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City Hall Bistro Bus Person

Posted November 17, 2019

Sample fresh, flavorful dining at this vibrant restaurant in downtown Dallas. Airy and welcoming, our restaurant takes its name from the hotels’ legacy as the original site intended for Dallas’ city hall. This buzzing downtown bistro features all day dining and a menu of Southern European inspired cuisine.

The Bus person is responsible for ensuring guests are seated at a clean and properly set table within the shortest amount of time possible. The bus person will also work with servers and host/hostesses to ensure guests receive excellent service.


We seek to hire the best. Leaders of high character and humility with genuine passion and aptitude for hospitality. People who choose to be in hospitality because they have an open and generous nature and seek to make guests happy. We are a group of people who are proud of the work we do. Caring leaders, perfectionist chefs, intelligent creatives, generous hosts, meticulous operators, inspiring teachers, tireless doers, and all-around devotees of hospitality. We create value by empowering the team. We encourage our teams to stretch their thinking, move beyond their comfort zone and achieve their full potential. By providing a platform of support service, like the best in technology, finance resources, talent development, marketing and communication support, we allow them to focus on the heart of their business – hospitality and people. We are passionate about people and attract, develop and retain the best in hospitality.  We thoughtfully seek out and groom talent, both within our company and outside, by promoting from within, developing a culture of growth and learning and partnering with the local community.

At Makeready we create independent hotel, restaurant and retail brands. Each of our brands has a distinct point of view but they all share a common purpose: to inspire deeper connections with the world around them – city by city, person by person. Every Makeready experience embraces local culture, honors past and present, and invites curious guests to delve into the detail of their surroundings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promptly cleans and resets tables after each guest's departure.
  • Offers assistance to guests by clearing away dishes and glassware, and refills beverages.
  • Prepares coffee and iced tea to help team members serve guests.
  • Assists with Guest needs as they arise, including but not limited to the below mentioned cleaning expectations:
  • Checks cleanliness of the bus stand from previous shift and notifies Manager of any problems. Sets up the bus stand, restocks and prepares bus stand for shift change and/or close.
  • Checks high chairs and booster seats for cleanliness when resetting tables.
  • Cleans and sanitizes throughout the shift, including taking out trash as needed.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Minimal experience is required. Attitude is everything!
  • Ability to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays


  • Must be able to read menu items
  • TABC and Food Handler Certification required
  • Must be able to clearly communicate guest needs to other Team Members (Servers, Door Person, Bartender or Manager)
  • Must be able to hear well amongst loud background noise in order to answer telephone and respond to guest requests
  • Must be able to lift and carry sacks, cases, and bus tubs of up to 70 lbs, up to 20 times per shift; places these items on high shelves and in walk-in freezer
  • Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and wipe frequently
  • Must be able to stand and walk during entire shift

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)