Req #: 5064BR
Job Title: Cocktail Server
Position Type: Full Time - Regular
Location Name: Departure Cherry Creek
Join our amazing team!
As one of Denver's most anticipated restaurants, Departure Elevated is seeking a dedicated Cocktail Server. We are a full meal period, multi outlet operation serving lunch, brunch, dinner, banquets and a rooftop bar.
We are looking for someone who wants to grow their career and skills in a very fast paced, results driven, professional environment.
Work with brand culinary director, James Beard semi-finalist and Top Chef Gregory Gourdet.
This job is challenging and rewarding. The career opportunities that come with joining our team are endless. As part of Sage Restaurant Group, we focus on building "independent" restaurants and lounges bordering our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally-focused food and beverage experiences. We are a growing company with concepts nationwide.
Come be a part of the team that makes this magic happen!
Under general supervision, provides prompt and courteous food service to restaurant customers.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Must have basic knowledge of customer service principles, the food server function and restaurant and kitchen operations. Must know standard cash-handling procedures. Must be fluent in oral and written English. Must have vision ability to clearly see detailed guest checks, computer print outs, written instructions and to observe entire restaurant in dimly lit conditions.
Must have manual coordination to punch buttons, grasp items in hand, and to balance and carry trays loaded with food and beverages.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying up to 50 lbs to include serving trays, carts, tables, chairs, and small equipment up to 75% of the time.
Balancing, stooping kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching handling, fingering throughout the shift.
Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel up to 300 feet on a regular basis throughout the shift.
Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting.
Must have moderate hearing to hear customers, supervisors, and communicate with other staff.
Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.
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.
High school education or equivalent.
Previous experience in similar position of 3 months or longer.
Computerized order machine, basic writing materials, restaurant equipment including but not limited to coffee machines, ice machines, toasters and beverage dispensers.
Physically strenuous -prolonged standing, walking, lifting and carrying throughout entire shift in indoor environment.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.