We're Hiring: Restaurant Servers

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
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Job Description

Western Fair Association is Seeking Restaurant Servers!

Get to Know Western Fair District:

Through its people, facilities and events, Western Fair District (WFD) is a leading year-round agri-food organization, focusing on community, agri-food industry supports and education, the annual fair, consumer/trade events, horse-racing, and entertainment & recreation for residents of the city and far beyond.

The District is a unique, multi-faceted, historic, and community-based, not for profit, in the heart of Old East Village, in London, Ontario. It offers several complexes onsite, providing many unique activities all of which have a major impact on the local economy, and contribute to our community in a wide variety of ways. The annual Western Fair is near and dear to the community and is the Association’s signature event, popular consumer/trade shows make their home in the Agriplex, a first-class harness horse racetrack, award winning Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market, industry leading Sports Centre, great dining & banquet facilities embracing local food and drink, a new vermiculture centre called The Wormery, and an agri-food business and resource hub fondly known as The Grove.

Our tight-knit team is creative and passionate, and regularly interacts with one another to create high-quality experiences in several business units. As a not-for-profit Association, with deep roots in agriculture and community, WFD has evolved over a century-and-a-half because of its dedicated team culture, committed to honouring tradition, while continually innovating and evolving to meet the needs of the agriculture industry and the communities we serve.

What we are looking for:

We are currently seeking fun, outgoing & detail-oriented Restaurant Servers, with a proven capability to multi-task and work well under pressure. Our ideal candidate displays strong organizational skills, while demonstrating strong communication and customer service skills.

Restaurant Servers will report directly to the Food and Beverage Assistant General Manager, and are responsible for providing our guests with efficient and friendly food and beverage service, while following the policies and procedures of the company.

Job Details:

· Enthusiastic, outgoing, positive and upbeat attitude

· Accommodating and willing to go the extra mile

· Ability to build professional relationships with guests and create an air of familiarity

· Prompt table greeting

· Learn and maintain knowledge of food and beverage menus

· Table service for guests (taking orders, answering menu and beverage inquiries, explaining daily features, placing orders with kitchen)

· Running food to tables

· Processing bills and taking payment

· Handling guest concerns with the support of the management team

Skills & Qualifications:

· Experience is an asset

· Smart Serve and Food Handler’s Certification are considered an asset

· Exceptional customer service skills

· Effective communication skills

· Attention to detail

· Ability to organize and plan

· Desire to be part of a team and contribute as such

Working Conditions:

· Must have availability evenings, weekends and holidays

· Continuous standing/walking for duration of shift


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Western Fair District is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Western Fair District provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, human resources will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant’s accommodation needs.