555 NORTHERN BLVD, GREAT NECK, NY 11021 CALL US: 516-487-7900

Leonard’s Palazzo – Join our Team:

Recruitment Open House event on Mondays and Tuesday – from 2:00 pm until 4:00 pm. We offer on-the-spot interviews and Hiring to interested candidates.

Available positions: Servers, Bartenders, Floor Directors, Housekeeping, Dishwashers, Porters and Mechanics.

Please contact our Human Resources Department at (516) 487-7900 ext. 412 and/or email us at hr@leonardspalazzo.com.

 

Waiter/ Server

Classification: Non-Exempt

Leonard’s Palazzo, Long Island’s Premier banquet hall, seeks a Waiter/Waitress. The Waiter/Waitress will be responsible for taking orders and delivering food and beverages to guests with excellent service.

Job Responsibilities:

• To provide the highest quality service to guests at all times.
• To treat every guest, employee and vendor with respect and dignity.
• To assist with set-up and break down of banquet rooms, such as but not limited to, silverware, glassware, favors/ décor items and linen.
• Take meal and drink orders and properly execute all steps of service.
• Report to work on time and in proper uniform, always punching in and out as required of all employees.
• Bus silverware and plates as necessary during cocktail hour and reception service.
• Respond positively to any guest’s requests.
• Perform other job-related activities or duties, as required or assigned by the supervisor.

Work Location:
555 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021

Work Hours/Schedule: Very flexible

Job Requirements:

• While working in a fast-paced environment, always have a positive attitude.
• Ability to communicate and to convey information effectively.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Applicants may email cover letter and resume to: Mrs. Yvon Colon, Human Resources Manager: hr@leonardspalazzo.com
*Please type “Server” in the subject field

Leonard’s Palazzo is dedicated to a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Maître D’

Classification: Non-Exempt

Leonard’s Palazzo, Long Island’s Premier banquet hall, seeks a Maître D’. The Maître D’ supervises and coordinates activities of host by providing courteous and rapid service.

Job Responsibilities:

• The Maître D’ uses independent judgement and discretion and is responsible for coordinating all the details the day of the event, handling all the preparation before the event and after.
• The Maître D’ works closely with clients to ensure their event is a success and follow up with the client to get feedback at the end of the night.
• The Maître D’ not only manages client relations but also supervises employee and vendor relations to create successful events. Greet event host and additional family members as needed, prior to function, make introduction and ensure that all arrangements are agreeable.
• Work with clients and guest to identify their needs to ensure customer satisfaction.
• Effectively execute BEO with a high level of precision and timing.
• Supervise and inspect that all bars are set in line with BEO details.
• Conduct pre-function meeting with servers and review all information pertinent to set-up and service of event.
• Organize facilities and details such as special guest and promotional material/favors as per host’s request.
• Meet with the Executive Chef to review event’s menu requirements. Ensure agreement of course times, counts and special arrangements. Communicate service needs throughout the function.
• Direct servers on timing of service throughout function.
• Effectively coordinate staff assignments and breaks for all service and bar staff.
• Effectively communicate between kitchen staff, floor staff, bartenders, captains, bridal attendant and management as needed.
• Assign stations and side work to service staff in accordance with departmental procedures.
• Complete necessary paper work per event with a high level of detail for record keeping.

Work Location:
555 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021

Work Hours/Schedule:
Very flexible

Job Requirements:

• High level of professional attire and grooming at all time.
• Ability to multi task and organize many different projects.
• Ability to communicate and to convey information effectively.
• Knowledge of principles and procedures for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
• Must conduct oneself in a consistently positive, professional manner of high integrity and honesty, especially when dealing with the public and customers.
• Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
• A genuine interest and understanding in food and drink – wine and cocktail knowledge is essential.
• Ability to learn programs specific to the company and job function.
• Ability to identify and solve problems. Strong communication skills.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Applicants may email cover letter and resume to: Mrs. Yvon Colon, Human Resources Manager: hr@leonardspalazzo.com
*Please type “Maitre D” in the subject field

Leonard’s Palazzo is dedicated to a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V