Job Description

Come be a part of something bigger!

More than 10,000 dedicated employees around the world bring their unique talents, expertise and experiences to work every day with Benchmark. Our strength lies in our diversity, positive service attitude and determination to succeed.  Come be a part of our "Be the Difference" philosophy, where every employee, at every level, in every job strives to capture moments when they can provide memorable, personalized service to our guests, coworkers, and communities.

We are a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home.  Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:

  • Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
  • Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) 
  • 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
  • Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn’t love to get away)
  • Paid Time Off (Holidays/Vacation)
  • Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
  • Employee family events (bring the kids!)
  • Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
  • Many more, please inquire for more details

Who are we?

To work within the framework of a quality Food & Beverage Service team. To serve our guests in a personable, courteous and professional manner ensuring a positive dining experience. Demonstrate a leadership role to all other staff members. Assist managers in staffing and training of restaurant, pool and lounge staff. Be dedicated to our restaurant and the highest of standards.

What you will have an opportunity to do:

Responsibilities include:

  • Will be thoroughly familiar with all standards of proper service etiquette and will adhere to these standards throughout our guests’ dining experience. 
  • Knowledge of all liquor laws as well as company and departmental policies regarding consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Be familiar with emergency safety measures including the Heimlich maneuver and fire evacuation procedures.
  • Have a detailed knowledge of all menu items including ingredients, preparation, required condiments, key descriptors and potential allergies.
  • Be familiar with and enforce all Maricopa County health code regulations as they relate to the restaurant, bar and lounge.  Train staff and follow up on all proper food handling, date marking, food storage, sanitization and hand washing procedures. 
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and supplemental training sessions.
  • Will be able to service a five-table section during typical service demand.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of the Micros system and other check processing procedures for dining room service.  Able to help other employees with their questions and process discounts while still maintaining their assigned section.
  • Have the ability to watch over and expedite food out of the kitchen in a timely and efficient manner; as well as ability to communicate effectively with the kitchen line and kitchen management staff. 
  • Keep watch over all staff’s running side work during shift.  Check out staff member’s closing side work with a "manager’s eye" (attention to the details and thoroughly completed).
  • At the end of service, will make sure appropriate amount of glassware and flatware was polished, roll-ups completed and sections detailed for the next service period. 
  • Check our service staff’s closing paperwork:  check accuracy of all discounts and comps, make sure appropriate information is filled out and signatures are obtained, gratuities are correctly documented, currency is correctly counted and dropped. 
  • Have the ability to lead staff during any service period with motivation, organizational skills, good communication and patience. 
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a professional manner with guests, vendors, coworkers and all hotel management.
  • Be conscientious of the cleanliness of the restaurant, bar and lounge.  Work closely with staff to ensure that our standards are being met.
  • Take initiative to identify and begin cleaning and organizational projects during slower periods in service.

Specific job knowledge, skill and ability:

  • Previous food & beverage experience required.
  • Good physical condition in order to lift moderate weight and remain on feet for prolonged period of time.
  • A sincere desire to provide the utmost in guest service.
  • General knowledge of food, beer, wine and spirits.
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills.  Pleasant personality to effectively deal with guests questions and service, and to contribute to the overall atmosphere.
  • Ability to work well with management and fellow employees.
  • Strong attention to detail a must.

Uniform Requirements:

  • Proper professional attire stipulated by hotel dress code.
  • Bank will be kept in proper order and adhere to regulations stipulated by accounting department. 

What are we looking for?

Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Application Instructions

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