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Sloop John B, part of GRIT Hospitality, is a recently opened island-inspired taco bar with a little polish in Regency Square. We are looking for a competent, experienced Restaurant Server. You’ll be the face of our restaurant and responsible for our customers’ experiences. Food server responsibilities include ensuring our tables are clean and tidy when guests arrive, presenting menus/explaining QR codes and serving food and beverages. You need to be quick on your feet (literally and metaphorically) and have a polite and friendly attitude. If you enjoy talking to people and thrive in a fast-paced workplace, we’d like to meet you. Your ultimate goal will be to provide high-quality service that will help us maintain and attract customers.

Responsibilities of the Server:

  • Prepare restaurant tables with special attention to sanitation and order
  • Attend to customers upon entrance
  • Present restaurant menus/explain QR codes and help customers select food/beverages
  • Take and serve orders
  • Answer questions or make recommendations for serving and pairing food and drinks
  • Collaborate with other restaurant servers and kitchen/bar staff
  • Deal with complaints or problems with a positive attitude
  • Issue bills and accept payment

Server Skills:

  • Proven restaurant serving or waitering experience
  • Hands-on experience in cashier duties
  • Attention to cleanliness and safety
  • Patience and customer-oriented approach
  • Excellent people skills with a friendly attitude
  • Responsible and trustworthy

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $4.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Casual dining restaurant


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Tips

COVID-19 considerations:
We will be complying with all issued Federal, State and Local health mandates concerning COVID-19.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Richmond, VA 23229: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Serving: 1 year (Required)
  • Restaurant: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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