Careers

Voted Best Place to Work 2016 by Tucson Metro Chamber (and nominated in 2014), working at Hotel Congress and Maynards Market & Kitchen lives up to the hype. We are professionals, we are fun, we have purpose, and we are family. Join us.

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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Cup Cafe Host

Cup Cafe, the signature Hotel Congress restaurant, attracts every walk of life for its eclectic American fare served seven days a week, 365 days a year in downtown Tucson. The Cup is an award-winning destination for locals and visitors alike, complete with a full bar, dining room, and plaza seating. Expect a wait for breakfast on the weekend — itʼs the best in town. The build your-own Bloody Mary bar helps the time pass quickly.

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

MUST BE AVAILABLE ON HOLIDAYS AND WEEKENDS

 

Compensation: $8.00/hour plus tips

Cup Cafe Line Cook

Cup Cafe, the signature Hotel Congress restaurant, attracts every walk of life for its eclectic American fare served seven days a week, 365 days a year in downtown Tucson. The Cup is an award-winning destination for locals and visitors alike, complete with a full bar, dining room, and plaza seating. Expect a wait for breakfast on the weekend — itʼs the best in town. The build your-own Bloody Mary bar helps the time pass quickly.

The Cup Cafe is seeking a full-time Line Cook.

Line Cook Applicants should have –

  • 4 year Line Cook experience minimum, 7+ years preferred
  • Hot Line, Sauté, Broiler, and Pantry 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
  • 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.

Preapproved 5-10 overtime per week.

Compensation: $14.00/hour starting

Maynards Market & Kitchen Restaurant Manager

Maynards Market and Kitchen seeks self-motivated, professional, and energetic leader, with a natural inclination for effective communication, excellent interpersonal skills, and the innate ability to excel in a team-oriented environment, but also as well on their own. Our ideal candidate possesses a deep love for food and wine, with a professional understanding of food service, hospitality, team leadership, retail merchandising, and Pima County Health Code standards/regulations. We’d be extra excited if you have your Sommelier certification and food/wine retail experience.

 

Recognized by Arizona Highways as one of Arizona’s Best Restaurants, Maynards Kitchen consistently delights you with wonderful food & wine, its hip, spirited bar, and lively atmosphere. The fast and casual side, Maynards Market, satisfies hungry locals and travelers alike offering delicious house baked pastries, made-to-order sandwiches and salads, an amazing happy hour, a carefully curated retail wine selection, and specialty coffee drinks. 

Along with sister business, the Hotel Congress, Maynards Market and Kitchen has been the anchor of downtown dining, serving up local, innovative cuisine through a seasonal menu since 2008.

 

We are seeking a Restaurant Manager for both the Market and Kitchen.

Candidates must have pervasive knowledge of hospitality standards, food, beverage, and restaurant operations, specifically lunch and dinner meal periods. Proficiency in reading and working with P&L’s is a must. They must be an effective decision maker and problem solver who excels in a team environment, but also on their own. A motivated person who leads by example and thrives when they roll up their sleeves and work side by side with their team. This is a hands on management position comprised of about 20% office time and 80% restaurant time.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years Restaurant Management experience
  • Experience supervising a staff of 30+
  • 3-5 years Lunch/Dinner experience in an Expo, Server, Supervisor, or Manager role in an Upscale Restaurant
  • Incredibly detail oriented with an intrinsic desire for perfection
  • Effective decision making and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Extensive liquor, beer, and wine knowledge – Level 1 Sommelier a plus
  • Excellent hospitality
  • Aloha proficient is a plus but not mandatory
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work mornings and afternoons, weekends, and holidays

Benefits

  • Competitive bonus/incentive program, in addition to base salary
  • Health insurance after 3 months, Maynards Market and Kitchen pays a set amount of premiums
  • Dental insurance after 3 months, Employee pays 100% of premiums
  • Vision insurance after 3 months, Maynards Market and Kitchen pays a set amount of premiums
  • 401(k) plan, Employee eligible after 1 year of service, immediately vested with up to 4% match
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Leave, and select Holiday Pay after 90 days

Status: Salaried Exempt

Salary – $45,000 – $50,000 commensurate with experience.

 

Club Congress Security

Named by Esquire as one of America’s Best Bars, Club Congress is located in the heart of downtown Tucson and hosts events, live music, or DJs every night of the week. Club Congress is regarded as being the longest-running venue of its kind west of the Mississippi.

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

Security applicants must have –
– 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

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

Compensation: $11/hour-$13/hour (which includes tips), dependent on experience.

This is a part time position. 

 

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.

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

This can be a full or part time position. Must be able to work weekends, nights, and holidays.

Compensation: $8.00/hour 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.

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.

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: $12 – 15 hourly/dependent on experience

Maynards Kitchen Server

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.

Maynards Kitchen is hiring for an experienced part-time server that could transition to a full-time position.

Server Applicants should have –
– 2 years serving fine dining restaurant experience
– wine knowledge
– innate understanding and execution of sales techniques
– enthusiasm for food, wine, beer, and spirits
– evening, weekend, and holiday availability
– strong work ethic
– A positive, friendly, hospitality driven personality 
Compensation – $8.00/hour plus tips
Maynards Kitchen Server Assistant

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 Server Assistant.

Server Assistant applicants should have –

  • 1 year upscale, full service restaurant experience
  • 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

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS.

This is a part time position that could transition to full time. 

Maynards Market & Kitchen Sous Chef

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 10 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.

Maynards Market & Kitchen is seeking a full time Sous Chef to work in our high-volume, upscale dining concept with multiple food outlets. The Sous Chef works with the Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine to manage the overall operations of the Restaurant and Market back of the house. The Sous Chef is expected to continue our standard for excellence in food quality, presentation and overall BOH organization, cleanliness, and efficiency. Any prospective Chef must have a voracious desire for constantly acquiring food knowledge, with a dedication to continuing education.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers receive perfect service through timely and accurate preparation of food
    •Ability to work the line during busy meal periods with exceptional broiler and sauté cooking skills
    •Exemplary butchering skills are mandatory
    •Pastry/baking skills is a plus
    •Build positive relationships with vendors and internal employees
    •Promote a positive atmosphere for workers of all levels
    •Ensure procedures and policies are adhered to
    •Training, coaching, and corrective action
    •Maintain Food and Labor Cost standards
    •Menu cost and recipe development
    •Maintain strict health code standards

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 2 year culinary degree not required, but preferred
    •3-5 years of experience in a from-scratch, high volume, upscale casual dining environment
    •Menu development
    •Strong career progression
    •Strong desire to achieve
    •Dedicated to career growth
    •Ambition to be the best and work for the best
    •Willing to work days, nights, holidays and weekends
    •Demonstration of excellent team leadership skills
    •Possess good staff management skills
    •Demonstrate a passion for detail management
    •Must have experience with prepping and cooking from scratch using a set menu

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

Compensation: DOE

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