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Sage Hospitality Resources Banquet Server On-Call in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

We are looking for a new On-Call Banquet Server for The Hotel Zags. Stylish, inviting and convenient to lively local attractions, The Hotel Zags is an oasis all its own, offering a hospitality experience enlivened by natural beauty and the quirky culture of the city around it. Boutique in size and independent in nature, The Hotel Zags is located in the Fountain District, a hidden gem of Portland's downtown district.

From its vibrant color schemes, modern furnishings, and large picture windows that perfectly frame views of the city and the hotel’s courtyard, the hotel brings the outdoors inside. Designed with stone-covered walkways, the hotel entrance is also framed by a Living Wall robust with plant life to mirror the nearby Columbia River Gorge. Though the property has a style and energy all its own, The Hotel Zags is all about the city around it.

Job Overview

Under general supervision, provides prompt and courteous food service to customers. Set-up, service and break down assigned functions in a safe, accident-free manner.

Responsibilities

  • Read BEO and know how to complete a set-up.

  • Set tables in assigned area correctly and uniformly.

  • Keep station neat and clean while servicing guest per established policies and procedures.

  • Use proper in-room clearing and aisle tray break-down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.

  • Assist Lead Banquet Server in setting up/breaking down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.

  • Greet and serve guests following guidelines set by the policies/procedures regarding the service of food and beverage.

  • Follow all guest check and money-handling procedures when serving a-la-carte and beverage orders.

  • Complete assigned sidework.

  • Remains attentive to the customers throughout the entire dining experience, adhering to or exceeding service standards at all times.

  • Able to work flexible shifts to consist of mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekend and holidays.

  • Travel requirements - local travel for outside catering functions only.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Previous experience in similar position of 3 months or longer.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Must have basic knowledge of customer service principles, food service function, and restaurant and kitchen operations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc. 20 -40 lbs. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bar 50 -100 lbs.

  • Carrying trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc using both hands at 20 -40 lbs.

  • Must be able to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages.

  • Bending/kneeling: Ability to bend to lower level cabinets and lift trays.

  • Mobility: Maneuver in narrow areas and between seated guests.

  • Continuous standing required to service guest functions; 100% of the time scheduled.

  • Climbing approximately 12 steps 20% of 8 hours.

  • No driving required.

  • Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.

  • Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

Environment

Physically strenuous: prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.

Benefits

  • Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching

  • Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

ID: 2021-8326

Position Type: On Call

Property : The Hotel Zags

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Banquets

Address : 515 SW Clay St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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