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Work at Reverie!

Interested in working at Reverie? 

Feel free to send your resume + a cover letter detailing your interest for us to keep on file. 

 

We're currently hiring the following position(s): chef + kitchen prep

Chef

 

Reverie Cafe + Bar is looking for an experienced Chef with a passion for full flavored, innovative, plant based cuisine who is excited about leading the kitchen at our community focused restaurant. 

 

Reverie is currently a limited hours, takeout + patio only restaurant as the pandemic conditions remain, and the qualified candidate will learn our current menu + service model and help lead the kitchen as we start to re-open later in the summer, including developing new menu items. This position works closely with the 2 owners. 

 

Reverie has been in its current brick + mortar form for just over a year, in normal times we are a neighborhood cafe that serves innovative yet approachable 100% plant-based cuisine in a welcoming atmosphere, along with a full coffee bar and a beer + wine bar. The ideal candidate has experience with catering and food trucks.  Reverie ran a food truck before starting this cafe and are looking to expand our off site offerings. 

 

Reverie has always focused on collaboration between Back + Front of House, we believe in pay equity and have a no tipping service model. We are seeking a leader that leads by example and can collaborate with all staff members to get things done. We believe that there can and should be joy in work and we believe in keeping a positive work environment. 

 

This position will be responsible for implementing new systems to help us grow, recipe, dish and menu design including specials, leading a growing kitchen team of 8 - 12, maintaining a clean, safe + positive environment, supporting staff + staff development, cost controls, working with other team members to coordinate off-site meals, catering and events. 

 

Qualifications

  • Highly proficient at Line + Prep cooking with at least 5 years of professional experience

  • At least 2 years experience leading a kitchen team

  • Experience managing systems for controlling food costs, inventory + labor 

  • Comfortable using computers, including spreadsheets

  • Strong interest in plant based cuisine and organic, local food

  • Comfortable guiding a young restaurant ready to grow in establishing new systems.

  • Food truck experience a plus, but not required

  • Catering experience a plus, but not required


 

Hours 40 - 50 per week

Salaried Competitive + based on experience; reach out for details

Benefits Includes Health Benefits + PTO

Applicants of all backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Send Cover Letter detailing your interest, Resume + 2-3 References to Kirstin@ReverieMPLS.com

Prep Cook

 

Position Details

Reverie Café + Bar seeks an experienced and enthusiastic kitchen staff member to join and help support our growing team. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, has previous experience working in a commercial kitchen and is passionate about preparing unique and delicious plant-based foods. 

  • Employee Type: Part time w/ potential for additional shifts during the summer.

  • Compensation: Competitive based on experience starting at $18/hour

  • Benefits: Meals, Discounts, Earned Sick + Safe Time.

  • Schedule: Flexible. Shifts may include mornings, daytimes, late evenings, and weekend availability is required. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the quality and consistency of Reverie’s food by checking freshness and following all recipes and processes as instructed.

  • Prioritize kitchen needs, update preps lists, and communicate any items of significance to other kitchen staff members and Kitchen Leadership. 

  • Occasionally run food to customers while keeping a pleasant demeanor. 

  • Communicate with FOH about any specials or 86’d menu items.

  • Prepare and portion food items to be used on the line and front of house. 

  • Receive food orders, stock and rotate food, notify Kitchen Leadership of any foreseeable shortages.

  • Store food properly and safely, marking the date and item. 

  • Minimize waste and maintain controls to attain forecasted food costs.

  • Organize workspace to maximize efficiency. 

  • Prepare the kitchen for subsequent shifts by following checklists, cleaning stations, updating prep lists, and communicating with incoming kitchen staff. 

  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash, etc.

  • Comply with sanitation regulations and safety standards.

  • Report necessary equipment repair and maintenance to supervisor.

  • Maintain a positive attitude, actively problem solving with coworkers and supervisor. 

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Leadership.

 

Competencies

  • Multi-tasking

  • Collaboration Skills

  • Customer Focus

  • Flexibility

  • Stress Management/Composure

  • Problem Solving

  • Balance Efficiency w/ Quality Control

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen, especially made from scratch prep experience. 

  • Good knife skills. 

  • Basic knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen.

  • Ability to read and follow specific recipes.

  • Ability to ask questions. 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

  • Ability to work quickly and cleanly and safely. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preparing plant-based foods in a commercial kitchen.

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of plant-based baking methods. 

  • Experience working as a barista and/or bartender.

  • Experience in a fast paced kitchen 

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace for long periods of time.

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, climb stairs, and frequently life and carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work in a kitchen environment where the employee is frequently exposed to heat, steam, and noise.

 

To Apply

Please  resume and cover letter to Kirstin@ReverieMPLS.com