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Student: PM Restaurant Server

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Student: PM Restaurant Server
Requisition Number SE01600
Department Name Generic User Department
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range 3.90+Tips
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience

1 year of customer service experience

Hours per Week

Shifts starting at 4pm, 15-30 hours/week

Job Summary


Major Functions: Responsible for prompt, courteous service to all guests eating in the restaurant, as well as the maintenance of the restaurant for breakfast, lunch , and dinner shifts.

Essential Functions:

Greets and seats guests in alternating sections of the restaurant as quickly as possible, presents them with menus, makes meal suggestions and appropriate wine selections and answers questions regarding meal preparation.

Takes order, presents check to the cook, and red line for cocktails. Records all sales using appropriate cash register, and follows all cash handling procedures. Maintains cash bank, guest checks, and processes guest payment according to established procedures. Balances all checks and completes closing paperwork at the end of the shift.

Serves order as soon as ready in a professional and pleasant manner. Makes sure proper garnish is on plate before serving. Presents check to guest for payment.

Continuously checks on the needs of guests in entire restaurant, bussing tables, and pouring beverages. Responds in a proactive manner to any guest concerns to ensure satisfaction.

Is knowledgeable of all menu items, including how they are prepared, and their status for the day.

Completes side work to include polishing/rolling silverware, stocking condiments and glasses, sweeping and cleaning as directed by supervisor. Practices “clean as you go” method, and sanitation standards.

Reports all tips received on a daily basis and records them on a tip declaration sheet.

Ensures alcohol awareness procedures are in place (TIPS) and notifies supervisor of any guest incidents.

Assists with room service duties as necessary.

Able to carry trays and move items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Has a thorough knowledge of emergency and life safety procedures, and follows all key control procedures.

Provides the highest quality of service to guests at all times and practices each item on the company pledge card.

Wears proper uniform and nametag at all times in accordance with the standards of personal appearance guidelines in the WHI handbook.

Performs all other duties deemed necessary by management.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Deadline to Apply 10/14/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 09/13/2017

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * You must be a UK student to hold this position. Are you a UK student?
    • Yes
    • No