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Line Cook and Prep Cook

95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA

Part-time

Salary: $12.00 /hour

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, a critically acclaimed dinner theater with a beautiful event space, is currently seeking professional line cooks. 

Job SummaryWork in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to ensure we always deliver a high-quality meal to guests. Our line cooks are responsible for inventive and stunning plating arrangements. Preparing each order by following standardized recipes. Ensuring that proper food handling and sanitation procedures are being followed. Preparing visually appealing and great tasting home-style dishes. Completing food in a timely manner so it is delivered hot and fresh to the servers. Participating in all aspects of food production and living our culture of passion and excellence in everything we do!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • View the plate as the canvas on which to express and display creations from the choice of the plate itself to the visual arrangement of colors and ingredients on the plate.
  • The willingness and ability to cross-train and work in multiple positions – We believe in the concept of ONE Kitchen, where your training and flexibility will enable you to become an expert in all Heart of House roles.
  • Monitors product supply and replenishes stock when necessary.
  • Reads order tickets and/or listens to what dishes are called to determine what items need to be prepared.
  • Prioritizes cooking and preparation times of each order to ensure proper pacing of guest meals.
  • Adjusts ingredients and ingredient amounts by substituting various food products to accommodate guests' special requests.
  • Prepares food items using recipe instructions, proper portioning methods, and cooking standards to fulfill guests’ orders.
  • Prepares and stores unused food product using FIFO procedures to ensure freshness of product and eliminate waste.
  • Inspects color, consistency, firmness, and temperature of food products to ensure food is cooked to standards and guests’ specifications.
  • Inspects food orders before sending them out to ensure proper plate presentation, portioning, and recipe adherence.
  • Uses proper cooking equipment to prepare food items and to complete food orders.
  • Cleans station floors, counters, tools, cutting boards, and preparation surfaces using the proper cleaning solutions to ensure station remains sanitized.
  • Assists other employees as needed.
  • Practice proper time reporting (i.e., punches in and out accurately).
  • Arrive at work on time, in the proper work attire, and ready to work.
  • Are neat and well-groomed for every shift and in immaculate and proper work attire.
  • Demonstrate a helpful, positive attitude at all times to guests and employees.
  • Understand and adhere to all safety, sanitation, and administrative procedures.
  • Provide complete and timely communication to other employees throughout the shift.

Knowledge/Experience:

  • Any culinary education is a plus!
  • Preferred experience in Nouvelle, high-end plating; ability to create beautiful food will be tested at interview.
  • Strong knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in a restaurant
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
  • Must maintain a high degree of pace and intensity for an extended period of time, have strong menu knowledge, and have ability to accurately read, organize, and coordinate tickets.
  • Ability to understand and follow direction from others.
  • Ability to perform basic math functions.
  • Ability to memorize and replicate food production procedures.
  • Ability to read recipe cards.

*If hired applicants must pass a drug screening proving they do not use Amphetamines, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opiates or Oxycodone


Bartender

95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA

Part-time

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, a critically acclaimed dinner theater with a beautiful event space, is currently seeking an enthusiastic bartender to provide an excellent guest drinking experience. Good bartenders will be able to create classic and innovative drinks exceeding customers’ needs and expectations. Compensation includes and hourly rate and possible tips.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons
  • Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks
  • Assess customers’ needs and preferences and make recommendations
  • Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails
  • Plan and present bar menu
  • Check customers’ identification and confirm it meets legal drinking age
  • Restock and replenish bar inventory and supplies
  • Stay guest focused and nurture an excellent guest experience
  • Comply with all food and beverage regulationsRequirements
  • Resume and proven working experience as a bartender
  • Excellent knowledge of in mixing, garnishing and serving drinks
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of a second language is a plus
  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to keep the bar organized, stocked and clean
  • Relevant training certificate

Experience:

  • Bartender: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • TABC (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

*If hired applicants must pass a drug screening proving they do not use Amphetamines, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opiates or Oxycodone


Waiter/Server

95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA

Part-time

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, a critically acclaimed dinner theater with a beautiful event space, is currently seeking professional servers/runners for our summer season. We are celebrating 20 years of providing our patrons with unique and memorable experiences ranging from our star studded theatrical productions, to elegant formal events, and soulful concerts. Our performances run Wednesday through Sunday, with events taking place throughout the week.We are seeking applicants with service experience and weekend availability. We offer a wage above the service industry standard, plus tips. We will be conducting interviews this week and next week to prepare for a busy summer season of events and sold out shows. We are a drug-free workplace!!

About You:

Server / Waiter Responsibilities

  • Providing excellent wait service to ensure satisfaction
  • Taking customer orders and delivering food and beverages
  • Making menu recommendations, answering questions and sharing additional information with restaurant patrons
  • Greet and escort customers to their tables
  • Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (e.g. about portions, ingredients or potential food allergies, preferences)
  • Prepare tables by setting up linens, silverware and glasses
  • Offer menu recommendations upon request
  • Up-sell additional products when appropriate (alcohol)
  • Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software
  • Check customers’ IDs to ensure they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Communicate special order details or mishaps to the Leads/ Manager or Kitchen Staff
  • Serve food and drink orders
  • Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems
  • Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area
  • Deliver checks and collect bill payments
  • Carry dirty plates, glasses and silverware to bussing section for cleaning
  • Meet with restaurant staff to review daily specials, changes on the menu and service specifications for reservations (e.g. parties)
  • Follow all relevant health department regulations
  • Provide excellent customer service to patrons
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment

Ideal candidate: 

  • is at least 18 years of age
  • has a impeccable customer service skills
  • can lift large trays up to 20 lbs.
  • Love to hustle at work!

*If hired applicants must pass a drug screening proving they do not use Amphetamines, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, Opiates or Oxycodone

If this sounds like you, and you would like to know a little more about the positions available we would love to hear from you.

Experience:

  • waitress: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Shifts:

  • Evening (Required)