Job Description

Restaurant Associates

  

 

 

  • We have an opening for Full-Time & Part-Time HOST/HOSTESS positions.
  • Location: The Kennedy Center 2700 F STREET NW WASHINGTON DC 20566 Note: online applications accepted only.
  • Schedule:  Nights, Weekends, and Holidays. More details upon interview!
  • Requirement: Food Service Experience preferred
  • Starting Pay: $20.00 per hour

 

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that would be a great fit for this role, you can refer them to this position and potentially earn an Employee Referral Bonus! Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position.

 

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, you may be interested in joining our team.

Be with the Best!  Restaurant Associates, Innovators in culinary, hospitality, and well-being a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high-quality culinary expertise.  Celebrates its diamond anniversary of 75 years while looking forward to a bright future of growth, innovation, excellence, and purpose.  R/A headquartered in New York City is the hospitality industry leader for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers, catering and corporate accounts.  We pride ourselves on our culinary heritage of "firsts", our dedication to quality, our passion for food, and our culture of CARE.  If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food, Hospitality Excellence, and being part of a collaborative culture that engages our teams through enthusiasm and excitement around the business. We invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates’ dynamic select team of professionals. Come share your talents with one of the nations’ fastest-growing, multi-million-dollar organizations – Voted Glassdoor Employee Choice Award Best Places to Work 2021.

Meet Andie: https://youtu.be/yMOFcO0UJN4 

Full time associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits such as:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance for Associates and Eligible Dependents
  • Short Term Disability (STD) and Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Discount Marketplace
  • And other voluntary benefits

Job Summary



Summary:   Responsible for seating residents in the dining room. Handles customer service situations as they arise.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promptly and warmly greets and directs guests to their tables based on availability or desired seating arrangements.
  • Helps create an overall enjoyable dining experience and promotes a safe, clean and neat environment for guests and other associates.
  • Exhibits exceptional communications skills. Gets along well with others, demonstrates flexibility and patience; possesses an interest in people.
  • Maintains a high level of sensitivity and confidentiality regarding personal or medical information that is shared.
  • Supervises the activities of food-service associates in the dining room to ensure proper customer service, food handling and sanitation procedures are followed.
  • Helps train new food-service team members.
  • Supervises the closing of the assigned dining room; ensures side work and station setup is properly completed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of emergency safety procedures and helps evacuate guests to safety in the event of fire or other emergency.
  • Assists with service, including occasional bussing and food service, while maintaining safe food handling and sanitation standards.
  • May be asked to operate equipment, including but not limited to fire extinguishers, telephones, iced tea/soda machines, soup wells and coffee machines.
  • Works with staff of other departments to perform job duties and during special events or functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits.

Both full-time and part-time positions offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Retirement Plan
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Services, and Choice Auto and Home Program

In addition, full-time positions also offer the following benefits to associates:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

 

About Compass Group: Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
 

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance).

Req ID:  1087163 

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Application Instructions

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