Hourly Job Descriptions - Red Lobster - Employment

Hourly Positions

Culinary Positions

Work in the Heart of the House

Line Cook

  • Preparing high-quality food items for our guests
  • Following recipe and presentation guidelines to meet or exceed guests' expectations
  • Coordinating food orders to support timely and efficient delivery to each table
  • Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety
  • Meeting special guest requests while ensuring same high-quality standards

Production
Preparing portions and food items while:

  • Following recipe guidelines to meet or exceed guests' expectations
  • Stocking the alley and line with items needed to complete orders on time
  • Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety

Utility
Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to fulfill our guests' craving for a Refreshing Seaside Dining Experience by:

  • Ensuring guests and team members have a spotless, clean and safe environment and equipment, including:
    • Cleaning dishes, silverware, glassware, utensils, pots and pans, etc.
    • Maintaining sparkling clean restrooms and grounds
    • Stocking and restocking supplies for servers and cooks
Guest Service Positions

Serve Your Best to Our Guests

Bartender
Demonstrating genuine hospitality and delivering exceptional guest services in the bar area, including:

  • Mixing, garnishing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks according to company specifications for guests at the bar and in the restaurant
  • Helping guests be aware of and choose menu items, taking orders and making guests feel taken care of during their visit
  • Keeping the bar stocked and clean while always providing friendly and attentive service
  • Adhering to company standards for serving alcoholic beverages

Host/Hostess

  • Demonstrating genuine hospitality and setting the stage for an exceptional dining experience by making every guest feel welcome at the door
  • Engaging in friendly conversation while seating guests in a timely fashion
  • Introducing guests to their server
  • Managing restaurant waiting list during high volume to accurately setting guest expectations
  • Sincerely thanking guests as they leave and inviting them to return

Service Assistant
The primary role of the service assistant is to:

  • Assist with clearing, resetting tables, floor cleanliness and stocking server stations
  • Interact with guests in a positive and friendly manner
  • Assist servers in providing refills and fulfilling guest requests quickly

Server

  • Demonstrating genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with the guest and delivering an exceptional dining experience
  • Guiding guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients
  • Taking accurate orders and partnering with team members to serve food and beverages that meet or exceed guests' expectations
  • Providing friendly, attentive service that makes guests feel well taken care of and building their intent to return

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*The above descriptions are not a complete listing of every function, but instead are intended to outline the types of positions available.
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