Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York’s most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta and Porchlight to name a few!
We are accepting applications for enthusiastic and experienced Servers for full-time employment who would love to part of an energetic team. This position actively embodies, inspires, & elevates USHG’s Family Values of Hospitality, Excellence, Entrepreneurial Spirit and Integrity. We are seeking individuals who have great communication skills, strong work ethic, passion for hospitality, commitment to excellence, who understand the importance of teamwork. Ability to multi-task and demonstrate athleticism is a must.
As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:
Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
Paid Parental Leave
Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support
What You Bring to the Table
Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
Maintain an understanding of the proper steps of service required of all FOH positions
Maintain mental athleticism for coordination with table pacing, and section maintenance in conjunction with support personnel
Strong communication and listening skills to effectively deliver accurate messaging to both guests and teammates
Have a desire to build a base knowledge and understanding of classic cookery, wine, beer, and cocktails
Menu and beverage knowledge is comprehensive and kept current as menus evolve
Have a general knowledge and understanding of Department of Health (DOH) food safety standards
Derives pleasure from providing hospitality
Excellent Emotional Self Awareness under pressure while maintaining a graceful, warm presence.
Curious Intelligence to continue learning in the position
Open availability and a career mentality
Experience with opening a full-service restaurant
1-2 years NYC fine dining experience in a Server position
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