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Gotham Bar and Grill
12 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003
Gotham Bar and Grill hiring Captain in New York, NY

Gotham Bar and Grill hiring Captain in New York, NY

Gotham Bar and GrillMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $15.00
Expired: Jan 2, 2020

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Job Details

Captains are the primary point of contact for the guest’s dining experience at

Gotham. He or she must work to create an immediate rapport with the guest so they

know they are in excellent hands. Since each table is looking for a different

experience, it is the job of the captain to assess what type of experience the guest is


The captain will direct the timing and flow of a table, balancing the need to turn a

table and our desire to deliver an exceptional experience. In conjunction with the

maitre d’, the captain will direct his or her team to accommodate special requests and

food issues such as allergies, dislikes, substitutions, tasting menus. The Captain is

responsible for directing the support staff.

A captain at Gotham is a leadership position, which demands dedication, focus, and

the ability to anticipate guests’ needs. They are expected to know the menu and any

additions to the menu and be able to explain each dish to the table. Captains must

communicate with all service team members, the kitchen and management. As

leaders, captains are expected to participate in any aspects of service that may be

necessary including serving food, clearing tables, and re-setting tables.

Compensation details

Cash and Credit Card Tips, Health Insurance, Commuter Benefits

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New American, American

Fine Dining

Gotham Bar and Grill is one of New York City's most respected restaurants for over 35 years, now with a new chef at the helm Gotham has reinvented itself again and on track to continue building its legacy as a culinary destination and neighborhood gem for casually elegant dining. Featuring New American cuisine, Gotham has been the springboard for some of New York’s most acclaimed chefs.