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City Winery Service Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Wine, food, and live entertainment collide at City Winery to create a dynamic and incredibly unique workplace. Since 2008, City Winery has been turning heads across the nation with amazing live performances, delectable cuisine, and award-winning, locally produced wines. But there's more to us than that - we're a haven for community and creativity, a place where the philosophy of hospitality is more than just a buzzword, but a way of life.

Who are you?

You're a rockstar with a passion for music, a love of wine, and a deep respect for hospitality. You know how to connect with people, but you're not just a people pleaser - you thrive under pressure and love making quick decisions that impact the business and culture. You know you have more to learn and are always looking for ways to grow, both personally and professionally. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to be a part of something bigger, you want to join a brand and culture that not only makes a difference, but also helps others INDULGE THEIR SENSES.

Who are we?

City Winery, founded by music industry veteran & visionary Michael Dorf, has established itself as a one-of-a-kind brand providing unforgettable experiences for guests. From world-class music venues to sustainably produced wines with ratings of 90+ points, City Winery offers a range of top-notch events & experiences.

Why us?

Competitive pay plus generous benefits. An atmosphere of learning, development & enrichment opportunities. A career trajectory within a growing company with abundant opportunities for advancement. A fun team of passionate individuals who share your love of hospitality and the opportunity to provide guests with unforgettable nights filled with music & wine.


Service Assistants are responsible for providing a clean and pleasant dining experience by clearing, sanitizing, and resetting tables, and ensuring all areas are well-stocked and tidy. The Service Assistant directly supports servers and/or bartenders during service, performing any tasks necessary to ensure a high-quality guest experience.


  • Strong work ethic, team player, and exceptional guestservice skills

  • 1+ year experience as a Busser or Runner in afast-paced, high-volume service environment preferred and/or equivalentrelevant experience

  • Ability to consistently deliver high-quality guestexperiences, exceed guest expectations, and strive to create a memorableexperience at every City Winery visit

  • Ability to navigate venue conditions, including tightspaces, dark room and loud environment

  • Polished presentation

  • Ability to take direction from others

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with aproven ability to build positive relationships with people in the scope ofemployment

  • Aptitude to resolve problems

  • Ability to work both independently and in a teamenvironment

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days,nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the roleincluding standing/walking for entirety of shift, bending, pulling,pushing, using stairs, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds


  • Provide guest hospitality; clear, clean, and replenishtables, settings, and all service areas; remove courses as completed anddeliver to kitchen; replenish utensils; refill water glasses; remain alertto guest needs at all needs

  • Provide assistance to waitstaff and bartenders asneeded to perform guest related duties

  • Ensure polished and clean presentation of all areas

  • Prepare dining rooms for patrons by cleaning, settingnapkins, service plates, water bottles, and utensils. Perform opening andclosing duties including set-up, maintenance, and breakdown of the areawithin the allotted timeframe not to exceed 20% or maximum of 2 hours ofthe scheduled shift time

  • Support servers by setting-up and replenishing servicestations, trash containers liners, and bus stations

  • Maintain service areas, clean up spills as needed

  • Fulfill guest dining requests as needed and facilitatecommunication of guest requests to servers

  • Make every effort to meet guest’s needs by eitherobtaining requested items for guest or communicating needs to server ormanagement team

  • Greet guests upon seating and fill water glasses

  • Adhere to sanitation and safety policies

  • Follow all company policies, procedures, and guidelinesincluding being ready to work at scheduled shift time, in uniform, withneat and presentable appearance.

  • Perform all other reasonably assigned duties

Perks & Benefits! Comped concerts and dining experiences, employee merchandise and meal discounts, FREE family meal, 401K Retirement Plan, Volunteer Opportunities, Flexible Spending Accounts including pre-tax commuter benefits and parking, & more depending on position and other Company eligibility requirements.