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Restaurant Server- $200 Sign-On Bonus

Posted July 20, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Akron
Akron, OH
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About This Job

Overview

The Restaurant Server will take food and beverage orders, retrieve and serve alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages and food orders to guest tables according Hotel specifications, courteously and efficiently. He/she will collect payments and assist in the maintenance of the Restaurant area and equipment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities

  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
  • Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wine.
  • Roll silverware, set up food stations or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties.
  • Inform customers of daily specials.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware.
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, take them to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Assist host or hostess by answering phones to take reservations or to-go orders, and by greeting, seating, and thanking guests.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Bring wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses, and pour the wines for customers.
  • Perform food preparation duties such as preparing salads, appetizers, and cold dishes, portioning desserts, and brewing coffee.
  • Escort customers to their tables.
  • Garnish and decorate dishes in preparation for serving.
  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
  • Describe and recommend wines to customers.
  • Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.

Qualifications

Education & Experience: 

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • Must have good understanding of the English language and previous guest/customer relations experience. 
  • Certification of previous training in liquor, wine and food service preferred.
  • Must be TIPS, CARE (or equivalent) certified, or become certified by first day on the job.
  • Ability to input and access information in the property management system/computers/point of sales system.
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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Akron

1307 East Market Street
Akron, OH 44305

(330) 733-2900

At A Glance

Situated near the corporate corridor of Routes I-76/Rt. 8/I-77 and the Akron/Canton Airport, the new Hilton Garden Inn Akron hotel is just minutes from Akron, Ohio's city center at the new East End Development - home of Goodyear Tire. This modern Akron-area hotel is across the street from Goodyear Theater and is one of few hotels near Canal Park Stadium and the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Center. Enjoy easy access to many local businesses in downtown Akron, OH, and surrounding attractions including Akron Art Museum, Akron Zoo and Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

All of the comfortable guest rooms at our hotel in Akron, Ohio, offer amenities to help you feel at home, including microwaves, mini-refrigerators, complimentary WiFi and large desks with ergonomic chairs. Energize in the complimentary 24-hour fitness center or refresh in the indoor pool or whirlpool. Enjoy a beer or a cocktail before savoring American classics in The Garden Grille & Bar, which is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Stay connected in the complimentary 24-hour business center and hold a meeting, training event or wedding for up to 200 people in two modern boardrooms and a flexible 3,700 sq. ft. ballroom.

  • Easily accessible from Interstates 76, 77 and Rt. 8, and Akron/Canton Regional Airport
  • Convenient to downtown companies, the University of Akron and the Goodyear World Headquarters
  • Onsite dining in The Garden Grille & Bar
  • Over 4,500 sq. ft. of flexible Akron, Ohio meeting space