Cocktail Server
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc - Dallas, TX

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Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien®, Aloft®and ElementSM. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.

Location

Westin Park Central prides itself as an employer with a distinct dedication to the wellness of its associates and guests. As the brand resonates with the client’s need to reach their potential on the road, our hotel enables our associates to accomplish that and more. Our associates are dedicated to the 5 human truths: belong, feel special, reach your potential, to be understood, to be in control. These 5 human truths cross over from associates to guests as our core to delivering winning strategies to our customers, both internal and external. Our company’s culture helps associates reach their potential by providing them proper training for their position and if they are interested in evolving and growing as a leader in our industry, they can take part in the associate development program . The Westin is more than a hotel. It is a destination where guests are understood and where they feel they can be at their best. From the moment they arrive, we like the guests to feel the Westin ambiance and welcomed by our associates who help them get the most of their stay. The associates customize renewal experiences that help energize the guest’s mind, body and spirit, making their stay especially memorable. The associates learn about the Westin Brand through a series of training classes. To continue to reinforce the associates living the brand, the hotel provides our department different activities. “Living the Brand” Training is a non-classroom training resource for our hotel that reinforces previous service culture training rollouts and offers opportunities to reinforce and refresh key topics prioritized by the business focus. The primary focus is execution of skills and knowledge on the job.

Department

Restaurant and Bar

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE
Serve food and beverage items to customers in a friendly, enthusiastic, professional, and timely manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Take orders for and serve all food and beverage requests, using suggestive selling techniques. Clear tables during service. Control guest checks and secure proper payment.
  • Ensure station and table set-ups are complete and perform various side duties as assigned by the Outlet Supervisor.
  • Maintain proper condition and cleanliness of dining areas and servicing equipment.
Other:
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.

  • Additional duties as necessary and assigned.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service ware.
  • Ability to describe all menu items, prices and methods of preparation. And to use suggestive selling techniques to encourage the guests to choose items that are house specialties.
Physical Demands

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
Requirements

Education
High school or equivalent education required.

Experience
Two years experience as food server in full service restaurant is required. Customer service experience preferred.

Licenses or Certificates
Must be minimum age to serve alcohol.

Grooming
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards.

Cocktail Server
Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien®, Aloft®and ElementSM. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.

Location

Westin Park Central prides itself as an employer with a distinct dedication to the wellness of its associates and guests. As the brand resonates with the client’s need to reach their potential on the road, our hotel enables our associates to accomplish that and more. Our associates are dedicated to the 5 human truths: belong, feel special, reach your potential, to be understood, to be in control. These 5 human truths cross over from associates to guests as our core to delivering winning strategies to our customers, both internal and external. Our company’s culture helps associates reach their potential by providing them proper training for their position and if they are interested in evolving and growing as a leader in our industry, they can take part in the associate development program . The Westin is more than a hotel. It is a destination where guests are understood and where they feel they can be at their best. From the moment they arrive, we like the guests to feel the Westin ambiance and welcomed by our associates who help them get the most of their stay. The associates customize renewal experiences that help energize the guest’s mind, body and spirit, making their stay especially memorable. The associates learn about the Westin Brand through a series of training classes. To continue to reinforce the associates living the brand, the hotel provides our department different activities. “Living the Brand” Training is a non-classroom training resource for our hotel that reinforces previous service culture training rollouts and offers opportunities to reinforce and refresh key topics prioritized by the business focus. The primary focus is execution of skills and knowledge on the job.

Department

Restaurant and Bar

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE
Serve food and beverage items to customers in a friendly, enthusiastic, professional, and timely manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Take orders for and serve all food and beverage requests, using suggestive selling techniques. Clear tables during service. Control guest checks and secure proper payment.
  • Ensure station and table set-ups are complete and perform various side duties as assigned by the Outlet Supervisor.
  • Maintain proper condition and cleanliness of dining areas and servicing equipment.
Other:
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.

  • Additional duties as necessary and assigned.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate table settings and service ware.
  • Ability to describe all menu items, prices and methods of preparation. And to use suggestive selling techniques to encourage the guests to choose items that are house specialties.
Physical Demands

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and kitchens (+110°F), possibly for one hour or more.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 4 hours in length.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. frequently.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space and to reach other locations of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability in limited space.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch to fulfill cleaning tasks.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
Requirements

Education
High school or equivalent education required.

Experience
Two years experience as food server in full service restaurant is required. Customer service experience preferred.

Licenses or Certificates
Must be minimum age to serve alcohol.

Grooming
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards.

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