Breakfast Attendant (Weekends) Part-Time

Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie
Poughkeepsie, NY

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Compensation: $16.00 per hour

Job Summary

The Breakfast Attendant should maintain positive guest interactions while serving breakfasts to guests in a friendly and efficient manner.

Essential Job Functions

This description is a summary of primary responsibilities and qualifications. The job description is not intended to include all duties or qualifications that may be required now or in the future. The Hotel operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting times, and hours worked in a week.

  • Interact with guests.
  • Setting up and maintaining the breakfast area as required by brand standards.
  • Taking inventory of food, beverages and supplies needed for each day.
  • Assist in ordering or purchasing food supplies.
  • Preparing foods such as fresh fruit, hot food, coffee, and juices from concentrates.
  • Setting up serving dishes/trays, utensils, cups, and other paper products.
  • Clearing and cleaning tables as they are vacated.
  • Wiping up spills.
  • Restocking items consistently throughout the breakfast hours and for the next day.
  • Washing serving equipment and returning to storage.
  • Returning reusable food supplies to storage.
  • Keeping breakfast area clean including removing trash, cleaning breakfast area and kitchen counters, cabinets and floors.
  • Vacuum, mop and dust breakfast area and lobby.
  • Serve customers in a friendly and helpful manner.
  • Keep the breakfast counter and work area neat and clean at all times.
  • Ensure the breakfast and lounge area looks neat, clean, and inviting.
  • Wash glassware and utensils after each use.
  • Maintain a clean working area by sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning of glass doors and windows, etc. if required.
  • Perform physical activities such as lifting.
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulations.
  • Treat all guests and colleagues with kindness and respect.
  • Promote a safe working environment.
  • Adhere to all SOPs and LSOPs.
  • Participate in meetings and team huddles as required.
  • Perform Other duties as and when assigned by the hotel management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Food Handlers Certification (preferred).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good personality and positive interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Restaurant experience (1 year preferred).
  • Exceptional organizational skills.

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand and move throughout the kitchen and dining area.
  • Standing 95% of shift
  • Lifting up to 30 pounds maximum.
  • Occasional twisting, bending, stooping, reaching, standing, walking.
  • Frequent talking, hearing, seeing, and smiling.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Room Discounts
  • Employee Food and Beverage Discounts

EEO: Driftwood Hospitality Management is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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Holiday Inn Express Poughkeepsie

121 Room Hotel

Best Hotel In The Hudson Valley!

Guests visiting the area for business or pleasure can enjoy the convenience to the popular destinations such as the Culinary Institute of America, IBM, Vassar College, and Vassar Brothers Medical Center. While visiting the scenic Hudson Valley, guests should make plans to see sights like the Walkway Over the Hudson, Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, and the Samuel L. Morse home at Locust Grove. Enjoy live entertainment at The Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Chance Theatre, and Mid-Hudson Civic Center, located only minutes from the hotel.

The Holiday Inn Express of Poughkeepsie is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley. Our guestrooms are specifically designed for the modern day traveler and family who need modern efficiency without sacrificing comfort. As always, you can enjoy our complimentary, deluxe, hot breakfast in the Great Room. Connect with family and friends or get all of your important work done without any hassle by using the complimentary, high-speed wireless Internet. Enjoy your daily workout routine in the 24 hour Fitness Center.