Newly opened restaurant in Downtown Los Angeles is seeking candidates for the Dining Room Manager position! Chef Timothy Hollingsworth, formerly of The French Laundry, is searching for qualified and dedicated staff for his team at Otium.
Hollingsworth is focused on compiling a seasoned team of culinary and service-minded professionals to create a dining experience like no other in the city. Otium will strip away the formalities of dining while focusing on the quality of food, warm service, and relaxed atmosphere. Otium is a social restaurant, with a dramatic open kitchen and rooftop gardens, focusing on a sophisticated yet rustic approach to cooking with elegant, vibrant, and seasonal flavors.
Employees will be responsible for general serving duties with a strong emphasis on hospitality and knowledge of food, wine and cocktails. Candidates must be reliable, motivated, hardworking and have a commitment to service. The dining room team should be willing to learn and work towards ensuring that Otium's high standards are met.
3 years of upscale/ fine dining experience
Extensive knowledge of food, wine and beverages
Excellent tableside manner and customer service skills
Able to work in high pressure, fast-paced environments
Proficiency in Aloha
Otium is on the South side of the Broad Museum – located on Grand Avenue between 2nd and 3rd street.
Classic Wine Service Knowledge
Experience in a Fine Dining Establishment
Experience in a High Volume Environment
Food / Beverage Pairing
Food Safety Knowledge
OpenTable or other