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Fax: 409-683-4930

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Server - Garden Restaurant
Holiday in the Gardens
Servers are responsible for positive guest interactions while serving guests in a friendly and efficient manner. Provide friendly, attentive and timely service to create an exceptional dining experience at Moody Gardens. At all times servers are expected to be attentive to our guest needs and make them feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed.
The incumbent is authorized to take reasonable action necessary to carry out assigned duties and responsibilities, provided such action is consistent with position guidelines as outlined below.
Position guidelines include, but are not limited to, established company and department policies and procedures and all supervisory directives.  The incumbent is expected to exercise sound, reasonable judgment and initiative, and give high priority to accuracy and details in the performance of job responsibilities. 
•Maintain a Guest focus while performing duties
•Assume 100% responsibility for quality guest experience
•Inform guests of specials and menu changes
•Make specific recommendations you feel your guests will enjoy
•Answer questions about our food, beverages and other restaurant functions and services
•Take food and beverage orders from guests and enter orders in our point-of-sales system before taking item to the table
•Deliver food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter
•Pre-bus tables between each course
•Perform side work during each shift as required by service stations assignment
•Complete opening and closing checklists
•Maintain clean and stocked service and dining areas
•Monitor and observe guests dining experience to ensure guests are satisfied with the food and service
•Respond promptly and courteously to any requests
•Provide proactive beverage and bread refills
•Prepare final bill, present check to guest, accept payment, and process through the POS system
•Return change to the guest quickly
•Be ready and willing to assist fellow servers before they ask
•Thank guests for their visit and invite them to return
•Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement
•Notify manager-on-duty any time a guest is not 100% satisfied with their experience
•Any and all other duties as assigned; duties are subject to change as management deems necessary to best serve the needs of Moody Gardens
•No prior experience required
•Must obtain TABC & Food Handlers Certification prior to beginning work
•Must possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members
•Must be able to handle money and operate point-of-sale system
•Be willing to follow direction and ask questions for clarification if needed
•Must be reliable and responsible
•Ability to exhibit maturity in the workplace and have a cooperative attitude
•Ability to work in a fast paced restaurant environment
•Ability to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food frequently weighing up to 25 pounds
•Ability to grasp, lift, push, pull, or otherwise move up to 50 pounds
•Ability to remain on feet standing and walking for entire shift
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