at John Knox Village

Lees Summit, MO

Posted on Apr. 10, 2018

Part Time

Currently John Knox Village features 7 individual dining outlets spread out over the 400 acres of residential property each with a unique menu and style of service. Fireside is a cafeteria, Lakeside Grille is a quick service restaurant, Courtyard Café, Places Restaurant, and the newest, Stories Public House and Metropolitan are full service restaurants, and then there’s the Coffee Shoppe. Each outlet is at least a mix scratch restaurant. Courtyard Café, Places, Stories Pub, and Metropolitan are 70 to 99% scratch made-to-order kitchens. Lakeside has some cook-to-order and some batch cooking for the meal period. Fireside is mostly batch cooking. All kitchens utilize prep and line cooks under the tutelage and leadership of a chef. Check averages range from $6.50 at Fireside to $20.00 at Metropolitan. All outlets feature flexible hours, full- and part-time positions. All full-time positions are benefit-eligible to include up to 5 weeks of PTO for the year. Each outlet has different hours of operations, the earliest starts service at 7am and the latest closing time is 8pm, so say goodbye to getting off work at 2am from a typical restaurant. Servers working the full-service restaurant earn a higher wage than a typical server in the retail world plus earn gratuities as well.


This position provides service duties in a restaurant, dining room and kitchen environment. These duties may include, but are not limited to: functioning as host/hostess, setting up the dining area, taking food orders, serving food and cleaning and sanitizing the dining areas. Responsible for following instructions and carrying out assignments properly. Supportive of the Village mission and values.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Sets up and cleans the assigned dining areas • Relay orders to kitchen and serves food. • Performs food preparation. • May perform cashier responsibilities. • Complies with dining services tip reporting policy. • Observes residents and responds to additional needs. • Handles stress well, gets along with others within the workplace, and maintains acceptable standards of conduct. • Adheres to all safety regulations and requirements. The responsibilities described above represent the primary responsibilities of the job. Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs. The incumbent is expected to perform all assigned responsibilities.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS Candidate must be at least 16 years of age. Education: This position requires the level of education typically acquired by a course of study leading to a high school diploma or GED. Licenses/Certifications: • Must obtain current Food Handler Permit within 30 days of start date.



Post-offer background check and drug screen required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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