Current Job Openings

Cooks!

There was a time that cooks had to choose between working crazy hours and working in a place that doesn’t serve interesting food.

There was a time that Craigie On Main was known as the boot camp of kitchens in Boston – a place where only the passionate could survive.

That was then.  This is now …and now you can have it all! We have opportunities for you to work, have a life, AND get paid to learn how to be a good cook.

We are growing up as a restaurant and want you to grow with us.  We still work hard BUT consider this…..

-45 hour work weeks
-Paid time off
-Strong competitive pay
-Employer contribution to great, affordable healthcare
-Employer contribution to supplemental vision/dental insurance
-Yoga classes
-Free Hubway memberships
-Working with the finest product available
-A better education than any culinary school

Check out our kitchen – watch the “Come Work for Tony Maws'” video!
http://www.craigieonmain.com/?page_id=4210

Apply to kitchenjobs@craigieonmain.com with:
1. Resume
2. Favorite things from the “Come Work for Tony Maws” video

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Manager

If you follow the Boston food scene, you may know by now that Craigie on Main has ceased its regular brunch service and are now open Monday nights for dinner. This change requires us to add a manager to the team.

We are a family-owned restaurant that is a go-to spot for uncompromising local, artisanal, and seasonal cuisine as well as award-winning service. It is an intense, warm, inclusive, non-corporate place to work. Our service and ambience are comfortable and friendly — like a dinner party at home with close friends. We are proud to be an incredible place to work.

Select candidates will thrive in an environment of excellence that expects:
. . . Genuine hospitality
. . . A desire to exceed expectations, not merely meet them
. . . A desire to anticipate guests’ needs
. . . An attitude of continued growth and development

We require you to be:
+ Highly organized, goal-oriented and solution-focused
+ Positive
+ A Winner
+ Respectful of the craft of superior guest care; charming and charismatic with guests
+ Able to work with speed, efficiency and attention to detail
+ Highly energetic (and able to smile and laugh) in a pressured and fast-paced environment
+ Committed to the idea that no job is too big or too small
+ Experienced in managing and completing projects
+ Savvy with technology to provide exceptional service
+ Committed to the basic principles of ‘Kaizen’

You can expect:
A challenging and supportive team environment
An opportunity to grow and develop
Our commitment to your education in exacting cuisine, off the beaten path wines, classic cocktails, and personal development
Strong salary; paid time off; stewarding program

Responsibilities include:
– Serve as an active member of the FOH management team
– Train and supervise staff in outstanding hospitality
– Organize and manage reservations and restaurant guest flow
– Provide floor management and leadership responsibilities with the other FOH team members
– Effectively generate sales and manage costs
– Communicate with all members of the management team

Minimum Requirements:
~3 years experience in restaurants required
~Comparable experience in a busy, fine-dining setting is desirable
~Working knowledge of “Open Table” preferred
~Strong communication skills

For more information:
If you meet the above criteria please apply to jobs@craigieonmain.com
1. Resume
2. An example of hospitality that you have taught someone
3. Place “manager” in the memo line

Host

Craigie On Main is a family-owned restaurant that is a go-to spot for uncompromisingly local, artisanal, and seasonal cuisine as well as award-winning service. It is an intense, warm, inclusive, non-corporate place to work. Our service and ambience are comfortable and friendly — like a dinner party at home with close friends.
We are seeking a hospitality specialist that can manage an intricate seating structure during service. Could the next person be you? Select candidates will thrive in an environment of excellence that expects:
** Uncompromising and genuine hospitality
** A desire to exceed expectations, not merely perform
** A willingness and dedication to the Craigie experience

We are a highly challenging environment that seeks a flexible person to join our team. We require all of our hosts to be:
** Highly organized and efficient
** Positive and solution focused
** Charming, charismatic with our guests at every turn
** Able to work with speed, efficiency and attention to detail
** Respectful of the craft of superior customer care
** Highly energetic in a pressured and exacting environment
** Committed to the idea that and no job is too big or too small
** Able to learn from mistakes
** Comfortable responding to phone calls and requests
** Savvy with technology to provide exceptional service

You can expect:
+ A challenging environment
+ An attractive take-home (part of pooled tips in house)
+ Our commitment to your education in exacting cuisine, off the beaten path wines, and classic cocktails
+ An environment committed to excellence and quality

 

Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance at Craigie on Main

There was a time that cooks had to choose between working in a good restaurant and getting paid or choose between working crazy hours and working in a place that doesn’t serve interesting food. There was a time that Craigie on Main was known as the bootcamp of kitchen in Boston that only the truly passionate could survive. They are growing up as a restaurant and want you to grow with them. They still work hard BUT …

Now you can have it all!

Craigie on Main is looking to make 2015 the year of the cook!
– 4 day work weeks
– Competitive pay
– Employer contribution to great affordable healthcare
– Employer contribution to supplemental vision/dental insurance
– Paid time off
– Free Hubway memberships
– Working with the finest product available
– A better education than culinary school

Check out our kitchen! They have opportunities for you to work, have a life AND get paid to learn how to be a good cook:
https://www.youtube.com/v/ngq52Tvih-U?hl=en&fs=1

Apply to kitchenjobs@craigieonmain.com with:

1. Resume
2. Boston Chefs in the memo line
3. Favorite thing from their Facebook page

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Other Positions at Craigie on Main

Craigie On Main takes great pride in our dynamic, energetic, talented staff. We are always on the look out for great people to work in all types of restaurant positions. If you’ve had a look around our website, and think that you might be able to flourish in this unique environment, email a cover letter and resume to jobs@craigieonmain.com or send them by fax to (617) 497-5522. It would be helpful if your letter could describe what it is about our specific restaurant that appeals to you as a potential employee.

What we look for in a candidate is team spirit, energy, enthusiasm, and a real love of food. A great resumé helps, but it is not a requirement.

You will work hard in our intense, award-winning restaurant, but your skills will take a quantum leap upward. And if you dream of running your own restaurant, this is the place to learn how to make your dream come true. Chef Tony Maws is committed to training and your advancement, which means you will have a chance to do everything and have a great learning experience.

Salary and benefits are comprehensive, competitive and flexible. Schedules are reasonable and flexible. Many employees can expect two days off in a row, paid vacation and holidays, and many other small perks.