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Waitperson

Location: 

Los Angeles, CA, US

Property Name:  La Quinta by Wyndham Los Angeles - LAX Airport
Req Id:  8075

La Quinta by Wyndham is now seeking a Waitperson to join our team at the La Quinta by Wyndham Los Angeles - LAX Airport location in Los AngelesCalifornia.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for serving food and beverages to the customers in a timely, courteous, efficient and accurate manner. Must follow the standards set by the hotel. Explains menu item and terms and provides suggestions to customers when asked.   

Education & Experience

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred.

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • 1 to 2 years of experience is preferred.
Physical Requirements
  • Must be able to routinely lift or carry up to 10-25 pounds and occasionally lift or carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Prolonged periods of standing, carrying, and walking.
  • Climbs stairs 20% of the time.
  • Requires good vision to include: close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision.
  • Requires good hearing.
  • Must have clean/healthy work habits
  • Requires a well-groomed, professional appearance.
  • Must be flexible in hours/days.
General Requirements
  • If serving alcoholic beverages must meet the state’s minimum age requirement.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills; able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; and be a good listener.
  • Ability to interact courteously and tactfully with staff and customers.
  • Service orientation, organization, and time management skills.
  • Hands on experience with cash register and ordering information system.
  •  Obtain any locally required certifications.
Fundamental Requirements
  • Escort customers to their tables.
  • Present menus to patrons and answer questions about menu items, making recommendations upon request.
  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Inform customers of daily specials.
  • Take order from patrons for food and beverages.
  • Check patrons' identification in order to ensure that they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Serve food and/or beverages to patrons; prepare and serve specialty dishes at tables as required. Handle all foods items in accordance with local health codes.
  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems.
  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes.
  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters, and take them to kitchen for cleaning.
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens.
  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiment, and napkin containers.
  • Assist in Room Service (if necessary) and with orders to go, as needed.
  • Perform other job related activities as required or requested by the Food & Beverage Manager.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 20 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 80 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 15,000 team members worldwide.

Our Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Location: La Quinta by Wyndham Los Angeles - LAX Airport5249 West Century Blvd.Los AngelesCalifornia  90045
Employment Status: Part-time

What we expect from you

• Bring your best every day

• Put our guests first

• Strive to exceed expectations in all you do

What you can expect from us

• Best-in-class training and career development

• Supportive and engaged team

• Fast paced fun environment

About Wyndham

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Through the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. Wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles