Employment

Join the team at Jester King! Reliable transportation and solid work ethic is a must.

Current Opportunities

Jester King is a well established Brewery and Kitchen located in the Texas Hill Country on the road to Dripping Springs. We are a collaborative community that values teamwork as well as supporting individual growth and development. There are opportunities to expand your skills in a fun, exciting, and passionate environment. Our team creates food uniquely tied to a time, place, and people. Our kitchen uses farm, fermented, or foraged ingredients whenever possible.

We are looking for hardworking, skilled, and enthusiastic additions to join our crew.

Front of House (FOH) Employee - Part-time

Expectations:

  • Knowledge of Jester King history, philosophy, core values, current events
  • Exhibit and promote the core values: honesty, strong work ethic, teamwork and kindness
  • Ability to adhere to all policies and procedures outlined in the Jester King Staff Guide
  • Prior experience in the service industry, ideally in a brewery setting
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server certification within 30 days of hire
  • Food Handler and TABC certified
  • Understanding of Toast POS System
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, diverse, and evolving environment
  • Ability to perform physical tasks including lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work long hours on your feet
  • Displays professionalism to co-workers, guests and vendors
  • Punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills
  • Dependable with reliable transportation

For more information on job duties, please review the FOH job posting on Poached.

Line/Prep Cook

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sets up and stocks food items and other necessary supplies.

  • Prepares food items by cutting, chopping, mixing, and preparing sauces.

  • Cooks food items by grilling, frying, sautéing, and other cooking methods to specified recipes and standards.

  • Maintain cleanliness and complies with food sanitation requirements by properly handling food and ensuring correct storage.

  • Performs inventory checks and completes food storage logs.

WORK HOURS & BENEFITS:

We are currently operating Wednesday through Sunday with shifts available for prep and service. Current hourly positions are from 25-30 hours per week, with the possibility of expanding to full time.

Benefits include shift food, shift drink, outdoor working environment in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, partial and full health care benefits provided with advancement in position, and a 401K plan.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Accuracy and speed in executing tasks

  • Ability to work as a team member

  • Follows directions and instructions

  • Preferred two years experience in pizza making

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Preferred minimum of one year experience as a line cook, restaurant cook, or prep cook

  • Certificate in Culinary Arts preferred

  • Texas Food Handlers Certificate

  • Experience with various cooking methods and procedures

  • Reliable Transportation

Kitchen Steward

COMPETENCIES:

  1. Great attitude; fits the Jester King culture, friendly, kind, smiles / makes people smile.

  2. Extremely reliable; punctual, dependable.

  3. Excellent people skills. Strong ability to put herself/himself in other people’s shoes, understand their perspective and show empathy.

  4. Truly excellent communicator. Listens attentively & genuinely cares what people are saying.

  5. Good organization skills. Good attention to detail.

  6. Clean; takes offense to clutter, dirt, debris and disorganization.

  7. Competent Steward with the ability to execute ware washing, sanitizing, storing and organizing dishes and plates with consistent attention to detail.

  8. Deeply cares about the care of plate-ware and organization of all BOH products; insistent on making sure only the cleanest dishes reach our shelves.

  9. Skilled at following systems and executing tasks in a timely fashion.

EXPECTATIONS:

  1. Completes assigned tasks in a timely fashion while maintaining a high level of quality and attention to detail.

  2. Works collaboratively with bussers and other kitchen staff to efficiently wash plateware in an orderly fashion, so that dishes that are in high demand are ready for delivery ASAP.

  3. Ensure all BOH areas are clean and organized by the end of the shift.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Organizing plateware to be washed.

  2. Wash plateware in a timely manner (sense of urgency).

  3. Ensuring consistency in cleanliness and quality of work.

  4. Maintaining excellent organization of plateware, flatware, and glassware.

  5. Ensure Jester King property is properly cleaned and cared for.

  6. Exhibit company culture, help build morale and create an ongoing positive work environment.

  7. Working / coordinating with Back of House & Front of House staff as needed to help ensure excellent cleanliness and hospitality to our guests.

  8. Attend kitchen and open book management meetings if and when necessary.

  9. Maintain a professional appearance and behavior.

  10. Reports to BOH management and the leadership team.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. 18 years of age or older

  2. Texas Food Handlers Certificate

  3. Reliable Transportation

FOH Manager

We are currently hiring for an experienced manager to join our Front of the House management team.

POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Hourly, Non-exempt

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Hourly wage; Company pays 60% of Health/Vision/Dental Benefits; PTO; 401K; Company Perks

COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS

  1. Upholds Jester King’s core values and mission.

  2. Great attitude; fits the Jester King culture, friendly, makes people smile, smiles a lot. Someone who is genuinely hearty in their approbation and lavish in their praise.

  3. A great organizer of information. Highly attentive to detail.

  4. Excellent people skills. Strong ability to put themselves in other people’s shoes, understand their perspective and show empathy.

  5. Truly excellent communicator / listens attentively & genuinely cares what people are saying.

  6. A strong leader skilled at deftly resolving issues and conflict; can create a strong, focused, committed, professional team.

  7. Legitimately cares about our guests’ experience; shows guests “we’re on their side”; has great teamwork with General Manager and other Front of House Managers

  8. Committed to strong customer face-to-face interactions.

  9. A strong manager who actively holds employees responsible and promotes excellence.

  10. Very organized; great at putting systems in place where none exist; creates and maintains great organization and documentation.

  11. Clean, clean and cleaner; takes offense to clutter, dirt, debris and disorganization; holds others to the same standard.

  12. Does not tolerate themself or anyone slipping below high standards of performance .

  13. Helps create a culture of positivity, openness, honesty, and accountability.

  14. Meets task deadlines on time. Communicative when deadlines cannot be met.

  15. Flexibility with weekly schedule and the ability to work long hours

  16. Reliable transportation to attend work.

  17. Ability to perform physical tasks including lifting up to 50lbs.

  18. Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint, as well as Google software such as Gmail and Google Drive

RESPONSIBILITIES

Company-Wide Responsibilities

    • Participate in monthly open book management meeting

    • Attend bi-annual company meeting

Front of House Responsibilities

  1. Perform Tasting Room opening, while open and closing duties as outlined in the Front of House Operations Guide

    1. Coordinate daily Front of the House and Back of the House restaurant operations

  2. Ensure consistent high quality customer service and hospitality

    1. Make guests feel we are on their side

    2. Respond to complaints, taking any and all appropriate actions to turn dissatisfied guests into return guests

  3. Maintain a clean, safe and well organized environment

    1. Enforce sanitary practices for food handling and general cleanliness

    2. Make certain a professional restaurant appearance, including proper staff attire, and appearance standards

  4. Ensure that order taking and point of sale operations flow smoothly

  5. Write up disciplinary actions upon FOH employees during management shifts, when required, in accordance with company policies

  6. Help ensure full employee and customer compliance with all liquor and public safety laws

  7. Assist with menu planning, preparation, and upkeep

  8. Ensure that customer facing staff are knowledgeable and friendly

  9. See to it that food delivery flows efficiently and that guests receive their orders in a timely fashion

  10. Observe FOH operations and provide ideas and input as to how operations can be improved

  11. Organize, coordinate, and offer new ideas for on-site special events, under the direction of the General Manager and Leadership Team

  12. Attend weekly FOH Department Meeting and attend On-site Events and other special/one off meetings as needed.

  13. Assist FOH Management Team with the day of management of Public Onsite Events.

  14. Help host industry guests as needed.

Financial & Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Maintain and ensure effective communication throughout all departments of Jester King

  2. Train/educate staff on our policies, procedures, and standards

  3. Ability to maintain bank while finding and correcting any potential discrepancies

  4. Assist with data entry and management pertaining to FOH operations including key financial metrics

  5. Work with department managers to maintain, update, and improve department process guides (SOPs)

  6. Assist with keeping staff updated about industry news, local beer news, beer news articles, local beer events, etc.

  7. Assist General Manager with conducting performance reviews

  8. Perform additional duties as designated by the General Manager

How to Apply:

Apply via Poached. Please include your resume and cover letter.

No phone inquiries - please email hiring@jesterkingbrewery.com with any questions.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we receive a considerable number of applications for various positions on a weekly basis!

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