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490 Pacific Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States
Cotogna hiring Captain in San Francisco, CA

Cotogna hiring Captain in San Francisco, CA

CotognaMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips
Expires: Jun 2, 2021

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

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


  • 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 Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401k, Commuter Benefits

Required Skills

Wine Service

Customer Service

Events Management Knowledge

High Volume Service

Food and Beverage Pairing Knowledge

Food Safety Knowledge

POS Systems


Upscale Casual

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.

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