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Casa Luca
1099 New York Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC
Backwaiter at Casa Luca

Backwaiter at Casa Luca

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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Closed on Jul 25, 2018

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1 year

Job Details

Back Waiter/Server in Training 

James Beard Award winning and Michelin Starred Chef Fabio Trabocchi is now hiring Back Waiters (Server-in-Training) for his restaurants.

We are seeking experienced and confident people who understand the standards of world class service and hospitality, so if you'd like to be a part of a growing restaurant group and work with some of the city's best hospitality and culinary professionals, we would love to meet you!


The Back Waiter is an essential member of the dining room trio – which includes the Captain and the Food Runner. Back Waiters are responsible for table maintenance, such as clearing finished dishes, refilling wine and beverages, marking settings for the next course, and ensuring the flow of service. As Servers-in-Training, back waiters also assist Captains with wine and beverage service and may assist with tableside service such as fish filleting and meat carving.


  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of fine dining serving experience (Exposure to Italian or Spanish concepts are a PLUS) 
  • Substantial Food and Wine Knowledge
  • Professional, articulate, friendly and punctual 
  • Proficient in Micros
  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Professional appearance and grooming standards appropriate for a premier fine dining restaurant

All interested candidates who meet the above qualifications are encouraged to email a copy of your resume to: [email protected]

Experienced candidates can be considered for any of our locations depending on preference: Fiola (Penn Quarter), Fiola Mare (Georgetown Waterfront), Casa Luca (City Center), Sfoglina (Van Ness) and our forthcoming, Del Mar (The Wharf).


  • Be a part of an award winning restaurant group which continues to grow
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company sponsored health care plan and optional vision/dental coverage after 60 days of full time
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Employee Meals
  • Referral Bonuses


Fabio and Maria Trabocchi are a dynamic duo in Washington DC's restaurant scene, driven by hospitality, quality and authenticity. They founded Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants in 2011, which today includes Fiola, Casa Luca, Fiola Mare, Sfoglina, and the forthcoming Del Mar. Their deeply-rooted respect for hard work and family tradition forms the moral and cultural foundation of their lives and work. Restaurants have been their way of life since they met in Washington in the '90s. Fabio's culinary expertise and pursuit of perfection paired with Maria's natural style, beauty, and grace.

Compensation details

Competitive Hourly + Tips + Benefits

Required Skills

Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment

Food / Beverage Pairing

POS Systems

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Chef Fabio Trabocchi’s casual and convivial osteria, Casa Luca, celebrates family heritage, honoring the cuisine of his upbringing in the Marche region of Italy and the transmission of culinary traditions through the generations.

The menu features authentic Marche recipes that not only brought Trabocchi and his father together, but dishes that he now enjoys sharing and preparing with his 9-year-old son, Luca.

Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Fabio Trabocchi restaurants does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under state or local law.