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1. Front of House (Full-Time and Part-Time)

SUMMARY

Position Description

Job Title: Front of House (Full-Time and Part-Time)
Job Code: Cafe Reports to: Cafe Manager
Salary Range: $17-$18/hr Benefits: N/A
Date Last Updated: 7/2022 FLSA Category: Non-Exempt

 

Job summary:

A Place at the Table (APATT) is a non-profit pay what you can cafe that is located in downtown Raleigh. Our
mission is to provide community and good food for all regardless of means. We have a welcoming and inviting
space that provides an opportunity for all people to experience conversation and community while enjoying an
excellent, fresh, and healthy meal. All cafe staff are expected to represent the values of A Place at the Table
and be dedicated to the goal of listening and addressing the needs and concerns of all in our community,
including our patrons and volunteers. Part of every cafe employee’s job is fostering an environment where
everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging.

The Front of House Staff will represent the mission of A Place at the Table, bringing people together around
good food. This position will mainly be on our expo station to start and will be cross trained on the cash register
as well, working with the Café Manager and Executive Chef as needed. You will perform a variety of tasks, from
stocking supplies, serving, expo’ing, handling the cash register, cleaning tables and counters, greeting
customers, and answering questions. To achieve this you’ll need to be comfortable working with all types of
people, this includes showing grace, leading with compassion, and having a genuine love for people.

 

Expo duties and responsibilities:

  • Check dishes before delivery for accuracy
  • Work in a fast paced environment with different volunteers daily
  • Transfer important information between kitchen staff and front of house
  • Communicating/ interacting with volunteers in a positive manner daily
  • Maintain a clean and organized work station at all times

 

Cashier duties and responsibilities:

  • Explaining our mission to new guests and greeting customers as they arrive and leave
  • Knowledge of food menu
  • Entering orders and keeping track of tickets
  • Communication with back of house and expo to manage ticket flow
  • Assist barista with drinks and pastries

 

Qualifications:

  • Passion for Table’s mission
  • 1+ years of experience preparing and serving food or working in a retail environment
  • Nonprofit experience (either working or volunteering)
  • Familiarity with point of sale systems

 

Competencies:

  • Able to prioritize, make decisions quickly that are sound and exercise good judgment
  • Able to work quickly and accurately during busy periods
  • Able to collaborate with all staff to ensure organization mission is achieved
  • Adaptable, creative, takes initiative
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and open to learning new ways of doing things
  • Is able to stand for a 7 hour shift and lift heavy boxes up to 50 pounds

 

This Position Description is not meant to be all-inclusive and is subject to change.

2. Line Cook (Full-Time or Part-Time)

SUMMARY

Position Description

Job Title: Line Cook (Full-Time and Part-Time)
Job Code: Cafe Reports to: Executive Chef
Salary Range: $17-$20/hr Benefits:  
Date Last Updated: 10/2022     FLSA Category: Non-Exempt

 

Job summary

A Place at the Table (APATT) is a non-profit pay what you can cafe that is located in downtown Raleigh. Our mission is to provide community and good food for all regardless of means. We have a welcoming and inviting space that provides an opportunity for all people to experience conversation and community while enjoying an excellent, fresh, and healthy meal.  

The Line Cook will represent the values of A Place at the Table, bringing people together around good food. This position will rotate between Line Cook and Prep position, working with the Café Manager, Operations Director, and Chef de Cuisine as needed. You will perform a variety of tasks, from preparing food, canning preserved foods, training kitchen-volunteers, creating specials, and answering questions. To achieve this you’ll need to be comfortable working with all types of people. A Place at the Table partners with Raleigh City Farm where we source fresh produce grown blocks away. Kitchen staff are encouraged to bring their own creativity to the Table. 

All cafe staff are expected to represent the values of A Place at the Table and be dedicated to the goal of listening and addressing the needs and concerns of all in our community including our patrons and volunteers. Part of every cafe employee’s job is fostering an environment where everyone is welcome and feels a sense of belonging. 

 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

  • Committed to the mission
  • Work with Chef de Cuisine to create nutritious menu items that taste great and use fresh ingredients that are cost effective 
  • Employ food safety and sanitation best practices and makes sure that all kitchen staff members do the same
  • Work with Chef de Cuisine  to maintain appropriate stock and prepare orders as necessary 
  • Work with Kitchen Volunteers ensuring proper training and recipe execution. 
  • Work quickly and accurately during busy periods
  • Collaborate with all staff to ensure organization mission is achieved
  • Collaborate with all staff to ensure all Standard Operating Procedures are followed by Staff.
  • Maintain Variance Operations to ensure the continued certification of products.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment at all times
  • Greet customers 
  • Interact in a positive manner with all of the Table Community, including patrons and volunteers

 

Qualifications:

  • Passion for Table’s mission
  • 3+ years of line cook experience in scratch kitchen with references
  • Comfortable interacting will all people
  • Servsafe certified 
  • Computer literate – proficient in Excel, internet and email applications
  • Experience working in nonprofit either working or volunteering preferred

 

Competencies

  • Able to prioritize, make decisions quickly that are sound and exercise good judgment
  • Able to collaborate with all staff to ensure organization mission is achieved 
  • Adaptable, creative, takes initiative 
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and open to learning new ways of doing things
  • Physically fit to stand for 8 hours and lift 50 lbs up and down stairs

 

 

This Position Description is not meant to be all-inclusive and is subject to change.