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Cabana Cafe Server - Seasonal

Position Overview

Company Overview


We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

Treasured by guests. Cherished by employees. Celebrated worldwide.

As an employee, you are expected to provide our guests with a bespoke and memorable experience measured to the highest standards of quality and service delivery. Additionally the execution of your position will be in accordance to our company policies, standards and procedures.

Our company values are the fundamental spirit on how we reach our goals. As an ambassador of Dorchester Collection you will be entrusted with our values and expected to further enrich our We Care culture: Passion - Personality - Respect - Working Together - Creativity

This job description is intended to illustrate the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended to be exhaustive and please be advised that the duties and responsibilities may be added on a temporary or permanent basis as appropriate.   

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Position Overview

Division & Department

Food & Beverage - Restaurant

Job Title

Cabana Cafe Server - Seasonal

Contract Type


Contract Duration

Seasonal From April 15th to September 15th

Position Overview

The primary function of the Food & Beverage Sever works effectively as part of the service team of the Cabana Café, Fountain Coffee Shop, Bar 1912 & Polo Lounge . Primarily responsible for, but not limited to, the proper delivery of food from the kitchen to the guest and assisting with overall service to the guest.  Provide quality service to ensure positive results reflected in DC core standards, AAA, Forbes standard results and guest Gallup feedback.

Essential Functions & Physical Requirements

Individual needs to have a professional appearance and warm, accommodating confident, enthusiastic, motivating personality and abide by the principles, goals and policies in The Beverly Hills Hotel Pledge.  Due to the nature of the hospitality industry, employees are required to work varying schedules, including holidays, to accommodate the business and demands of the hotel.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Clear, clean and set-up tables, chairs, linens, and flatware for service in an unobtrusive manner; greet guests, provide water, bread and butter service according to The Beverly Hills Hotel Standards to ensure superior service.
  • Anticipate guest needs, ascertain satisfaction, and respond urgently and appropriately to guest concerns and requests.
  • Stock linens, flatware, and food items for service; assist in preparation of smaller items such as toast, condiments, or beverages.
  • Describe the selection of food & beverage menu items to guests by offering interesting and vivid descriptions of each item’s origin, taste, and preparation methods; communicate guest orders including any special needs or requests to the kitchen using the hotel’s point-of-sales system; coordinate food timings; check completed kitchen orders with the guest’s original order; transport items to the guest table in a timely manner to ensure proper food quality.
  • Anticipate guest needs, ascertain satisfaction, and offer knowledgeable suggestions; respond urgently and appropriately to guest concerns and requests.
  • Properly and accurately close guest checks; process cash and credit card payments; properly settle voided checks or complimentary meals. Other restaurant tasks as required by management or leadership.
  • Assist with other duties as may be assigned.
  • Communicate with the kitchen regarding menu questions, the length of wait, recook orders, and product availability.
  • Communicate additional meal requirements, allergies, dietary needs, and special requests to the kitchen.
  • Record transaction in MICROS system at time of order 

Qualifications and Desirables


High school education; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

AVAILABILITY: Due to nature of the hospitality industry, employees are required to work varying schedules to accommodate the business and demands of the hotel including:

Flexibility for AM & PM shifts


Employees may be required to cross train in various departments for overall understanding of the operations in order to provide ultimate guest experience. Able to work at Cabana Café, Fountain Coffee Shop, Bar 1912 & Polo Lounge.


Benefit Package


Our global success is dependent on everyone who is a part of our team. Our belief is that everyone who works here should share the rewards. For this role this will mean the following benefit package.


•               Sick Time

•               Hotel Benefits



EOE:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. 7. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity.

ADA: The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act.

OSH Act: As a server you  may not be exposed laboratory chemicals.


On Call/Seasonal

Job location

Job Location



9641 Sunset Blvd 90210 Beverly Hills

Candidate criteria

Required languages

English (Fluent)