Server in Mequon, WI at First Watch

Date Posted: 8/21/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Mequon, WI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Restaurant
    First Watch Cafe - Mequon

Job Description

The primary responsibility of a Server is to provide friendly, efficient, accurate and responsive service to create a memorable experience for our customers. 

The Server describes menu items, assists customers in making food and beverage selections, takes and places orders, delivers food and beverages, and assists fellow team members to ensure overall customer satisfaction. 

Major Responsibilities: 

•Understand our “You First” mission; demonstrate a “You First” attitude with customers, co-workers and management throughout shift

•Work as part of a team and help fellow employees at every opportunity to ensure a memorable experience for our customers is consistently provided 

•Successfully execute the “5 Steps of Service” and “Ten Commandments” 

•Treat customers in a respectful, courteous and equitable manner 

•Welcome and greet customers 

•Inform customers of seasonal specials and/or menu changes 

•Answer questions regarding the menu, food/beverage preparation, recipe ingredients, allergens, etc.

•Handle special customer requests such as separate checks, etc. 

•Take food and beverage orders from customers; properly use the Point of Sale System (POS) to record orders 

•Serve food and beverages to customers in a timely and courteous manner using and following reference points 

•Exercise “Veto Responsibility” when picking up food from the kitchen for delivery to customers 

•Maintain cleanliness and organization in service areas 

•Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meal and take action to solve any problems 

•Anticipate the needs of customers and respond promptly to any requests or concerns 

•Ensure accuracy of customer check and promptly present check to customers approximately halfway through their meal 

•Ensure tables are bussed and set for customers, with routine assistance from Bussers, Hosts and other co-workers 

•Thank customers and invite them to return 

•Accurately report all tip income on a daily basis 

•Check customers' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages in restaurants that serve alcohol. 

Additional Server Responsibilities: 

•Servers are expected to work 1 Host shift (see job description) per every few weeks. 

•Perform on a regular basis a variety of tasks contemporaneously with the duties involving interaction with and direct service to customers (including, but not limited to, brewing coffee/tea, refilling ice, rolling silverware, sweeping service areas, pre-bussing and bussing tables, organizing server stations) or as directed by management. 

•Servers may be designated to come in for a reasonable amount of time immediately before the restaurant opens or to stay immediately after the restaurant closes for a reasonable amount of time to assist with opening/closing duties for shift readiness and other assigned tasks. 

•Perform other duties as assigned in support of successful/efficient restaurant operations and customer service.

Employees enjoy: 

• A daytime schedule with no night shifts ever 

• Competitive pay (Commensurate with experience) 

• Excellent training 

We try not to take ourselves too seriously, but there are a few things we look for in our employees: 

• Passion for fresh food and customer satisfaction 

• Unfailing work ethic and integrity 

• Positive attitude and team spirit