn Quarter, is now hiring. Are you an experienced, driven and successful restaurant Server? Apply today for this excellent opportunity!!!!

Position Summary :
Always provides a warm, friendly and immediate greeting to all guests. Explains and guides the guest in order to positively experience the Carmine’s family style concept. Properly executes the Steps of Service.

Essential Functions of the Job :

  • Responsible for the guest’s experience from beginning to end
  • Must have complete knowledge of all the items the restaurant and bar has to offer (food, beverages, specials,) and its components (decor, owner and chef)
  • Accurate with money and accounting
  • Knowledgeable and utilize suggestive selling
  • Responsible for serving menu items to the table in a timely and friendly manner
  • Serving out menu items as specified by management
  • Complete knowledge of table numbers and stations
  • Respect for fellow employees and guests
  • They are required to serve alcohol in a responsible and safe manner as described by management
  • A server must properly inform management if a guest appears intoxicated, and must not serve anyone who visually appears to be alcohol impaired
  • Follow health and safety procedures laid out by management, city, state and federal requirements
  • Always presents positive and friendly first and last impression for all
  • Working with the kitchen and management staff on restaurant flow
  • Working with management on smooth guest service
  • Assisting management and staff with private parties (banquets)
  • Promotes the importance of teamwork and maintaining an efficient work situation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the steps of service
  • Knowledge of Carmine’s menu and concept
  • Able to answer questions about ingredients and allergies, preparation, description of menu items
  • Knowledge of all table numbers and layouts
  • Respect for fellow employees and guests
  • Stands during the entire shift
  • Verbally communicates with guests both in person the entire shift
  • Walks the floor, upstairs and downstairs to seat the guests and to track clean, dirty and occupied and unoccupied tables during the entire shift
  • Reaches, bends and stoops frequently
  • May carry 20 lbs., removing chairs, moving tables, highchair throughout the shift

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required :

  • Excellent communication skills – verbally interacts with management, servers, team members and guests
  • Language Skills – fluency in English is necessary to perform the job; and a knowledge of Spanish is helpful
  • Must be able to read, and write English and properly and efficiently input orders into Aloha
  • Must maintain tact and remain cool under pressure
  • Previous restaurant Server experience necessary
  • Computer knowledge helpful

Carmine’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  1. Seems like a great opportunity for people looking around for such a job.

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