Buffet Attendant

posted May 29, 2023

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*$200 Sign On Bonus*

Are you a people person? Do you want to work at the oceanfront? If so, the Courtyard by Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront South @ 25th Street has a position for you. We are seeking an outgoing and energetic individual to join our Food & Beverage team as a Buffett Attendant.

Starting @ $11.00 plus Tips!

The Buffet Attendant is responsible for checking the levels of products in the buffet and reporting replacement needs to kitchen management.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • The attendant will assist with proper storage of foods, maintaining clean and safe work areas, and ensuring that equipment and supplies are properly maintained and arranged
  • Assembling the buffet before mealtime and disassembling it thereafter
  • Ensuring that the buffet always remains well-stocked
  • Receiving beverage orders and directing these to the kitchen, as needed
  • Providing customers with condiments upon request
  • Ensuring that customers vacate the restaurant by the close of meal service
  • Cleaning and sanitizing tables and countertops after each meal service
  • Previous cooking experience and formal certification preferred
  • Possess basic culinary knowledge and ability to perform food service functions in a health care institution
  • Clearing cutlery and crockery from customers' tables
  • Resolving customers' queries and complaints
  • Sweeping, vacuuming, and mopping the floors after each meal service


  • Physically fit and able to work
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong understanding of cleaning chemicals and processes
  • Inventory management skills
  • Excellent at following workplace health and safety rules
  • Great at developing rapport with customers

Why a career in the hotel industry?

Service to others is one of the pillars of working in the hotel and lodging industry. Workers within the industry have the direct ability to aid, advice, and provide services to guests. In the industry, workers can tend to public needs and support guests and community members in a way many other careers rarely provide. The hotel and lodging industry is committed to attracting, retaining, and educating individuals for lifelong careers. They partner with community-based organizations to recruit local applicants, provide employees with professional development workshops and apprenticeships, and award $1 million in academic scholarships each year.

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Courtyard by Marriott Virginia Beach Oceanfront/South

2501 Atlantic Avenue

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Telephone (757) 491-6222