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Sage Hospitality Resources Banquet Server in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

Come join the award-winning team at the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland as a Banquet Server. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest or event! Poised in the heart of the city’s center within the walls of one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, the stately Meier & Frank Building, the Nines Hotel honors the structures storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service.

As part of the Sage Restaurant Group , we focus on providing a luxurious experience catered to the needs of each specific event in our 14,000 square feet of Banquet and Convention space. We connect the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally-focused food and beverage experiences for all event types.

Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference.If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland that await you.

Job Overview

Under general supervision, provides prompt and courteous food service to customers. Set-up, service and break down assigned functions in a safe, accident-free manner.

Responsibilities

  • Read BEO and know how to complete a set-up.

  • Set tables in assigned area correctly and uniformly.

  • Keep station neat and clean while servicing guest per established policies and procedures.

  • Use proper in-room clearing and aisle tray break-down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.

  • Assist Lead Banquet Server in setting up/breaking down buffet or other special food service tables and equipment.

  • Greet and serve guests following guidelines set by the policies/procedures regarding the service of food and beverage.

  • Follow all guest check and money-handling procedures when serving a-la-carte and beverage orders.

  • Complete assigned sidework.

  • Remains attentive to the customers throughout the entire dining experience, adhering to or exceeding service standards at all times.

  • Able to work flexible shifts to consist of mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekend and holidays.

  • Travel requirements - local travel for outside catering functions only.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

High school education or equivalent.

Experience

Previous experience in similar position of 3 months or longer.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Must have basic knowledge of customer service principles, food service function, and restaurant and kitchen operations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Lifting trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc. 20 -40 lbs. Pushing carts, Queen Marys, hotbox, portable bar 50 -100 lbs.

  • Carrying trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc using both hands at 20 -40 lbs.

  • Must be able to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages.

  • Bending/kneeling: Ability to bend to lower level cabinets and lift trays.

  • Mobility: Maneuver in narrow areas and between seated guests.

  • Continuous standing required to service guest functions; 100% of the time scheduled.

  • Climbing approximately 12 steps 20% of 8 hours.

  • No driving required.

  • Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.

  • Must have ability to perform multiple tasks at one time, must be able to follow verbal and written instruction, and be able to communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Must be highly organized and able to pay attention to sound and sight details in crowded and noisy situations, particularly when handling multiple tasks.

  • Must be able to use tact and understanding when dealing with a variety of customer service problems, including stressful and highly emotional situations.

Environment

Physically strenuous: prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in 95% indoor environment. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees.

ID: 2021-2560

Position Type: Regular Part-Time

Property : The Nines

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Banquets

Address : 525 SW Morrison St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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