Smithfield Foods is a $15 billion global food company and the world's largest pork processor and hog producer. In the United States, the company is also the leader in numerous packaged meats categories with popular brands including Smithfield, Eckrich ®, Nathan's Famous ®, Farmland ®, Armour ®, Farmer John ®, Kretschmar ®, John Morrell ®, Cook's ®, Gwaltney ®, Carando ®, Margherita ®, Curly's ®, Healthy Ones ®, Morliny ®, Krakus ® and Berlinki ®. Smithfield Foods is committed to providing good food in a responsible way and maintains robust animal care, community involvement, employee safety, environmental and food safety and quality programs.
This role is responsible for greeting guests at the door and assisting with specific needs to ensure all customers have a pleasant experience while shopping or dining at the Taste of Smithfield.
Greets and seats guests, presents menus to guests, informs them of special catch and soups.
Ensures proper set up of dining room and tables in order to keep track of clean, dirty and occupied tables.
Politely announces wait times to guests when applicable and suggests browsing our retail shop while waiting for a table.
Attentively corresponds with servers to ensure they are aware of customers seated.
Cleans, organizes and stocks menus at host area.
Answers phone and responds to questions concerning the menu and restaurant hours of operation.
Takes information regarding parties or reservations and consults with manager prior to booking.
Fills to-go orders, when needed.
Assists customers in answering product questions, pointing out promotions, and offering samples. Assists customer with special orders to include arranging UPS shipping when requested.
Maintains well-stocked and presentable shelves throughout the entire store; replenishes samples when needed.
Stays current with sale prices; processes any necessary merchandise returns; participates as needed in end-of-day closing activities.
Receives orders on stock day, prices, and puts out on shelves. Keeps track of date products are received and checks for expiration dates. Takes stock inventory as directed.
Treats all guests in a manner to ensure their complete satisfaction. Always strives to exceed guests' expectations and ensures everyone is thanked for joining us on their way out.
Interacts with guests as they arrive and as they leave Taste of Smithfield to ensure positive dining and/or shopping experience.
Rings up sales in the POS system providing change and receipts as appropriate for restaurant and retail as appropriate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Strong time management skills
Customer service focused, team player with a willingness to help other employees when needed.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening shifts.
Ability to work 6+ hour shifts with long periods of walking and standing.
Ability to work in close proximities such as stockrooms or behind counter.
Farmland Foods, headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Smithfield Foods, based in Smithfield, Virginia. Smithfield Foods is the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer. The company raises 18.4 million hogs domestically each year, and annually processes 31.4 million hogs, representing 32 percent of the U.S. market. Smithfield Foods employs more than 53,000 people worldwide.Since 1959, Farmland Foods has maintained a proud heritage of working side by side with American farm families using time-honored traditions to make great tasting food that you can proudly serve your family. Its how we have always done it and how we’ll be doing it for generations to come, producing Farmland quality food from proud American Farmers. Our collection of well-known brands includes Farmland, Roegelein, Ohse, Premium Standard Farms, Simply Natural, All Natural, Cooks Ham and North Side Foods.The Farmland Foods plants are located in Crete, NE, Lincoln, NE, Denison, IA, Monmouth, IL, Wichita, KS, Carroll, IA, Kansas City, MO, Milan, MO, Arnold, PA, Cumming, GA and Salt Lake City, UT. Company wide we employ more than 9,000 employees. Farmland Foods offers diverse employment opportunities including sales, operations, logistics, engineering, customer service, brand marketing, transportation, food technology, quality assurance, research and development, finance, human resources, and many others.