THE HIRING COMPANY:
Park Restaurant and Bar is a new restaurant on the south side of Columbia at Discovery Parkway. Park Restaurant & Bar is the place for folks who love local flavors and ingredients. Our small plate menu will entice you to enjoy old favorites and explore new seasonal items alongside friends and family. Our unique bar setting includes a bourbon display, 30 craft beers on tap, community table with fireplace and TVs to catch the Tigers’ latest win.

THE SERVER POSITION:
Our servers provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all of our guests! Each servers' primary objective is to show our guests such a marvelous time that they will want to return!

THE SERVER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide excellent customer service to guests
  • Greet and escort customers to their tables when needed
  • Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (e.g. about portions, ingredients or potential food allergies)
  • Inform customers about the day’s specials and offer menu recommendations upon request
  • Up-sell additional products when appropriate
  • Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software and communicate order details to the Kitchen Staff
  • Check customers’ IDs to ensure they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Serve food and drink orders
  • Monitor and observe guests dining experience to ensure guests are satisfied with the food and service
  • Problem solve and correct any guest issues respond promptly and courteously to correct any problems.
  • Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems
  • Deliver checks and collect bill payments
  • Clear tables of plates and glasses when guests have finished their meal
  • Meet with restaurant staff to review daily specials, changes on the menu and service specifications for reservations (e.g. parties)
  • Follow all relevant health department regulations

SERVER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ year of experience as a server at a casual dining or fine dining restaurant
  • Able to diffuse and problem solve guests issues
  • Outgoing, extroverted personality!
  • Positive attitude!
  • Able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours)
  • Able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food and containers weighing up to 25 pounds

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