The Exterior View of The Hotel Madison, a Pet Friendly Hotel
Hotel Madison Interior View in Harrisonburg,Vigirnia
first floor lounge interior design at The Hotel Madison, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Indoor swimming pool at The Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Executive sweet bedroom at The Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg, Virginia

Restaurant Careers

Server

Job Requirements

  • Prepare tables with special attention to ensure proper sanitization
  • Attend to customers upon entrance to the restaurant
  • Seat and present menus to customers and assist with food/beverage selection
  • Take guests orders and serve the guest plated meals
  • Be attentive to the guests' needs throughout the meal
  • Collaborate with other servers, kitchen, and bar staff
  • Handle complaints or problems efficiently and positively
  • Issue bills and accept payment in a timely manner
  • Assist other staff when needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • On-the-job training or essential experience is preferred
  • Basic general food and beverage knowledge required
  • Ability to demonstrate basic Servsafe standards of food handling safety required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to move fingers and hands quickly and easily
  • Ability to communicate both orally, and in writing, with guests and staff members
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects 

Other Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a friendly, relaxing, courteous demeanor
  • Must be able to work effectively in teams - Being a team player is essential
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English
  • Must be able to articulate clear greetings, requests for assistance, and farewell to guests
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per Hotel Madison standards.

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Cook

Job Requirements

  • Reporting to work on time and in uniform
  • Cleaning the kitchen before and after food service.
  • Completing all prep work prior to the restaurant opening
  • Cleaning all the kitchen equipment before and after use.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the kitchen per restaurant and health department standards
  • Preparing all dishes per restaurant specifications
  • Complete understanding of the menu and ability to execute dishes per specs
  • Ability to work independently without supervision while maintaining restaurants standards of service and quality of dishes
  • Work efficiently and pleasantly with the other kitchen staff.
  • Report any mishaps in the kitchen in an accurate and timely manner
  • Apply safety standards.
  • Ability to follow directions and recipes exactly.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Ability to perform, execute, as well as adjust to other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • 1 – 3 years of experience as a line cook in a fast-paced restaurant.
  • General food knowledge and knife skills.
  • ServSafe certified is preferred
  • Ability to demonstrate basic ServSafe standards of food handling safety required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to move fingers and hands quickly and easily
  • Frequent Bending and squatting required
  • Ability to communicate both orally, and in writing, with guests and staff members
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects up to 35 pounds

Other Requirements

  • Must prepare food in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, as well as the Hotel Madison’s and Montpelier Restaurant and Bar's established policies and procedures.
  • Applicants must possess a friendly, relaxing, courteous demeanor
  • Must be able to work effectively in teams - a team player is essential
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per Hotel Madison standards

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Bartender

Job Requirements

  • Greet, serve, and be attentive to all guests at the bar
  • Pour drinks using standard pours and according to specifications.
  • Maintain a speedy and efficient service bar.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of the bar at all times
  • Ensure that the bar is stocked at the beginning and end of the shift.
  • Properly dispose of empty bottles/ and broken glass
  • Proper inventory and requisition of all bar products

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • 1 – 3 years experience as a bartender in a fast-paced restaurant
  • Tips and ServSafe certification is preferred
  • Basic general food and beverage knowledge required
  • Ability to demonstrate basic ServSafe standards of food handling safety required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to move fingers and hands quickly and easily.
  • Ability to communicate both orally, and in writing, with guests and staff members.
  • Ability to lift 20 pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects up to 35 pounds.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess appropriate knowledge of beer, wine, and liquors
  • Must love to serve and enjoy working in a high speed/high-stress environment
  • Must be creative and be willing to actively work on creating new cocktails
  • Must prepare drinks in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, as well as, the Hotel Madison’s and Montpelier Restaurant and Bar's established policies and procedures.
  • Applicants must possess a friendly, relaxing, courteous demeanor
  • Must be able to work effectively in teams. You will be working with other bar staff, servers, bus persons, dishwashers, and cooks so being a team player is essential.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Must be able to articulate clear greetings, requests for assistance, and farewell to guests.
  • All employees must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed appearance per Hotel Madison standards.

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Busser

Job Requirements

  • Sort and rinse dirty dishes, glass, tableware, and other cooking utensils and place them in racks to send through dish machine.
  • Sort and stack clean dishes. Carry clean dishes to cook’s line and other proper storage areas. Rewash soiled dishes before delivering.
  • Remove trash and garbage and take to dumpster.
  • Fill/empty soak tubs with cleaning/sanitizing solutions.
  • Sweep/mop floors.
  • Sweep up trash around the exterior of the restaurant and garbage dumpster
  • Wipe up any spills in a timely manner to ensure kitchen floors remain dry
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High school or equivalent education preferred.
  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen preferred.
  • Basic food and beverage knowledge
  • Ability to demonstrate basic ServSafe standards of food handling safety required.

Physical Requirement

  • Able to bend at the waist and lift items up to 50 lbs. to waist level
  • Must be able to move items up to 30 lbs. for distances of up to 25 feet.
  • Able to remain standing and active for an 8 to 12 hour-long shift. This could include going up and downstairs.

Other Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a friendly, relaxing, courteous demeanor
  • Must be able to work effectively in teams - a team player is essential.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend verbal and written instructions in English.

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