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ala
1320 19th Street Northwest, Washington, DC
ala hiring Server in Washington, DC

ala hiring Server in Washington, DC

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Full/Part Time • Hourly ($30.00 - $50.00)
Expired: Oct 29, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

ala, the premier location for Levantine Cuisine in the heart of Washington, DC - Dupont Circle, is looking for experienced servers. This is a part time or full time position working evening and weekend Hours.

About us:

We focus on cooking & mixology from the Levant, an area of the world that has a long history and a colorful past. When our guests join us at ala, we want them to feel the overwhelming sense of being one with a variety of colors. From the colors of the ingredients they are enjoying or the cocktails they are sipping to the colorful expressions of each of our team members & guests who surround them, ala provides an experience for everyone who enters.  

The benefits:

Competitive pay rate ($30-60 per hour)

A clear career pathway - career advancement opportunities

Paid time off on an accrued basis + additional days based on tenure

Staff discounts (75% dining discounts)

Health insurance with generous employer contribution

Flexible scheduling

Pre-tax commuter benefits

Ideal candidate, we are looking for:

We are looking for candidates with good interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task, and who are team-oriented. This individual needs to be truly passionate about food, wine, and spirits. Wine knowledge preferred. If you enjoy talking to people and thrive in a fast-paced workplace, we’d like to meet you. You’ll be the face of our restaurant and responsible for our guests’ experiences. Your ultimate goal will be to provide high-quality service that will help us maintain and attract customers.

Our perfect candidate has:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a high volume, quality venue
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communication at all levels
  • The ability to manage the situation under pressure and make decisions in real-time
  • The experience to operate at a high level under the direction of the management team
  • Personal maturity to deal with confidential information and/or issues with discretion and sound judgment
  • The capability to meet the physical and scheduling demands of the position, including walking, standing, and working nights, weekends, and holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare restaurant tables with special attention to sanitation and order
  • Attend to customers upon entrance
  • Interact with customers to develop loyalty and handle customer concerns; ensure that every guest receives the ala experience
  • Present restaurant menus and help customers select food/beverages
  • Take and serve food and drink orders
  • Answer questions or make recommendations for complementary products
  • Collaborate with other restaurant servers and kitchen/bar staff
  • Deal with complaints or problems with a positive attitude
  • Issue bills and accept payment
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters and take them to the kitchen for cleaning
  • Clean tables or counters throughout the guest visit and when they have finished their meal
  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items, such as linens, silverware, and glassware
  • Assist host by answering phones, as well as greet, seat, and thank guests
  • Stock service areas with supplies
  • Assist to maintain operations by preparing and enforcing policies and standard operating procedures to increase productivity, maintain quality and patron-service standards
  • Performs other restaurant side duties as requested by management and leadership team
  • Determine and implement system improvements
  • Take part in promotional events
  • Assist in maintaining a fun, safe secure, and healthy atmosphere and environment for patrons and staff
  • Exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($30.00 - $50.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Communication

Multitasking

Team Player


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ala is in the 2022 MICHELIN Guide!
In a city revered for its high-end dining and enticing global cooking, this relative newcomer is a beacon of Levantine cooking.
https://guide.michelin.com/us/en/district-of-columbia/washington-dc/restaurant/ala

We are named after the word ala, a Turkish saying that translates to a mix of all the colors. This idea represents the journey we are each on to taste the many cultures & recipes from different areas of the world while inviting people in from all backgrounds.

We offer the full Levant experience - everything from mouth-watering cooking to specialty wine, liquor, and cocktails...

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