We are excited to be opening our doors in the next few weeks and hiring our team of employees to execute our vision. The management team at Aperitif is all former bartenders, servers, and chefs, and we understand that a great relationship between us and our staff is vital to creating a great concept. We want to have a fun friendly working environment that not only makes our customers feel welcomed and comfortable, but our employees as well. We pay living wages to all of our hourly employees, and believe that if our business does well, everyone should benefit. With our tipped employees, we guarantee a living wage if business is slow, and are proactive in assisting our staff during service so that they can make as much money as possible.
The following are descriptions of the jobs we are currently offering. Please read over and send resumes to the email listed. Resumes do not have to be formal, we will gladly accept them if they are, but an introduction of yourself, a list of past restaurant experience, and what job you are applying for will suffice. We will reach out to you via email to set up an interview promptly if we think you would be a good fit. Thanks for taking the time to apply for a job with Aperitif and we look forward to meeting all of our applicants!
Jason, Bryan & Kristy
Current Job Opportunities:
Bartenders are responsible for implementing Aperitif’s drink program through attention to detail, vast knowledge of our drink and food menus, and friendly and prompt service of our bar guests. Duties include memorization and execution of our specialty cocktail/mocktail list, knowledge and execution of our beer and wine list, attending to the needs of our bar guests, setting up and breaking down the bar each night for service, and preparing various juices, syrups, and garnishes for use in our cocktail program. Previous bartending experience is required. Bartenders who excel and express a desire to do so will be given an opportunity to move into a bar manager role in the near future.
Servers are responsible for attending to the needs of our guests on the floor and patio through prompt and friendly service. Duties include knowledge of our drink and food menus, running food and drinks, taking orders from guests, clearing and busing tables, preparing and closing the dining room and patio before and after each shift, and other tasks that help ensure that each and every guest has a great experience at Aperitif. Prior server experience is not required but any restaurant experience is highly encouraged.
Hosts and food runners are responsible for aiding the bartenders and servers in any manner that helps Aperitif run smoothly so that our guest’s needs are met. Duties include running food and drinks to tables, bussing and resetting dirty tables, taking phone calls, making sure reservations are attended to, and helping guests find a table if all of our seat yourself tables are full. Host and Food Runner experience is not necessary but any restaurant experience is a plus.
Bar cooks are responsible for executing the final preparation of Aperitif’s food menu with attention to detail, cleanliness, efficiency, and in a courteous manner as they are in direct view of our patrons. Duties include finishing touches on our pre-prepared desserts, assembly and plating of our appetizers, soups, salads, and sandwiches, boxing up and putting together to-go orders, preparing and breaking down their workstations each shift, and some limited food prep. Food prep/cooking experience is a major plus, restaurant experience of some kind is required.
Prep Cook (AM)
AM Prep cooks are responsible for assisting the head chef and pastry chef in the kitchen as they prepare for the week & night’s service. Duties include preparing sauces, icings, jellies, doughs, and other items that will be used to execute Aperitif’s food menu, plus cleaning the kitchen when necessary and washing dishes used in prep production. Restaurant experience of any kind is a plus but not required.
Prep Cook (PM)
PM prep cooks are responsible for assisting bar cooks during service, and cleaning and washing dishes and cookware. Duties include washing dishes for the dinner shift, assisting the bar cooks, and limited food prep where needed. Restaurant experience of any kind is a plus but not required.