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Server Assistant - Untitled

The Whitney (99 Gansevoort St. NY, NY)
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Job Description

 

 

Make an impact as a Server Assistant at Untitled!

 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!


Untitled is a seasonal American restaurant at the Whitney Museum of American Art, serving bright, artful cooking in a convivial setting. Leaning heavily into vegetables, the menu lends itself easily to sharing. Subtle global influences create moments of discovery and worldly inspiration for Museum visitors and neighborhood New Yorkers alike. Untitled, like the Museum around it, is designed by world-renowned architect Renzo Piano and showcases views of the Hudson River and High Line Park from every seat as well as contemporary American artworks from the Museum collection. The striking, glass-walled space blends interior and exterior seamlessly.

As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • 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
  • A general understanding of the proper steps of service required of all Front of House service positions
  • A base understanding of classic cookery, wine, beer, and cocktails 
  • Strong communication and listening skills to effectively deliver accurate messaging to both guests and teammates 
  • A sense of urgency and strong work ethic to coordinate table pacing and maintain sections with Servers 
  • Menu and beverage knowledge is kept current as menus evolve
  • Have a the ability to learn and maintain the 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 
Skills & Requirements Qualifications

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.