Restaurant Server

  • Boca
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Sep 06, 2019
Full time Servers

Job Description

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to interact with our guests and ensure they have a great experience when dining at BOCA. Restaurant Servers are responsible for positive guest interactions while serving guests in a friendly and efficient manner. At all times, servers are expected to be attentive to our guest needs and making them feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed. Servers are expected to have some basic cooking knowledge.

Job Responsibilities:

Prepares the tables, laying out napkins and utensils, making sure glasses are polished, performing all other preparation tasks.

Staying updated on current menu choices, specialties and menu deviations, knowing if the kitchen staff is running out of any items…etc.

Handle the table bookings, direct customers to their tables, presenting menus, suggesting dishes, assisting in drink selection, informing customers about food preparation details, communicating specific customer needs to the cooks.

Maintaining proper dining experience, delivering items, fulfilling customer needs, offering desserts and drinks, removing courses, replenishing utensils, refilling glasses.

Properly open and pour wine at the tableside.

Obtaining revenues, issuing receipts, accepting payments, returning the change.

Performing basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by management.

Filling in for absent staff as needed.

Assisting with special events as needed.

Greet all guests and owners warmly with an appropriate greeting.

Adhere to grooming and appearance standards consistently.

Understands and can communicate products and services available at BOCA and the Conga Room.

Must have some familiarity with basic cooking skills.

Preferred Skills:

1 year experience in a full-service restaurant.

Must be upbeat, outgoing and positive.

Must be able to assist guests and possess great guest relations skills.

Ability to work positively in a fast-paced environment.

Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Basic math skills.

Ability to work effectively within a team.

Ability to be on your feet and alert for extended periods of time.

Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. as needed.

Continuous use of hands and arms.

Continuous bending, reaching and twisting.

A lifestyle brand which pioneered the Premiere Latin Experience in the city of Los Angeles. The Conga Room features Nightlife, Bottle Service, Dancing (Salsa, Bachata, Top 40, & Reggaeton) & National Concerts for live entertainment. As a functional & malleable Event Space, The Conga Room's Latin Inspired interior is an Award Winning Venue. The Venue is "production ready" with a stage. A perfect location for Corporate Events, Holiday Parties, Conventions, Social & Non-Profit Events, Award Shows, Movie Premieres, and Filming.

Beginning in 1998 as a venue for salsa music performances, the Conga Room expanded its booking to incorporate artists in other genres: pop/rock, EDM, world beat, jazz, and hip hop. As it outgrew its old location, the club reopened on December 10, 2008 at the L.A. Live district in downtown Los Angeles. The new club, with 15,000 square feet and a capacity of about 1,000, is nearly three times the size of the old club. Designed by Belzberg Architects, The Conga Room has a VIP area with views of the Staples Center and Nokia Plaza.

The Conga Room is co-owned by Jimmy Smits, Jennifer Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, Sheila E., Amaury Nolasco, Baron Davis, Trevor Ariza, and will.i.am among others.

Conga Room is home to Discoteca DTLA, Conga Room Saturdays, special events and authentic Salsa concerts, making the Conga Room one of the biggest party destinations in Los Angeles!