Job Description


At Sodexo Live!, we take pride in crafting exceptional events at the most prestigious venues on the planet and creating lasting memories for fans, visitors, guests and team members.

Working with Sodexo Live! is more than a job; it's a chance to be part of something greater. Here, you'll build a career where 'everyday' is anything but normal.

Location: We are seeking on-call Catering Workers for the Lake Placid Conference Center & Mt. Van Hoevenberg.

Hourly: $16-$19

The Lake Placid Conference & Olympic Center is in beautiful Lake Placid, NY. Home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games. Hosting multiple hockey tournaments including the ECAC Men's Hockey Tournament, Youth Hockey Tournaments as well as multiple Catering Events throughout the year.

Principal Function:

The Catering Worker is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service and creating a positive experience in a bar or restaurant setting. This role requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. The Catering Worker is responsible for taking and delivering orders, providing product recommendations, and ensuring guest satisfaction.

The job description below provides a general overview of the responsibilities and requirements for the Catering Worker, but additional responsibilities may be assigned based on business needs and client requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the setting and breakdown of dining/buffet areas.
  • Complete tasks set forward by catering supervisor and/or catering director and manager.
  • Provide answers and information to guests regarding supplied food and beverage within the premium space.
  • Ensure all catering equipment is clean and sanitized.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of premium guest areas by bussing tables and maintaining buffet areas.
  • Familiarize yourself with food and beverage menu items. Replenish food and beverage orders as directed in a timely manner.
  • Handling multiple requests, multi-tasking, and attending to VIP guests' needs promptly.
  • Ability to carry and walk with a serving tray with multiple drinks and/or food.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant alcohol service laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate and communicate effectively with supervisors, front of house staff, culinary staff and other staff members to ensure smooth operations and prompt service delivery.
  • Monitor guest behavior and respond appropriately to any signs of intoxication or disruptive behavior. Qualifications/Skills: Required: Previous experience as a cocktail server or bartender in fine dining, or restaurant environment or similar experience. Other requirements include but are not limited to:
  • Previous experience in a hospitality environment.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to physically carry heavy trays, walk, stand and perform job duties.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management.
  • Must be able to operate in an environment with moderate to high noise levels.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to stand for long periods and lift heavy objects.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Must maintain company enforced uniform policy.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, based on event schedule.

Hours may be extended or irregular to include nights, weekends and holidays.

Thank you for expressing interest in employment with Sodexo Live!. While only those candidates considered for this position will be contacted, your resume will remain on file for 90 days.

Sodexo Live! is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.

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