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  1. Full-Time
  2. Temporary
  3. FAIRMONT
  4. Food & Beverage

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, Edmonton, Canada

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REF23289F

Harvest Room Server (Seasonal Full Time)

Region

Americas



Company Description

Your team and working environment:

Edmonton's "Chateau on the River" For more than 100 years, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has effortlessly delivered timeless luxury in the heart of downtown Edmonton. Nestled upon the North Saskatchewan River Valley, the hotel's charm and ever-evolving elegance has earned it the spotlight as one of the City's most sought after locations.  A storied past, an unparalleled present, and a future to be reckoned with, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has set the stage for luxury in the heart of the city.  Edmonton's only four-diamond "Chateau on the River" offers unparalleled views of North America's largest expanse of urban parkland.  Boasting dignified style and timeless grace, each of our 198 classically designed guestrooms, including specialty suites, are tastefully adorned with the finest amenities.  In 2016, we forever changed the game in luxury was we unveiled a completely re-designed Fairmont Gold and Lounge.  Delivering personalized and discreet service, this hotel within a hotel offers an unrivalled experience unlike any other the city has seen, and likely ever will.  From seasonally inspired menus to dining experiences that will satisfy any craving, see what our chefs are preparing in our confederation lounge and our award winning restaurant, The Harvest Room.

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. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit  https://careers.accor.com/

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

 


Job Description

Server (Seasonal Full Time)
As a Server with Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, you will be an ambassador for the exceptional service and cuisine that are hallmarks of our dining experience. Your warm, personal attention and knowledge of our outstanding Food & Beverage offerings makes guests of our restaurants and lounges feel unique and valued.

Contract Date: May 15th, 2024 - October 31st, 2024.

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the Assistant Outlets Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
  • Follow departmental policies, procedures and service standards
  • Assist guests regarding menu items in an informative and helpful way
  • Project a pleasant and positive professional image to guests at all times
  • Sell and up-sell menu and beverage items in a positive, professional manner
  • Have full knowledge of all menu items, garnishes, contents and preparation methods
  • Have full knowledge of beverage lists and promotions
  • Deliver and present food items to guest tables
  • Process guest checks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Bus and re-set tables
  • Perform opening, cleaning and closing duties
  • Report any irregularities or comments from guests to supervisors and leadership
  • Take initiative to rectify guest recoveries as per brand standards
  • Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
  • Adhere to the hotel’s vehicle handling and safety policies while driving hotel and guest vehicles
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Aspect of the Position (include but are not limited to):

  • Constant standing and walking throughout shift
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Constant kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
  • Frequent ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps

 


Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

 

  • 1 year a-la-carte serving experience required in the last 5 years
  • Pro Serve certification required
  • Previous point of sale system experience an asset
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
  • Highly responsible & reliable
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work cohesively with fellow colleagues as part of a team with minimum supervision
  • Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining work authorization documents


Additional Information

What is in it for you:

  • Comprehensive wellness platform (LifeWorks) for employee mental health and wellbeing support
  • 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

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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