Jaleo brings alive the spirit and flavors of Spain. Under the direction of famed chef Jose Andres, Jaleo offers an impressive assortment of tapas, the traditional small dishes of Spain, as well as savory paellas, superb sangrias and a fine selection of Spanish wines and Sherries in a festive, casual atmosphere. Created in 1993 by Rob Wilder, Roberto Alvarez, and Jose Andres, Jaleo has become a DC institution.
Provide guests an authentic culinary experience paired with impeccable service in a friendly, enthusiastic, professional, and timely manner. Perform responsible alcohol service; receive and fulfill beverage orders from serving staff or directly from guests.
Serve food and beverage items in a friendly, enthusiastic, professional and timely manner. Control guest checks and secure proper payment. Ensure station and table set-ups are complete and perform various cleaning and side duties as assigned by the Manager. Strive to exceed our guests'' expectations and to provide them with nothing less than extraordinary dining experiences.
Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup; clean glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
Check identification of all guests who appear under 30 to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
Proactively limit problems and liability related to guests'' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated guests.
Take beverage orders from serving staff or directly from guests.
Serve wine, and bottled or draft beer following service standards.
Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails and other drinks to standard.
Greet guests within 2 minutes of being seated and introduce restaurant concept and menu to guests. Maintain an active and accurate knowledge of wine, beverage, food and dessert menus.
Ability to articulate an appealing description of every item we offer. Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods.
Suggestive sell beverages, bottled water, wine, specials, desserts at every opportunity.
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