ARAMARK Lead Waiter/Waitress - Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon
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Job Summary: The Lead Waiter/Waitress position is vital to achieving excellent customer service and executing catering events. They are responsible for pulling equipment for event set up, transporting materials and food to the event, setting up the event, serving guests, cleaning up the event, and returning equipment to the Catering Department.
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities:
Organize and lead catering team on all catering functions
Organize and lead preparation banquet room for the function
Serve meals and beverages in accordance with catering protocol and banquet sheets
Properly set tables for special functions
Load/unload event equip. into catering vehicles, following all safety procedures in compliance with DOT regulations.
Clean all functions areas upon completion
Perform opening and closing side work as needed
Must Maintain a professional appearance
Maintain storage rooms and supplies in an orderly fashion
Maintain equipment and all other catering supplies
Perform all job duties in a safe manner and follow all company safety policies and procedures
Ability to understand and follow directions from the Manager/Director
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and frequently lift, push, pull, or carry up to 30 lbs
Ability to walk or stand for extended time periods, up to 6 hours
Involves repetitive motion
Involves working with chemicals, heated equipment, steam and at other risk conditions
Ability to move in and out of catering vehicles and transport event equipment and food product in a safe manner
Additional Job Functions:
Cross-training and work in other dining locations on campus as needed
Completion of any task requested by a supervisor or member of the ARAMARK management team.
Supervises the staff and sanitation of facilities of the locations.
Responsible for openings and closing the building, managing employee issues and making sure the location is staffed appropriately.
1 year supervisory experience
Excellent Customer Service Skills and ability to work in a team environment
Well-groomed and professional attire (follow Aramark standards for uniform and grooming)
- Must have valid food handler and OLCC Card
Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran