Jericho, NY
Dining Room
The Bristal at Jericho
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Full Time / Part Time / Casual

Looking for a career where you can make a difference in someone else's life? Where opportunities abound to advance your future, both personally and professionally? The Bristal Assisted Living is the place for you. You'll thrive in a premier senior care organization that values you as an individual — not just your experience and skillsets, but your unique talents and energy. You'll enrich the community in which you work, and that community will enrich you. We call what we do at The Bristal "hospitality with a higher purpose." We know you'll make an impactful difference. Because the difference is you. Come join us!

One of the strengths that sets The Bristal apart as a luxury assisted living community is our chef-prepared cuisine and the country club dining experience we provide three times a day. We are seeking friendly, professional and, above all, compassionate Waitstaff with the kind, patient and cheerful spirit to deliver on that exceptional experience. You know the satisfied feeling you get at an upscale restaurant when the servers do an excellent job? That's the same feeling we wish our residents to have every day, and as part of our Waitstaff team, your performance is key to making that happen. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring all meals are served and presented in accordance with the guidelines established by the Director of Food Service. The loving care, attention and great customer service you bring to the dining experience are fundamental to the quality of life and the general wellbeing of our residents every day.

Full Time, Part Time, and Per Diem schedules available

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Patiently and cheerfully taking resident meal orders
  • Checking station tables for settings and cleanliness
  • Reading the menu before service so that you can knowledgeably assist the residents with their selections
  • Assisting in the plating and proper portion controls of some or all of the following: appetizers, salads, soups, beverages and desserts
  • Bussing tables at the end of the meal

The ideal candidate will have the following skills/qualifications:

  • Experience as a Waiter/Waitress in a restaurant or food-service-related industry
  • Able to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Have a strong ability to multi-task
  • Possesses good communication, customer service and people skills
  • Is professional, patient and able to satisfy a demanding customer base
  • Experience working with a senior population is preferred, but not required
  • Is a team player, willing to help out where needed to ensure a pleasurable dining experience
  • Familiarity with food safety, food preparation and board of health guidelines is a plus
  • Is able to adjust to different personality types and situations in positive ways
  • Must always be reliable, caring and gentle in actions and demeanor
  • Maintains an abiding respect for the elderly and remains calm at all times

Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal accommodations