Server Trainee

Tampa, FL
Part Time to Full Time
Bern's Steak House
Entry Level

High Volume Fine Dining Server Trainee

Bern’s Steak House seeks detail-oriented self-starters to become the newest members of a strong, energetic and motivated team. This is an opportunity to contribute to a long and illustrious history while furthering a set of ethics and values that is still relevant today.

Position Summary:

The server position offers a flexible and unique opportunity to hone your food, wine and spirits knowledge in a high volume fine dining environment unlike any other. This is a great position to further your experience in the hospitality industry and work for a successful company that rewards hard work and dedication.

Essential Duties: 

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure in a high volume fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to seamlessly transition from working independently to contributing as a member of a team while delivering exceptional customer service to provide every guest with a lasting and memorable experience.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills with a focus on the ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of the position.
  • Maintain a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate, which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.

Skills Required: 

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Command of the English language and strong communication skills.
  • Professional well groomed appearance.
  • Must have availability during weekends and nights. Possess the ability to work flexible shifts and schedules including weekends and some holidays.
  • Lift and carry up to 40 lbs. multiple times during a shift.
  • Use of hands required 100% of the time.
  • Stand, walk, bend and lift throughout a 6-10 hour shift.

Benefits and Perks


  • Closed Every Monday 2024
  • Closed Holidays 2024
    • Gasparilla Invasion January 27, 2024
    • Memorial Day May 27, 2024
    • Labor Day September 2, 2024
    • Christmas Day December 25, 2024
  • Holiday Bonus Shift Pay for Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve 
  • Custom Supplemental Insurance Coverages Through AFLAC
    • Life Insurance Policy (10-, 20-, & 30-year terms)
    • Short Term Disability Income Insurance
    • Accident Advantage On/Off Job Insurance
    • Cancer Protection Insurance
    • Critical Care Protection Insurance
    • Hospital Choice Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay for Loss of Immediate Family, Extended Family, and Pets
  • Family First Discounts
    • 20% off entire bill at Haven restaurant & bar for employee and up to 3 guests
    • 20% off food and non-alcoholic drinks at Bern’s Steak House for employee and up to 3 guests
    • 20% off food and non-alcoholic drinks at the Harry Waugh Dessert Room for employee and up to 3 guests
    • 10% off total purchase at Bern’s Fine Wines & Spirits retail store
    • 20% off entire bill for all meal periods at Élevage SOHO Kitchen & Bar for employee
    • 20% off Spa Services at Spa Evangeline for employee
    • 20% off Epicurean Theatre classes per online purchase
    • Marriott Friends and Family Discount for hotel accommodations
  • Complimentary Family Meal and/or $3 Discounted Meal per shift
  • Free, Secure, Covered Parking


  • Custom Packaging Health Plan Options with Tenured Based Employer Contribution
    • Health
    • Dental
    • Vision
  • Internal Career Growth Opportunities


  • Tenured Anniversary Pay for maintaining full-time status (5 days up to 20 days paid annually)
  • 401K Employer Match of 25% Up to the First 6%
  • 100% Education Reimbursement Program for Approved Courses and Certifications with Supplemental Reimbursement for Travel and Materials

The Company values a diverse workforce with all the unique qualities that individuals of various backgrounds and experiences offer our organization. We are committed to providing opportunities and developing employees to their fullest potential without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, disability, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.


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