Posted: Aug 9, 2021

Smorgasbord Food Attendant

Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: Oct 27, 2021

Position Summary

The Miller's Smorgasbord Food Attendant is responsible for ensuring replacement of food stations on the buffet and cleanliness of the buffet line. The Smorg Attendant is also responsible for having knowledge of all buffet offerings to be able to engage with guests and make appropriate item suggestions.We have openings for full-time and part-time positions for this Smorgasbord Food Attendant position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Rotating food by using the oldest first as the station is replenished
  • Maintaining clean and sanitary environment with knowledge of proper food handling, storage, and sanitation.
  • Assist co-workers in other stations as needed
  • Communicating effectively with kitchen team when more food needs to be cooked
  • Be aware of guests’ needs; assist in providing a pleasant dining experience.
  • Cleaning carpet around buffet stations to maintain a clean and safe working environment for guests and coworkers at all times.
  • Making sure all food items are stored properly according to health department regulations.
  • Making sure all working areas and equipment are properly cleaned and sanitized.
  • Interacting with guests and providing them with a warm greeting and a positive parting remark showing gratitude for their business as appropriate.
  • Ensure all cooking and electrical equipment is turned off at the end of the shift.
  • Attending staff meetings, morning meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Performing all other duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Physical stamina to lift and carry heavy items (trays, tubs, etc.)
  • Weekends and evenings
  • Ability to follow safety protocols
  • High energy and stamina are required
  • Ability to stay calm and work efficiently under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize job duties and manage time effectively
  • Strong verbal communication skills required
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as required
  • Excellent customer service to treat patrons like family
  • Ability to read menus, safety documents, and other work-related documents

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk with heavy trays/tubs (up to 50 pounds). The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific sensory abilities required by this job include sight, taste, smell, and hearing. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to raw meat, moving mechanical parts, airborne particles, hazardous materials, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.