Required Years of Experience
Cotogna is an award-winning chef-driven Italian influenced restaurant with a focus on product and guest hospitality. Cotogna is a part of a small collection of unique establishments From Lindsay and Chef Michael Tusk that also includes Quince, Verjus and Tusk Events.
Cotogna is seeking a career-minded Captain who is highly motivated and passionate about hospitality.
Qualified candidates will possess the following skills, abilities & experience:
- 2-3 years’ experience in a comparable restaurant
- Italian food and wine knowledge preferred but not required
- Experience with seasonal & daily changing menus
- Organization, cleanliness and time-management skills
- Self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as a strong work ethic
- Reliable, organized, efficient, courteous, professional & a team player
- Heightened sense of awareness & great attention to detail
- “A can do” attitude that looks for solutions
- Strong sense of teamwork & seeks to drive results through collaboration
- Provide an excellent guest experience that builds long term customer relationships
- Must have weekend availability
- Must have knowledge, passion & experience with wine, spirits & beer
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds & stand for 7-8 hours at a time
- Previous fine-dining & high volume restaurant experience is preferred but not required, along with a willingness to learn.
As a valued member of our team, you will enjoy the following benefits:
- Full Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage
- 401 K with matching employer contributions
- Commuter tax deferred benefits
- Paid family meals provided
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Previous restaurant experience required; management experience preferred.
- Successful completion of corporate training program required.
- Ability to traverse all parts of the restaurant quickly and safely
- Prolonged periods of time standing up
- Must be able to lift 25 pounds at time
The company reserves the right to revise and change job duties as the need arises.
I , _____________________ have read and understand the physical requirements of this position and agree that I am able to perform or meet these duties and responsibilities with or without an accommodation. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k, Commuter Benefits
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Part of Chef Michael Tusk
Cotogna is a celebration of rustic Italian cuisine and offers a daily-changing menu of spit-roasted or grilled meats and fish, wood-oven pizzas and house-made pastas.
Located in San Francisco's historic Jackson Square, Cotogna ('quince' in Italian) is a casual, lively venue and a compliment to the adjoining Quince Restaurant, Chef Michael Tusk’s celebrated fine dining establishment.