Benchmark Senior Living Ridgefield, CT 06877, USA
Jan 28, 2020Full time
Ridgefield Crossings is a senior living community located in northwestern Fairfield County CT. We are currently recruiting for full-time and part-time Servers/Wait Staff in our Dining Services Department. Weekend and holiday coverage is also required. The Server takes meal orders, serves food and beverages to residents in accordance with established Benchmark policies and procedures. S/he performs duties under the direction of the Dining Services Director, to assure that quality food service is provided to meet the needs of the residents. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Attends in-service programs, seminars, and workshops as directed * Advises supervisor when supplies diminish for reorder * Takes food and beverage orders from residents and serves meals on a timely basis that are both presentable and appetizing in appearance * Sets up and delivers meal trays and food carts to the dining room as instructed * Handles requests from residents who require assistance with meal selection or have specific needs * Sets up dining room for the next scheduled meal * Assists in inventorying supplies * Develops and practices the "30-second commercial' and uses it to greet visitors SAFETY AND SANITATION * Follows safety regulations and precautions at all times * Follows established Infection Control procedures when performing daily tasks * Ensures that all food service areas are maintained in a clean and safe manner by assuring that necessary equipment and supplies are properly maintained * Reports all hazardous conditions and equipment to your supervisor * Reports all accidents to the Dining Services Director or the Executive Director * Disposes of food and waste in accordance with established policies. SKILLS AND ABILITIES * Must be able to follow written and oral instructions * Must have knowledge of dietary procedures, was well as related Health Department regulations and guidelines pertaining to food service operations * Must be able to serve food and beverages for residents in a prompt and efficient manner EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE- CERTIFICATION * High school diploma or equivalent * Previous dining room and wait-staff experience preferred PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS * Lift up to 50lbs * This is primarily a standing position where an employee may be required to stand for extended periods of time. They also will be exposed to heat and cold temperatures. BENEFITS We believe in offering our employees competitive pay. To learn more about our pay and benefits, please apply today!