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281 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010, USA
Veronika hiring Captain in New York, NY

Veronika hiring Captain in New York, NY

VeronikaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (10.00 plus tips)
Expired: Dec 9, 2019

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2 years

Job Details

Award-winning hospitality group STARR RESTAURANTS (Pastis, Le Coucou, Upland, and many more) is seeking hospitality professionals for its newest venture. As part of the internationally renowned photography museum from Stockholm, Fotografiska. The multi concept space will include a restaurant named Veronika a nod to Veronica, the patron saint of photography, a quaint café, chapel bar, and private event space.

Inspired by the grand cafes that populated London, Paris and Vienna before the turn of the 20th century, Chef Robert Aikens’ menu will draw inspiration from France, Austria and Eastern Europe, prioritizing seasonality and sustainability through local sourcing.

The breathtaking, theatrical space is masterfully designed by Roman and Williams (Le Coucou, La Mercerie, The Boom Boom Room at the Standard Hotel), seamlessly incorporating the 19th-century building’s original beauty with opulent fixtures, dramatic murals, lush plants and immaculate details.

However, great food and a beautiful restaurant are not enough to keep people coming back.  We are currently seeking Captains who possess a genuine passion for food and beverage and, above all, a focus on providing an unparalleled guest experience.

Qaulified candidates will have:

  • Strong knowledge and appreciation for food and the culture of dining.
  • Sincere sense of hospitality and warm, engaging personality
  • True passion and dedication to the service of others
  • Ability to multi-task various floor responsibilities while placing an emphasis on hospitality                    
  • Able to improvise and make impromptu decisions in accordance with the cycle of service and the restaurant’s standards
  • Strong leadership skills, communicate clearly and respectfully
  • Properly represent the restaurant’s vision and philosophy
  • Open Availability
  • 2-5 years experience in Metropolitan restaurants in a similar role(i.e. Captain, Lead Server, or Fine Dining Server)
  • Strong beverage knowledge including( Understanding of wine styles, grape varietals and regions; spirits and classic cocktails; and beer styles)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Background, education, or passion for art, art history and photography
  • International hospitality experience
  • Wine certification
  • Supporter of sustainability and green practices

Compensation details

Highly competitive hourly pay, tremendous career growth opportunities, and after 90 days of employment - NY Transitchek, Health, Vision and Dental Insurance as well as employee dining discounts at 30+ Starr Restaurants in multiple cities.

Required Skills

Ability To Lift 40+ Lbs

Basic Floor Service

Beer Knowledge

Classic Wine Service Expertise

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Coffee Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Glassware Knowledge

Wine Knowledge

Classic Wine Service Knowledge

Conflict Resolution

Customer service

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Preparation Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

TIPS Certified

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Eastern European

Upscale Casual

Part of STARR Restaurants