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Server

Cafe Americano Miami Beach, FL
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
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Summary/Objective 
The server is responsible for serving food and beverages for our guests in an efficient and courteous manner.

Essential Functions

  • Welcome and greet guests. Make all our guests feel comfortable and let them know you’re there to personally take care of them.
  • Inform guests of specials and menu changes.
  • Make recommendations you genuinely feel your guests will enjoy.
  • Answer questions about our food, beverages and other restaurant functions and services.
  • Take food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar.
  • Deliver food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter.
  • Perform side work at the start and end of each shift as required by service station assignment.
  • Maintain clean service areas.
  • Monitor and observe guests dining experience. Ensure guests are satisfied with the food and service. Respond promptly and courteously to any requests.
  • Prepare final bill, present check to guest, accept payment, process credit card charges or make change (if applicable).
  • Be ready and willing to assist fellow servers as situations arise.
  • Be ready and willing to assist busperson with clearing and resetting tables.
  • Thank guests for their visit and invite them to return.
  • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.

Skills/Qualifications

  • Be able to communicate and understand English and Spanish.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of dining room and service procedures and functions.
  • Possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a point-of-sale system.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Be able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food frequently weighing up to 20 to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

This job performed usually indoors and outdoors, in a controlled environment, and experiences high level of noise in the work environment.  This job has intermittent levels of high stress.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is required to stand and walk.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Employee is expected to work alternating schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.  

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

  • Be 21 years of age or older.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and organize
  • Customer oriented
  • 1+ year of experience
  • Must be able to work in both warm and cool environments; indoors and outdoors
  • Must be able to tolerate high levels of noise
  • Must be able to tolerate potential exposure to allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish
  • Excellent communication skills to connect effectively with co-workers and guests
  • Possess the ethics and positive attitude that support our values and culture
  • Required to frequently reach, bend, stoop, and carry
  • Must be able to tolerate high levels of noise

Café Americano is part of the V&E Restaurant Group brand of restaurants. Based in Miami with locations in Miami, Las Vegas and beyond, our innovative collection of restaurants and bars offers creative cuisine and craft cocktails with superior service.

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