Server Assistants - New Restaurant Opening

  • Halifax, NS, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

A new addition to the East Coast, Freehand Hospitality is currently developing several unique chef-driven concepts in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. Launching throughout 2021 and 2022, our diverse portfolio of restaurants and bars will showcase a wide array of cooking styles—from upscale Maritime dining to casual Latin fare. Merging together globally inspired techniques with treasured Atlantic Canadian ingredients, along with warm and genuine hospitality, we are excited to contribute to the future of the region’s vibrant culinary scene—one bite at a time.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Front of House Management Team, Server Assistants provide support to Servers by inspecting all tables for the proper mise en place, cleanliness and completeness. They practice a high level of floor awareness and have exceptional knowledge of all food and beverage items. PRIMARY

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Answer questions about food, beverages, wine and other restaurant functions and services when necessary
  • Assist with food running, ensuring that plates arrive to the proper guest (no auctioning off)
  • Communicate with Servers and Hosts to maximize seating
  • Practice a high level of floor awareness and clear/clean as required
  • Follow all food safety standards and systems
  • Empty garbage, change linen bags and dispose of garbage and recycling
  • Communicate to all Servers any comments or information provided by guests to ensure a positive, memorable experience
  • Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications

  • A Degree/ Diploma in Hospitality or equivalent considered an asset
  • Smart Serve Certification a requirement
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and prioritize
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • High level of product knowledge
  • Ability to maintain a level of professional urgency and momentum

Additional Information

** We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only suitable candidates will be contacted to continue the application process. **