Buffalo Lodging Associates

  • Breakfast Attendant

    Location Name TownePlace Suites Latham/Albany-Airport
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    F&B - Food & Beverage
  • Overview

    The TownePlace Suites locates at 5 Fort Ferry Rd in Latham NY seeks qualified candidates for their full-time, Breakfast Attendant position. The position is responsible for preparing and serving a fresh and inviting presentation of the daily complimentary breakfast, giving a friendly greeting to each guest at breakfast and providing superior service to all guests.


    Principal Responsibilities:


    • Set up and maintain the breakfast buffet in an attractive and abundant looking organized clean and standardized presentation according to brand and company standards.  Prepare foods such as cut fruit, coffee and juices. Stocks coffee, juice and Milk container.  Set out cold food such as sweet rolls, muffins and cereal for self service. Warm and set out hot foods such as hash browns, French toast, etc.  Set up serving dishes, utensils, cups and other paper/china products.
    • Maintain cleanliness of breakfast area and kitchen during and after breakfast hours.
    • Take inventory of food, beverages and other supplies needed for each day.  Order or purchase food supplies as needed. Organize and put away food orders.


    Job Duties:


    • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs, requests for service and assistance. Respond to special requests from guests.
    • Team Work – Treats people with respect. Keeps commitments. Upholds organizational values. Approach all encounters with guests and employees in a friendly service-oriented manner.
    • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.  Periodically restock self service food and supplies as needed. Wash china, flatware and serving equipment and return it to storage.
    • Quantity – Meets productivity standards and completes work within a timely manner.
    • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses chemicals and equipment properly. Responsible for any assigned keys and for following key control policies.
    • Dependability – Is consistently at work and on time.  Arrives at scheduled meetings and appointments on time. Is able to meet the demands of the industry with regard to working holidays and weekends.
    • Initiative – Volunteers readily. Asks for and offers help when needed.  Clears and cleans tables as they are vacated, wipes up spills, sweeps, mops and vacuums kitchen and dining areas.  Removes trash.
    • Compliance – Comply with health department rules and regulations with respect to handling, preparing and storing food.


    High School diploma or equivalent is preferred.  Should have basic knowledge of food and beverage preparation.




    At Buffalo Lodging, we are committed to keeping our most important assets – our employees – healthy, happy and productive. To achieve this, we offer a comprehensive benefits package to full time employees that includes the following:

    • Medical & Dental Insurance
    • 401(k) savings plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Supplemental Life Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Plans
    • Short Term Disability Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Programs


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