Food & Beverage Assistant

  • Job Reference: THORNFBASSIST
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Thornbury
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £7.50 to £9.75 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: commission, Golf, Meals on Duty
  • Sector: Food and Beverage
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Craig Fenemore
  • Email:

Job Description

POSITION:                   Food and Beverage Assistant


RESPONSIBLE TO:       Food and Beverage Manager



Responsible for set-up, maintenance and operation of the food and beverage department.  To assist and serve our customers with the requested food and beverage orders, ensuring service excellence and maximizes each sale opportunity for department and club.




  • Follows all company policies and procedures, e.g., attendance, timekeeping, dress code, name badge, appearance


  • Reviews daily bookings, functions sheets, table reservations etc


  • Greets customers utilising name where possible.  Offers customers menu and informs specials and menu changes, makes suggestions and answers questions regarding food, beverages, and service.


  • Effectively up sells other items on menu, ie:  appetisers, desserts, mixed drinks, wine, coffee, etc.


  • Process orders through the ESP/check order system and serve as appropriate


  • Checks orders to ensure complete and correct order meets presentation and quality standards.  Serves courses at appropriate time intervals.  May package orders for take-out.


  • Serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks as requested adhering to Weights and Measures compliance, utilising appropriate glass for order.


  • Provide prompt service for all orders


  • Clear tables and bar as customers are finished and suggests further sales


  • Totals bill and accept payments and process through ESP system


  • Maintains and follows sanitation and cleaning procedures e.g., glassware, equipment, storage areas, refrigerators; keeps bar and restaurant service area clean by mopping floor, vacuuming carpet, scrubbing sinks, wiping mirrors and counters thoroughly in a timely fashion.


  • Completes all necessary side work, including filling salt/pepper shakers, separating linen, stocking of shelves and daily tasks as required


  • Completes opening and closing procedures as per shift


  • Assist in the training and development of new or less experienced co-workers


  • Complies with BGL personnel policies and procedures and health and safety procedures


  • To undertake any further duties as requested by the management.




We expect all our staff to strive to:


  • Maintain open and honest communication with our customers, both internal and external, at all times.


  • Create and have a positive impact on our local community.  Supporting regular neighbourhood events and working closely with society.


  • Protect and nurture our environment, consider everything from alternative work methods through to maintaining and supporting our local wildlife.


  • Support each other in everything we do, recognised and develop each individuals potential.


  • Take complete ownership of their own actions and have pride in what they do.


  • Deliver to our customer’s consistent high levels of service, quality and value in everything we do


  • Look for alternatives to what we do seeking out and exploiting natural resources.