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  • Description



  • We are looking for a skilled Waiter or Waitress to take orders and deliver food and beverages to our customers.

    The right Waiter/Waitress uplifts the dining experience for customers. We are looking for someone who will have the patience, personality and perseverance to thrive in this role.

    Waiter/Waitress responsibilities include greeting and serving customers, providing detailed information on menus, multi-tasking various front-of-the-house duties and collecting the bill. If you are able to perform well in fast-paced environments, we’d like to meet you. To be a successful Waiter or Waitress, you should be polite with our customers and make sure they enjoy their meals. You should also be a team player and be able to effectively communicate with our Kitchen Staff to make sure orders are accurate and delivered promptly.

    Keep in mind that Waiter/Waitress duties may require working in shifts and/or occasionally during weekends and holidays.

    Ultimately, it is the duty of our Waiters/Waitresses to provide an excellent overall dining experience for our guests.

    Responsibilities

    Greet and escort customers to their tables

    Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (e.g. about portions, ingredients or potential food allergies)

    Prepare tables by setting up linens, silverware and glasses

    Inform customers about the day’s specials

    Offer menu recommendations upon request

    Up-sell additional products when appropriate

    Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software,order slips or by memorization

    Check customers’ IDs to ensure they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages

    Communicate order details to the Kitchen Staff

    Serve food and drink orders

    Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems

    Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area

    Deliver checks and collect bill payments

    Carry dirty plates, glasses and silverware to kitchen for cleaning

    Meet with restaurant staff to review daily specials, changes on the menu and service specifications for reservations (e.g. parties)

    Follow all relevant health department regulations

    Provide excellent customer service to guests

    Requirements;NO MATRIC REQUIRED.

    NO work experience as a Waiter or Waitress

    Hands-on experience with cash register and ordering information system (e.g. Revel POS or Toast POS)

    Basic math skills

    Attentiveness and patience for customers

    Excellent presentation skills

    Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment

    Active listening and effective communication skills

    Team spirit

    Flexibility to work in shifts

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 11 /N3
  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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Job summary

  • Waiters and waitress

  • City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Company

    MKHEHLEMBA MOTORS SPARES AND TRADINGS (PTY) LTD
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Full Time

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