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Server Assistant
816 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA
Palette hiring Server Assistant in San Francisco, CA

Palette hiring Server Assistant in San Francisco, CA

PaletteMore Info

Full Time • Hourly $13.00
Expires: Aug 30, 2020


3 years

Job Details

Palette Restaurant is seeking a highly motivated and service-minded individual to join our new fine dining concept as a Server Assistant.

Palette Restaurant reopens with the objectives of providing a unique cuisine paired with a special art focused ambiance in order to create a memorable fine dining experience for our guests. Palette provides a continuous effort to offer superlative quality and the highest level of gracious and courteous guest service. To perform successfully, Palette employees must not only have the qualifications and abilities to perform each of the essential functions of this position, but also must continually strive to meet or surpass Palette’s objectives and exacting standards.

Chef-owner Peter Hemsley is opening a restaurant ahead of the curve with its artistic interpretation of a culinary experience, engaging and warm hospitality alongside a classically-driven wine program. In addition to the Food and Beverage program, Palette will also house an art gallery and several artisan work spaces showcasing the artists unique talents. We are looking for the right member to join our team! 

 Qualities required:

  • Have experience in fine dining hospitality 
  • Be friendly, social and like to be in interaction with staff and guest, be a team player.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of food and beverage.
  • Have a strong personality. Be determined to deliver a detailed and high level of luxury service.

Main role:

Our Server Assistants provide essential support to our Captains, the wine team and the culinary team in each evening's service. Candidates will be responsible for complete set-up of dining room, from cleaning and configuration of tables, to setting up all plates, cleaning duties and service utensils for service. 

During service, the candidate will assist captains with ringing in orders, table maintenance, ensuring tables are marked correctly with utensils and glassware in a timely manner as well as take the utmost care in cleaning tables and public spaces. Candidates should be comfortable with movements in the dining room according to fine-dining standards, and be able to efficiently complete tasks in a busy environment. 

The assistant will help with food running and spieling dishes, so you should be comfortable explaining food and interacting with guests.

You should be very meticulous, efficient, and open to learning and suggestions. Please be prompt, reliable, and always carry a gracious and hospitable attitude. You will be working in a small team, and so you should enjoy teamwork. 

Please send us your resume along with a cover letter about why you think you might be a good fit. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.

Palette is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business needs.

Compensation details

Tips, Full Benefits, PTO

Required Skills

Customer service

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

New American

Upscale Casual, Fine Dining, Bar / Lounge

Part of Palette

Palette is a dynamic fine-dining and art destination in SOMA, San Francisco that playfully explores the relationship between food, art and community. Chef Peter J. Hemsley’s food tells a story. Harnessing his love of art, music, history and the natural environment, his pairing of traditional and modern techniques are an embodiment of creative expression.

Part restaurant, art gallery, artist studio and shop, Palette partners with local artisans to create unique wares that integrate beauty, craft and functionality. Palette Gallery provides artists of all disciplines the opportunity to create and showcase work that highlights concepts related to the infinitely complex and ever-evolving food culture.

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