Tompkins Cortland Community College’s culinary center, Coltivare, houses two academic degree programs: Culinary Arts and Wine Marketing. These facilities include a public restaurant with 110 seats, event space for up to 200 guests, a demo/wine amphitheater and a Culinary Lab for student and community learning. The culinary center provides opportunities for students to explore and be trained in a wide range of careers in the food and beverage industry. In addition to the Culinary Center in downtown Ithaca, the Farm to Bistro project includes a working organic farm on property adjacent to the College’s Dryden campus for students in the Sustainable Farming and Food Systems program. The farm also provides produce for use at Coltivare.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The server is responsible for assisting the Management Team by being knowledgeable of all day to day operations as they pertain to the front of the house. Responsible for providing legendary service to each and every guest, every day including taking responsibility for the coordination of all food and beverage service for a station on the floor. Acts as an ambassador of Coltivare and TC3 and knowledgeable of the culinary arts and sustainable farming degree programs and continuing education programs; acts proactively to cross-market these programs to all guests. Responsible for upholding all of Coltivare’s service standards and assisting the Management Team in meeting the educational mission of the TC3 Culinary Center at Coltivare and the College while ensuring maximum guest satisfaction resulting in overall guest loyalty, student success, staff satisfaction and revenue growth.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or high school equivalency diploma; and one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience that provides evidence that the candidate has a good understanding of the role of the Server in providing outstanding customer service; the ability to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing; and the ability to exercise mature judgment.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two years’ experience preferred.
Review of applicants to begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
For additional information and to apply, visit https://www.tompkinscortland.edu/college-info/employment