Event Staff - Hospitality Job in Palm Desert, CA

Location: Palm Desert, CA 92211
Industry: Hospitality
Job Type: Temp
Posted: 01/20/2023
Job Ref Code: 37-49-5350

Equal Opportunity Employer

Your Job

Are you interested in working with people in fun and fast-paced environments? Do you have a knack for helping people, handling requests, serving food & beverages or just like the idea of working diverse events? If so, then an event staff job could be a great opportunity for you!

Your Day


Event staff, related food & beverage and set-up jobs may require the following:

  • Greeting and welcoming guests upon arrival and thanking guests when departing.
  • Speaking with clear, professional language and answering questions about menu items, services, or special offers.
  • Taking food or drink orders from customers and relaying orders to kitchen staff.
  • Preparing food and drink orders, such as sandwiches, salads, meals, coffee and soft drinks.
  • Serving food and drinks to customers at a bar, counter, stand, or tables.
  • Working/operating concession stands, serving as ushers, ticket-takers, or security personnel.
  • Cleaning or setting work areas, tables, or counters and replenishing and service stations, cabinets, and tables.
  • Reviewing event orders and receiving instructions to prepare event spaces, including seating, buffets, beverage stations, tables, or setting up lighting, sound and scenery equipment according to event plan.
  • Ensuring a clean and professional personal appearance, including uniform and nametag (if needed).
  • Following food safety practices.
  • Monitoring and maintaining cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned stations and service areas.
  • Assisting co-workers in setting up/breaking down and storing buffets, tables, linens and other equipment.
  • Standing, bending, climbing stairs, and carrying items weighing 25-50 pounds or more.
  • Possibly working extended dining hours, early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays.

You will need to have the following:
  • Strong communication skills and ability to listen carefully to customers’ orders and correctly relay them to the kitchen staff to ensure orders are prepared to the customers’ satisfaction.
  • Positive attitude with ability to follow instructions and handle customer requests in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Good physical stamina and the ability to stand for extended periods of time, carry heavy trays or equipment, clean work areas, and attend to customer requests without difficulty.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately.
  • Good customer service skills.

Your Gain


What you may gain while on the job:

  • Staying active — the job will keep you on the move throughout the day.
  • Time management and organizational skills — handling multiple tasks and serving multiple customers at once.
  • Enhanced communication skills — learning how to talk to diverse sets of customers.
  • Problem solving and crisis management skills — avoiding and resolving potential negative customer experiences.
  • Teamwork — partnering with kitchen, bar, and management staff to ensure customers are satisfied.
  • Teaching & Management skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.

Your Experience

None

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Current Location
77682 Country Club Dr. Ste F3
Palm Desert, CA
760-324-2014
Open 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Equal Opportunity Employer