Life House Hotels on Nantucket Sister Ship - Restaurant Server (Dining & Cocktail) Nantucket, MA · Full time

Restaurant Server (Dining & Cocktail)




A Restaurant Server is responsible for delivering a memorable dining experience for all guests. Restaurant servers will maintain strong floor presence and ensure service consistently runs smoothly. The Server is a main point of contact and ambassador, he/she will guide guests through their meal in a warm, accommodating, and professional manner. We are seeking a motivated candidate with abilities to remain calm under pressure, a team player and uphold a sense urgency throughout each shift.


  • Greet tables promptly
  • Answer questions about menu items
  • Accurately take customer orders and properly relay to the kitchen staff
  • Facilitate fulfilling drink orders with the bar team 
  • Gracefully suggest/upsell additional menu items, including specials, desserts, and drinks
  • Memorize the menu for on-demand recitation and questions about ingredients
  • Utilize the POS system to accurately calculate the patron's bill
  • Perform all opening and closing side work duties efficiently and consistently
  • Handle cash with detail and accuracy 
  • Offer special assistance to patrons with specific needs, such as highchairs for children
  • Fulfill Cafe Orders utilizing espresso equipment 

Ideal Candidate 

  • Team player, hard worker, multi-tasker and detail oriented
  • Knowledge of the food & beverage as a craft – or enthusiasm to acquire that knowledge 
  • Genuine desire to be helpful: able to jump in and assist other departments when necessary
  • Works cooperatively with others in all situations

Requirements & Experience

  • Clear understanding of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations to avoid endangering themselves or others
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand, up to 8 hours per shift
  • Working knowledge of all basic steps-of-service and serving etiquette
  • Working knowledge on food allergens & alcohol safety awareness (i.e.: ServSafe, etc.)
  • Working knowledge on basic classic cocktails and spirits
  • Working basic wine knowledge 
  • Flexible in schedule and willing to meet the demands of a complex operation
  • Time management skills
  • Willingness to comply with all food safety procedures

Compensation & Benefits 

  • Competitive hourly wages + tips
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) such as sick leave.
  • On the job training
  • An environment that encourages initiative, leadership, and continuous improvement
  • Working with highly talented people who are extremely passionate about their craft
  • Leadership & professional development growth opportunities 


$6.75 - $6.75 per hour