Nando's Peri Peri VA is hosting Open Interviews for VA locations on Wednesday, June 30 from 11:00am - 6:00pm at our Ballston restaurant (Orange/Silver line). We are hiring for our ALL POSITIONS with full-time and part-time hours available!
We offer a fun, casual work environment that feels more like being part of a family. If you're looking for a fun job (and a summer fund) - apply and come by to say Hi!
We are looking for Cashiers, Grillers, Hosts, Cleaners, Expeditors, Food Runners, and Line Cooks. Please find brief descriptions of the jobs below:
The smiling face at the register? That’s our cashier, the Nandoca that guides the Nando’s experience at the register. The cashier accurately manages cash and credit card transactions and balancing the register at the end of the shift. The cashier is a menu expert and guides customer selection and enters the information accurately into the register. Our cashiers are quick and efficient while warm and gracious guides to our restaurants. Cashiers work with our team to exceed our guests’ expectations and to provide them with the Nando’s experience.
Grillers take full ownership for the daily preparation and execution of food items in their station and provide an exceptional Nando’s experience by efficiently and consistently producing the highest quality chicken and other menu items. Grillers follow recipes, procedures and presentation standards consistently to ensure the best possible product is produced and executed. Grillers are team players that assist one another and work with the service team to exceed our customers’ expectations.
Hosts are the first impression the guest has coming into the restaurant and has the very important job of explaining our unique service style in a friendly, fun, and approachable manner. Hosts exemplify superior service and poise under pressure in their tone of voice, words, and body language. They are gracious, hospitable, and excited to welcome our guests to the party, and leave a lasting impression for our guests!
Cleaners are key in providing the Nando’s experience by making certain that our food and beverages reach our customers on sparkling china and glass. Our Cleaners clean and sanitize all dishes, glassware, utensils, pots and are responsible for maintaining organization and cleanliness of dish room, dish machine and storage areas. Cleaners are team players that also assist with cleaning other areas of the restaurant, putting away orders cooking chicken and basic food preparation as requested. Cleaners work with our team to exceed our guests’ expectations and to provide them with the Nando’s experience.
The expeditor is the link between our kitchen and the customer. Expeditors ensure orders are prepared in a timely matter, meet Nando’s standards and reach the right customer. Expeditors also prepare and package take-out orders and are the final interaction with this important customer base. Expeditors must be organized and efficient while remaining professional, polite, and reliable. Our expeditors are quick and efficient while warm and gracious guides to our restaurants. Expeditors work with our team to exceed our guests’ expectations and to provide them with the Nando’s experience.
Food Runners are vital to providing the Nando’s experience. Food Runners ensure that food reaches the correct guest in a timely manner. Food Runners transport food orders from the kitchen to the appropriate table and announce the food to the guest. Food Runners keep a smile on their face while they clean, set and re-set tables continuously, assuming responsibility for station, tables and side duties. Runners work with our team to exceed our guests’ expectations and to provide the Nando’s experience.
Prep Cook/Line Cook:
Nando’s Prep Cooks enable our restaurants to produce high quality items in a timely manner by keeping ingredients ready for service. A prep cook is responsible for the daily preparation of food items as assigned by the management team. Prep cooks ensure we use the freshest ingredients, follow sanitation guidelines and prep recipes to standard to maintain product consistency.
Minimum requirements and expectations:
• Ability to take direction and to work in a team environment.
• Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
• Commitment to quality service, and food and beverage knowledge.
• Basic English language and professional communication skills are required.