Host/Food Runner, JUSTIN

Employment Type

: Part-Time


: Miscellaneous

In 1981, we planted our first vineyard with a mission to make world-class Bordeaux-style blends, but since then we've expanded our knowledge of viticulture in the unique region of Paso Robles. At JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery, we combine traditional Old-World methods like hand-harvesting and small-barrel aging in French oak with New World technology. The JUSTIN team is hiring a new Host/ Food Runner! The Host/Food Runner greets guests in a polite and professional manner and escorts them to their appropriate table. This individual will support in setting up the dining room up with appropriate lighting and candles and other appreciate daily décor/ambiance. They will also will assist as needed to clear and reset tables in effective manner as guests leave. The Host/ Food Runner is responsible for the appearance of The Restaurant and surrounding areas, as well as supporting The Restaurant Staff with clearing tables, running food, bussing food as needed. A Day In the Life at JUSTIN: * Meets and greets customers upon arrival * Wipes down and tidies furniture as needed * Full knowledge of guests dinning for evening (dislikes etc) * Full knowledge of the food and wine menu being offered * Aware of any special occasions, dietary restrictions or other special notes related to guests. * Supports in running food with server * Supports in clearing food from tables. * Participates and ensures compliance with all opening and closing duties as determined and published by the Restaurant Manager or Executive Chef. * Assists setting up candles and other décor and ambiance, lighting. * Keeps up to date on new JUSTIN releases as well as viticulture and winemaking techniques * Follows all company safety procedures and company policies * Any other duties assigned Your Contribution to JUSTIN: * High School Diploma or GED preferred * Ability to work weekends * Previous experience in a restaurant setting preferred * Shows a strong interest in customer service * Professional appearance and demeanor * Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in English * Must be able to add, subtract, and use basic math. * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to: * stand; walk; sit * use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls * reach with hands and arms; climb stairs * balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl * talk or hear * taste or smell * The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds * Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. JUSTIN' Dedication To You: * Part-Time Vacation, Personal & Sick Accruals * Wine and Merchandise Discounts * All the FIJI water you can drink at work * Wine Education Program * Fun Work Environment Located in Paso Robles, JUSTIN® Vineyards & Winery was founded in 1981 and is known for crafting world- class wines using Bordeaux grape varieties, including the iconic ISOSCELES® blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The Vineyard estate, located at 11680 Chimney Rock Road, features a Tasting Room, luxury five-star accommodations at the JUST Inn®, and a Restaurant--making it one of the only wineries on the Central Coast to offer all three options. In September 2018, a new second location, the JUSTIN Downtown Tasting Room opened introducing an expansive wine-tasting bar, lounge, and a full dining room that's situated prominently on the square along Downtown City Park in the heart of Paso Robles. In addition to its stellar hospitality, JUSTIN consistently receives top honors around the world, establishing itself as a leader in New World Bordeaux-style winemaking. JUSTIN wines are available through discerning fine wine retailers and restaurants throughout the United States, or directly from the Winery via JUSTIN's Tasting Room, online store or to members of the exclusive JUSTIN Wine Society wine club. To discover more about JUSTIN, visit The Wonderful Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Please Click Here To View Our Privacy Notice.

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