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The Bywater
532 North Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos, CA 95030
The Bywater hiring Server in Los Gatos, CA

The Bywater hiring Server in Los Gatos, CA

The BywaterMore Info

Part Time • Hourly ($16.00) plus tips
Expired: Jul 17, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details
The Bywater is looking for motivated and experienced server to join our team!

Shifts are 3-4 days per week, must be avialabe Friday-Monday. 

Must have at least 2 years of serving experience in a full service restaurant. 

Get transported to the city of New Orleans. Founded by Andrew Burnham and David Kinch, former chef owner of the three-Michelin star Manresa Restaurant, The Bywater celebrates the city where Kinch first learned how to cook. The menu features classic dishes and cocktails using quality, local California ingredients. From po’boys to BBQ, sazeracs and hurricanes, take a trip to the Big Easy without the flight.

Position Overview:
The Bywater, a vibrant and authentic New Orleans-inspired restaurant located in Los Gatos, is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Restaurant Servers. As a Server at The Bywater, you will play a crucial role in delivering exceptional dining experiences to our guests, showcasing the rich flavors and traditions of New Orleans cuisine.


  • At least 2 years experience as a server in a full service restaurant.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact positively with guests and team members.
  • Knowledge or interest in New Orleans cuisine and culture is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle high-stress situations.
  • Availability  to work Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday shifts.
  • Ability to stand and move for extended periods, lift up to 25 pounds, and navigate a crowded restaurant environment.


  • Greet and seat guests in a friendly and welcoming manner, providing an excellent first impression.
  • Present menus, make recommendations, and take accurate food and beverage orders.
  • Serve food and beverages promptly, ensuring accuracy in orders and adherence to quality standards.
  • Provide detailed information about menu items, including ingredients and preparation methods, to assist guests in making informed choices.
  • Monitor and anticipate guests' needs, responding promptly and courteously to requests.
  • Collaborate with kitchen staff to ensure timely and coordinated service.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, including tables and service areas.
  • Process guest payments accurately and efficiently, handling cash and electronic transactions.
  • Uphold high standards of hygiene and food safety protocols.
  • Assist in setting up and closing down the restaurant, including side work duties as assigned.


  • Minimum wage of $16 per hour, with opportunities for tips.

We are looking for stellar industry professionals with a love for hospitality and working in the restaurant industry to join our team!

Are you excited about providing an excellent guest experience with delicious food and craft cocktails?

Apply today!

Reply to this add or send your resume to [email protected] with the following:

-Current resume
-Shift Availability
-Interview Availability

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Dining Discounts

Required Skills

2+ Years of Serving Experience in a Full Service Restaurant

Customer Service

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

High Volume Service

Ability to Interact Positively With Guests and Team Members


Knowledge or Interest in New Orleans Cuisine and Culture

Food Safety Knowledge

Ability to work in a fast paced environment


Ability to Handle High Stress Situations

Positive Attitude

Ability to Stand and Move for Extended Periods

Service Procedures

Ability to Lift Up to 25 Pounds

Attention to Detail

Ability to Navigate a Crowded Restaurant Environment

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Experience With Greeting and Seating Guests

POS Systems

Experience With Presenting Menus and Making Recommendations

Standing for Long Periods of Time

Experience With Taking Accurate Food and Beverage Orders


Experience With Serving Food and Beverages Promptly

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Ability to Provide Detailed Information About Menu Items

People Skills

Experience With Monitoring and Anticipating Guests' Needs


Collaboration With Kitchen Staff for Timely Service

Food and Beverage Pairing

Maintaining a clean and organized workspace

Food Preparation

Experience With Processing Guest Payments

Guest Service

Knowledge of hygiene and food safety protocols

Bussing Tables

Experience With Setting Up and Closing Down a Restaurant

Following Steps of Service

Taking Direction and Feedback

Work Well Under Pressure

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Part of Manresa Group

Founded by David Kinch, chef of the three-Michelin star Manresa restaurant, The Bywater celebrates the city where Kinch first learned how to cook. The menu features New Orleans-inspired dishes and southern staples like fried green tomatoes and po’boys, a raw bar, a list of classic and eclectic New Orleans cocktails, beer, wine and more.