Laporta's Restaurant
1600 Duke St
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States

Accomodations & Food Service
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
 Laporta's Restaurant follows the creative lead of executive chef and owner Douglas Laporta's desire to create a place for extraordinary food in a casual, comfortable setting, perfect for relaxing with friends. Laporta's has an attentively serviced contemporary dining room perfect for a romantic evening out, special occasion or private party, combined with an adjoining intimate Jazz lounge to decompress after work or just while the evening away. Sip a strawberry mojito or one of the many other made from scratch cocktails from our extensive drink list, relax and listen to the live jazz featured nightly. The lounge has the warmth and friendly feel of a locals bar yet with the same excellence of service and consistency of food quality that defines our dining room and exemplifies the restaurant as a whole. The menu features inventive fresh seafoods and hearty pastas complemented by the provincial-style desserts of Margaret Laporta. Their culinary skills, combined with a delightfully warm atmosphere, make for the perfect dining experience.
Job Requirements
Specific responsibilities of the Busser include:
• Promptly cleans and resets tables after each guest's departure.
• Offers assistance to guests by clearing away dishes and glassware, and refills beverages.
• Prepares coffee and iced tea to help team members serve guests.
• Assists with Guest needs as they arise, including but not limited to the below mentioned cleaning expectations:
• Checks cleanliness of the busstand from previous shift and notifies Manager of any problems. Sets up the busstand, restocks and prepares busstand for shift change and/or close.
• Checks high chairs and booster seats for cleanliness when resetting tables.
• Cleans and sanitizes throughout the shift including taking out trash as needed.

Additional specific requirements for the Busser include:
• Must be able to read menu items
• Must be able to clearly communicate guest needs to other Team Members (Servers, Door Person, Bartender or Manager)
• Must be able to hear well amongst loud background noise in order to answer telephone and respond to guest requests
• Must be able to lift and carry sacks, cases, and bus tubs of up to 70 lbs, up to 20 times per shift; places these items on high shelves and in walk-in freezer
• Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and wipe frequently
• Must be able to stand and walk during entire shift
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