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Momofuku Ko
8 Extra Place, New York, NY 10003
Server at Momofuku Ko

Server at Momofuku Ko

Momofuku KoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired on Aug 8, 2018

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3 years

Job Details

About Momofuku

Established by chef and founder David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku has grown to include restaurants in New York City, Sydney, Toronto, Washington, DC, and Las Vegas (Noodle Bar, Ssam Bar, Ko, Ma Peche, Seiobo, Noodle Bar Toronto, Daisho, Shoto, Fuku, Fuku+, CCDC, Nishi, Las Vegas, Fuku Wall St),a bakery established by award-winning pastry chef Christina Tosi (Milk Bar), and a bar (Nikai). The restaurants have gained world-wide recognition for their innovative take on cuisine, while supporting local, sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors.

About Ko

Momofuku Ko opened in 2008. At Momofuku Ko (which means “son of”), guests are served a tasting menu along a kitchen counter. Executive Chef Sean Gray uses seasonal ingredients, and changes the menu frequently based on market availability. Ko has two Michelin stars, which it has maintained since 2009. In 2015, Ko was awarded three stars by the New York Times.

“...and then there’s the food, which Chang, already a multi-star chef, takes to another level.” —New York Magazine

Ideal candidates are warm, hospitable, yet professional and exacting while providing above and beyond service in line with Momofuku standards and values.  We are looking for well-presented, organized individuals who want to be part of a team that test limits.

Some things you'll be doing

  • Oversee guest experience and act as guest advocate regarding inquiries and additional needs through menu
  • Stay updated on all menu items, preparation and ingredients of all dishes
  • Ensure proper table maintenance, including water service, pre-bussing, clear plates between courses, etc. 
  • Ensure guests are charged correctly and accurately, and receive payment in a timely fashion for all items served 
  • Support other team members to ensure guest satisfaction before, during, and after service in the completion of their duties.
  • Adhere to grooming and dress code standards
Skills & Requirements
  • 3+ years of fine dining experience
  • Must have strong food & wine knowledge
  • Must have a stellar track record 
  • Strong attention to small details
  • Uncompromising work ethic with a relish for new challenges

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.                           

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Momofuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Momofuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Momofuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.

What's in it for you?

We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package,including vision/dental/medical, and gym and commuter discounts, plus more after required wait periods. We encourage our employees to grow and learn, and offer many opportunities for personal and career development.

Required Skills

Beer Knowledge

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Food & Wine Pairings

Glassware Knowledge

Wine Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Customer service

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Safety Knowledge

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The Momofuku Group is comprised of restaurants and bakeries located in the US, Australia, and Canada, a culinary lab, a magazine, and an equipment manufacturing company. We are fun, exciting and fast-paced. If you're looking for a challenging but supportive environment, we welcome you to submit your application for consideration.

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