Catalyst – Restaurant Server

Catalyst, a modern American cuisine restaurant located in Kendall Square, is searching for a restaurant server to join their FOH team. The server reports directly to the Restaurant Manager and collaborates with all departments and team members as needed. The right candidate must have a passion for food and basic wine/spirit/beer knowledge. He/she is expected to deliver excellent service while maintaining Catalyst service standards and health and safety practices.

Catalyst Restaurant is dedicated to creating a positive and enthusiastic work environment that cultivates creativity and hard work. They are focused on continuing education for their FOH team members with weekly food and beverage training.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years serving experience 
  • Experience with cash register and ordering information systems (POS)
  • Display knowledge of food and wine/spirits/beverage
  • Ability to multi-task and handle stressful situations 
  • Critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Cooperate and communicate with all serving and kitchen staff
  • Active listener 
  • Passionate about the hospitality industry and service and upholds the Catalyst vision statement and standards
  • Guest-centric-Understands excellent service and the culture of hospitality
  • Ability to develop positive and constructive working and interpersonal relationships with guests and colleagues
  • Treats guests and all team members with respect and professionalism
  • Cultivates a positive work environment/Team player
  • AM/PM weekday availability and PM weekend availability 
  • Food safety training considered a bonus
  • TIPS certification considered a bonus

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service 
  • Greet guests and present menus
  • Take food/beverage orders and communicate dietary restrictions to the guest and kitchen team
  • Upsell when appropriate
  • Always maintain clean and tidy tables
  • Deliver checks and collect payments
  • Adhere to all relevant health department rules/regulations and Catalyst standards 
  • Follow Catalyst steps of service
  • Complete daily side work
  • Correctly use POS system 

• Paid PTO for Full-time Employees
• Medical and Dental Coverage
• 401K

Catalyst is Closed for the Following Holidays (unless a private event is booked):
New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas

If you are interested in joining the Catalyst team, please send a cover letter and resume to the email address provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full Time

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