Restaurant Associate

  • Eataly
  • Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 12, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Company Description

Eataly is the world's largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme - but all with the same aim... for our guests to:
  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team's product knowledge
Job Description

A Restaurant Associate is the first and last point of contact with guests at a restaurant and is responsible for greeting, seating and saying goodbye to guests as well as maintaining the flow of the restaurant during service as well as our Restaurant Take Out operations. An Associate will split their time between To Go operations and hosting, while diligently and efficiently manages seating in Eataly's restaurants. Functionally reports to the Restaurant Manager.
  • Assist with all Restaurant To Go operations includes execution of guest ordering and overseeing platforms
  • Oversees the general functioning of the dining room during meal service, relaying information to managers and service personnel
  • Maintains an accurate, fair and up-to-date waitlist and seating chart using a computerized system
  • Takes and manages reservations in restaurants that allow reservations
  • Balances the guest flow among the service stations, taking into account requests for a particular table or server depending on availability
  • Informs guests when tables are ready, escorts them to table, provides menus and introduces the server
  • Assists with the duties of servers and bus persons as needed to maintain service effectiveness and efficiency
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned
Qualifications
  • 1+ year of experience in a high-volume restaurant
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
Job Requirements
  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule often including evenings and weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting
Additional Information

Benefits And Perks
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!
Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company's policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly's policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.