Vincent’s at Cafe du Pays – Bartender

Vincent’s at Cafe du Pays is hiring a Bartender!

Vincent’s is a New American restaurant whose tastes lean West. During the day they offer a café menu for takeout, delivery, and patio service including soups, salads, sandwiches, and small plates. At dinner they serve classically informed plates with local and carefully sourced ingredients. The beverage program is wine-focused with a strong backbone of modern cocktail bar sensibilities and craft beer. Their style of service is warm, informed, and low-key.

They are looking for a passionate and experienced Bartender. This position is for friendly, dynamic individuals who enjoy working efficiently and are capable of multitasking with a positive attitude. The ideal candidate has a commitment to excellence and a desire to learn and grow. Qualified candidates will have 1+ years of experience in a kitchen-driven or fine-dining environment.

As a member of the FOH team, your main duties will be to:

  • Create memorable experiences for guests while ensuring that service is prompt and professional
  • Support the entire team
  • Handle complaints in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ensure that licensing laws, health and safety legislation is adhered to

Benefits available to you include:

Matched Simple IRA: A 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.

Health Insurance: Big Dipper Hospitality Group offers a Harvard Pilgrim HMO health insurance policy to all full-time (30+ hr/wk) employees, paying half of monthly premium. After 60 days of employment, you become eligible to enroll in health insurance, which will take effect on or before your 90th day of employment.

Perks at Work: 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

Discounts: Throughout the BDHG family of restaurants

Parking: Discounted rates at the One Kendall Square Garage

Discounted Gym Membership: Conveniently located on the One Kendall Square campus

Performance Evaluations: The schedule for these conversations relate to the start date of the employee and fits with yearly activities. All employees will have performance evaluations to provide a stepping-stone for the employee and supervisor to: touch base about what’s going well and what needs improvement, clarify expectations and set goals , and encourage career development

Growth Opportunity: Available for motivated employees who take initiative and exhibit leadership qualities, as well as a willingness to grow and learn. As a growing company, they provide opportunities to those who want to seek a new challenge in a different role or location.

About Vincent’s
Vincent’s Corner Grocery began as a pop-up at Café du Pays in May of 2020. Café du Pays opened in summer of 2017 to critical acclaim, serving hearty French-Canadian and French-inspired food and thoughtfully curated drinks menus. Their professional yet casual, informed and unimposing style of service contributed to their recognition as Best New Restaurant of 2017 in Boston Magazine and by the editors of Eater Boston. They grew as a restaurant retaining much of their original staff until their COVID-19 related closure on March 15th of 2020. They reopened weeks later as Vincent’s, offering fresh vegetables, pantry staples, and prepared foods for their neighbors. Those offerings have now evolved into a small but thoughtful bottle shop with natural wine, craft beer, and bottled cocktails in addition to a takeout and delivery-oriented kitchen operation serving casual and delicious lunch and brunch as well as a more refined dinner menu. In the coming months they will resume on site patio dining and the concept of Vincent’s will take over the space permanently.

About Big Dipper Hospitality Group

Their staff is their family, and they are committed to providing the best possible work environment and exemplary work practices for their employees. Daily, they work to nurture an inclusive workplace where all staff feel included, respected, and valued. They employ a leadership team of which more than 50 percent are women and people of color. They offer competitive wages as well as a meaningful benefits package, and they continue to make strides towards evolving their business practices to address some of the intrinsic injustices in the tipped model of the hospitality industry.

BDHG Is Proud To Be An Equal Opportunity Employer

It is their policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees. They do not discriminate against applicants or employees in regard to actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.

Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $14.00 to $19.00 /hour

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