ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A FUN, AND CHALLENGING 

WORK ENVIRONMENT?

 

JOIN TEAM IJK!

 

Working for iRiE Jamaican Kitchen is unlike your average food and beverage experience. We're looking for outstanding people who understand our approach and share our commitment to bring our customers an extraordinary fast casual experience. iRiE Jamaican Kitchen maintains a turnover rate that remains well below industry standard. Our approach to guest experiences and appreciation for our employees entices great talent to stay with us and succeed.

 

Every member of our team possesses:

 

  • A commitment to service, quality, and consistency;

  • A desire to exceed through excellence; and

  • High professional standards.

 

WHERE YOU START IS ONLY THE BEGINNING

 

The decision to hire a new employee is considered a long-term investment. New employees are hired with the expectation that their skills will be developed for future promotion and career advancement within iRiE Jamaican Kitchen. Our culture embraces promotion from within which creates limitless opportunities for career growth and advancement.

 

WORKFORCE DIVERSITY

 

Diversity is essential for the continued creativity that fuels our concepts and the inclusive atmosphere we foster.  We value different perspectives, backgrounds, and life experiences and that is what makes the service we offer so memorable. The impact of diversity in our workforce is evident throughout every facet of the organization; attaining new ideas, buy-in, retention, motivation, and attracting new talent.

 

WORK AT A GROWING COMPANY

 

Come grow with our company. iRiE Jamaican Kitchens expansion plans are investor backed and designed by our entrepreneurial founder, chef Omar McKay. Our company is poised for explosive growth.

 

We invest in you, ensuring you get the hours you need to meet your financial goals, offering flexibility to achieve a work/life balance, and opportunities to advance your career.  We offer excellent pay, full training, a teamwork environment with zero drama, and the ability to grow quickly within the company. If you share our values, vision and work ethic, we want you on our team.

-CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES-

FRONT LINE TEAM MEMBER

We are hiring experienced Food Line Crew to join our growing Irie Team! You must be comfortable with the public and giving exceptional service. You are responsible for the flow of ordering and service. You are serving food, but you are also an ambassador of our company. We expect smiling faces, positive vibes and positive attitudes!

You are more than just an order taker! 

Currently our hours of operation are Tuesday thru Thursday 11am to 8pm, Friday 11am to 9pm, and Saturday 12pm to 9pm. We are closed Sunday and Monday (Hours and Days open may change). 

We would prefer open availability, but are willing to work with the right candidates.

Competitive wages based on experience (Ranging from $11-$15 per hour)

 

Required Background

- At least 18 years of age

- High School Diploma or GED

- At least 6 months food handling food

Position expectations include and are not limited to the following:

- Greeting customers

- Communication skills

- Customer service oriented

- Ability to work in a fast paced environment

- Answering questions about our food offerings

- Accurately taking orders with proper portions based on Irie Jamaican Kitchen   standards and guidelines

- Communicating with kitchen staff to properly stock food line

- Communicating orders for accurate pricing during checkout with cashier

- Cleaning food line and front of the house frequently. We pride ourselves on     cleanliness!

- Standing for long periods of time

- Ability to lift up to 50lbs

- Open to feedback and BE IRIE!

CASHIER/FOOD LINE ASSISTANT

We are seeking Experienced Cashier/Food Line Assistants to join our growing team. We are seeking people who are motivated to work, who love people, have a positive attitude about life, are willing to learn, and want to grow within our organization.

We are hiring for both our Euclid and Old Brooklyn locations.

(Old Brooklyn opening day COMING SOON!)

Currently our hours of operation are Tuesday thru Thursday 11am to 8pm, Friday

11am to 9pm, and Saturday 12pm to 9pm.

 

We are closed Sunday and Monday (Hours and Days open may change)

We would prefer open availability, but are willing to work with the right candidates.

Required Background:

Cash handling experience: Minimum 6 months

High School Diploma or GED

*Some food handling experience preferred but not required*

Compensation based on experience (Range from $11-$15 per hour)

Duties for Cashier include and are not limited to the following:

- Greeting Customers

- Accurately key in orders to POS

- Keep an accurate and balanced cash drawer

- Answer menu related questions

- Stock drink cooler

- Pack Customer orders neatly to avoid spillage

- Maintain cleanliness of lobby

- Assist Food Line Server as needed during busy times

- Answer phone calls when not assisting guests

- Be able to stand for long periods of time

- Ability to lift up to 50lbs

- Assist with other duties as needed

- Be Irie!

 

PREP COOK

We are looking for ambitious Prep Cooks to assist in the preparation of delicious dishes in the kitchen. You’ll perform routine kitchen tasks such as setting up workstations and ingredients, so that food can be prepared according to recipes.

A great prep cook will be quick and diligent and willing to improve on the job. You will be deft and able to follow instructions as well as all health and safety rules in the kitchen. The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team. 

We are hiring for Old Brooklyn location (Old Brooklyn opening day TBD)

Required Background:

- At least 6 months minimum, 1 year preferred proven experience as prep cook

- Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen

- Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils

- A team player with good communication skills

- Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure

- Very good physical condition and endurance

- High school diploma or equivalent is required;

  Training from a culinary school will be   an asset

- Be authorized to work in the United States

- Must have reliable transportation

- Background check is required

Position expectations include, and are not limited to the following:

- Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties

- Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and     easily       accessible

- Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking

- Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.

- Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.

- Prepare simple dishes such as salads, entrees etc.

- Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking     out trash etc.

- Ensure all food and other items are stored properly

- Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines

- Perform other kitchen duties as assigned

- Be engaging, helpful, and quick on their feet

LINE COOK

 

We are looking for an experienced Line Cook who has a passion for the food industry. This position demands the execution of recipes, attention to details, and a personal sense of pride.  The quality, temperature, and consistency of food on any given day at the restaurant is a direct reflection of the cook's work and ability. Ideally the cook has already worked as a Prep Cook and is experienced in the product flow in the kitchen

 

THIS POSITION IS FOR THE OLD BROOKLYN LOCATION - OPENING DATE COMING SOON!

 

Position expectations include and are not limited to the following:

- The line cook must practice safe food handling procedures, is educated on time and temperature controls for all food, and maintains a clean, safe, and orderly work area 

 

- The line cook shall know when and how much of any item to prepare and recognizes when prep levels need to adjust to business volume 

 

- The line cook should be able to quickly identify when ingredients or food is below standard

 

- The line cook should be able to communicate with the Kitchen Manager regarding all food related operations in the kitchen including par levels, inventory, quality, equipment, and taste, texture, and doneness of all menu items

 

- The line cook will hold the Prep Cook and Dishwasher accountable for safe food handling procedures, productivity, cleanliness, and proper storage practices

 

 

Required Background:

-1+ years of cooking experience

- High school diploma or equivalent is required; Training from a culinary school will be   an asset

- Knowledge of production and scratch cooking

- Self-motivated and has a passion for hospitality in conjunction with solid culinary     knowledge

- Serve meals in an attractive manner

- Must have a keen eye for detail and clean work habits

- Firm understanding of cost control and state regulations

- We are looking for a talented cook, highly motivated, career-focused with the ability   to exceed our customers' expectations and be a part of a winning team

Please send resume/cover letter AND location preference to

marketing@iriejakitchen.com to be considered