Wise Sons Delicatessen Palo Alto, CA, USA
Feb 22, 2020Full time
IN A NUTSHELL: We're looking for experienced event servers and cooks who can maintain the high standards of full service events, large and small, whilst working with a team. If you have experience in an events setting please inquire and let us know your availability. Our ideal candidate has FOH or BOH experience (or even better - both), and is available to work part time, on call. Our Event and Catering staff are responsible for the food and beverage service during special events or catering functions. This may include table setting, food plating, food preparation, food station arrangement, and beverage service. Other responsibilities include banquet preparation, passing food, and formal dinner service. Our Events and Catering Staff will familiarize themselves with Wise Sons food and beverage offerings to deliver exceptional service. Wise Sons team members have the flexibility to . Our training program ensures everyone is set up for success! Our business is built on good communication skills and the warmth required to welcome someone to your table- aka hospitality! THE DETAILS: Events and Catering Staff are primarily responsible for the hands on execution of events, table service duties as well as prep work and closeout tasks. The ability to take direction efficiently and effectively. Assist with food and table prep before the event begins. Set up buffets with food presentation standards and practices in mind, ensuring safe food handling standards. Replenish buffet items to ensure consistency and freshness in presentation. Anticipate the needs of the guests and responding politely to their requests Communicate with catering captains as well as other servers and the Wise Sons Event Manager. Have a good understanding of Wise Sons food & beverage and is able to communicate products and service related query to guests when asked. Maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in serving food- ensuring the area is clean and tidy. Clean up messes and spills during the event, wiping surfaces to keep the area presentable. Clean up venue after event ends and assist with inventory, food storage and other closeout tasks. Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays THE PERKS we offer you: Competitive Wages (starting at $30/hour) Opportunities for growth! THE QUALITIES and REQUIREMENTS to succeed: The ability to work in a diverse and fast paced environment; creating a warm, welcoming work environment and sustaining the company culture whilst executing events Maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness Adhere to grooming and appearance standards The ability to tend bar (serving & opening bottles) The ability to carry glassware and plates on trays Enjoy working as part of team and collaborates professionally with others Comfortable being on their feet for several hours at a time Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT: Wise Sons was birthed in a(nother) land of milk and honey. The caliber, availability and diversity of California's human potential and agricultural bounty are resources crucial to our success that deserves attention, respect and investment. Jewish cuisine represents the culmination of one peoples' journey across different countries, cultures and time periods. Wise Sons honors that tradition through a dedication to hiring a diverse workforce to help usher in the latest chapter of that story here in California. Wise Sons is an equal opportunity employer. Our zero-tolerance policy means that no form of unlawful discriminatory or harassing conduct towards any employee, client, customer, or vendor in our workplace will be tolerated. Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen is dedicated to building community through traditional Jewish comfort food. Founded in San Francisco's Mission District, Wise Sons pairs classic Jewish family recipes with the ingredients and culture that define California. With five locations (for now...) and a presence at multiple farmer's markets, we are a rapidly growing, nationally-recognized brand. And while we work hard to deliver on our core values - Quality, Cleanliness & Service - we always keep it fun! We make nearly everything in house at Wise Sons, using the best ingredients we can source. Our pastrami & corned beef is made with beef brisket that is NEVER EVER administered hormones or antibiotics. It is brined in a proprietary blend of spices and the pastrami is smoked for nearly 7 hours over real hickory wood.A ll of our baked goods are made at our offsite bakery kitchen. We offer real Jewish rye made with organic rye and we double bake multiple times daily for sandwiches. Our babka is filled with 62% bittersweet Guittard chocolate and lots of real butter. We serve organic, lusciously fatty smoked salmon paired with double whipped cream cheese and our own bagels, boiled in malt inflected water before being baked.