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Lead / Banquet Server in Dallas, TX at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

EDGEMERE DALLAS Creating Exceptional Senior Living Experience

Are you struggling to find a job that matters?

Are you always striving to Be the Benchmark by which all others are measured?

Are you passionate about your work, impacting people and making a difference?

Join us at Edgemere where we impact lives through human connection, creating exceptional experiences and inspiring personal the growth of all who engage with us.

At Edgemere, we seek Team Members to join us as we embark on this journey of creating exceptional experiences in our day – to – day interactions with residents, guests, and our valued team members.

Position Summary:

  • Takes menu offers from residents, guests and Team Member of the community. Serves and busses tables according to established guidelines.
  • Setup, serve and break down our catered and lifestyles events as well as work as a bartender in the evenings.
  • This server will also be responsible for the organization and cleanliness of all banquet areas and equipment and will require a heavy amount of resident interaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following duties are normal for this position. This list is not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Utilizes proper food handling and food service techniques.
  • Take meal/drink orders and serves meals in a friendly and timely manner.
  • Assures resident/guest is satisfied with their meals.
  • Maintains knowledge of all specials and general description of all food items and explains to residents or guests.
  • Customer-Service: Banquet/Server Leads have to interact with customers. Being friendly and courteous at all times.
  • Attention to Detail: Banquet/Server Leads must have the ability to focus on many elements: food standards, costs, safety, etc.
  • Leadership: Banquet/Server Leads must be leaders, rallying their team during big events, resolving conflicts and getting the job done.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Being able to come up with a solution quickly is a needed skill. Able to problem solve when interacting with Associates and Residents


  • Lead Server must be able to oversee and provide support to other servers.
  • Be knowledgeable of banquet functions.
  • Must be able to read a BEO (Banquet Event Order) and be able to communicate with kitchen, service team and outside department staff in a professional manner.
  • Will be required to oversee and participate in the setup and teardown of the room, as well as be present for the duration of the event.

Educational Requirements and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (preferred).
  • Previous experience in fine dining (preferred).
  • Serving/Banquet/Bartending experience (preferred)
  • Obtain a TFER (Texas Food Establishment Rules) food handler certification within 60 days upon hire.

Environmental Adaptability:

  • Works primarily indoors in a climate controlled setting
  • Possible exposure to unpleasant odors
  • Possible exposure to chemicals as identified in the MSDS Manual
  • Continuous exposure to residents who are ill, confused, irritable and irrational

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Why work for Edgemere?

At Edgemere we offer the following perks for our Full-Time Employees:

  • $2,500/yr tuition reimbursement
  • 50% off monthly DART bus passes
  • $25/yr AAA membership reimbursement
  • $300/yr gym membership reimbursement
  • $25/yr Sams or Costo membership reimbursement
  • $50/yr Annual Physical out-of-pocket expense reimbursement
  • 23% discount on Verizon wireless service; 25% discount on accessories