Hourly Positions

Culinary Positions

Work in the Heart of the House

Line Cook

  • Preparing high-quality food items for our guests
  • Following recipe and presentation guidelines to meet or exceed guests' expectations
  • Coordinating food orders to support timely and efficient delivery to each table
  • Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety
  • Meeting special guest requests while ensuring same high-quality standards

Preparing portions and food items while:

  • Following recipe guidelines to meet or exceed guests' expectations
  • Stocking the alley and line with items needed to complete orders on time
  • Ensuring proper food safety and sanitation standards to ensure guest safety

Work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, guest-centric environment to fulfill our guests' craving for a Refreshing Seaside Dining Experience by:

  • Ensuring guests and team members have a spotless, clean and safe environment and equipment, including:
    • Cleaning dishes, silverware, glassware, utensils, pots and pans, etc.
    • Maintaining sparkling clean restrooms and grounds
    • Stocking and restocking supplies for servers and cooks
Guest Service Positions

Serve Your Best to Our Guests

Demonstrating genuine hospitality and delivering exceptional guest services in the bar area, including:

  • Mixing, garnishing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks according to company specifications for guests at the bar and in the restaurant
  • Helping guests be aware of and choose menu items, taking orders and making guests feel taken care of during their visit
  • Keeping the bar stocked and clean while always providing friendly and attentive service
  • Adhering to company standards for serving alcoholic beverages


  • Demonstrating genuine hospitality and setting the stage for an exceptional dining experience by making every guest feel welcome at the door
  • Engaging in friendly conversation while seating guests in a timely fashion
  • Introducing guests to their server
  • Managing restaurant waiting list during high volume to accurately setting guest expectations
  • Sincerely thanking guests as they leave and inviting them to return

Service Assistant
The primary role of the service assistant is to:

  • Assist with clearing, resetting tables, floor cleanliness and stocking server stations
  • Interact with guests in a positive and friendly manner
  • Assist servers in providing refills and fulfilling guest requests quickly


  • Demonstrating genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with the guest and delivering an exceptional dining experience
  • Guiding guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients
  • Taking accurate orders and partnering with team members to serve food and beverages that meet or exceed guests' expectations
  • Providing friendly, attentive service that makes guests feel well taken care of and building their intent to return

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*The above descriptions are not a complete listing of every function, but instead are intended to outline the types of positions available.
A complete job description is available at our restaurants.