We're Hiring!

 

We are always looking for talented and passionate people to work with! We accept applications for all roles at all times given we hire on a continual basis. Specific opportunities are listed below. There are two ways to apply:

 

  1. Click on the Indeed link for the specific position below, or search directly on Indeed.

  2. Bring your cover letter/resume in person to the restaurant any Tuesday through Friday between 2 - 4 pm.

Live out of town? We would still love to consider you.  Email us your cover letter and resume, including the position you are seeking, desired wage, and start date to:  careers@jcholdway.com

Positions Needing to be Immediately Filled

SERVER

Updated: April 16, 2021

We are seeking professional, energetic and passionate individuals to join our front of house team in server positions. We are looking for servers who can guide our guests through their best possible dining experience by translating our vision of concept, design, and wine, beverage and food offerings to each guest. We seek individuals who can personalize our commitment to hospitality and professional service in order to provide a unique and memorable dining experience.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Know the ins and outs of all menus, and be able to communicate them accurately to guests

  • Anticipate the needs of fellow staff and guests

  • Deliver friendly, accommodating service in a high-volume, fast-paced atmosphere

  • Maintain an immaculate work environment, including the dining area, wait stations, and kitchen

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Passion for food and hospitality

  • Professional in appearance and attitude 

  • Dependable and on-time 

  • Drama-free team player; sense of humor is preferred

  • Able and willing to execute proper service techniques and standards

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Server Experience of 1 Year Preferred

PAY

  • $20 per hour (via tip pool)

Bartender

Updated: April 16, 2021


We are seeking positive, passionate individuals to join our front of house team in bartending positions. This person in this role will be responsible for executing our beverage program of craft cocktails, wines and beers, as well as guiding our guests with professionalism and hospitality to a more memorable dining experience.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Welcome and guide guests through their dining experience, including discerning their tastes and making personalized recommendations 

  • Prepare cocktail menu items accurately according to recipes and standards 

  • Properly set up and breakdown the bar station 

  • Deliver friendly, accommodating service in a high-volume, fast-paced environment 

  • Maintain a workspace that would impress the neatest of neat freaks

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Passion for hospitality and a familiarity with the beverage world 

  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills 

  • Punctual, responsible, and reliable 

  • Drama-free team player 

  • Be professional in decorum and appearance 

  • Personalize our commitment to hospitality and professional service 

  • Anticipate the needs of fellow staff and guests 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bartender Experience of 1 Year Preferred

PAY

  • $22 per hour (via tip pool)

LEAD HOST / HOSTESS

Updated: April 16, 2021

We are seeking personable, organized individuals to join our front of house team in hostess positions. Hostesses are ambassadors for JC Holdway within our community, and the person for this role will exhibit exceptional people skills, hawk-eyed attention to detail and grace under pressure.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Welcome guests and escort them to their table

  • Assign tables, coordinate sections, create and manage wait lists, and maintain communication with the restaurant staff pertaining to all aspects of service

  • Answer phones and provide accurate information to phone inquiries

  • Contribute to overall dinning experience through awareness cleanliness, promptness and execution of service

  • Create an excellent first impression

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Hospitable, kind, friendly, and personable 

  • Maintain a professional appearance and a positive attitude in a fast paced, energetic atmosphere

  • Excellent communication skills and proper phone etiquette 

  • Organized, dependable, and punctual 

  • Drama-free team player

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Host/Hostess Experience of 1 Year Preferred

PAY

  • $12 per hour (via tip pool)

SERVER'S ASSISTANT

Updated: April 16, 2021


We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our front of house team in support positions. Members of our support staff are crucial to the execution of service by efficiently supporting and collaborating with wait staff, host, and management positions. The support staff provide continuous reinforcement during the restaurant’s busiest times, helping to create a seamless and memorable experience for our guests.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Deliver food and drink to guests in an accurate, professional and timely manner

  • Keep wait-stations stocked and immaculate

  • Pre-bus, bus, clean, and reset tables correctly and expediently

  • Maintain communication with all members of staff to ensure ease of service

  • Exhibit proper dining room etiquette

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Passion for food and hospitality

  • Self-starter; driven

  • Ability to learn quickly and on the fly

  • Ability to commit menu details to heart

  • Organizational wunderkind

  • Dependable and on time

  • Team player

  • Anticipate the needs of fellow staff and guests

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Server Experience of 1 Year Preferred

PAY

  • $12 per hour (via tip pool)

FOOD EXPEDITOR

Updated: April 16, 2021


We are looking for a competent Food expeditor to help keep a smooth workflow between the kitchen and the tables. You will also act as liaison (go-between) for the cooks and servers. The expo receives the order tickets from the servers or printer in the kitchen and communicates which menu items need to be prepared to the chef. You will work in a fast-paced environment to get proper orders out fast and efficiently. As food expeditor, you must have excellent communication skills and experience in a restaurant setting. You must have enough stamina to be in constant motion and skills to coordinate and organize processes and people. You must be able to read many tickets accurately and quickly. Anything that a server needs from the kitchen will be directed to you in this position. A spirit of cooperation & team work is essential here.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Ensure the efficient flow of orders from the waiters to the kitchen.

  • Ensure orders are correct & are being prepared with the correct priority.

  • Assist in the final preparation/presentation of dishes.

  • Check dishes before delivery for accuracy, presentation and temperature.

  • Deliver orders to maintain fast service.

  • Eliminate obstacles in service, food preparation lines or dishwashing.

  • Inspect the premises according to quality and sanitation standards and assist in cleaning.

  • Transfer important information between the kitchen and the wait staff (e.g. when a customer has a particular request).

  • Support other tasks as needed (e.g. to-go orders).

  • Performing side work duties.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Understanding of health and safety rules in a restaurant.

  • Well-organized and ability to lead and direct people.

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

  • Outstanding coordination and multi-tasking abilities.

  • Work as a team.

  • A customer-oriented approach.

  • Help make service faster and better to help enhance our quality and reputation.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Proven experience as food expeditor or other restaurant position of 1 year preferred.

PAY

  • $12-$14 per hour (via tip pool)

LINE COOK

Updated: April 16, 2021

J.C. Holdway is looking for professional, motivated and passionate line cooks to join our team. The candidate for this position is detail-oriented, driven, a team player, and is enthusiastic about hospitality.


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Produce menu items accurately and consistently

  • Follow proper food safety procedures

  • Maintain a neat and clean workspace

  • Set up and breakdown station


JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Enthusiastic for food and hospitality

  • Punctual

  • Driven and must be a quick learner

  • Sharp knives and superior knife skills


BENEFITS

  • Paid Vacation

  • Health Insurance/Dental/Vision Plan

  • 401(k)

  • Off Major Holidays

  • Same 2 days off each week (Sunday/Monday)


PAY

  • Livable wage + kitchen counter tip share ($14 - $18 per hour)

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Chef Joseph Lenn

James Beard Award

Best Chef Southeast