Careers 2018-02-14T16:39:06+00:00

Careers

At Cafe Alfresco, we are always looking for talented individuals to work with us. We are committed to fostering a positive working environment built upon respect, a commitment to excellence, and pride in our restaurant.  Our goal is to provide a workplace where our employees have the opportunity to grow and learn from our team of chefs and managers.

If you are a self-starter who is detail oriented, committed to excellence, and passionate about food and service, please submit your resume via the online application form.

Current Job Openings

Full Time Line Cook

· Minimum of 1 year in a food preparation position in a restaurant setting.

· Must be available to work all shifts as scheduled.

· Pay based on experience.

Responsible for all grilled, broiled, roasted or fried items prepared in the kitchen. Portioning food items prior to cooking of what is on the menu. Cooks vegetables. Other duties include carving, plating and garnishing dishes. Assist in soup and sauce making. Responsible for maintaining a sanitary kitchen workstation and food storage area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Complies with quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures.

· Identifies and select cuts of meat, poultry, shellfish, fish, game or vegetables used in preparation of menu items.

· Prepares garnishes for broiled and roasted dishes.

· Prepares other items needed at broiler station such as vegetables, starches, appetizers or desserts that may be glazed in broiler.

· Sets up and maintain soups throughout the day, as well as appropriate garnishes.

· Broil and plate meats, poultry, shellfish, fish, and vegetables, along with appropriate garnish.

· Roasts, carves and plates meats, poultry, shellfish, fish, game or vegetables.

· Maintains a sanitary work environment including areas where food is prepared and stored.

· Selects and uses knives, hand tools, utensils and equipment to cut, slice, broil, roast, carve, skewer, garnish foods. Maintains holding temperature for foods, grills, or otherwise produces food in the broiler station.

· Assist in any other capacity required in the operation.

· Tastes all food prepared to ensure flavor, texture and consistency and see that items meet established quality standards.

Education and/or Experience: High School graduate (GED), degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program is desirable. Minimum of 1 year in a food preparation position in a restaurant setting.

Working Conditions: Must be able to speak clearly and listen attentively to supervisors, employees and dining room staff; stand and walk in kitchen for periods over 8 hours; lift pots, pans, etc. up to 40 pounds in weight; possess finger dexterity to use small tools adeptly; read and follow written instructions; possess good smell and taste abilities and be able to do repetitive motions.

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Responsible for dealing with the public graciously and efficiently to make certain that guests enjoy their visit to the restaurant. Presents a pleasant and professional appearance at all times and makes guests feel welcome. Coordinates activities of dining room personnel to provide fast and courteous service to patrons by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities and Duties

· Greets guests with a friendly smile, escorts them to tables, and provides guests with a menu.

· If no table available, inform guests of approximate waiting time.

· Maintains a thorough knowledge of dining room stations, and specific server assigned to each station. Distributes guests equally to servers, ensuring a high quality of service.

· Remains alert and responsive to the needs of the seated guest(s); if necessary, summons their server, listens to their concerns and, if necessary, informs management of any complaints.

· Provides direction to bussers in maintaining supplies and/or cleaning tables as needed.

· Reports to manager any malfunction of equipment and/or necessary repairs or replacement of furnishings, equipment, etc.

· Thanks guests for their patronage upon their departure.

Qualifications and Skills

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to speak, read, write and understand English. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk and hear. Must be able to stand and move about dining area and kitchen for periods of eight (8) hours. The employee frequently is required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Unless all questions are completed, the application will not be reviewed for a potential job with us. Make sure to bring documents that establish your identity and employment authorization when coming for an interview.

YOU MUST ATTACH A RESUME TO USE THIS APPLICATION FORM. If you do not have a resume, please apply in person Monday through Thursday, 2- 4 pm at the Restaurant.

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