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  • Catering Waitstaff (Part-Time) - Virginia State University

    Location US-VA-Petersburg
    Job ID
    Spectra - Venue Management
    Location Name
    Spectra VM – Multi-Purpose Center (Virginia State University)
    Catering/Banquet/Event Sales
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Catering Waitstaff is responsible for serving guests in the venue dining areas at catering functions. Catering Waitstaff must be personable and able to work in an ever- changing fast-paced environment. 


    The employee must maintain excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled per business need.


    • Responsible for serving meals to guests or directing guests to the buffet line.
    • Responsible for serving beverages to guests including alcoholic beverages. Must check guest’s ID to verify minimum age requirement for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.
    • Responsible for recording a guest’s order and relaying the order to the kitchen via P.O.S. system.
    • Responsible for observing guests to respond to any additional requests and determine when the meal has been completed.
    • Responsible for refilling salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiments and napkins.
    • Responsible for replacing tableware and linens as necessary.
    • Recommends certain dishes and identifies ingredients or explains how various items on the menu are prepared.
    • Assists in setting up banquet functions including linens, dishware, glassware and silverware.
    • Maintains sanitation, health and safety standards in work areas.
    • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance.
    • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to speak, read and write in English.
    • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
    • Possess valid food handling certificate and alcohol service permit if required by state or federal regulations.

    Education, Qualifications and Experience:


    Fine dining and/or banquet experience preferred.







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