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Cocktail Servers

Posted August 15, 2022

Canoe Place Inn & Cottages
Hampton Bays, NY
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Receive a $400 sign-on bonus after 30 days of employment and an additional $400 if you stay with us till December! Plus, we will pay you $500 for every referral we hire!

Compensation

Competitive Pay

About This Job

CANOE PLACE INN & COTTAGES:

New York’s iconic “first stop out East,” Canoe Place in Hampton Bays is a beautifully restored boutique hotel opening this summer. The refreshed destination is home to an inn and cottages, restaurants and bars, a full-service spa and inspiring historic event spaces with countless job opportunities.

Canoe Place Inn & Cottages is part of the Main Street Hospitality collection of boutique hotels and restaurants. Built on three generations of hospitality leadership, we are deeply committed to genuine experiences for our guests and business partners. Our hotels are destinations, each with their own voice.

For more information please visit: Hotel Management Company New England | Hospitality Management MA

COCKTAIL SERVER:

We are looking for an energetic, attentive cocktail servers who are committed to providing a high-quality dining experience to our guests. The cocktail servers’ responsibilities include speaking with guests, taking drink and food orders, making recommendations, processing payments, and ensuring that guests’ needs are met and they have an excellent time. You should be a skilled multi-tasker with a passion for guest satisfaction and knowledge of wines, beer, and cocktails.

To succeed as a cocktail server, you should be friendly, proactive, and efficient. Cocktail servers should also be passionate about the food and drinks they serve and creating a fun, enjoyable experience for every guest.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interacting with guests by taking their orders, making recommendations, providing them with accurate bills, serving them food and drinks, processing payments, and supplying them with whatever they need in a timely manner.
  • Handling multiple tables and tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Cleaning and clearing tables.
  • Assisting with opening and closing duties, such as preparing ingredients and restocking items, such as straws, napkins, etc.
  • Learning about food and beverages, such as wine, beer, and cocktails.
  • Taking inventory of supplies and ingredients.
  • Checking identification to ensure customers are the proper age to purchase alcoholic beverages.
  • Standing, walking and carrying heavy trays of food and drinks.

REQUIRMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience may be preferred, especially if serving beverages in a fine dining establishment.
  • Ability to walk, stand, and carry heavy trays.
  • A friendly, attentive attitude.
  • Knowledge of cocktails, beer, wine, and food.
  • Must be the minimum age to serve alcohol.
  • A passion for providing guests with high-quality service.
  • Compliance with all local, state, and federal liquor laws.
  • Willingness to work at peak hours, which may include evenings, holidays, and weekends.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Warm and engaging personality with good communication and interpersonal skills, especially verbal, with management, co-workers, guests, and other parties
  • Very self-confident and mature; able to manage systems, employees, and demanding guests
  • Extremely self-sufficient with good analytical, administrative, and problem-solving skills
  • Good discretion and independent judgement in evaluating data and determining courses of action
  • Ability to interpret, and implement management policies or operating practices
  • Good self-discipline with an ability to complete tasks independently
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, issues, co-workers, and guests in stressful situations and take responsibility in a professional manner

BENEFITS:

Canoe Place Inn & Cottages offers a thoughtful package of benefits for eligible employees:

  • Group insurance, including medical, dental and vision, in addition to company-paid life insurance
  • Optional insurance plans include Short and Long-term disability, Accident and Critical Illness
  • 401K retirement program with employer match
  • You work hard and deserve time to unwind and relax. That’s why we offer paid time off including vacation days, personal days and holidays
  • Hotel discounts throughout Main Street Hospitality’s hotel portfolio
  • Career development, child reimbursement and more!

Canoe Place Inn & Cottages is equal opportunity employer. EOE M/F/D/V

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About this Employer

Canoe Place Inn & Cottages

239 East Montauk Highway
Hampton Bays, NY 11946

(631) 498-8664

20 Room Inn

canoeplace.com

The East End Icon Returns - Summer 2022

Centuries old yet refreshingly new, Canoe Place will soon reopen after years of careful restoration and thoughtful, luxurious enhancements. Join us for the historic return of our beloved inn, beautifully restored even spaces and grounds and our exciting new restaurants, bar, pool and programs.