Ruth's Chris Steak House - Server Assistant / Busser at Desert Island Restaurants

Sales/Retail/Business Development
Desert Island Restaurants
Koloa, HI
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POSITION SUMMARY: Communicates with and assists servers to maintain service efficiency and guest satisfaction. Maintains cleanliness of and restocks front-of-the-house service stations; practices on-going table maintenance for all guests.

This is a non-exempt hourly position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (Key Tasks and Responsibilities)

- Reports to work as indicated on the work schedule and in the correct uniform.

- Practices positive personal hygiene and cleanliness habits during all work shifts.

- Obtains stations assignments from hostess/host or Manager on Duty at the start of the work shift, correctly completes all assigned opening and sidework duties in a timely manner.

- Sets-up and restocks service stations before, during and after service; restocks glassware, ice and other items needed for the bar.

- Serves water, bread and butter to guests in assigned area immediately upon being seated. Replenishes these items regularly throughout the dining experience.

- Removes dishes, silverware, glassware and all other items when guests are finished using them. Replaces items as needed for next course.

- Returns dirty dishware, glassware, utensils and linen to the dishwashing area; sorts items according to the “decoy” system, placing them in prescribed area for proper disposition.

- Resets vacated tables according to the procedures stated in the Ruth’s Chris Steak House training materials.

- Communicates to the service staff any requests or needs of the guest.

- Practices teamwork by assisting fellow employees in refills, table maintenance and bussing to enhance the guests’ dining experience.

- Assists service and steward staff in spot cleaning in dining room, as needed.

- Performs all closing duties/sidework before end of shift.

- Performs all duties and maintains knowledge of all standards and procedures, as stated in the Ruth’s Chris Employee Training Packet – Service Assistant.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (Minimum qualifications needed to perform essential job functions)

- Must be able to lift, handle and carry trays, smallwares and equipment weighing up to 35 pounds.

- Must have a good sense of balance, be able to bend, kneel, stoop, reach and squat on a frequent basis to obtain and store food, beverage items, smallwares and service equipment.

- Must be able to constantly stand and exert well-paced mobility for a period up to four hours in length.

- Must be able to communicate effectively and listen attentively to supervisors, employees and guests.

- Must be able to continuously use fingers to bilaterally operate point-of-sale equipment, prepare and serve food/beverage items.