State Park – Hosts

Founded in 2008, in Cambridge, Mass., the Big Dipper Hospitality Group has created some of the area’s most beloved dining spots, such as State Park, Mamaleh’s, and Café Du Pays. They are a family-run, independent, award-winning restaurant group, passionate about hospitality and integrity. They are committed to creating healthy work experiences and opportunities for advancement in the field. The ownership and management team work hard alongside their staff daily and have enacted a food revenue sharing program amongst their kitchen team.

Benefits available to you include:

A Matched simple IRA retirement plan to help you invest in your future – and you can take it with you when you leave. Any employee that has been with them for one year and has made at least $500 in that calendar year, is eligible to participate.
State Park offers a co-pay health insurance policy to all full-time employees, After 60 days of employment, you become eligible to enroll in health insurance, which will take effect on your 90th day of employment.

  • A 50% discount at all their restaurants the moment you start!
  • Discount parking (and coming soon, transit passes)
  • Discounts toward gym memberships
  • Perks at Work is an exclusive employee discount program for services and products. If you choose to enroll – you will receive access to hundreds of promotions as well as have the opportunity to opt in to weekly updates from Perks at Work via email.
  • Community volunteer opportunities available

This position is a great stepping stone for careers in many industries! Experience in a public facing role that is fast paced and requires great attention to detail is valuable on any resumé.

Ideally, You Possess:

  • A willingness to learn and get your hands dirty
  • Strong communication skills to build trusting relationships with peers and guests
  • A sense of urgency and strong work ethic to coordinate table management with the cycles of service for guests.
  • The ability to stay positive and calm under pressure
  • A strong work ethic and a desire to learn and grow
  • Warm, compassionate, and team-focused approach
  • A basic understanding of cooking, wine, beer, spirits, and cocktails
  • A six month commitment
  • Previous on-the-job experience in a Front of House or Back of House role
  • Previous experience with online reservation systems such as Open Table or Reserve
  • Applicants without the preferred amount of experience may be considered for other front of house positions within their growing restaurant group.

EEO Statement: Big Dipper is an equal opportunity employer and shall treat all applicants for employment equally based upon job-related qualifications and without regards to race, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, disability, religion, political activity, lawful tobacco use while off-duty, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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