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

Benno hiring Assistant Captain in New York, NY

BennoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Gratuities/Tip Pool)
Expired: Feb 28, 2020

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2 years

Job Details

BENNO seeks an experienced and passionate restaurant Assistant Captain to join our exceptional team of service leaders.

An Assistant Captain at BENNO will be responsible for always providing prompt and friendly food and beverage service to all our guests by following the BENNO Brand standards. This role will assist the Captain in setting the stage for the experience a guest will have and will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the dining room and the server station during the service. Our Assistant Captain's support is crucial to the smooth flow of service, allowing the Captain to spend more time with their guests.  

The ideal candidate has at least 1-2 years of experience working in a restaurant setting;a server in a casual concept who is interested and ready to make the move to fine dining would be hugely succesful in this position!

Knowledge of Italian/Mediterranean cuisine and wine is preferred, but the desire to continue to learn is a must! Applicants must be guest-service oriented, friendly and outgoing, hardworking, team oriented, and able to perform with detail and finesse. The experience and understanding of a what it takes to successfully open a restaurant is appreciated.

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. 

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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.