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All positions are for our newly remodeled 1874 building at 320 E Clybourn St, Milwaukee

Event Sales Manager

Classification: Managerial, Salaried, Bonus and Commission Structure
Supervisor: Director of Operations, General Manager

Anticipated Start Date:  November 15, 2022

 

The Events Sales Manager is responsible for formulating, leading, and implementing strategies to grow revenue through events and event planning. The position solicits and produces income-generating events, maintaining relationships with clients and vendors, managing budgets, and managing staff. This position involves controlling and supporting event operations, restaurant operations, and overall hospitality within Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen.

 

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Events Sales Manager will work simultaneously with front of house and back of house staff to lead and supervise, ensuring successful and effective execution of daily operations, events, and various functions within Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen.

 

The ideal candidate is organized and detail-oriented, has previous restaurant sales management experience, is an effective problem solver, and someone who takes initiative to ensure the experience for our clients and staff teams are at their best.

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Provide excellent hospitality and maintain a strong professional relationship with clients as well as management teams.
  • Respond to all calls and inquiries within a 24-hour time period and track all communication with potential clients.
  • Advise and make sales recommendations to clients while creatively suggesting what we offer at Crafthouse & Kitchen to accommodate the client.
  • Act as a liaison between clients, restaurant management, and all event operations.
  • Negotiate and prepare banquet event orders with clients ensuring accuracy using TripleSeat Event Management System.
  • Attending weekly manager meetings, communicating upcoming events and details with restaurant management team.
  • Maintains accurate service charge disclosures and ensures accuracy and inclusion on all contacts, menus, and itemized receipts.
  • Time management includes warm and cold calls to potential clients and new business development.
  • Assist in developing a sales plan to market future events including specific tasks with timelines. Identify, acquire, and build relationships with new accounts.
  • Learn and exhibit full knowledge of all things Central Standard including service standards, mission statement, products, and operations.
  • Work within a budget to help maintain financial requirements and the ability to control a profit and loss statement within events.

Job Requirements:

  • Flexible working hours including early mornings, nights and weekends
  • Occasional long hours required
  • Excellent Management/supervisory experience
  • Prior hospitality & restaurant operations experience
  • Excellent people skills and pleasant personality
  • Ability to work under deadlines
  • Experience using TripleSeat Event Management System and Toast POS preferred
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve while maintaining a calm demeanor
  • Ability to work with limited supervision with professional appearance and demeanor

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in private dining, banquet, and/or catering sales; restaurant/hotel industry preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, i.e. marketing/hospitality/business preferred

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • Must be able to access and navigate the restaurant facilities
  • Required to bend, twist, reach, stand, and walk for extended periods on time to perform normal job functions.
  • Flexible work schedule: must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays if needed.

Bartender

Job Details:

Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen downtown distillery experience is looking for dedicated, organized bartenders who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Our newly remodeled 1874 building at 320 E Clybourn St, Milwaukee, will be a one-of-a-kind venue not found outside Distillery Row. The Crafthouse will include tasting room bar, restaurant, merchandise sales, distillery production area with tours, private event spaces and rooftop patio. High volumes with lots of opportunity are expected. We are seeking fun and outgoing people to join our team for both part- and full-time bartenders.

To be successful as a bartender at Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen, team members should be committed and passionate about their work and also like to have fun! Elevated service and proactively working as a team are our highest priorities. We expect positive attitudes and an understanding that a high tide raises all boats. Our collective success depends on one another. If you want to have fun, be valued, and make a difference, be sure to apply today!

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Verify identification and age requirements of customers.
  • Take food and drink orders and serve to customers.
  • Mix traditional and creative cocktails per standard drink recipes(batch cocktails, syrups, etc)
  • Make suggestions based on customer tastes and preferences.
  • Maintain a clean working area, and wash glassware and utensils.
  • Process payments for customers.
  • Build a rapport with customers to create a positive atmosphere.
  • Able to create an elevated experience with craft bartending.
  • Punctuality and scheduling dependability.
  • Event bartending may also be needed(weddings, corporate functions, etc)

Compensation:

Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips. We believe in providing a path to success for everyone on the Central Standard team. It is our goal to hire, train, grow and provide further opportunities.

Health and other benefits available for those that qualify.

Servers

Job Details:

Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen downtown distillery experience is looking for dedicated, organized servers who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Our newly remodeled 1874 building at 320 E Clybourn St, Milwaukee, will be a one-of-a-kind venue not found outside Distillery Row. The Crafthouse will include tasting room bar, restaurant, merchandise sales, distillery production area with tours, private event spaces and rooftop patio. High volumes with lots of opportunity are expected. We are seeking fun and outgoing people to join our team for both part- and full-time servers.

To be successful as a server at Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen, team members should be committed and passionate about their work and also like to have fun! Elevated service and proactively working as a team are our highest priorities. We expect positive attitudes and an understanding that a high tide raises all boats. Our collective success depends on one another. If you want to have fun, be valued, and make a difference, be sure to apply today!

Server Job Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Serves patrons with food and beverages in a positive and friendly manner.
  • Protects establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.
  • Helps patrons select food and beverages by suggesting courses, explaining the Executive Chef’s specialties, identifying, and suggesting appropriate beverage pairings, and answering food preparation questions.
  • Transmits orders to bar and kitchen by recording patrons’ choices and identifying patrons’ special dietary needs and special requests.
  • Serves orders by picking up and delivering patrons’ choices from bar and kitchen and delivering accompaniments and condiments from service bars.
  • Maintains table setting by removing courses as completed, replenishing utensils, refilling water glasses, and being alert to patron spills or other special needs.
  • Obtains revenues by totaling charges, issuing bills and accepting payments.
  • Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by fellow team members.
  • Punctuality and scheduling dependability.

Compensation:

Hourly (Based on Experience) plus trip. We believe in providing a path to success for everyone on the Central Standard team. It is our goal to hire, train, grow and provide further opportunities.

Health and other benefits available for those that qualify.

Dishwasher

Job Details:

Central Standard Craft House & Kitchen is looking for a dedicated, organized dishwasher who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast paced culinary environment. The Dishwasher’s duties include washing soiled plates and flatware in a high temp dish machine, restocking items, cleaning appliances and machines, empty and clean trash receptacles, and other duties, as needed such as mopping and assisting with cleaning areas in the entire restaurant.

To be successful as a Dishwasher, you should be a committed, communicative team player with excellent time management skills. You should be able to prioritize tasks in a busy setting and adhere to all food safety regulations and procedures.


Essential Functions:

  • Wash glassware, pots, pans, silverware and plates, among other utensils/objects.
  • Understand and know how to use a dish machine.
  • Know how to use a three compartment sink.
  • Know how to properly use and distinguish different cleaning chemicals.
  • Work at a fast and efficient pace.
  • Take direction from the chefs and line cooks.
  • Be able to deep clean above and below all surfaces.
  • Be able to organize efficiently.
  • Know how to handle sharp objects.
  • Have good time management skills.
  • Sweep and mop well.
  • Work well with other staff in a high volume work environment.


Physical Functions:

  • Ability to stand/walk a minimum of 8 hours or as needed.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced and frequent mobility for periods of up to 8 hours or as needed.
  • Be able to lift up to 30 pounds frequently.
  • Will frequently reach, feel, bend, stoop, carry, finely manipulate and key in data.
  • Work in both warm and cool environments.
  • High levels of noise from music, customer and employee traffic.
  • Must be able to tolerate potential allergens: peanut products, egg, dairy, gluten, soy, seafood and shellfish.


Compensation Details:

Hourly (Based on Experience)


Benefits & Perks:

Health Insurance

Line Cook

Job Details:

We're looking for a full time line cook with a love of food. As part of a small kitchen staff, you’ll have the ability to stretch and grow. Our cooks contribute to specials and learn the art of scratch cooking, all within a positive, collaborative environment. Central Standard Craft House & Kitchen is committed to exceptional food in a modern environment and to creating a neighborhood experience of warmth and comfort. We can't wait to grow the team and continue on our journey together.

If you’re hungry and passionate about cooking, a good communicator, and a positive force of energy, we would love to hear from you!


Essential Job Functions:

  • Preparation and execution of dishes and recipes to a high standard is required in conjunction with maintaining cleanliness and safety protocols.
  • The Line Cook is required to set up, maintain, and execute menu items as directed by the Executive Chef or Sous Chef.
  • Communicate clearly with the Chef of any product needs related.
  • Prep food products. Use proper rotation, first in first out, checking for quality, preventing food waste.
  • Assist the Chef in managing the standards for food handling, sanitation, and safety procedures according to the Chef’s specifications.
  • Cultivate and maintain professional relationships with all other employees through a positive and team-driven work effort.
  • Arrive as scheduled for shifts and all meetings.
  • Daily duties may also include but are not limited to unpacking and stocking kitchen deliveries, as well as assigned cleaning duties.
  • Maintain uniform cleanliness and proper attire at all times without exception.

Experience / Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of cooking terms, techniques, and recipes.
  • 2-6 years’ kitchen experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Serve Safe Food Handlers Certificate.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and recipes. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or fellow employees.
  • A flexible schedule with the ability to work day, evening and weekend hours as business needs require
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


Compensation Details

Hourly (Based on Experience)


Benefits & Perks:

Health Insurance

Experience Guide

Job Details:

Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen downtown distillery experience is looking for dedicated, organized experience guides who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Our newly remodeled 1874 building at 320 E Clybourn St, Milwaukee, will be a one-of-a-kind venue not found outside Distillery Row. The Crafthouse will include tasting room bar, restaurant, merchandise sales, distillery production area with tours, private event spaces and rooftop patio. High volumes with lots of opportunity are expected. We are seeking fun and outgoing people to join our team for both part- and full-time experience guide.

 

To be successful as an experience guide at Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen, team members should be committed and passionate about their work and also like to have fun! Elevated service and proactively working as a team are our highest priorities. We expect positive attitudes and an understanding that a high tide raises all boats. Our collective success depends on one another. If you want to have fun, be valued, and make a difference, be sure to apply today!

 

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • A sense of humor
  • Strong passion for great food and guest service
  • A true proprietor eager to interact with guests, and serve his/her staff.
  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Compensation:


Hourly (Based on Experience). We believe in providing a path to success for everyone on the Central Standard team. It is our goal to hire, train, grow and provide further opportunities.

 

Health and other benefits available for those that qualify.

Support

Job Details:

 

Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen downtown distillery experience is looking for a dedicated, organized person who enjoys working as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. Our newly remodeled 1874 building at 320 E Clybourn St, Milwaukee, will be a one-of-a-kind venue not found outside Distillery Row. The Crafthouse will include a tasting room bar, restaurant, merchandise sales, distillery production area with tours, private event spaces and rooftop patio. High volumes with lots of opportunities are expected. We are seeking fun and outgoing people to join our team for both part- and full-time support positions. 

 

To be successful at Central Standard Crafthouse & Kitchen, team members should be committed and passionate about their work and also like to have fun! Elevated service and proactively working as a team are our highest priorities. We expect positive attitudes and an understanding that a high tide raises all boats. Our collective success depends on one another. If you want to have fun, be valued, and make a difference, be sure to apply today!

 

Support Team Job Functions and Responsibilities:

 

  • Assists Servers with clearing and resetting tables.

  • Protects establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies.

  • Support Bartenders by restocking, washing glasses, garnish and syrup prep and general cleaning.

  • Deliver food to tables with a friendly demeanor.

  • Be knowledgeable about the menu items, table & seat numbers, and restaurant flow.

  • Perform basic cleaning tasks as needed or directed by fellow team members.

Compensation:

Hourly (Based on Experience) plus tips. We believe in providing a path to success for everyone on the Central Standard team. It is our goal to hire, train, grow and provide further opportunities.

 

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