Café Boulud Server

May 21, 2024
$15 - $40 / hour
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Job Description

About Four Seasons:

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:A warm welcome framed by spacious, modern design awaits you in the heart of Toronto’s historic Yorkville neighbourhood. Enjoy authentic French cuisine paired with one of our 350 wine labels at Café Boulud, and specialty craft cocktails at our spirited lobby lounge and bar. Enjoy the serenity of our Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rated Spa, or step out and explore the vibrant character of Toronto’s most glamorous shopping and restaurant district.

Join our team!

Are you ready to take the next big step in your hospitality career? Four Seasons Hotel Toronto is currently looking for a talented and dynamic Café Boulud Server who shares our passion for excellence and who infuses enthusiasm into everything they do!

About the role:

Chef Daniel Boulud’s French Brasserie, Café Boulud serves a seasonally-changing menu rooted in the French tradition, highlighting both brasserie classics and contemporary dishes inspired by Chef Daniel’s family meals in Lyon.

The Server is an essential member of the Café Boulud team dedicated to providing exceptional quality and service to our guests. The position provides an enjoyable, expertly served dining experience conforming to Café Boulud standards of excellence for quality, professionalism and friendliness. They anticipate and services guests’ needs before being asked and are knowledgeable about all available menu options, beverage lists and daily specials.

What you will bring:

We are looking for an individual who possesses an affinity for guest service! This position requires an applicant with a high level of wine and food knowledge, especially in French cuisine. Candidates must have excellent personal presentation and interpersonal skills. The ability to perform this position to Café Boulud standards and learn the sequence of service is required. Servers are also required to perform additional side work, greet and seat guests in the absence of the host, take reservations and have the ability to use the POS System. The position requires the ability to lift up to 40lbs and applicants must have an open availability with the ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate will have an outgoing personality and a can-do approach to any request!

Valid Smart Serve certification is a must.

Preferred qualifications & skills:

  • 1-2 years previous server experience in a fast paced food and beverage operation
  • Exceptional communication skills and command of English language
  • Additional language a definite asset for career growth

What we offer:

  • Paid time off, including vacation and floating days
  • Exclusive discount and travel programs with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts worldwide
  • Complimentary meal per shift in our employee dining room, OASIS
  • Complimentary dry cleaning of uniforms
  • Excellent Training and Development opportunities, including educational assistance, discounted eCornell courses, and access to complementary e-training
  • Robust extended benefit plan, including medical, dental, vision, and pension
  • Monthly Employee Recognition celebrations and Bi-Annual Employee Parties
    … and more!

Schedule & Hours:

Successful candidates possess a flexible schedule and the ability to work all shifts, including weekends and holidays.

Successful candidates must possess legal work authorization in Canada.Four Seasons is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.