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Culinary Creative is more than just a hospitality management group; we are a culture and a philosophy; we have a strong belief in diversity, equity and inclusion; we are a community-focused, activist business.
We provide career opportunities; we aren’t “a job,” people who work for us come to build careers. Our management umbrella includes: Aviano, Bar Dough, Senor Bear, Ash’Kara, Mister Oso, Forget Me Not, and Tap & Burger Concepts, with plans to open new restaurants this year as well as an event company and a consulting company.
Our concepts have been represented on Bon Appetit’s 50 best restaurants in America and have been listed amongst the most anticipated restaurants list nationally from Food and Wine magazine as recently as March with our new cocktail bar Forget Me Not.
We are one of the fastest growing independent restaurant groups in America, We employ Sommeliers, Cicerones, James Beard nominees, Food and Wine best chef nominees; and Top Chef contestants. There are amazing growth opportunities to advance and progress in your career. We believe in promoting from within and have many staff that are now managers and in some cases have become partners in our restaurants.
Because we believe in taking care of our own we offer comprehensive health and mental healthcare benefits, and a quarterly bonus program that includes everyone on the team. We partner with the community to provide mental health services, and tuition reimbursement for hospitality related courses (want to become a Sommelier or pass your BAR5? we got you). Internally, we host regular training from industry experts and our staff. We also want our staff to experience what we do so we extend employee discounts across all of our concepts.
We strongly adhere to the following:
Our Mission: We create businesses that are welcoming, purposeful, and community driven.
Our Vision: To be progressive, socially-conscious leaders in our community.
Just this year, we ran a vaccine clinic to get 5,000 people in our Latinx community vaccinated; fed thousands of medical personnel and veterans; sent over 700,000 meals for the at-risk and un-housed community, and we started our own farmer’s market at the beginning of the pandemic because it was important to support the farmers and suppliers that also support our restaurants.
Our Values: We exhibit an absolute devotion to guest and employee welfare. We do this courteously, with humility, honesty, integrity, and professionalism. We have a bias for action, and a propensity towards making decisions that leave our world a better place.
At Culinary Creative our love language is food and drink. The food is deeply personal and is rooted in a sense of place and time; our service is warm and professional. We choose to elevate who we serve over what we serve. Our service is executed best when we treat guests with kindness, respect, and humility.
The Culinary Creative is looking to add a Line Cook to our team. If you possess the following qualities we want to hear from you:
Reliability + Trustworthiness
Great Communication Skills
Attention to detail + Organization
You value the guest experience and take pride in your job.
What You’ll Love About Us:
Lucrative Pay: We believe in pay equity and that everyone should invest in a quality experience for our guests and our employees. Base pay starts at $21/hr and everyone is eligible for Quarterly Bonuses.
A place to grow your career: we believe in growing and mentoring talent within our restaurants by focusing on growing staff and fostering leadership.
Benefits: All employees are eligible to participate in company health, dental, and vision insurance plans. Your company discount is extended to all restaurants in the group. There are ample opportunities to volunteer in community projects, to cross-train in other disciplines, and to stage throughout the group.
Collaboration: By fostering small, tightly knit teams we want you to closely work with our creative team and to work with us to create a healthy and vibrant work environment.
Please reply with your resume and preferred form of contact, we look forward to learning more about you.
The Culinary Creative is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Compensation: Hourly ($21.00 - $24.00)
Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Potential Bonuses, Dining Discounts, Wellness Program, Employee Discount is extended to all of the restaurants in our group.
Work In a Fast-Paced Environment
Basic Knife Skills
Can Stand For Long Periods of Time
European, Mediterranean, American
Bar / Lounge, Upscale Casual, Wine Bar
Part of The Culinary Creative Group