The server position at the Taste of Smithfield is essential to delivering genuine southern hospitality to our guests. Our servers deliver both our concept and our food to patrons with grace and impeccable product knowledge. Teamwork is the backbone of our cusses. Our service team maintains a clean work environment for the benefit of our guests while executing service to the fullest.
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.
Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:
Greets all guests – restaurant and retail – with genuine southern hospitality.
Presents restaurant guests with menus, gives a brief description of what our restaurant is all about, and suggestively sells.
Communicates customer orders to kitchen staff; ensures orders are assembled properly prior to delivery and verifies customer satisfaction.
Runs food as it hits the window no matter whose food it may be and assists any guest that may need assistance in the dining room.
Pre-buses tables and ensures they are kept tidy and completely clear before check presentation.
Observes principles of safe food handling and service. Follows all relevant health department rules and regulations.
Promotes our retail shop to restaurant guests.
Promotes our brand with knowledge and pride.
Responsible for ongoing side work such as rolling silverware, slicing fruit for beverage garnish, restocking condiments on tables, and refilling condiments on tables.
Performs other duties as required such as sweeping, mopping floors, bathrooms and taking out trash.
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.
2+ years of experience in a high-volume restaurant setting.
Strong food & beverage knowledge including beer, wine, and spirits.
Must have a Food Handler's Card.
Knowledge & awareness of health and safety issues.
Ability to operate a POS register system including processing credit card and cash transactions.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening shifts.
Genuine commitment to excellence, success & great service.
Team player, willingness to take direction, strong work ethic.
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.