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Server Restaurant / Banquets

Posted January 14, 2022

Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome
Lafayette, LA
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About This Job

Responsible for: offering prompt and courteous service so the guests have an enjoyable experience. Maintain the cleanliness and guest ready appearance of outlet.

Pre Requisites

The Company associates have access to guestrooms and property, character traits of honesty and trustworthiness are essential to this position. Therefore, associates must pass the appropriate security clearance, per company policy.
  • One year experience in food and beverage position preferred.
  • Experience with chain food and retail outlet preferred.

Summary Of Essential Job Functions

Must be able to perform major life activities: Standing, lifting, bending, learning, reading, concentrating, thinking, and communicating.For this position specifically:
  • Must be able to push or pull 60 pounds and lift and/or carry 30 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand for eight hours, bend, stretch, reach.
  • Must be able to see and hear.
  • Must be able to speak and read English, the ability to communicate in another language may be helpful.
  • Must display professionalism, honesty and trustworthiness at all times.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Knowledge in:
  • Age requirements and verify those who order any alcoholic beverages.
  • Menu items, preparation methods and beverage choices.
  • Standards of operation as required by brand.
  • Area shopping, dining, entertainment and travel directions to assist guest inquiries.
  • Daily hotel operations check daily events, bulletin boards and are up to date on changes, new procedures and events.
  • Entire property, staff, services, hours of operation, type of rooms, locations, rates, discounts.
Skills:
  • Service minded, friendly professional behavior. Welcoming and personable.
  • Computer literate to thoroughly operate property management system: post charges, compute bills, collect payment and make change.
  • Sell, suggest and serve quality food and beverage items as per standards.
Abilities:
  • Multi task, remain associate and guest service centric.
  • Effectively communicate with guests and associates.
  • Solve guest issues with professionalism maintain hospitable attitude.
  • Market and promote to increase exposure and sales.
  • Work as a team member in aspects such as: cleaning, side work, food preparation and storage.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare and consistently maintain dining area and supplies in a guest ready atmosphere.
  • Process guest charges and gratuities in accordance to standards, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain safety and security practices, have thorough knowledge of emergency procedures.
  • Ensure guests are provided with the highest quality product and service.
  • Complete daily side work including stocking. Also may be responsible for ordering, cost control and maintaining the quality of items served or alerting management to issues in these areas in a timely manner.
  • Maintain certification from a brand approved responsible vendor training program.
  • Other duties as assigned, that the associate is capable of performing.

Working Conditions/Special Requirements

Standing, walking for long periods of time while maintaining a friendly professional image. Be flexible in regard to work schedule. Be available as necessary 24/7, weekends and holidays.

Positions For Possible Advancement

Before the next promotion, this person should train her/his replacement. The ability to teach skills and competencies will enhance leadership skills in preparation for further promotion, potentially as a Food and Beverage Supervisor or Guest Service Representative.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.
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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome

2350 West Congress Street
Lafayette, LA 70506

(337) 291-1977

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At A Glance

For a centrally located Lafayette, LA hotel, select Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette/Cajundome - the perfect base for business and leisure travelers. Right next to both the Cajundome and the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the hotel sits on university land and is surrounded by their research park and athletic facilities. Pick up some last-minute shopping at the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®, pack light thanks to hotel’s the laundry service, and order some delicious, freshly prepared room service.

Corporate guests will keep on top of work with the full range of business amenities provided. Use the secure remote printing to the 24-hour business center with A/V equipment rental, express mail and fax services provided to assist you. Host an event in a fully equipped meeting room and stay in touch with complimentary WiFi in every guest room.

Keep yourself fit at the complimentary fitness center and enjoy an invigorating swim in the heated indoor pool. Enjoy a tasty array of American classics at the Garden Grille, serving up breakfast, lunch and dinner. A special menu is available for children, and cribs and high chairs are provided.