Food Server
Ocean Point Inn
Boothbay, ME US
Posted ago
Ocean Point Inn
Are you a friendly and courteous professional dedicated to providing guests with an exceptional dining experience? You could be an excellent server at our busy restaurant. We need someone with a positive attitude toward customer service and a warm smile to set the tone for our guests to enjoy their dining experience with us. You will serve our guests at the restaurant by ensuring they are seated promptly, their orders are taken, prepared, and served on time, and that tables are cleaned and ready for the next guests. Our ideal candidate maintains a cheerful and polite demeanor toward both guests and coworkers. Consider applying today if you are punctual, responsible, and enjoy interacting with others!
Responsibilities
  • Attend all pre-shift and departmental meetings to improve communications and develop an understanding of products, services, and facilities
  • Welcome customers upon arrival and promptly seat them, take food and beverage orders from diners, serve meals, and meet any special requirements or requests
  • Collect correct payment from guests and ensure that the guest check and method of payment are accurate to safeguard both the client and the business from mistakes in transactions
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of menu items, ingredients, and daily specials so that you can respond to client questions and provide recommendations
  • Perform all restocking and cleaning activities as directed, including opening and closing duties

  • Greet guests warmly, politely and in a timely manner once seated. Speak to guests with enthusiasm at all times.
  • Be prepared to answer questions about menu items and food preparation techniques and be prepared to make suggestions about special menu items. Take advantage of opportunities to up-sell additional food and beverage items where appropriate.
  • Answer questions from patrons about beverages and beverage service. Understand regulatory responsibilities regarding the service of alcoholic beverages.
  • Understand order-taking systems to be able to clearly, accurately, and quickly covey guest orders to the kitchen
  • Deliver food and beverage to tables in an efficient manner following appropriate table service techniques. Ensure that food is presented to diners as ordered and according to restaurant quality standards.

Qualifications
  • Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification
  • Proven customer service experience with a strong guest-focused mentality
  • Displays impeccable time management and organizational skills
  • Previous experience working in food service is preferred
  • Display excellent communication and interpersonal skills with customers and coworkers

  • Previous experience working in food service is preferred
  • Display excellent communication and interpersonal skills with customers and coworkers
  • This role requires a strong emphasis on putting the guest first and providing exceptional customer service
  • Educational requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent GED certification
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States of America

Compensation
$7 hourly+tips
About Ocean Point Inn

Now celebrating 124 years of operation, Ocean Point Inn is a family-friendly resort known for its great food, spectacular sunsets and exceptional hospitality. At Ocean Point Inn, we pamper our guests with old fashioned goodness at reasonable rates.

This year, the Inn made a significant number of changes to enhance our guest experience. From our new lobby filled with art and sculpture, to a new heated pool, a firepit oceanside, and a gift shop filled with specialty wines, unique gifts and Maine-made products.

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