Compass Group LLC
New York City, NY, United States
Chef, Food Services, Hospitality
*We have an opening for several full-time MAITRE D' positions. *Location: L' Avenue at Saks Fifth Avenue - 611 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Note: online applications accepted only. *Schedule: Full-Time schedule; more details upon interview. *Requirement: Previous high-end restaurant experience is required.
If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.
Restaurant Associates is recognized as the nation’s premier hospitality company, operating over 170 prestigious locations. Restaurant Associates, based in New York City, provides premium food services to museums, performing arts centers, aquariums, corporate dining, educational facilities and off-premise catering events in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Restaurant Associates is a subsidiary of Compass Group North America, the world’s leading foodservice organization.
At RA, food is inspiration. Our unmatched culture of hospitality excellence enables us to provide memorable experiences for premier clients. We empower many to be their best though delicious food that happens to be better-for-you and the planet.
*Dedication to Quality *Spirit of Ownership *Commitment to Talent & Diversity *Responsible Citizenship *Passion for Hospitality
Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:
*Medical *Dental *Vision *Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) *Commuter Benefits *Wellness Program *Employee Assistance Program *Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents *Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD) *Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance *Discount Marketplace *And other voluntary benefits
Summary: Seats guests in dining room. Ensures customer satisfaction.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Promptly and warmly greets guests and accompanies them to their tables based on availability or desired seating arrangements. Oversees guest flow within the restaurant. *Manages the reservations system. *Promotes an overall enjoyable dining experience; promotes a clean, safe and neat environment for guests and associates. *Advises guests on menu and beverage selections. *Liaise between kitchen staff and dining room staff. *Exhibits exceptional communications skills and ability to get along well with others; demonstrates flexibility, patience and a willingness to communicate with guests and staff. *Supervises the activities of food-service associates in the dining room to ensure proper customer service, food handling and sanitation procedures are followed. *Makes special occasion arrangements for guests; promotes special in-house events. *Helps train new food-service team members and provides ongoing customer-service training. *Supervises the closing of the assigned dining room; ensures servers complete side work and station setup. *Demonstrates knowledge of emergency safety procedures; assists with evacuation of guests to safety in the event of an emergency. *Helps bus tables and serve foo/beverages when necessary while maintaining safe food-handling and sanitation standards. *May operate equipment, including fire extinguishers, telephones, iced tea/soda machines, soup wells and coffee machines. *Works with staff of other departments to perform job duties during special events or functions. *Performs other duties as assigned.
About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).
Req ID: 238454
Compass Group LLC
Website : http://www.compassny.com
Mr. Balbontín founded Compass Group LLC in 1995 and is currently the president of the Board and a senior investment strategist. He was previously a managing partner and founder of New World Investments Group of Banco Santander in New York. Mr. Balbontín has also served as director of Capital Markets and co-director of Sales and Trading of Citicorp Emerging Markets Group (ICFD) in New York, London, and Tokyo. He has more than 25 years of experience in asset management, investment banking, and private capital investments in Latin America and other emerging markets. Mr. Balbontín has a Bachelor´s degree in Business Administration from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and MBA from Harvard Business School.