Silver Diner Development, LLC
Chantilly VA, US
If you have a passion for hospitality, connecting with people, and serving great food on the cutting edge of hot trends, Silver Diner is the place for you!
At Silver Diner, we believe in a culture where we put our people first and empower them to thrive both professionally and personally.
Our dedication to nurturing our growth through the growth of our people leads the industry for internal promotions, with more than 60% of our managers and ALL of our General Manager and Area Directors having been promoted from within. We offer more than a job for today. We offer a career path for the future!
OUR MISSION - TO BE THE BEST WE CAN BE!
OUR PEOPLE - Our people are our most precious resource. Our success as a company is totally dependent on our people’s success as professionals and individuals.
OUR PRODUCT - We believe in executing our product 100% right and never serving any product to our customers, which doesn’t meet these high standards.
OUR GUESTS - The answer is yes. Now what is the Question?' We strive never to say no to any guest’s request. We are passionate in our mission to deliver beyond what is expected.
OUR GROWTH - We believe that growth and profits are an outgrowth of excellence in executing our mission. We will not grow at the sacrifice of our mission of executing excellence.
We are looking for contagiously friendly, warm, and energetic people to be the face of our brand to the guests and sell our flexitarian menu by award winning Chef Ype Von Hengst.
Our hosts are the first people to greet our guests when they enter our building and the last smile to bid them farewell. They set the tone for their visit with our authentic world class diner hospitality.
Earn hourly wage plus tip pool!
Full time and part time positions available.
Weekends and holiday availability is required for this position.
Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance. 401K plan. Employee Assistance Program.
Perks: Referral Bonus Program, Meal Discounts. Gym membership discounts, work shoe discounts and more!
Opportunity for Growth: We offer the opportunity for growth, including becoming a trainer, supervisor, and manager. Over 60% of our managers and 100% of our GMs were promoted from within.
Be a part of one of the busiest restaurants in America and grow with one of the hottest concept category leaders today!
About Silver Diner Development LLC:
One of Washington Post's 'Most Diverse Places to Work'
One of Full Service Restaurant Magazine's '20 Full Service Restaurants to Watch'.
Winner of the 2020 TDn2K Best Practices Award for the Family Dining Category!
Silver Diner is a leader in the casual dining segment.
Our award winning Fresh & Local Menu with surprising flexitarian & healthy options bridges the gap between tablecloth restaurants and ho-hum fast food. We make our cuisine with the highest quality ingredients from our direct partnerships with over 15 local farms that focus on organic and sustainable farming.
We’re looking for contagiously friendly and CARING people who truly love hospitality to be a part of our family. We believe in a warm, friendly atmosphere with a deep familiarity for our guests. It’s a fast-paced and fun environment where everyone is enabled to achieve their personal best.
We firmly believe: People Are Our Most Precious Resource.
The following position description is not all-inclusive and is subject to change.
The Host’s primary responsibility is to greet guests warmly, friendly and immediately at the door. They manage the flow of guests to tables following proper rotation. They guide guests to the tables engaging in friendly conversation, seat and present clean menus in a professional, yet speedy manner.
Ensure every Guest:
Receives a contagiously warm welcome to the Silver Diner
Is seated at a sparkling clean table in a speedy & efficient manner
Is introduced to the company’s philosophy
Knowledge of all conversations of service, able to answer guest questions about the menu & restaurant
Cleans, organizes and stocks supplies needed at host station including menus, crayons, kid’s cars, etc.
Follows & tracks proper service rotation
Quotes wait time to guests when tables are not immediately available
Occasionally pre-bus tables to allow for quick turn around time
Interacts with guests in and as they leave the restaurant to ensure a positive dining experience
Keeps high-chairs and booster seats sparkling clean
Maintaining a clean lobby to Silver Diner standards
When not greeting guests or seating, answer the phone within 3 rings using SD standard greeting
Complete all assigned side work
Work as part of a team, communicating clearly and constructively
Be on time for work
Maintain a positive, fun-oriented attitude to your work
Keep yourself, your uniform and your station sparkling clean at all times
Strictly follow all uniform standards
Knowledge of SMG scoring standards for Speed of Service & Attentiveness
Know and ensure delivery of the Silver Diner Brand
Maintain clean menus, notify management of any worn menus & replaces them
Other Duties & Tasks:
Perform any additional duties or tasks as reasonably assigned by managers.
Develops 1:1 relationship with guests
Knows host conservation at table
REQUIRED EDUCATION & LICENSING/CERTICATION
Silver Diner values education from on-the-job learning demonstrated through consistent career growth as well as formal education.
Minimum: 1-2 years experience in the restaurant or hospitality industry
Exceptional aptitude for Guest Service
Excellent communication skills
Contagiously friendly, outgoing & energetic
Sense of urgency
Able to multi-task
Able to think & act quickly while maintaining self-composure
Able to meet all schedule requirements
The work area includes: food, refrigeration, knives, toasters, syrup dispensers, plates/bowls, slippery floors, and, at times, high temperatures. It is a physically intense environment requiring stamina and the ability to tolerate heat, walk-in coolers, lift/maneuver boxes weighing up to 35 pounds, and stand/walk on hard surfaces for 10-12 hours per day. Able to continuously reach, bend, lift, carry, stoop and wipe. Able to tolerate proper use of cleaning & sanitizing products. Frequent hand washing. Must be of legal age to serve alcoholic beverages according to applicable state law.Keyword: Host/HostessRequired Experience: We require that everyone has weekend and holiday availability for this position.
Previous restaurant experience is not required, but preferred.From: Silver Diner Development, LLC