A World-Class Hospitality Company

Restaurant Server

Part Time

Posted December 6, 2019

Overview

Are you a people person?

Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment?

If so, the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad / McClennan-Palomar Airport is looking for you. The Courtyard by Marriott is looking for a friendly and engaging person to join their Food and Beverage team as a Restaurant Server. The Restaurant Server will take food and beverage orders, retrieve and serve alcoholic, non-alcoholic beverages and food orders to guest tables according Hotel specifications, courteously and efficiently. He/she will collect payments and assist in the maintenance of the Restaurant area and equipment.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Collect payments from customers.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, or enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Take orders from patrons for food or beverages.
  • Check patrons' identification to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve food or beverages to patrons, and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables as required.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Clean tables or counters after patrons have finished dining.
  • Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wine.
  • Roll silverware, set up food stations or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties.
  • Inform customers of daily specials.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items such as linens, silverware, and glassware.
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, take them to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Assist host or hostess by answering phones to take reservations or to-go orders, and by greeting, seating, and thanking guests.
  • Perform cleaning duties, such as sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet, tidying up server station, taking out trash, or checking and cleaning bathroom.
  • Bring wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses, and pour the wines for customers.
  • Perform food preparation duties such as preparing salads, appetizers, and cold dishes, portioning desserts, and brewing coffee.
  • Escort customers to their tables.
  • Garnish and decorate dishes in preparation for serving.
  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
  • Describe and recommend wines to customers.
  • Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions.
Qualifications

Education & Experience: 

  • High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): or Work Equivalent.
  • Must have good understanding of the English language and previous guest/customer relations experience. 
  • Certification of previous training in liquor, wine and food service preferred.
  • Must be TIPS, CARE (or equivalent) certified, or become certified by first day on the job.
  • Ability to input and access information in the property management system/computers/point of sales system.

Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad/McClellan-Palomar Airport

145 Room Hotel

Visit our Carlsbad hotel just minutes from the Pacific Ocean

Welcome to Carlsbad California and the Courtyard by Marriott hotel. This Carlsbad, CA hotel features inviting, flexible spaces, free Wi-Fi throughout and easy access to the latest news, weather and airport conditions via our GoBoard. Enjoy a healthy selection of breakfast and dinner items, a robust wine and cocktail selection and Starbucks® coffee drinks at The Bistro® which offers a contemporary twist on classic American dishes. The Courtyard is located 40 minutes north of San Diego, convenient to Carlsbad businesses, yet minutes to local beaches, LEGOLAND, Carlsbad Premium Outlets, USMC Base Camp Pendleton, Palomar-McClellan Airport (CLB) and nearby golf courses such as The Crossing at Carlsbad. The hotel offers spacious guest rooms with complimentary internet access, a fitness center, outdoor heated pool and spa. The business center, boarding pass printing station, and The Market are available for all Carlsbad hotel guests. Welcome to the Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad!