Required Years of Experience
LAFAYETTE is an everyday grand café and bakery in ceremony of French cooking at the corner of Lafayette Street and Great Jones Street in downtown Manhattan. Our market-driven bistro menu is a worldly homage to the genre that spans a variety of regions, from Provence to Normandy to neighboring Mediterranean coasts, offering a re-mastery of traditional dishes we love and some signatures.
Ideal candidates possess:
*Oversee the dining room and make it a warm and welcoming place.
*Actively take and process reservations.
*Answer incoming calls and questions.
*Ensure all guests have an exemplary dining experience.
*Positive attitude and strong work ethic with the mentality of a team player.
*Assist in coordinating the activities of dining room personnel to provide fast friendly service to guests.
*Great communication skills.
*Have a general food and wine knowledge.
We offer medical, dental, and vision benefits day of hire for full time employees, as well as a 401(k), Paid Time Off, Employee Dining Discount, Zip Car Discount, Spa Discount, TransitChek, Corporate Fitness Program, Continuing Education Classes and Referral Reward Program.
Since first partnering in 2009, chef Andrew Carmellini, Josh Pickard and Luke Ostrom have opened a national portfolio of restaurants and culinary services at preeminent hotels, live music venues and major metropolitan sports arenas and airports across New York City, Baltimore, Detroit and Nashville including Locanda Verde, The Dutch, Joe’s Pub and The Library at The Public, Lafayette, Bar Primi, Leuca, Westlight, Mister Dips, Rec Pier Chop House, The Cannon Room, San Morello, Evening Bar, The Brakeman, Penny Red's, Carne Mare, The Dutch Nashville and Carne Mare Nashville. The team actively runs food and beverage operations in four hotels, including The Greenwich Hotel, The William Vale, Sagamore Pendry Baltimore and the Shinola Hotel. Known for delivering quality experiences and pertinent culinary culture, each place is a distinctly owned, handcrafted labor of love. They've received widespread critical acclaim, recognition on countless “Best of” lists, a Michelin star, and two coveted James Beard Foundation awards. To learn more, visit nhgnyc.com or AndrewCarmellini.com.
Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)
Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Commuter Benefits, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program
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Lafayette is an everyday grand café and bakery in ceremony of French cooking at the corner of Lafayette Street and Great Jones Street in downtown Manhattan. Our market-driven bistro menu is a worldly homage to the genre that spans a variety of regions, from Provence to Normandy to neighboring Mediterranean coasts, offering a re-mastery of traditional dishes we love and some signatures.