Careers 2018-07-25T19:57:15+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

Why Work Here?
“Awesome management team. Great Benefits, opportunities for advancement. Join us today!”
We are seeking an experienced Server for our Cafe Alfresco, an American Bistro located on the
Pinellas Trail. Bring your passion for serving and apply today for immediate consideration!

Job Summary
Responsible for providing pleasant, quick and efficient service to patrons. Take food and drink
orders, deliver check promptly after meal and inform guests of payment procedures.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Greets guests with eye contact and a smile within 60 seconds after their arrival at table (offer
menu if needed).
• Offers specific beverages – alcohol and non-alcohol.
• Recites the featured items in ” sales language” to entice guests to purchase
• Offers specific menu items after probing for guest’s preferences.
• Uses suggestive selling techniques in alerting guest to
• Takes the guest order in sequence and repeats it back to them.
• Checks for timing requirements of orders and relays same to all concerned parties – Bar,
Kitchen/ OM
• Delivers food promptly and correctly place it to guest who ordered it.
• Knows restaurants product – Food items, price ranges, and services.
• Probe for guest special needs such as condiments or any extras like napkins,
• Constantly monitor guests at his/her station to detect if further services are needed
• Practices the “3 A’s (Acknowledge, Apologize, Act) regarding complaints or unhappy
• Offers specific deserts and after dinner beverages, such as coffee, tea, brandy, or cordials.
• Prepares check promptly, verifies it’s accurate, informs the guest of payment procedures
(leave it on the table or take it to the cashier.)
• Returns the correct change to the guests.
• Thanks the guests for their visit, says goodbye, and invites them to return again
• Keeps station and work areas neat, clean and Takes part in sharing team duties (side stand,
etc.)
• Reports to station on or before time and participates in pre/post duty.
• Keeps management informed of any work related issues.
• Follows the appearance and dress code.
• Practices people skills by extending friendly service and cooperation to guests and fellow
team.
• Demonstrates being a team player by volunteering to help fellow team members in the food
service and pre-preparation stages of operation.
• Takes a turn to train and orient new staff. Helps new hires to become productive members of
the team.

Working Conditions:
Must be able to Speak clearly and listen attentively to supervisors, employees, dining room staff
and guests; stand and move about dining area for periods over 8 hours. Must be able to lift up to
40 pounds in weight. Must have good sense of smell, taste and touch to understand foods.

Only local candidates will be considered. Principals only.

Recruiters please don’t contact this posting or employer about this position. No phone calls
please.
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Don’t miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime, to grow your career as a Line Cook at our Famous
American Bistro Cafe Alfresco. Apply today!

• Compensation based on experience.
• Generous company contribution of health insurance premium for qualified employees.
• Must be available to work all shifts as scheduled.
• Minimum of 1 year cooking in a high volume restaurant setting.

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, game or 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 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 high volume restaurant
setting.

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.

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.

Only local candidates will be considered.
Principals only. Recruiters please don’t contact this posting or employer about this position. No phone calls
please.
EEO/M/F/D/V

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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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