Server - Founding Farmers Reston Station

Farmers Restaurant Group
Reston, VA
United States
Job Description

SERVERS - Earn up to $1,000-$1,500 per week!

  • NOW HIRING: Full time and part time

  • Located off the Wiehle Metro stop

  • We are located in the same plaza as the Google Building off the Dulles toll road


  • Flexible scheduling

  • Health insurance plans available for as low as $100 per mth after 90 days of employment!

  • Dental and vision plans

  • Paid time off

  • Paid pregnancy and parental leave

  • Discounted shift meal and generous dining discount

  • Free access to company massage therapist

  • Discounted gym & yoga membership

  • Free online mental health therapy (unlimited text messaging and two optional 30-minute live video therapy sessions per month) through our partner, TalkSpace, for all employees and their immediate family members

  • Training and career growth opportunities

  • Free Employee Assistance Program


  • Take orders from guests for food and/or beverages

  • Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems

  • Check identification of our guests to ensure that they meet minimum-age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages

  • Write food orders on order slips (or memorize orders) and enter orders into computers for transmittal to kitchen staff

  • Prepare checks that itemize and total meal costs and sales taxes

  • Collect payments from customers

  • Remove dishes and glasses from tables or counters and take them to kitchen for cleaning

  • Serve food and/or beverages to guests and prepare or serve specialty dishes at tables, as required

  • Clean tables or counters throughout guest visit and when they have finished their meal

  • Prepare tables for meals, including setting up items, such as linens, silverware, and glassware

  • Explain how various menu items are prepared, describing ingredients and cooking methods

  • Describe and recommend menu selections and wine pairings to customers

  • Bring wine selections to tables with appropriate glasses and pour the wine for customers

  • Assist host by answering phones to take reservations or To Go orders, as well as greet, seat, and thank guests

  • Inform guests of daily specials

  • Prepare hot, cold, and mixed drinks for patrons, and chill bottles of wine

  • Roll silverware, set up food stations, or set up dining areas to prepare for the next shift or for large parties

  • Stock service areas with supplies, such as coffee, food, tableware, and linens

  • Fill salt, pepper, sugar, cream, condiments, and napkin containers

  • Provide guests with information about local areas, including giving directions


  • One year of experience working in full or quick service dining required

  • Must be 18 years old due to service of alcohol

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds, as needed

  • Capable of continuous bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, and use of hands and arms

Our Servers are experienced, confident, and capable of providing exceptional hospitality in a busy restaurant environment. They have extensive depth of knowledge about our scratch-made food and drink, can tour guide guests through our menus with ease, and are integral to creating a welcoming, clean, and relaxed experience for our guests. Our Servers become experts in our service, our operations, our brand, and our company and often are recruited to Bartenders or leadership positions.

Farmers Restaurant Group was voted as one of the Best Places to Work across the Greater Washington, D.C. area. Our restaurants are among the most booked in the nation on OpenTable. As a Farmers Restaurant Group team member, you will be working in a lively, fast-paced work environment within a growing farmer-owned restaurant company that cares about great food and drink, thoughtful sourcing, preserving our lands and waterways for future generations, and creating a culture of never-ending learning and reinvention for our employees. No matter where you work in our company, you are on a career path with challenges and opportunities for continued professional development and growth, and we are committed to your health and overall well-being.