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Server Assistant
WS New York at Hudson Yards
37 Hudson Yards New York, NY 10001, United States
WS New York at Hudson Yards hiring Server Assistant in New York, NY

WS New York at Hudson Yards hiring Server Assistant in New York, NY

WS New York at Hudson YardsMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Oct 13, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

WS New York is a new restaurant and private club concept located in Hudson Yards. WS New York will create unparalleled access to the finest wine and spirits, world-class dining, and one-of-a-kind cultural events. This will be a truly unique place destined to become one of the world’s most coveted private clubs and restaurants. Our Team is led by Chef Eli Kaimeh (of Daniel, Gramercy Tavern and Per Se) and Master Sommelier Michaël Engelmann (of Gary Danko and The Modern).

 This is an incredible opportunity to be a part of a Team of passionate hospitality professionals. At WS New York, our company culture supports the growth and development of our Team Members and provides opportunities for education and advancement in the hospitality business. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision, and paid time off after a required waiting period.  We are extremely excited to build this team and create memorable experiences for all.

Role Summary

A WS New York Server Assistant is responsible for providing exceptional food and beverage service to members and guests of WS New York, as per WS New York Standards. The Server Assistant is expected to work with the Server and Kitchen  in a hospitable, efficient manner and play an integral role in ensuring our guests have an outstanding dining experience. At all times, Server Assistants are expected to be attentive and anticipatory to our Guests' and Teams’ needs. Our goal is to make everyone feel welcome, comfortable, important and relaxed, while exceeding expectations for all.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain a high level of hospitality and professionalism with each team member and guest 
  • Protect the privacy of our members, teammates, guests and at all times
  • Develop and retain knowledge of the menu, dietary restrictions, cocktails and wines by the glass 
  • Ability to organize and carry a tray properly for food and beverage service
  • Execute opening and closing procedures associated with assigned station
  • Understand and perform the proper standards for serving and clearing all courses 
  • Fill and refill guests’ glassware with choice of water in a timely manner
  • Act as a channel of communication (the eyes and ears) between the kitchen and the dining room
  • Serve beverages, mark silverware between courses, and assist in serving and clearing food in cooperation with the Server
  • Clear and reset necessary tables in between guest transition
  • Clean and crumb tables between courses and when needed 
  • Prepare and serve coffee and tea orders
  • Work seamlessly and communicate with Servers and Food Runners to assure members and guests have a valuable overall experience
  • Be ready and willing to help other servers, assistant servers, runners, sommeliers, hosts, or manager as needed to ensure our high service standards and efficient operations
  • Attend Food, Wine and Team training opportunities


  • 1+ year working in a fine dining and/or high-volume environment
  • Positive attitude, a sense of responsibility and ownership of the position
  • Appetite for creating memorable moments of hospitality for our guests
  • Desire to learn and grow within the position and restaurant
  • Basic knowledge and passion for wine, beer, coffee and craft cocktails 
  • Basic understanding of classic food and wine service and serviceware
  • Detail-oriented with strong communication skills
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of punctuality and reliability
  • Demonstrate a sense of urgency, strong work ethic, ability to mentally prioritize and stay organized during high volume
  • Must be impeccably groomed, maintain good hygiene, upright posture and maintain required uniform and tools on hand at all times
  • Must display the image and philosophy set forth by the owner and the restaurant management team
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Be able to safely lift and easily maneuver plates, cases of water, chairs, linen and dining room tables. Up to 50 pounds
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)
  • Must be comfortable with repetitive motions (such as walking, bending & standing)
  • WS New York enforces a zero-tolerance policy with regards to discrimination and/or harassment in any form
  • Sign a Non-disclosure Agreement 

 Location: 37 Hudson Yards, New York, New York 10001

 Reports to: Floor Manager/AGM

Compensation details

Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, PTO

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Glassware Knowledge

Classic Food / Wine Service

Customer service

Experience in a High Volume Environment

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New American

Fine Dining

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The world’s greatest treasures are reserved for those who seek them. Located in the heart of New York’s newest neighborhood,
Hudson Yards, WS New York creates unparalleled access to the finest wine and spirits, world-class dining, and one-of-a-kind cultural events. Debuting in the Fall of 2019, members and their guests will find a new home for inventive pairings and insider perspective on rarified worlds — a unique place destined to become one of the most coveted private clubs and restaurants. Come work with Chef Eli Kaimeh and his talented team.