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Bistro Server

Posted June 8, 2022

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville
Merrillville, IN
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About This Job

Overview

Opportunity:  Bistro Server

Serve food and/or beverage to guests in a courteous and friendly manner and in accordance with established brand/hotel guest service and sustainability standards. 

Potential Career Path

Banquet Server/Captain; Restaurant Supervisor – Restaurant Manager – Banquet Manager

Essential Job Functions

  • Set up necessary supplies, food, and beverage at the beginning of the shift and maintain a stocked work area at all times.
  • Take orders from customers, input orders, obtain payment and provide change.
  • Communicate additional meal requirements, allergies, dietary needs, and special requests to the kitchen.
  • Prepare food, coffee and other beverages, including alcohol, when necessary. 
  • Prepare ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food, when necessary.
  • Perform other food and beverage functions such as bartending and bussing in the event of staff staffing shortages or peak periods. 
  • Count bank at end of shift, complete designated cashier reports, resolve any discrepancies, drop off receipts, and secure bank in accordance with established policies.
  • Clean all equipment and areas, locking equipment doors, etc.
  • Abide by state, federal and corporate requirements pertaining to serving alcoholic beverages.
  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.
  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards. 
  • Ensure overall guest satisfaction.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous food and beverage experience or equivalent training required.

Work Environment and Context

  • Work schedule varies and may include working on holidays and weekends and alternate shifts.
  • Requires standing for extended periods, walking, pushing, lifting up to 25 pounds, bending and reaching.

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About this Employer

Hilton Garden Inn Merrillville

7775 Mississippi Street
Merrillville, IN 46410

(219) 769-7100

124 Room Hotel

www.hilton.com

At A Glance

Located just off I-65, with easy access to downtown Chicago and Lake County, this hotel in Merrillville, Indiana is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Business guests will be conveniently close to IBM, U.S. Steel, and NiSource corporate headquarters as well as many other local companies.

Amenities such as our on-site restaurant, comfortable adjustable beds and complimentary WiFi access help make your stay stress-free. Utilize your room’s microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker to make your morning coffee, store cold drinks or heat up a meal. Bring your swimsuit to swim laps in our indoor heated pool at our hotel in Merrillville, Indiana. Maintain your exercise routine in the 24-hour fitness center. Plan an event in 3,500 sq. ft. of versatile function space. Use the services in our 24-hour business center to prepare for a meeting.

  • Located one block east of I-65, providing easy access to Chicago and all of Lake County 
  • Complimentary internet access 
  • 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting and event space 
  • On-site restaurant, 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®, microwave and refrigerator in each room 
  • Complimentary 24-hour Business Center