•Ensuring the restaurant is clean before we open for new customers •Ensuring all tables are clean and well prepared for the customers (salt, pepper, napkins) •Ensuring the glasses are well washed •Providing a warm welcome for customers. •Receive food & drink orders & serve customer requests to the standards required. •Serving dishes to customers at tables. •Learning the names of & building relationships with regular customers. •Ensure timely delivery of all food & beverage items to customers. •Understand menu content and keeping up to date with any menu changes. •Making recommendations from the menu if requested. •Answer guest queries in a polite and helpful manner. •Clearing cutlery and dishes away from tables. •Passing food orders through to the kitchen staff promptly. •Full product knowledge of all menu items and services. •Ensuring the food service area is left clean and tidy once all the guests have left. •Relaying, preparing and setting tables for the next guests. •Providing help in the kitchen because of the skills gathered as a trainee chef and in my previous workplace
•Cooking up tasty, nutritious and well balanced meals for customers. •Assisting in the basic preparation of food under the supervision of the Head Chef. •Deciding on the quantities of food to be cooked and size of portions to be served. •Creating dishes for clients with special dietary or cultural needs. •Making sure that kitchen staff always wear appropriate clothing and head wear in accordance with the relevant guidelines. •Negotiating with sales representatives on the price of orders and supplies. •Maintaining the correct level of fresh, frozen and dried foods in the store room •Demonstrating cooking techniques and the correct use of equipment to staff •Preparing the food for special occasions like weddings, banquets and conferences and participating in the organization of such events. •Always having a professional, safe and hygienic appearance whilst on duty.