WINE & BEVERAGE DIRECTOR – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

A-Team WINE & BEVERAGE DIRECTOR for an upscale and highly esteemed restaurant in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

REQUIREMENTS:
* Serious BEVERAGE & WINE MANAGEMENT experience (Wine AND Bar) with High-end, fine dining operations.
* Outstanding WINE KNOWLEDGE. Sommelier Certification strongly preferred, but not strictly required.
* Work with Chef to create wine & food pairings, special Wine /Whiskey Dinners, etc.
* BAR MANAGEMENT Experience. Hire, train, and supervise Bartenders. Create specialty cocktails. Oversee & update the entire Bar program.
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  • DYNAMIC PERSONALITY with great energy, people skills, communication, and customer rapport. Polished, professional, and articulate, who presents well in public.
  • Excellent CUSTOMER SERVICE with a keen eye for details. FOH Management experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong Management & leadership skills.

* Generous Salary  + Commissions, Bonuses, and Benefits
* Reasonable Work Week – Just 45-50 hrs/week. NO Late night or early mornings.
* Tremendous Growth & Advancement opportunities with this prestigious, very successful (and growing!) restaurant group.

 

Resume MUST include your Name, CITY, email, and working Phone #.
 

 

Boca Burger Battle Returns!   Saturday, July 16, 2022

“A Grilling Affair” returns to Sanborn Square Park this Saturday!

By Kenny Spahn

Summer is here. The crowds are shorter and the days are hotter. And the grills are firin’ up again, as the area’s top chefs strut their stuff for your food-loving delight at the 9th Annual Boca Burger Battle.  After taking a hiatus due to the shutdown, the fan favorite affair takes is finally back – and it happens THIS SATURDAY, July 16 in Sanborn Square Park in downtown Boca Raton. Don’t miss this Burgerlicious experience to taste the best burgers and other grilled sensations, as top chefs from Boca and beyond vie for the coveted Golden Burger Trophy.  A panel of hungry Grill Master Judges will select their pick for “Best Grill Master, and all festival goers (like you!) get to vote for the “People’s Choice Award.”  And the best part, it all goes to benefit the Children’s Giving Foundation.

Here’s your chance to savor unlimited samplings of artisan burger creations from some of the best burger masters; along with unlimited pours of craft beers, summer wines, seasonal spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages; all while enjoying a fun-filled outdoor festival, complete with live music.  This year features an all-star line-up of returning BBB champions, including Boca favorites M.E.A.T. Eatery & Taproom, Burton’s Grill & Bar, Cheffrey Eats Food Truck, and La Perrada Del Gordo; along with Tucker Duke’s Lunchbox (Deerfield Beach), Legends Tavern and Grille (Lighthouse Point), The Vegan Restaurants from Loxahatchee; and Oakland Park’s Funky Buddha Brewery.  Newcomers to the big burger bash this year include The Drunken Burger (Boca), Throw Social (Delray), and Bar Louie (Coconut Creek).

 A select group of culinary professionals and local dignitaries will serve as this year’s Grill Master Judges, including Celebrity Chef Ralph Pagano (of The Naked Taco, Iron Chef America, etc.), CBS-2 news anchor Sam Kerrigan, and Douglas Heizer, Publisher of The Boca Raton Tribune (https://www.bocaratontribune.com/).  Long-time favorite KRUSH Party Band will provide the live entertainment.  “This community event with its “Backyard BBQ” theme showcases some of the best beef and alternative burgers in south Florida, along with an array of thirst-quenching craft beer, seasonal spirits and summer wines” notes event founder and President Russell Spadaccini.

So save your room in your belly for one unforgettable Grilling Affair!

The Boca Burger Battle 2022 takes place Saturday, July 16 at the Sanborn Square Park at 72 N. Federal Highway in downtown Boca Raton; from 7:00 pm (or 6:00 for VIP ticketholders) – 10:00 pm.  All tickets include unlimited food and beverage (beer, wine, and spirits) tastings, live entertainment, and access to all other vendors and displays.

General Admission tickets are $50 in advance, or $100 at the event (if still available); VIP Tickets are $75 in advance, or $125 at the door, and also entitle you to a one-hour EARLY START (at 6:00, instead of 7:00).

To purchase tickets or for more information, visit: https://BocaBurgerBattle.com/Tribune; or call 561.338.7594.

Portion of the event proceeds benefit Children’s Giving Foundation, a Boca Raton-based 510C-3 non-profit organization that supports children’s charities here in South Florida.

NOTE: This is a 21+ year old event. Sorry, No Pets allowed. Event is Rain or Shine.

The Boca Burger Battle is presented by BocaRaton.com & The BITES! Network, which also produces the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival; the Florida Wing Battle, and the new Florida Taco Battle.

For more information about the Boca Raton Wine and Food Festival, visit: http://www.bocaratonwineandfoodfestival.com /

For more information about Restaurant Placement Group visit: https://www.restaurantplacement.com/

 TAGS: Boca Burger Battle, Burgers, Boca Raton, Food & Wine, Events, BocaRaton.com; Restaurant Placement Group, www.RestaurantPlacement.com; BocaRaton.com;

 

 

Catering Sales Manager (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) – Prestigious Hotel

 CATERING & EVENTS /GROUP SALES MANAGER for a very well-established, successful, and prestigious hotel in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  Incredible FULL BENEFITS package, generous BONUS program, and tremendous opportunities for long-term career growth!

* 5- Day work weeks – Flexible Schedule!

  REQUIREMENTS:

 1.     SPECIAL EVENTS / BANQUET GROUP SALES  experience with high volume HOTELS, restaurants, Country Clubs, etc. Particular expertise with Weddings and large Corporate Functions strongly preferred.  Strong knowledge of DELPHI and OPRA software strongly preferred.

 2.     Able to manage and orchestrate event details, from initial sales to final execution.

 3.     Dynamic personality with great people skills and customer rapport.  Secure new business, entertain customers and conduct property tours, attend business & social networking events, wedding expos, etc.

 4.     Self-driven team leader who can work independently.  Committed to long-term career growth. Able to start ASAP!

 

* Generous Base Salary & BONUSES (paid every 2 weeks!), + fantastic FULL BENEFITS package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, & Life Insurance, Matching 401-K, FREE On-site Covered Parking, 2 wks vacation + PTO,  Free meals, Tuition Reimbursement, and LOTS more!

*  Plus tremendous growth opportunities with this VERY well-established, highly regarded and financially solid group!

*  Flexible Schedule: Just 5 days work weeks!

 

**  Resume MUST include your Name, CITY, Email, and Phone #!

GENERAL MANAGER and Front Counter Servers – Friendly “Refined fast-casual” Artisan Restaurant – Sea Girt,

Fantastic opportunity for a dynamic MANAGER to lead an exciting new “Refined Fast-Casual” artisan scratch-kitchen restaurant in beautiful Sea Girt, NJ – just a mile from the beach!

* Lunch & Dinner only – NO early morning or late night shifts!

* Front Counter Servers / Cashiers also needed!

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: 

* 1+ year RESTAURANT Management experience, preferably as GENERAL MANAGER.

* Personable and presentable, with great personality and customer relations.

* BOH / Kitchen experience preferred, but NOT required.

* Have the skills, personality, and personal motivation for rapid promotion and advancement.

**  Friendly Front Counter Servers also needed!

 

COOKS Needed! Popular Italian trattoria & artisan Pizza concepts – south Florida

 Immediate openings for talented COOKS (including a Head Cook, plus Line, Grill, Sautee, & Pizza Cooks) for several concepts including Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Weston, Miami, Deerfield Beach, and Coral Springs.

* Your chance to join a VERY successful, well-established chef-run local restaurant group (not a chain), with tremendous opportunities for advancement and growth!

* Particular experience with ITALIAN, PIZZA, and/or SOUTH AMERICAN / LATINO cuisine preferred, but NOT required.

* Able to thrive in a fast-paced kitchen.  Strong work ethic and personal commitment to excellence.

* Should have the Kitchen skills and personal motivation for rapid promotion and advancement!

* Able to start ASAP!

* * = > RESUME MUST INCLUDE your CITY, EMAIL, AND PHONE NUMBER# ! 

 

LEAD COOK – New American Gastropub (Boca Raton)

Immediate opening for a top-Notch COOK for an exciting new “polished casual” Contemporary American restaurant in Boca Raton  – with great opportunities for advancement and growth!

* Your chance to be join a very successful local restaurant group (NOT a chain!), with multiple restaurants (and growing!), with great advancement opportunities  

* COOK, KM, or CHEF experience with busy scratch-kitchen operations.  Particular experience with Contemporary American / Gastropub concepts preferred, but not required. Strong knife skills, attention to detail, and absolute cleanliness.  Additional experience with Italian, Steak, Fresh Fish, Sushi, Chinese, Pizza, and/or Kosher cuisine preferred, but NOT mandatory.

* Strong work ethic, with the talent & drive to advance quickly.

*  Able to start ASAP!

* Lunch & Dinner shifts only — NO early mornings or late nights Plus MANY days off (including every Saturday)!

* = Resume MUST include CITY, E-MAIL, and PHONE #  = *

EXPERIENCED COOK – Opening Team! Chinese / Wok cuisine (Boca Raton, FL) – FULL OR PART-TIME!

* OPENING TEAM Cook needed for a brand new restaurant in Boca Raton.

* Very successful LOCAL restaurant group (NOT a chain!), with 5 restaurants (and growing!), with great advancement opportunities  

*  Full-Time OR Part-Time schedule – your choice!

* Particular experience with CHINESE and WOK cooking strongly preferred, but not required.

* Strong knife skills, attention to detail, and absolute cleanliness.  

* Additional experience with Italian, Steak, Sushi, Pizza, and/or Kosher cuisine preferred, but NOT mandatory.

* Able to start ASAP.

* NO early morning, late night, or Saturday shifts!

PAY:  $750 – $1,000 / week + Overtime, MANY days off (including every Saturday!), and great opportunities for Advancement!

** == > Resume MUST include CITY, and working E-MAIL and PHONE NUMBER! < == *

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ASSISTANT MANAGER & SHIFT LEADER – Fast-casual restaurant (Boca Raton & Delray Beach) FL – FULL OR PART-TIME!

SHIFT LEADER and ASSISTANT MANAGER for a very successful (and growing!) fast-casual restaurant in beautiful Boca Raton, FL!

*  FULL-TIME (5 shifts/wk) OR PART-TIME (3-4 shifts/wk) – YOUR CHOICE!

*  Easy fast-casual concept – NO fryers, grills, or smoke – come home CLEAN, without smelling like grease and smoke!

*  EASY work week! Usually no more than 5 day, 40-hr weeks!  

*  NO early mornings or late nights!

*  Work in an easy-going, HAPPY place with a “super friendly” family philosophy. Great opportunities for advancement and growth – including being on the OPENING TEAM a new Delray Beach location soon!

** == > Resume MUST include CITY, and working E-MAIL and PHONE NUMBER! < == *
Starting Pay: $16 – $23/hr. ($11-$13 pay + $5-$10/hr. cash tips) + Bonus potential, Paid Vacation, etc — Plus tremendous Opportunities for advancement and growth!

ASSISTANT MANAGER – Fast-casual (Boca Raton & Delray Beach) FL – FULL OR PART-TIME!

ASSISTANT MANAGER needed for a successful (and growing!) fast-casual restaurant in beautiful Boca Raton, FL!

Work FULL-TIME (5 shifts/wk) OR PART-TIME (3-4 shifts/wk) – Your choice!

 * Fantastic chance to work in an easy-going, HAPPY setting with a “super friendly” family philosophy.

*Opportunities for advancement& growth – including playing a major role in new Delray Beach location opening in March!

** == > Resume MUST include CITY, and working E-MAIL and PHONE NUMBER! < == *

* PART-TIME (3-4 days/week) OR FULL-TIME (5 days/week) available – Your choice! 

* EASY WORK WEEK!  Usually No more than 5 day, 40-hr weeks!  Leave by 10 -11:00 pm at the latest!

REQUIREMENTS:
1. RESTAURANT leadership experience (Manager, Supervisor, Shift Leader) Particular experience with fast-casual operations (power bowls, sandwich/sub shops, ice cream, frozen yogurt, smoothies, coffee shops, etc.) preferred, but NOT required.

2.  Dynamic personality with great people skills and focus on CUSTOMER SERVICE.  Able to establish close rapport with employees and customer (most of whom are locals and regulars)

3. Hands-on and hard-working, who trains & leads by example. Must have the talent, personal ambition, and professional demeanor to advance up to General Manager. Proven ability to take ownership and run a busy operation smoothly and independently, without having to be babysat – and to ensure absolute CLEANLINESS at all times. Strong people skills, including hiring, training, motivating, and mentoring staff.  A team player, who runs a happy crew.

4.  Able to work Opening shift (9:00 – 3:00) OR Closing shift (3:00 – 10 pm).

Starting Pay: $15 – $21/hr. ($11-$13 pay + $4-$8/hr. cash tips) + Bonus potential, Paid Vacation, etc — Plus tremendous Opportunities for advancement and growth (including opening the new Delray unit)!

Please submit Resume in WORD FORMAT (.docx or .doc)!

* => Resume MUST include CITY, and a working E-MAIL & PHONE NUMBER! <=*

SOUS CHEF Needed – HIRING NOW! New Upscale Steak & Seafood emporium! (Stuart, FL)

IMMEDIATE OPENING for an All-Star SOUS CHEF, for an exciting new high-end Steak & Seafood restaurant in beautiful Stuart, Florida!

* Incredible opportunity to be a major player on the OPENING TEAM, of what promises to be THE hottest new restaurant (with a killer bar scene!), right in the heart of scenic Stuart, FL!

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

** Resume MUST include CITY, E-Mail, and working Phone Number!

* Substantial CHEF experience (Sous, Chef De Cuisine, Executive) with chef-driven, upscale scratch kitchen operations. Particular expertise with FINE DINING, STEAK, and/or FRESH FISH & SEAFOOD strongly preferred. New restaurant Opening experience a definite plus, but not mandatory.

* Outstanding culinary skills & creativity. Work with Exec Chef to create and execute all menu items, Develop new menu items, create nightly specials, etc.

* Demonstrate the skills, temperament, and personal drive to assume Executive Chef duties as needed – and to advance up to an Executive Chef position!

* Excellent BOH MANAGEMENT skills. Run a busy kitchen smoothly & efficiently, and ensure consistent excellence. Strong Expediting skills. Ordering, purchasing, inventory control, budgeting, etc. A strong leader who can command a fast-paced kitchen while maintaining cool composure.

*  A hands-on, hard-working Chef who works the line and runs a tight ship, with strong personal work ethic and commitment to excellence.  A pro-active Team Player, who will work comfortably under the Executive Chef, and who leads by example, and works well others (“No Prima Donnas here!”). 

* Personable, Professional, and Presentable, with great people skills.  Has the talent and personal drive for growth and advancement!

* Solid, stable track record with good professional references.  Able to start ASAP!

>>  Enjoy a better QUALITY OF LIFE, with Lower livings costs, and LESS crime, traffic, pollution (and less STRESS!), right in the heart of scenic Stuart, Fla!  Stuart is the epicenter of the Florida’s famed Treasure Coast, and known as the “Sailfish Capital of the World,” and consistently rated among the “Top 10 Best Places to live.”

**  => Submit resume in WORD format.  Resume absolutely MUST include CITY, E-Mail, & Phone Number! <=**

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