• Wait Staff - de Seversky Mansion

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 10 months ago(6/25/2018 11:57 AM)
    Job ID
    NYIT de Seversky Mansion
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Food Services
  • Overview

    New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and medicine. A non-profit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institution of higher education, NYIT has more than 9,000 students worldwide.


    Since 1955, NYIT has pursued its mission to: provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world.


    For more information, visit nyit.edu.



    NYIT's historic, luxury mansion seeks part-time Catering Wait Staff to work in the deSeversky Mansion for events at our Long Island (Old Westbury) campus.


    • Provide attentive and efficient table service to guests creating a memorable dining experience by means of maintaining proper dining etiquette including but not limited to: menu descriptions, order taking, beverage service, delivering items, fulfilling customer needs, removing courses, replenishing utensils, refilling glasses.
    • Represent the university in the most upstanding way possible.
    • Communicate to guests and fellow staff members in a respectful manner at all times.
    • Prepare rooms for clients utilizing floor plans, BEO’s, timelines and work plans issued or communicated by leadership. This includes the physical movement of tables, chairs, additional furniture, a/v equipment, linens and other catering supplies.
    • Be on the floor 100% of the time during a meal service period to oversee, but not limited to tables assigned by captain.
    • Communicate to management and captains any guests that have consumed an excessive amount of alcohol and need to be cut off.
    • Maintain all equipment that pertains to the service areas
    • Set up each room appropriately according to floor plans
    • Communicate departmental needs, items in need of repair, guest complaints or other deficiencies to the dining room captain immediately.
    • Maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness in all areas of the mansion.
    • Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed and/or delegated by supervisor.
    • Follow opening/closing procedures and checklists.
    • Attend all training and development programs as scheduled.
    • Follow policies on grooming, appearance and professionalism standards on a consistent basis.
    • Other duties as assigned.




               HS Diploma or equivalent or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.

    • Positive and professional demeanor and proven ability to work in a team setting.
    • Excellent communication and listening skills.
    • Available to work weekends, holidays and 9 hour shifts as business dictates.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of times.
    • Able to lift and manage trays of food and glasses with weights at times exceeding 25lbs.
    • Must be willing to work in both indoor and outdoor settings where varying weather and temperature conditions can be expected.

    NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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