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hosTess

The key to a great experience is in your hands.

SeRver

Ready to raise the bar?

BarTender

If you can stand the heat, get into our kitchen.

KiTcHen

You're not just taking a job, you’re taking the lead.

MaNagement

hosTess @ Original Joe's

Hey, welcome to the Hostess job description! We’re glad you’re here. Let’s get into it, shall we? We’re looking for people who have a great, welcoming attitude to greet our guests, help get them seated and set the tone for their time with us. If you have a bright and bubbly attitude and like meeting new people, we might have an opening for you. Just review the lists below and make sure you fit the criteria! Thanks!

whaT you'll do:

  • Have an upbeat attitude - always ready to genuinely greet guests when they walk through the door
  • Manage a guest ‘wait list’ during high revenue times with the ability to accurately recognise wait times, to communicate regularly with guests and to accommodate requests to the best of your ability
  • Proactively assist servers with table maintenance, running food, side duties, bussing tables, assisting to take payments, etc.
  • Continuously communicate with Servers and Managers regarding additions or changes to their sections, guest concerns and guest requests
  • Take the time to effectively learn and memorize new menu items and procedures
  • Work each shift with a safety mindset. Be proactive in regards to front of the house and back of the house safety (food safety, potential hazards for employees or guests)
  • ‘Live’ our core values during every shift

wHo you arE:

  • You are a genuine, charming, vibrant and team-oriented individual
  • You might have previous experience in the customer service or restaurant industry. We will consider the right person, with the right attitude who can back-up their abilities through previous work, or involvement in teams (school, work or sports)
  • You pride yourself on your customer service skills, your ability to make people feel ‘at home’, your reliability and your ability to ‘keep upbeat’ even during the busiest shifts
  • You are solution focused and resourceful – you think ‘on your feet’ effectively to find resolutions to situations
  • You are able to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks without skipping a beat
  • You are a great communicator
  • You are easily coachable and see feedback as an opportunity to keep improving your skills and abilities
  • You might have future aspirations to be employed as Store Management or in our Corporate team

SeRver @ Original Joe's

In the restaurant and bar world, a server is basically a magician. You make the food and drinks people ask for magically appear, and you don’t even need a top hat or a wand. Your hard work and attention puts our guests at ease. They can just come in, sit down and enjoy. They don’t have to worry about how long you cook a salmon fillet. They don’t have to think about how much dry vermouth is in a martini. They just ask for it, and you make it happen for them. For the hour or so they sit at their table, you make it possible for them to be completely and totally relaxed. And if that isn’t magic, we don’t know what is.

whaT you'll do:

  • Genuinely connect and communicate with every guest in your section and every guest that you interact with (even if they aren’t in your section)
  • Effectively finesse the menu and communicate your vast knowledge and expertise about food and bar menus with ease
  • Go the ‘extra step’ to accommodate guest requests and suggestions
  • Continuously ensure that every guest leaves satisfied and happy with their experience. In the event of a concern or conflict, you will immediately involve a Manager to positively resolve the situation
  • Proactively assist other servers with table maintenance, running food, side duties, assisting to take payments, etc.
  • Ensure that all guests receive a ‘remarkably consistent’ experience
  • ‘Be knowledgeable regarding allergy policies and procedures to ensure that guests are not at risk of an allergic reaction
  • Take the time to effectively learn and memorize new menu items and procedures
  • Uphold an upbeat attitude – you are always ready to greet the next guest when they walk through the door
  • Work each shift with a safety mindset. Be proactive in regards front of the house and back of the house safety(food safety, potential hazards for employees or guests)
  • ‘Live’ our core values during every shift

wHo you arE:

  • You are a genuine, charming, vibrant and team-oriented individual
  • You might have a minimum of 1 year front of house restaurant experience. We will consider the right person, with the right attitude who can back-up their abilities through previous work, or involvement in teams (school, work or sports)
  • You pride yourself on your customer service skills, your ability to make people feel ‘at home’, your reliability and your ability to ‘keep upbeat’ even during the busiest shifts
  • You are solution focused and resourceful – you think ‘on your feet’ effectively to find resolutions to situations
  • You are able to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks without skipping a beat
  • You can easily and quickly become ‘a part of a team’ and you are a great communicator
  • You are easily coachable and see feedback as an opportunity to keep improving your skills and abilities
  • You might have future aspirations to be employed as Store Management or in our Corporate team

BarTender @ Original Joe's

Some people think that being a bartender is all about serving drinks. And, well, it is mostly about serving drinks. But it’s also about ensuring a good experience for our guests. Whether it’s helping a guest find their new favourite cocktail or just making sure their pint glass is always full, it’s your responsibility to make people feel taken care of. People like a place that serves good drinks, but they love a place that feels like home. And if you can do all that while making a Bulldog margarita, this is the job for you.

whaT you'll do:

  • Build beverages to ‘spec’ to ensure that guests receive a ‘remarkably consistent’ beverage experience
  • Genuinely connect and communicate with every guest at the bar and every guest that you interact with (even if they aren’t at a bar seat)
  • Ensure the cooler and back-bar is stocked and garnishes are prepped
  • Ensure beer dispensing equipment is in optimal condition
  • Evening bartenders may be involved in closing duties including: server cash reports, running closing reports, cash handling, breaking down the bar
  • Take the time to effectively learn and memorize new menu items and procedures
  • Effectively finesse the menu and communicate your vast knowledge and expertise about food and bar menus with ease
  • Proactively assist all front of house employees with table maintenance, running food, assisting to take payments, etc.
  • Continuously ensure that every guest leaves satisfied and happy with their experience. In the event of a concern or conflict, you will immediately involve a Manager to positively resolve the situation
  • Be knowledgeable regarding allergy policies and procedures to ensure that guests are not at risk of an allergic reaction
  • Work each shift with a safety mindset. Be proactive in regards front of the house and back of the house safety (food safety, potential hazards for employees or guests)
  • ‘Live’ our core values during every shift

wHo you arE:

  • You are a genuine, charming, vibrant and team-oriented individual
  • You might have a minimum of 1 year front of house restaurant experience. We will consider the right person, with the right attitude who can back-up their abilities through previous work, or involvement in teams (school, work or sports)
  • You pride yourself on your customer service skills, your ability to make people feel ‘at home’, your reliability and your ability to ‘keep upbeat’ even during the busiest shifts
  • You are solution focused and resourceful – you think ‘on your feet’ effectively to find resolutions to situations
  • You are able to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks without skipping a beat
  • You can easily and quickly become ‘a part of a team’ and you are a great communicator
  • You might have future aspirations to be employed as Store Management or in our Corporate team

KiTcHen @ Original Joe's

If you want to be part of a team that chops, snaps, fries, drizzles, sears, zests, boils, roasts and bakes every day for a living, you’ve clicked on the right job tab. This isn’t an occupation for the merely culinary curious. This is a job that’s all about passion and purpose. As a part of our kitchen team, you and your team members make the food people can’t wait to share with their friends. From famous favourites to guest requests, you make it all happen.

whaT you'll do:

  • Promptly and efficiently fill orders according to bill flow
  • Run various pieces of kitchen equipment, time the steps in each dish and know the cooking requirements of each dish
  • Be knowledgeable about menu items, menus changes and food preparation procedures to ensure a ‘remarkably consistently’ guest experience
  • Consistently prepare ingredients, garnishes, sauces, etc. to ‘spec’
  • Quickly resolve complaints about food preparation or quality
  • Ensure safe food handling procedures are followed 100% of the time
  • Prepare items to meet guest requests and prepare support items as required
  • Control waste and to work to high efficiency with food ingredients
  • Proactively refill the line with ingredients / condiments / supplies
  • Follow a ‘clean as you go’ mantra to ensure that the kitchen area is always clean and orderly
  • Be knowledgeable regarding allergy policies and procedures to ensure that guests are not at risk of allergic reactions
  • Work each shift with a safety mindset. Be proactive in regards to front of the house and back of the house safety (food safety, potential hazards for employees or guests)
  • ‘Live’ our core values during every shift

wHo you arE:

  • You are a genuine and vibrant team player
  • You might have experience in the service / hospitality industry. Previous back of house experience would be nice but isn’t required. We will consider the right person, with the right attitude who can back-up their abilities through previous work, or involvement in teams (school, work or sports)
  • You pride yourself on your ability to learn new skills, your ability to work efficiently and effectively, your reliability and your ability to ‘keep your cool’ even during the busiest shifts
  • You are able to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks without skipping a beat
  • You are solution focused and resourceful – you are proactive and take the initiative to find resolutions to situations
  • You are easily coachable and see feedback as an opportunity to keep improving your skills and abilities
  • You are able to safely and repetitively lift items weighted similar to a bag of potatoes
  • You are able to stand for long periods of time
  • You might have future aspirations to be employed as Store Management or in our Corporate team

MaNagement @ Original Joe's

Creating a great restaurant and bar experience means hiring great managers. We don’t need someone who sits in an office all day. We need someone who can keep employees upbeat and motivated. Someone who is not only present but engaged with the community and our guests. You set the attitude. You lead the way.

Whether you apply to be a General Manager, Assistant Manager or a Kitchen Manager, the team you build will be the difference between our guest having an ok experience and having an amazing time.

whaT you'll do:

  • Oversee the restaurant team. Provide support/guidance/feedback. Place a strong emphasis on “doing things right”
  • Work closely with all team members to high quality food and customer service.
  • Make any decisions about scheduling, allocation of time for training and maintenance tasks. Make proper scheduling changes or adjustments.
  • Conduct training sessions on product/ policy changes with front of house staff
  • Ensure that the kitchen team is trained in any changes in food production, product specs, quality control, ingredient handling and related procedures
  • Lead the process of providing performance evaluations

wHo you arE:

  • You have experience as a Manager in a fast-paced food service environment
  • You are experienced with financials and are very proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • You smoothly sail through stressful moments are able to create a positive atmosphere for your team and guests at all times
  • You pride yourself on your ability to ‘build a team’, build store morale and create a positive employee experience
  • You use your solution-focused approach in every situation and you never stop looking for ways to ‘make things better’
  • You are always seeking to reach a higher level of ‘personal best’ at all times
  • You are a pro in effectively delivering and communicating messages to your team – whether positive or constructive
  • You have the full spectrum of product knowledge and business savvy required to operate a restaurant
  • You might have future aspirations to be employed as Operations Management or in our Corporate team

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