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Our benefits include health, dental, supplemental and pet insurance, 401(k), company discounts, training programs, career advancement, paid time off, and paid sick leave.

Hotel Congress is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, housing status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. We encourage applications from women, people of color, and the LGBTQIA community.

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Maynards Kitchen Host

Recognized by Arizona Highways as one of Arizona’s Best Restaurants, Maynards Kitchen will consistently delight you with wonderful food & wine, its hip, spirited bar, and lively atmosphere. Along with sister business, the Hotel Congress, Maynards has been the anchor of downtown dining, serving up local, innovative cuisine through a seasonal menu since 2008.

Maynards Kitchen is seeking a Host.

Objectives

  • Ensure all guests receive quality hospitality and service- Every Guest, Every Time.
  • Acknowledge and greet all guests, on the phone or in person, immediately, cheerfully, and sincerely
  • Seat guests executing the “Hit Sheet.”; quote accurate wait times, ensuring the proper rotation, organization, and flow of the restaurant
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the area around the host stand, restrooms, and detail areas of the restaurant. I.e.: windows, benches, ledges, etc.
  • Assist your fellow employees and communicate with management and staff throughout your shift
  • Adhere to and work scheduled shifts.
  • Accurately complete daily and weekly duties.
  • Thank every guest that is leaving and invite them to return.
  • Become knowledgeable of our menu, our capabilities, take orders and accurately ring them in through the Aloha system
  • Sincerely express core personality qualities.

Host applicants should have:

  • 1 year customer service experience, in restaurant industry is a plus
  • strong organizational skills
  • open availability
  • basic computer and technology skills
  • an absolutely pleasant and bubbly demeanor
  • the innate ability to make people comfortable and happy
  • strong verbal communication skills

Compensation:
$10.85 plus tips

Maynards Kitchen Line Cook

Along with sister business, the Hotel Congress, Maynards has been the anchor of downtown dining, serving up local, innovative cuisine through a seasonal menu since 2008. The fast and casual Market satisfies hungry locals and travelers alike. Maynards Market offers delicious house baked pastries, made-to-order sandwiches and salads, an amazing happy hour, a carefully curated retail wine selection, and specialty coffee drinks.

Maynards Kitchen is hiring for an experienced full time Line Cook for dinner service.

Objectives:

  • Ensure all guests receive a quality product, prepared accurately, in a timely fashion, and according to our specifications – Every Guest, Every Time.
  • Be knowledgeable of our food, plate specs, recipes, menu items, their ingredients, and our kitchen’s capabilities.
  • Maintain a clean section and work station throughout each shift.
  • Practice all Pima County Health Department health codes and Hotel Congress personal hygiene and uniform standards daily.
  • Assist your fellow employees.
  • Accurately complete daily and weekly duties.
  • Sincerely express core personality qualities.

Line Cook Applicants should have:

  • 1 year Line Cook experience minimum
  • hot line, sauté, and broiler experience is necessary
  • candidates must have strong knife skills, clear understanding and execution of temps and cook times
  • ability to read and follow recipe specifications
  • innate understanding and execution of cooking techniques
  • evening, weekend, and holiday availability
  • strong work ethic
  • must be team and guest oriented at all times

Benefits include health, dental, and pet insurance; 401k with company match; paid sick leave; college savings plan.

This is a full-time position.

Compensation:
$15-18 dependent on experience

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Cup Café PM Line Cook

Cup Cafe is seeking a Line Cook with at least 2 years line cook experience in Broiler, Sauté, and Pantry positions is required.

Candidates must have strong knife skills, clear understanding and execution of temps and cook times. Must be team and guest orientated at all times.

Job Duties:

  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently

Job Types: Full-time

Compensation: $14-16/hr, depending on experience

Hotel Congress Door Staff

We are currently hiring for a position on our Security Team.

General Function:
The Door Staff ‘s primary function is enforcing Arizona State Liquor Laws, Hotel Congress rules and regulations and guest services to ensure a safe and enjoyable time for patron of the hotel. This includes age verification, crowd control, dress-code enforcement, intervener in altercations, first aid and ejecting certain patrons from the establishment for causing disturbances or fights. The manner by which the security staff accomplishes their job duties is critical.
Job Purpose:
To provided Congress guest services in an efficient, friendly, and safe manner that will benefit other employees and result in guest satisfaction and safety.
Principle Activities:
  • Abide by all Arizona Liquor Laws
  • Warmly greets guests as they approach the entrance to the bar.
  • Ensures outside alcohol, weapons and other unapproved items are not brought on to premise.
  • Cleans any spillage and removes any broken glasses or plates to ensure safety.
  • Removes empty bottles and trash.
  • Removes dirty ashtrays from the plaza and patio tables.
  • Puts back in its place anything that is out of place.
  • Carries out any task or job suggested by managers or those that are necessary to keep our standards of quality and those that are needed to keep our guests happy and safe.
  • Follow closing bar checklist. All side work must be completed and signed off on by MOD. Clocks out at the end of his/her shift, accurately claiming tips.
  • Continues to strive for greater knowledge by participating in employee training sessions and meetings; accepts ownership for accomplishing new and different tasks; explores opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Protects other employees and guests by adhering to sanitation and safety polices; maintains clean and orderly work areas.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Good listener
  • Verbal communication
  • Focus on customer service.
  • Firm but fair approach
  • Calm under stress
  • The ability to control emotion in potentially volatile situations.
  • Liquor Law Certification
  • Lifting 20-100 lbs. (trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc.)
  • Pushing 50-150 lbs. (portable bar, kegs)
  • Carry 20-100 lbs. (trays, dish racks, glass racks, etc.)
  • Must be able to have balance and maneuver between seated and standing guests.
  • Need to be able to stand for long periods of time – 90% of shift minimum.
  • A passion for working with people
  • No violent criminal record (we do background checks)
  • Experience in a fast-paced customer-service oriented environment
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays
    Hours:
    Flexible; scheduled days and times will vary. Nights, weekends, and holidays are a must.This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

    Compensation: starting at $12.15/hour plus tips

    This is a part time position.

Maynards Kitchen Busser

Maynards Kitchen is seeking a Busser.

Recognized by Arizona Highways as one of Arizona’s Best Restaurants, Maynards Kitchen will consistently delight you with wonderful food & wine, its hip, spirited bar, and lively atmosphere. Along with sister business, the Hotel Congress, Maynards has been the anchor of downtown dining, serving up local, innovative cuisine through a seasonal menu for the past 9 years. The fast and casual Market satisfies hungry locals and travelers alike. Maynards Market offers delicious house baked pastries, made-to-order sandwiches and salads, a carefully curated retail wine selection, and specialty coffee drinks.

Applicants should have:

  • 1 year customer service experience, in restaurant industry is a plus
  • open availability
  • ability to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • physically able to stand for at least 95% of shift, to maneuver between tight spaces, and to carry bus tubs, tables, ice buckets and other restaurant items
  • an absolutely pleasant demeanor
  • the innate ability to make people comfortable and happy
  • strong verbal communication skills

Job Responsibilities:

  • Clean tables, chairs, booths, and other dining areas after dining parties leave.
  • Remove plates, glasses, utensils, and other dinnerware.
  • Vacuum or sweep floors underneath tables after guests have left the tables.
  • Set tables with new and clean dinnerware, napkins, linens, condiments, and other items for new guests.
  • Deliver food to diners on request of wait staff or supervisors.
  • Stock dinnerware, food, ingredients, and other supplies for the establishment.
  • Find or retrieve items at the request of customers.
  • Assist bartenders with delivering drinks and evaluating whether customers may risk becoming intoxicated.

Compensation: $10.85/hour plus tips