Seasonal (June - September) Serving Assistant - Hewing Hotel Rooftop

Food & Beverage Minneapolis, Minnesota


Description

Hewing Hotel, located in the North Loop of Minneapolis, has an opening for Seasonal FT Serving Assistants to run food, bus tables and assist our Servers and Bartenders on our soon to open rooftop club.  This position will be working from June through September 2017.

While Minneapolis presents a plethora of hospitality options, none tap into the local culture to create importance and significance beyond the business traveler. Hewing Hotel occupies the historic Jackson Building, originally built in 1897, at the gateway to the Warehouse District, immediately tying it to local culture Its destination restaurant and bar will join Minneapolis’ best and the rooftop Social Club should quickly become a premiere destination for the neighborhoods progressive citizens and the hotel’s

Hewing Hotel takes a sustainable approach to food and beverage - sourcing from and collaborating with regional farmers and purveyors, working with local breweries, coffee roasters and spirit makers, and connecting the staff and guest with the source as much as possible. The menu is heavily driven by seasonality.

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  • Deliver exceptional service consistently
  • Anticipate and service guests’ needs
  • Greet each guest promptly, courteously, graciously with eye contact, a smile and good posture
  • Recognize regular guests and greet them by name
  • Clean, set and re-set tables continuously, assuming responsibility for station, tables and side duties
  • Serve water, bread and coffee
  • Stack trays properly for efficient unloading for stewarding and ensure proper safety standards at all times
  • Fold napkins for meal period to maintain an adequate supply
  • Assist in other F&B departments as needed
  • Complete opening and closing sidework as assigned and have all tables set according to standard
  • Preset tables with appropriate items for each course when necessary
  • Pre-bus tables to clear any dirty silverware, glassware, plates and/or debris whenever possible
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times to reflect the hotel standards

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Good reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language
  • Able to work well unsupervised
  • Computer skills helpful but not required
  • Demonstrate high degree of drive and determination
  • Keep the work area clean and tidy at all times
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards
  • Assist with responsibilities and duties in other departments and as assigned by management
  • Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel

 Teamwork:

  • Maintain a good working relationship with other associates by promoting teamwork and fostering a harmonious working climate
  • Partake in a positive work ethic and surrounding environment

 Work Environment:

  • Standard restaurant, kitchen, banquet, room service setting

 Physical Demand:

Positions

  • Continuous standing and walking
  • Negotiating wet tile floor and steps
  • Fine motor coordination is needed to pour beverages, decorate cocktails and folding napkins

Forces

  • Trays weigh 30lb.
  • Carts: 250 lbs. (12-20 lbs. of push/pull force required)
  • Hot box: 20 lbs.
  • Banquet tables & chairs

Repetitions

  • Standing and walking is continuous for 4-5 hours at a time
  • Lifting and carrying 30 lb. tray, crate or box is occasional
  • Negotiating varied floor surfaces is continuous
  • Carrying over shoulder is occasional
  • Hand and elbow movements for polishing glassware, silver, setting up tables,
  • Pushing Room Service cart continuous
  • Lifting and carry hot boxes continuous
  • Rolling and/or carry Banquet tables continuous
  • Carrying stackable banquet chairs by loading the cart continuous

Sensory

  • Excellent sight and balance needed for negotiating varied floor surfaces
  • Handling lighted candles, and handling hot fluids (coffee and tea)
  • Excellent speech and hearing to interact with guests
  • Excellent sight for completion of paper work
  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10 degrees F) and kitchens (+110 degrees F), possible for one hour or more

Aparium Hospitality Services, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The Hewing Hotel is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer.