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7 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016
Benno hiring Captain in New York, NY

Benno hiring Captain in New York, NY

BennoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (TIP Pool/Gratuities)
Expired: Feb 14, 2020

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3 years

Job Details

BENNO seeks an experienced restaurant CAPTAIN to join our exceptional team of service leaders.

A Captain at Benno is responsible for setting the stage for the dining experience a guest will have and is responsible for the guest experience by providing prompt, attentive table service and by being all - knowing regarding our menu, beverage, and wine offerings. The server is energetic, enthusiastic, highly motivated and passionate about hospitality, food and beverage. This person will be a role model for the restaurant to both guests and peers, and holds themselves accountable. This role works with a strong attention to detail and directs the activities of their support staff to ensure an unparalleled dining experience.

This role guides the guest beyond the simple service of food and beverage, but through an unparalleled dining experience.

The ideal candidate:

  • 3-5 years of fine dining service experience as a lead server or Captain in restaurants of similar caliber.
  • Knowledge of Italian/Mediterranean cuisine and wine is preferred.
  • Applicants must be guest-service oriented, friendly and outgoing, hardworking, team oriented, and able to perform with detail and finesse. 

We seek individuals who pursue this career as a passion and a profession. 

We are a team of hospitality professionals committed to creating extraordinary experiences for our guests and staff. Our mission is to operate a financially responsible organization in an environment where work feels good.

Respect for our team, guests, partners, purveyors and our environment.

Empower our staff to think and act on their own with a Sense of Urgency. 

Pride ourselves in providing generous hospitality, distinctive cuisine and exceptional service.

Mentor, we encourage personal and professional Development.

Embrace the daily challenge and have fun. We are all in this together!

What we offer:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • ZipCar Rental Discounts
  • Family Meal Provided
  • On site Educational Classes

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Invest Hospitality LLC –is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Invest Hospitality, LLC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Employees must maintain the confidentiality of all company and customer information and must not discuss such matters outside of Leonelli Restuarants, LLC.   Tact and discretion must be used in all dealings with all customers and potential customers to maintain a positive image Leonelli Restaurants, LLC.

Compensation details

Gratuities, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Options & Lifestyle Wellness Package

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Mediterranean, French, Italian

Fine Dining

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Chef Jonathan Benno’s career spans more than three decades working in and running some of the world’s most celebrated kitchens, including Per Se and Lincoln Ristorante. After discovering the land marked hotel The Evelyn, which dates back to 1905, he saw a unique opportunity to build his first eponymous fine-dining restaurant in the storied space. The cuisine reflects the breadth of Chef Benno's culinary experience, showcasing classic French technique and contemporary Italian cooking, as well as broadening horizons to explore the coastal Mediterranean.