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Below is a list of current open positions with Ashley Christensen Restaurants. If you would like to apply for multiple positions, please submit individual applications for each. If you don't see a position that fits your qualifications, you can apply generally instead. We are always looking for talented and passionate people to work with. Cheers. Apply

AC Restaurants — Assistant Manager Click to Read More
Job Summary:
AC Restaurants is seeking a highly motivated, superstar Manager to fill one of several vacancies within the AC Restaurants family, owned and run by James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen. Compensation: Salary + benefits • This position is a full-time, salaried, and overtime-exempt position offering competitive pay and benefits.
Job Description:
• Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great time doing so. Under the direction of the GM, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and managing a Front of House team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). In the absence of the GM, you will also be responsible for overseeing the Kitchen Manager’s leadership of the Back of House team. You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct the team in standards and steps of service to achieve consistent, high quality, memorable guest experiences. • Set the example for quality. You will be responsible for monitoring food and beverage preparation methods, portion sizes, garnishing, and presentation to ensure that the quality of the food and beverages that we serve meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives to the moment it hits the table. • Set the example for service. You will be responsible for responding to guest inquiries, proactively supporting servers with guest interaction, maintaining a strong presence on the floor to anticipate and address issues, and investigating and resolving guest concerns. You may also work with the Brand Director on social media and marketing initiatives. • Set the example for compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring that the staff understands and follows all company standards and governmental regulations for food safety and service. You will also be responsible for adhering to all federal and state labor laws and resolving any building maintenance issues. • Assist in monitoring the restaurants' financials. You will be responsible for supporting the GM in taking and maintaining inventory, making projections, creating budgets, establishing spending limits, managing P&L, reporting on financials, running payroll, and paying vendors. You will also be responsible for supporting the GM in counting money, maintaining cash logs, making bank deposits, writing checks, and ensuring the accuracy of balances.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. • A high school diploma and 3 years of restaurant management experience are preferred but not required. • Serve Safe certification is preferred but not required. Certification must be received before the sixth month employment anniversary. • You must be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds and stand and walk for extended periods of time. • You are dependable, honest, and professional. • You have razor-sharp attention to detail and communication skills. • You have excellent time management, prioritization, and problem solving skills. • You work well as part of a team and leave ego at the door. • You are a crusader for great hospitality and strive to make every experience memorable. • You see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business, and you are able to perform fundamental business math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, and basic algebra. • You’re familiar with the following tools and equipment: Computers, printers/copiers/scanners/fax machines, cash registers, carbonated beverage dispensers, cocktail shakers and accessories, blenders/juicers, cutlery, strainers, ice machines, etc. • Familiarity with the following electronic systems is preferred but not required: CostGuard, BaseCamp, Paycor, ScheduleFly, Microsoft Office, and Google platform applications (i.e., Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs, etc). Less
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AC Restaurants — Chef de Cuisine Click to Read More
Job Summary:
We're seeking a rock star manager to assume the role of Chef de Cuisine at AUX Kitchen, our auxiliary prep kitchen that serves as the HQ for all AC Restaurants properties. This position reports directly to the AUX general manager and Director of Events.
Job Description:
• Be a stickler for quality. You will be responsible for ensuring that the quality of the food that we cook at every level meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives in the kitchen, to the moment it hits the table. • Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great damn time doing so. As a manager of the kitchen team, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and managing a team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct cooks in steps of prep, cooking, garnishing and presentation to achieve consistent, high quality dishes. • Safety first. You will be responsible for making sure that the kitchen is following all standards and regulations for food safety (both internal and NC Health Department), and that team members are educated about these standards. • Support the financial health of our company. You will be responsible for taking inventory, creating budgets, managing P&L, making projections, costing out recipes and products, running payroll, and paying vendors.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You’re over 18 years old. • You have at least 2 years kitchen experience, and have a deep wealth of knowledge in food production, including tools, sourcing, storing and handling. • You have a valid driver’s license. • You’re Serve Safe certified (or willing to obtain certification within 6 months of employment). • You’re the type of person who won’t let a dish leave the pass unless it’s 100%. You pay razor-sharp attention to the details. • You’re dependable, honest, and professional. • You have sharp-as-a-knife communication skills, and can clearly relay instructions to others. • You’re an excellent leader and know how to inspire a team. • You’re able to do basic math, and see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business. • You have excellent time management and prioritization skills. • You work well as part of a team, and leave ego at the door. • You’re familiar with the following tools: ovens (gas and Combi), knives, grinders, graters, blenders, slicers, commercial dishwashers, Robocoupes, ranges, hood systems, cryovac machines, thermometers • Familiarity with the following electronic tools is preferred but not required: Costguard, Basecamp, Paycor, Schedulefly. Less
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Beasley's Chicken + Honey — Host Read More
Job Summary:
As a host, you are an ambassador for AC Restaurants in our community. Must create an authentic approach to hospitality through relationships with employees, guests, and neighbors.
Job Description:
Welcome guests and escort them to their table. Assign tables, coordinate sections, manage and create wait lists, and maintain communication with the restaurant staff pertaining to all aspects of service. Contribute to overall dining experience through awareness of dining room cleanliness, promptness and execution of service.
Job Skills And Requirements:
Candidate must be hospitable, friendly, and personable. Maintain a professional appearance and a positive attitude in a fast paced energetic atmosphere. Must be organized, dependable, and punctual. Less
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Beasley's Chicken + Honey — Line Cook Read More
Job Summary:
We’re looking for motivated, enthusiastic, badass line cooks to join our kitchen crew. The person for this role is detail-oriented, proactive, plays well with others, and is passionate about cooking and hospitality. The line cook reports to a team of kitchen managers and plays a vital role in creating memorable experiences for our guests.
Job Description:
• Prepare menu items accurately according to recipes and standards • Execute proper food safety procedures • Maintain a workspace that would impress the neatest of neat-freaks • Set up and breakdown station to specification
Job Skills And Requirements:
• Passion for food and hospitality • Self-starter; driven, ability to learn quickly and on the fly • Organizational wunderkind • Dependable and on time • Team player Less
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Beasley's Chicken + Honey — Manager – Front of House Read More
Job Summary:
AC Restaurants is seeking a highly motivated, superstar Manager to lead the teams at Beasley’s Chicken + Honey and Chuck’s, collectively known as “The Cornershop.” Chuck’s and Beasley’s are two of the casual faire establishments in the family of restaurants owned by James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen. The Manager reports to the General Manager (GM) of Chuck’s and Beasley’s. Compensation: Salary + benefits This position is a full-time, salaried, and overtime-exempt position offering competitive pay and benefits.
Job Description:
• Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great time doing so. Under the direction of the GM, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and managing a Front of House team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). In the absence of the GM, you will also be responsible for overseeing the Kitchen Manager’s leadership of the Back of House team. You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct the team in standards and steps of service to achieve consistent, high quality, memorable guest experiences. • Set the example for quality. You will be responsible for monitoring food and beverage preparation methods, portion sizes, garnishing, and presentation to ensure that the quality of the food and beverages that we serve meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives to the moment it hits the table. • Set the example for service. You will be responsible for responding to guest inquiries, proactively supporting servers with guest interaction, maintaining a strong presence on the floor to anticipate and address issues, and investigating and resolving guest concerns. You may also work with the Brand Director on social media and marketing initiatives. Set the example for compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring that the staff understands and follows all company standards and governmental regulations for food safety and service. You will also be responsible for adhering to all federal and state labor laws and resolving any building maintenance issues. • Assist in monitoring the restaurants' financials. You will be responsible for supporting the GM in taking and maintaining inventory, making projections, creating budgets, establishing spending limits, managing P&L, reporting on financials, running payroll, and paying vendors. You will also be responsible for supporting the GM in counting money, maintaining cash logs, making bank deposits, writing checks, and ensuring the accuracy of balances.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. • A high school diploma and 3 years of restaurant management experience are preferred but not required. • Serve Safe certification is preferred but not required. Certification must be received before the sixth month employment anniversary. • You must be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds and stand and walk for extended periods of time. • You are dependable, honest, and professional. • You have razor-sharp attention to detail and communication skills. • You have excellent time management, prioritization, and problem solving skills. You work well as part of a team and leave ego at the door. • You are a crusader for great hospitality and strive to make every experience memorable. • You see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business, and you are able to perform fundamental business math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, and basic algebra. • You’re familiar with the following tools and equipment: Computers, printers/copiers/scanners/fax machines, cash registers, carbonated beverage dispensers, cocktail shakers and accessories, blenders/juicers, cutlery, strainers, ice machines, etc. • Familiarity with the following electronic systems is preferred but not required: CostGuard, BaseCamp, Paycor, ScheduleFly, Microsoft Office, and Google platform applications (i.e., Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs, etc). Less
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Bridge Club — Bartender Read More
Job Summary:
As an Event Bartender you must have thorough food and beverage knowledge. You must be an expert on beverage selection, preparation and service. You must be able to discern a guest’s taste preferences and make a personalized beverage recommendation based on the events beverage menu. You continually strive to anticipate and exceed the expectations of all guests, going out of your way to ensure a positive experience.
Job Description:
Perform set-up and breakdown of the bar area as instructed by the Event Manager. Provide beverage service according to the ACR standards, working in concert with the other members of the private events team. Maintain a clean bar, dining and back-of-house area. Alert Event Manager of any potential challenges to our guest’s experience.
Job Skills And Requirements:
Must possess strong multi-tasking and prioritization abilities. Thrives in a demanding, fast-pace, high-volume environment while maintaining a hospitable, positive attitude. Must be punctual, responsible, and reliable. Must be professional in decorum and appearance. 2-3 years of restaurant or catering bartending experience desired. Less
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Bridge Club — Events Chef Read More
Job Summary:
We are seeking a rockstar Events Chef to handle all operations and activities relating to and involving the kitchen and back of house of Bridge Club, the private events loft of James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen. In cooperation with ownership and senior leadership, the Events Chef oversees, coordinates, and develops the systems, procedures, and methods that achieve agreed-upon goals of ACR.
Job Description:
• Be a stickler for quality. You will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the food that we cook at every level meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives in the kitchen, to the moment it hits the table. • Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great damn time doing so. As a manager of the kitchen team, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and managing a team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct cooks in steps of prep, cooking, garnishing and presentation to achieve consistent, high quality dishes. • Safety first. You will be responsible for making sure that the kitchen is following all standards and regulations for food safety (both internal and NC Health Department), and that team members are educated about these standards. • Support the financial health and growth of our private events and catering department. You will be responsible for taking inventory, creating budgets, managing P&L, making projections, costing out recipes and products, running payroll, and paying vendors.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You’re over 18 years old. • You have at least 2 years kitchen experience, and have a deep wealth of knowledge in food production, including tools, sourcing, storing and handling. • You have a valid driver’s license. • You’re Serve Safe certified (or willing to obtain certification within 6 months of employment). • You’re the type of person who won’t let a dish leave the pass unless it’s 100%. You pay razor-sharp attention to the details. • You’re dependable, honest, and professional. • You have sharp-as-a-knife communication skills, and can clearly relay instructions to others. • You’re a crusader for great hospitality, and strive to make every meal memorable. • You’re able to do basic math, and see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business. • You have excellent time management and prioritization skills. • You work well as part of a team, and leave ego at the door. • You’re familiar with the following tools: ovens (gas and Combi), knives, grinders, graters, blenders, slicers, commercial dishwashers, Robocoupes, ranges, hood systems, cryovac machines, thermometers • Familiarity with the following electronic tools is preferred but not required: Costguard, Basecamp, Paycor, Schedulefly. Less
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Bridge Club — Line Cook Read More
Job Summary:
Bridge Club is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, seasoned, badass line cooks to join our kitchen crew. The person for this role is detail-oriented, proactive, plays well with others, and is passionate about cooking and hospitality. The line cook reports to a team of Sous Chefs and plays a vital role in creating memorable experiences for our guests. This is a serious job for someone who is serious about great food.
Job Description:
• Prepare menu items accurately according to recipes and standards • Execute proper food safety procedures • Maintain a workspace that would impress the neatest of neat-freaks • Set up and breakdown station to specification
Job Skills And Requirements:
• Passion for food and hospitality 
• Self-starter; driven with an ability to learn quickly and on the fly 
• Ability to accurately execute items on constantly evolving menu • Sharp knives and even sharper knife skills • Discerning Palate • Organizational wunderkind 
• Dependable and on time 
• Team player Less
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Bridge Club — Server Read More
Job Summary:
As an Event Server you will guide guests through a memorable private dining experience by providing excellent hospitality. You will be a reference to guests, providing accurate information about our offerings and making informed recommendations. You continually strive to anticipate and exceed the expectations of all guests, going out of your way to ensure a positive experience.
Job Description:
Perform set-up and breakdown for events as instructed by the Event Manager. Provide food and beverage service according to ACR standards, working in concert with the other members of the private events team. Maintain a clean dining room and back-of-house area. Alert Event Manager of any potential challenges to our guest’s dining experience.
Job Skills And Requirements:
Must possess strong multi-tasking and prioritization abilities. Thrives in a demanding, fast-pace, high-volume environment while maintaining a hospitable, positive attitude. Must be punctual, responsible, and reliable. Must be professional in decorum and appearance. 2-3 years of restaurant or catering service experience desired. Less
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Chuck's Burgers — Host Read More
Job Summary:
As a host, you are an ambassador for AC Restaurants in our community. Must create an authentic approach to hospitality through relationships with employees, guests, and neighbors.
Job Description:
Welcome guests and escort them to their table. Assign tables, coordinate sections, manage and create wait lists, and maintain communication with the restaurant staff pertaining to all aspects of service. Contribute to overall dining experience through awareness of dining room cleanliness, promptness and execution of service.
Job Skills And Requirements:
Candidate must be hospitable, friendly, and personable. Maintain a professional appearance and a positive attitude in a fast paced energetic atmosphere. Must be organized, dependable, and punctual. Less
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Chuck's Burgers — Line Cook Read More
Job Summary:
We’re looking for motivated, enthusiastic, badass line cooks to join our kitchen crew. The person for this role is detail-oriented, proactive, plays well with others, and is passionate about cooking and hospitality. The line cook reports to a team of kitchen managers and plays a vital role in creating memorable experiences for our guests.
Job Description:
• Prepare menu items accurately according to recipes and standards • Execute proper food safety procedures • Maintain a workspace that would impress the neatest of neat-freaks • Set up and breakdown station to specification
Job Skills And Requirements:
• Passion for food and hospitality • Self-starter; driven, ability to learn quickly and on the fly • Organizational wunderkind • Dependable and on time • Team player Less
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Chuck's Burgers — Manager – Front of House Read More
Job Summary:
AC Restaurants is seeking a highly motivated, superstar Manager to lead the teams at Beasley’s Chicken + Honey and Chuck’s, collectively known as “The Cornershop.” Chuck’s and Beasley’s are two of the casual faire establishments in the family of restaurants owned by James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen. The Manager reports to the General Manager (GM) of Chuck’s and Beasley’s. Compensation: Salary + benefits This position is a full-time, salaried, and overtime-exempt position offering competitive pay and benefits.
Job Description:
• Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great time doing so. Under the direction of the GM, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and managing a Front of House team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). In the absence of the GM, you will also be responsible for overseeing the Kitchen Manager’s leadership of the Back of House team. You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct the team in standards and steps of service to achieve consistent, high quality, memorable guest experiences. • Set the example for quality. You will be responsible for monitoring food and beverage preparation methods, portion sizes, garnishing, and presentation to ensure that the quality of the food and beverages that we serve meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives to the moment it hits the table. • Set the example for service. You will be responsible for responding to guest inquiries, proactively supporting servers with guest interaction, maintaining a strong presence on the floor to anticipate and address issues, and investigating and resolving guest concerns. You may also work with the Brand Director on social media and marketing initiatives. Set the example for compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring that the staff understands and follows all company standards and governmental regulations for food safety and service. You will also be responsible for adhering to all federal and state labor laws and resolving any building maintenance issues. • Assist in monitoring the restaurants' financials. You will be responsible for supporting the GM in taking and maintaining inventory, making projections, creating budgets, establishing spending limits, managing P&L, reporting on financials, running payroll, and paying vendors. You will also be responsible for supporting the GM in counting money, maintaining cash logs, making bank deposits, writing checks, and ensuring the accuracy of balances.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. • A high school diploma and 3 years of restaurant management experience are preferred but not required. • Serve Safe certification is preferred but not required. Certification must be received before the sixth month employment anniversary. • You must be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds and stand and walk for extended periods of time. • You are dependable, honest, and professional. • You have razor-sharp attention to detail and communication skills. • You have excellent time management, prioritization, and problem solving skills. You work well as part of a team and leave ego at the door. • You are a crusader for great hospitality and strive to make every experience memorable. • You see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business, and you are able to perform fundamental business math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, and basic algebra. • You’re familiar with the following tools and equipment: Computers, printers/copiers/scanners/fax machines, cash registers, carbonated beverage dispensers, cocktail shakers and accessories, blenders/juicers, cutlery, strainers, ice machines, etc. • Familiarity with the following electronic systems is preferred but not required: CostGuard, BaseCamp, Paycor, ScheduleFly, Microsoft Office, and Google platform applications (i.e., Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs, etc). Less
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Chuck's Burgers — Server Read More
Job Summary:
Chuck's Burgers, the fast-casual burger-focused restaurant from James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen, is seeking professional, energetic 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, food and beverage offerings to each guest in a fast-paced environment. We seek individuals who can personalize our commitment to hospitality and professional service in order to provide a unique and memorable dining experience. Compensation: Hourly
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 Skills And Requirements:
• 18+ • 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 • Previous hospitality experience preferred but not required. Less
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Death & Taxes — Bartender Click to Read More
Job Summary:
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 Skills And 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 Less
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Death & Taxes — Host Click to Read More
Job Summary:
We are seeking personable, organized individuals to join our front of house team in host positions. Hosts are ambassadors for AC Restaurants 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 Skills And 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 Less
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Death & Taxes — Line Cook Click to Read More
Job Summary:
Death & Taxes, the nationally recognized restaurant from James Beard Award winning chef Ashley Christensen, is seeking dedicated, dependable line cooks to join its kitchen team. This role will play an integral part in the preparation and execution of our seasonally inspired, wood-fire focused food menu.
Job Description:
• Cook like a boss. Take pride in your craft and approach it thoughtfully to ensure that every dish enhances our guests’ experiences. Prep, cook and season ingredients consistently, according to the specifications laid out by the chef de cuisine. • Keep it neat and tidy. Keep equipment, work surfaces, and your general appearance clean and sanitary. Your workspace should impress the neatest of neat freaks. • Keep it safe and organized. Multitask and manage time effectively, both during prep and during service. Fastidiously check temperatures, use thermometers, and organize ingredients to monitor for freshness and quality, and to ensure food safety.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You are 18 or older. • You have some kitchen experience (not required). • You’re dependable, honest and professional. • You have excellent time management and prioritization skills. • You work well as part of a team, and leave ego at the door. • You’re familiar with the following tools: ovens (gas and Combi), knives, grinders, graters, blenders, slicers, commercial dishwashers, Robocoupes, ranges, hood systems, cryovac machines, thermometers • You’re passionate about the hospitality industry and hungry to learn. Less
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Death & Taxes — Manager Click to Read More
Job Summary:
Death & Taxes, a James Beard nominated fine dining restaurant in the Ashley Christensen family of restaurants, is seeking a highly motivated, superstar Front of House Manager. Compensation: This position is a full-time, salaried, and overtime-exempt position offering competitive pay and benefits.
Job Description:
Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great time doing so. Under the direction of the GM, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and managing a Front of House team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). In the absence of the GM, you will also be responsible for overseeing the Kitchen Manager’s leadership of the Back of House team. You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct the team in standards and steps of service to achieve consistent, high quality, memorable guest experiences. Set the example for quality. You will be responsible for monitoring food and beverage preparation methods, portion sizes, garnishing, and presentation to ensure that the quality of the food and beverages that we serve meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives to the moment it hits the table. Set the example for service. You will be responsible for responding to guest inquiries, proactively supporting servers with guest interaction, maintaining a strong presence on the floor to anticipate and address issues, and investigating and resolving guest concerns. You may also work with the Brand Director on social media and marketing initiatives. Set the example for compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring that the staff understands and follows all company standards and governmental regulations for food safety and service. You will also be responsible for adhering to all federal and state labor laws and resolving any building maintenance issues. Assist in monitoring the restaurants' financials. You will be responsible for supporting the GM in taking and maintaining inventory, making projections, creating budgets, establishing spending limits, managing P&L, reporting on financials, running payroll, and paying vendors. You will also be responsible for supporting the GM in counting money, maintaining cash logs, making bank deposits, writing checks, and ensuring the accuracy of balances.
Job Skills And Requirements:
You must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. A high school diploma and 3 years of restaurant management experience are preferred but not required. Strong wine and beverage knowledge strongly preferred. Serve Safe certification is preferred but not required. Certification must be received before the sixth month employment anniversary. You must be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds and stand and walk for extended periods of time. You are dependable, honest, and professional. You have razor-sharp attention to detail and communication skills. You have excellent time management, prioritization, and problem solving skills. You work well as part of a team and leave ego at the door. You are a crusader for great hospitality and strive to make every experience memorable. You see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business, and you are able to perform fundamental business math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, and basic algebra. You’re familiar with the following tools and equipment: Computers, printers/copiers/scanners/fax machines, cash registers, carbonated beverage dispensers, cocktail shakers and accessories, blenders/juicers, cutlery, strainers, ice machines, etc. Familiarity with the following electronic systems is preferred but not required: CostGuard, BaseCamp, Paycor, ScheduleFly, Microsoft Office, and Google platform applications (i.e., Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs, etc). Less
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Death & Taxes — Server Click to Read More
Job Summary:
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 Skills And 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 Less
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Death & Taxes — Sous Chef Click to Read More
Job Summary:
AC Restaurants is seeking a highly motivated, superstar sous chef to assist in the management of the kitchen team at Death & Taxes, the nationally recognized restaurant from James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen. This team member reports to the chef de cuisine, and acts as her representative in her absence. Compensation: Salary + benefits
Job Description:
• Be a stickler for quality. You will be responsible for ensuring the quality of the food that we cook at every level meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives in the kitchen, to the moment it hits the table. • Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great damn time doing so. As a manager of the kitchen team, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and managing a team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct cooks in steps of prep, cooking, garnishing and presentation to achieve consistent, high quality dishes. • Safety first. You will be responsible for making sure that the kitchen is following all standards and regulations for food safety (both internal and NC Health Department), and that team members are educated about these standards. • Support the financial health of the restaurant. You will be responsible for taking inventory, creating budgets, managing P&L, making projections, costing out recipes and products, running payroll, and paying vendors.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You’re over 18 years old. • You have at least 2 years kitchen experience, and have a deep wealth of knowledge in food production, including tools, sourcing, storing and handling. • You have a valid driver’s license. • You’re Serve Safe certified (or willing to obtain certification within 6 months of employment). • You’re the type of person who won’t let a dish leave the pass unless it’s 100%. You pay razor-sharp attention to the details. • You’re dependable, honest, and professional. • You have sharp-as-a-knife communication skills, and can clearly relay instructions to others. • You’re a crusader for great hospitality, and strive to make every meal memorable. • You’re able to do basic math, and see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business. • You have excellent time management and prioritization skills. • You work well as part of a team, and leave ego at the door. • You’re familiar with the following tools: ovens (gas and Combi), knives, grinders, graters, blenders, slicers, commercial dishwashers, Robocoupes, ranges, hood systems, cryovac machines, thermometers • Familiarity with the following electronic tools is preferred but not required: Costguard, Basecamp, Paycor, Schedulefly. Less
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Death & Taxes — Support Staff Click to Read More
Job Summary:
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 Skills And 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 Less
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Fox Liquor Bar — Bartender Read More
Job Summary:
Fox Liquor Bar, the downtown bar dedicated to craft cocktails from James Beard Award winning chef Ashley Christensen, is seeking a few superstar bartenders to join the team. Compensation: Hourly
Job Description:
• Make drinks like a boss. Take pride in your craft and approach it thoughtfully to ensure that every drink enhances our guests’ experiences. Accurately prepare, mix and serve the cocktails on our menu, according to the specifications laid out by the managers, in a high-volume atmosphere without losing the quality of service. • Keep it neat and tidy. Keep equipment, work surfaces, and your general appearance clean and sanitary. Your workspace should impress the neatest of neat freaks. • Act as a guide to the guest experience. Use your knowledge to warmly direct the guest to an experience that will best suit their needs. This includes ensuring that they are legally of age to drink and watching for signs of overconsumption in accordance with state liquor laws. • Maintain guest payments. Use the POS system to accurately tally and close out guest tabs; balance the cash drawer; keep track of and divide nightly tips.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You are 21 or older. • You have 1-3 years bartending experience • You are Bar Smarts certified (if not, you will be expected to get certified before the end of training) • You’re dependable, honest and professional. • You have excellent time management and prioritization skills. • You work well as part of a team, and leave ego at the door. • You’re familiar with the following tools: juices, ice machines, shakers, muddlers, knives, jiggers • You’re passionate about the hospitality industry and hungry to learn. Less
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Fox Liquor Bar — Host Read More
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As a Host at Fox Liquor Bar, you are an ambassador for AC Restaurants in our community. A Host must possess, and continue to cultivate, an authentic and expressive sense of hospitality through relationships with fellow team members, guests, and neighbors.
Job Description:
· Warmly welcomes guests and coordinates with management, utilizing a well-managed guest wait list, to secure a comfortable space for guests to enjoy their drinking experience. · Guides guests through state-mandated membership sign-ups by maintaining membership database and responsibility for a personal bank to issue change. · Upholds Fox Liquor Bar’s commitment to responsibly enjoying cocktails by ensuring that all guests who enter our establishment are within the legal boundaries of intoxication. · Contributes to overall drinking experience by maintaining cleanliness of Fox Liquor Bar entrance, engaging guests in welcoming discussion while they await entrance, and thanking them for joining us upon their departure.
Job Skills And Requirements:
Candidate must be genuinely hospitable, friendly, and personable. Maintain a professional appearance and a positive attitude in a fast-paced energetic atmosphere. Must be organized, dependable, and punctual. Less
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Fox Liquor Bar — Manager Read More
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We’re is seeking a highly motivated, superstar Manager to join the team at Fox Liquor Bar. Compensation: Salary + benefits • This position is a full-time, salaried, and overtime-exempt position offering competitive pay and benefits.
Job Description:
• Be a leader. At AC Restaurants, we are dedicated to creating a work environment where our team is set up for success, feels inspired to come to work every day, and has a great time doing so. Under the direction of the GM, you will be responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and managing a team that aligns with our values (work hard, play hard). You must be able to clearly communicate and instruct the team in standards and steps of service to achieve consistent, high quality, memorable guest experiences. • Set the example for quality. You will be responsible for monitoring beverage preparation methods, portion sizes, garnishing, and presentation to ensure that the quality of the food and beverages that we serve meets our (very high) company standards, from the moment an ingredient arrives to the moment it hits the table. • Set the example for service. You will be responsible for responding to guest inquiries, proactively supporting the staff with guest interaction, maintaining a strong presence on the floor and behind the bar to anticipate and address issues, and investigating and resolving guest concerns. You may also work with the Brand Director on social media and marketing initiatives. • Set the example for compliance. You will be responsible for ensuring that the staff understands and follows all company standards and governmental regulations for food and alcohol safety and service. You will also be responsible for adhering to all federal and state labor laws and resolving any building maintenance issues. • Assist in monitoring the restaurants' financials. You will be responsible for supporting the GM in taking and maintaining inventory, making projections, creating budgets, establishing spending limits, managing P&L, reporting on financials, running payroll, and paying vendors. You will also be responsible for supporting the GM in counting money, maintaining cash logs, making bank deposits, writing checks, and ensuring the accuracy of balances.
Job Skills And Requirements:
• You must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. • A high school diploma and 3 years of restaurant management experience are preferred but not required. • Serve Safe and Bar Smarts certifications are preferred but not required. Serve Safe certification must be received before the sixth month employment anniversary. • You must be able to lift and carry at least 25 pounds and stand and walk for extended periods of time. • You are dependable, honest, and professional. • You have razor-sharp attention to detail and communication skills. • You have excellent time management, prioritization, and problem solving skills. • You work well as part of a team and leave ego at the door. • You are a crusader for great hospitality and strive to make every experience memorable. • You see value in understanding and participating in the “business side” of the business, and you are able to perform fundamental business math, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percentages, and basic algebra. • You’re familiar with the following tools and equipment: Computers, printers/copiers/scanners/fax machines, cash registers, carbonated beverage dispensers, cocktail shakers and accessories, blenders/juicers, cutlery, strainers, ice machines, etc. • Familiarity with the following electronic systems is preferred but not required: CostGuard, BaseCamp, Paycor, ScheduleFly, Microsoft Office, and Google platform applications (i.e., Gmail, Calendar, Google Docs, etc). Less
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Fox Liquor Bar — Server Read More
Job Summary:
Fox Liquor Bar, the downtown bar dedicated to craft cocktails from James Beard Award winning chef Ashley Christensen, is seeking a few superstar servers to join the team.
Job Description:
Act as a guide to the guest experience. Use your intricate knowledge of our menu to warmly direct the guest to an experience that will best suit their needs. This includes ensuring that they are legally of age to drink and watching for signs of overconsumption in accordance with state liquor laws. Act as liason between the guests and the bartenders. Correctly take guests’ orders and remit them to the bartenders using the POS system. Deliver guests’ order promptly, checking to ensure that they are without error and being enjoyed. Personalize our philosophy of hospitality by anticipating the needs of our guests and our team, and delivering friendly accommodating service in a high volume, face-paced environment. Maintain guest payments. Use the POS system to accurately tally and close out guest tabs; balance the cash receipts; keep track of and divide nightly tips.
Job Skills And Requirements:
You are 21 or older • You are Bar Smarts Level 1 certified (if not, you will be expected to complete certification before end of training) • You’re dependable, honest and professional. • You have excellent time management and prioritization skills. • You work well as part of a team, and leave ego at the door. • You’re familiar with the following tools: juices, ice machines, shakers, muddlers, knives, jiggers • You’re passionate about the hospitality industry and hungry to learn. Less
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Poole's Diner — Host Read More
Job Summary:
We are seeking personable, organized individuals to join our front of house team in host positions. Hosts are ambassadors for AC Restaurants 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 Skills And 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 Less
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Poole's Diner — Line Cook Read More
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Poole’s is looking for motivated, enthusiastic, seasoned, badass line cooks to join our kitchen crew. The person for this role is detail-oriented, proactive, plays well with others, and is passionate about cooking and hospitality. The line cook reports to a team of Sous Chefs and plays a vital role in creating memorable experiences for our guests. This is a serious job for someone who is serious about great food.
Job Description:
• Prepare menu items accurately according to recipes and standards • Execute proper food safety procedures • Maintain a workspace that would impress the neatest of neat-freaks • Set up and breakdown station to specification
Job Skills And Requirements:
• Passion for food and hospitality 
• Self-starter; driven with an ability to learn quickly and on the fly 
• Ability to accurately execute items on constantly evolving menu • Sharp knives and even sharper knife skills • Discerning Palate • Organizational wunderkind 
• Dependable and on time 
• Team player Less
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Poole's Diner — Support Staff Read More
Job Summary:
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 Skills And 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 Less
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Chuck's, Fox Liquor Bar

237 S. Wilmington St, Raleigh NC, 27601

[919] 322-0127, 322-0126, 322-0128 Respectively

Bridge Club

105 W. Hargett St, Raleigh NC, 27601

Death & Taxes

105 W. Hargett St, Raleigh NC, 27601

[984] 242-0218

Poole's Diner

426 S. McDowell St, Raleigh NC, 27601

[919] 832-4477