1. Part-Time
  2. Permanent
  4. Food & Beverage


, Toronto, Canada



Assistant Server, Library Bar (Part-Time)



Company Description

For over 94 years, Fairmont Royal York has stood proudly as a Toronto landmark. When the hotel opened in 1929 it was the tallest building in the British Common Wealth and contained 1,048 rooms, a concert hall, library, extensive bakery, radio station and even a hospital. Today, this essential downtown landmark has completed a multi-million dollar transformation, reimagining its lobby, rooms, dining venues, event spaces, and Fairmont Gold – the property’s exclusive hotel within a hotel luxury experience. Another stunning chapter for Fairmont Royal York has begun.

    Job Description

    The Assistant Server’s focus will be to act as a support in all areas of Guest service delivery. In principle, their function will be threefold: to prepare serving stations and work areas for each meal period, assisting with the smooth execution of meal service during peak times, and offering continued support in preparation for the next meal period. The Assistant Server will be an integral part of the Library Bar team, working towards the common goal of exceeding the expectations of all that come to dine at the Library Bar.

    • To report for duty punctually, in full uniform according to appearance and grooming standards.
    • To promote and maintain a positive working relationship at all times with all Colleagues of the Library Bar and Royal York Hotel.
    • To demonstrate a complete understanding of the Library Bar policies, procedures and set service standards as outlined in the Royal York Colleague Handbook.
    • To demonstrate a complete knowledge and understanding of all steps of services and duties and perform them to the set standards as out lined in the Job Task Checklist.
    • To assist all Guests (internal and external) with any inquiries or requests in a pleasant, helpful manner.
    • To follow all of safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage.
    • Attend pre-shift, weekly and monthly meetings to continually improve the guest’s experience.
    • To understand how to operate all the equipment used in the outlet.
    • To fully understand and follow the hotel’s recycling program and procedures.
    • To actively participate in all health and safety procedures for the Library Bar and Hotel.
    • To follow all of safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage.
    • Carrying out any miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as requested by your Manager pertaining to total quality service delivered in the Library Bar

    Physical Aspects of Position include but are not limited to the following: 

    • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
    • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs
    • Constant kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
    • Frequent ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps


    • Previous work experience in a restaurant/food and beverage setting.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and a team player attitude.
    • Smart Serve certification.
    • Must be age of majority to serve alcoholic beverages.
    • OTEC certificate and asset.
    • Flexibility with shifts dependent on business demands.
    • Willingness to learn new concepts and ideas.

    Additional Information

    Do you enjoy helping others and building emotional connections to make people feel special and welcomed? If so, then we want YOU to be part of our Fairmont Royal York family.

    Every day you will be responsible for engaging with our guests, clients and colleagues. You will create the essential Toronto experience at the hotel that has been a Canadian icon for over 94 years.  You will be given the responsibility to ensure that our guests and colleagues feel WELCOMED, CARED FOR and INCREDIBLE. Being part of the Fairmont Royal York family is more than providing warm and consistent service. As an ambassador of Fairmont Royal York, you will take the initiatives necessary to turn moments into memories by taking the time to understand our guests’ purposes: why are they staying at Fairmont Royal York, what is their length of stay and what are their preferences and passions? Making our guests feel heard and cared for creates an emotional connection to our brand and builds loyalty. 

    If creating these lasting relationships and experiences excites you, read more about how your role supports our vision of continuing to create the essential Toronto experience!

    What is in it for you:

    • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide for you and your family
    • Learning programs through our Academies designed to sharpen your skills
    • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21
    • Career development opportunities with national and international promotion opportunities. The sky is your limit

    Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
    We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

    Why work for Accor?

    We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.

    By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. 

    Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS

    Note: Must already be legally entitled to work in Canada to be considered for the position

    Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
    When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.


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