Makani Resturant and Lounge
    23070 Oakgrove Rd. Sutie #150, Arcola, VA 20166
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    Job Description

    We have a part-time opening for a Waitress.

    Must be able to work various shifts per week.

    • Be authorized to work in the United States.

    Wage: negotiable


    Hiring Restaurant Waitress

    Makani Restaurant & Lounge is the finest authentic Mediterranean Restaurant & Hookah Lounge in Northern Virginia offering a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. Our patrons come spend their evenings in our upscale customer friendly atmosphere, where couples, colleagues or any group of friends can come in and feast blissfully on the finest Mediterranean gourmet outside the capital beltway!

    Job Description:  This position is responsible for providing the highest level of food and beverage service in accordance with Makani Restaurant and Lounge standards. Clears and re-sets tables quickly and efficiently. Practices "aggressive hospitality" and shows professionalism with guests, co-workers, and management.

    Essential Functions: Reports to work on time and in proper uniform. Reports to line-up for review of the day's activities, groups in house, and menus. Sets-up, organizes, maintains, and closes the restaurant or banquet functions ensuring that areas are stocked and cleaned. Moves quickly with good balance carrying up to 20 lb. on a tray. Converses with guests, makes suggestions, and answers questions regarding food and beverages constantly. Clears and re-sets tables constantly. Maintains cleanliness of tables at all times - clearing empty glassware, plates, etc. Maintains full knowledge of menu items and specials. Rings all food and beverage items into the the POS system accurately at all times. Communicates with guest and co-workers in a friendly and professional manner.

    Participates in proper sanitation and food handling procedures. Maintains full knowledge of service standards. Follows the Business Conduct Policy. Performs all other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Any related customer service/oriented experience will be considered. Possess interpersonal skills and an outgoing personality. Ability to move quickly while balancing large and small trays of food and drinks to and from service areas.

    General Position Duties:

    The candidate will need to have great customer service & sales skills to perform the following duties:

    • Prepares dining room by setting up tables, beverage station, and utensils.
    • Protects establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation & safety procedures.
    • Helps patrons select food and beverages by presenting menu; offering beverages and suggesting courses; explaining the chef's specialties; & answering food preparation questions.
    • Transmits orders to kitchen by recording patrons' choices in our restaurant POS system and identifying patrons' special dietary needs and special requests.
    • Prepares and delivers patrons requested beverages.
    • Keeps kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression.
    • Serves orders by picking up and delivering patrons' choices from the kitchen; and delivering the proper condiments.
    • Responds to additional patron requirements by inquiring of needs; observing dining process.
    • Maintains table setting by removing courses as completed; replenishing utensils; refilling beverages; being alert to patron spills or other special needs.
    • Concludes dining experience by acknowledging choice of restaurant; inviting patrons to return.
    • Present bills & proccing payment.
    • Be a team player and help the team as necessary, to provide all our patrons with the highest quality of service.
    • Performing the necessary cleaning tasks as needed or directed by the shift lead, and prepare the dining room for the next shift.

    Server Skills and Qualifications:

    • General Math Skills, Verbal Communication, Customer Service, Resolving Conflict, Teamwork, Persistence, Selling to Customer Needs, Thoroughness, Professionalism. Prior experience is not required to apply for this job.


    Compensation: Pay will be based on experience

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    Posting ID: 41366028Posted: 2020-07-14