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RÊVE Bistro
960 Moraga Rd F, Lafayette, CA 94549, USA
RÊVE Bistro hiring Server in Lafayette, CA

RÊVE Bistro hiring Server in Lafayette, CA

RÊVE BistroMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expired: May 8, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

4 years


Job Details

Do you enjoy working as part of a strong team serving amazing food with great service in a highly rated restaurant? Is customer service part of your passion? Are you a top seller at your current high end restaurant? Can you recommend a 1er cru Champagne as well as that "great value" wine from the Rhone? Do you have regulars at your current restaurant that ask for you by name? If you answered yes, we'd love to talk with you about joining the RÊVE team.

RÊVE is a classic French bistro in Lafayette, Michelin recognized since 2021, maintaining 4.9 stars on OpenTable. Our menus change seasonally.

We are looking for a professional career server to join our small team. We are open Tuesday - Saturday closed on Sunday & Mondays. The shift is 5 nights a week Mid-May though December, then potentially 4 nights January - April (as business slows down, shifts are reduced) Open from 5-9, the shifts are aprox 4pm - 10pm or 10:30 (earlier out time mid week). Closed for all major holiday & two weeks in July / August for our summer vacation. To learn more visit our website revebistro.com.

Our team of severs works with a tip pool, all tips are declared. Annual range is aprox $75k-85k.

Ideal server:

MUST HAVE: 4-5 years as a server in a restaurant with multi course service.

Certified sommelier CMS or level 2 WSET (or equivalent knowledge)

Ability to manage 4-6 table stations with grace and efficiency

Wine knowledge & ability to learn wines. Our list is almost exclusively French. You must be comfortable properly serving both still and sparkling wines.

If you don't have extensive French wine knowledge you will be expected to study and learn within your first few weeks of employment. We will provide books and videos. Continued employment will be based on your ability to learn and you will be tested on your knowledge.

Our menu changes seasonally. You must be willing and able to learn new menus and be able to communicate them with the guests (allergies, etc)

You are a team player, yes it is your job.

Servers work with a tip pool, so everyone works hard to maximize their income. This includes being a top sales person, and providing excellent service. Establishing long term relationships with our guests.

Drama free. You're at work on time when scheduled, don't call out sick and have a positive attitude when you are at work. Your uniform is clean and pressed.

Looking for someone who is wanting to stay long term. Please do not apply if you are looking for a "college summer job"

We are closed July 21 - August 6 for our annual summer break. This is a paid break for long term employees. Closed Thanksgiving & Dec 24-26 (holidays are paid if they fall on a business day)

Interviews will take place over the next 3 weeks, we are looking for the right fit. We need someone available by mid-May.

401k after 1 year with 3% match / Paid time off during our break after 1 year / 5 days sick paid after 90 days
Physical requirements:

  • Be on your feet, walking at a fast pace for up to 6-7 hours at a time
  • Hand carrying multiple plates and other items
  • Carry cocktail trays of multiple drinks
  • Bend and lift throughout the shift
  • Speak in a clear and professional manner
  • Ability to work with handheld POS systems / see small screens / use touch screens

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Please learn about us online. Submit a resume and a cover letter with WHY you want to work at REVE. Why you believe you will be a good fit. We're a small team looking for someone who wants to be a part of something special who can bring their skills and talents to match what we do. There will be multiple interviews and reference checks.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $16.00 - $50.00 per hour

Expected hours: 30 – 36 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off

Restaurant type:

  • Fine dining restaurant
  • Upscale casual restaurant

Shift:

  • Night shift

Weekly day range:

  • Weekends as needed

Experience:

  • Restaurant server: 4 years (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Food Handler Certification (Required)
  • RBS (responsible beverage service) certificate (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Required)

Work Location: In person


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

Estimated Weekly Tips: $1,100

Benefits & Perks: Paid Time Off, 401k


Required Skills

Customer Service

Sommelier Certification (CMS or Level 2 WSET)

Wine Knowledge

Ability to Manage Multiple Tables

Team Player

Sales Skills

excellent service

Establishing Relationships With Guests

Time Management

Positive Attitude

Physical Stamina

Clear Communication Skills

Experience With Handheld POS Systems

Food Handler Certification

RBS (Responsible Beverage Service) Certificate

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