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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Events Server, Lead in Cold Spring Harbor, New York

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Position Description

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking candidates to fill the position of Lead Events Server in the Culinary Services department. Qualified candidates will serve food and beverages for meetings, courses, administrative, and public affairs related events.

The Lead Events Server will be responsible for supervising the tasks of a group of four to six servers, in addition to assisting with serving. This position is seasonal and will be ending in the last few months of 2019, depending on the schedule. Multiple positions are available.

Responsibilities will include:

  • overseeing tasks of four to six servers

  • setting up dining room(s) and outdoor events with required linen, tableware, and dishware

  • anticipating guest needs and monitoring their dining experience to ensure satisfaction with the meal and service

  • serving and clearing food and beverages in a sanitary manner

  • providing service in a courteous and polite manner

  • ensuring that all cleaning duties are accomplished for each event

  • assisting with training of new event staff

  • maintaining a professional and personable appearance

  • arriving promptly for all scheduled shifts

Position Requirements

Education: High School diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Experience: A minimum of five years of experience in a restaurant or catering setting is required. The ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

Physical: Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, stretch, and lift items such as boxes and trays of food or drinks.

Environmental: Must be comfortable working with others in social settings.

If interested, please apply for this position via the CSHL website at:

Position Number: 01336-A

For more information about CSHL, please visit us at

CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Requisition Title: Events Server, Lead

Position Category: Culinary Services

Requisition Number: 01336-A

Job Status: Seasonal

Education Required: High School

Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years