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KRC Cafe Vendor is Hiring!

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The vendor at the KRC Café is now hiring. For more information see below. 


You deliver excellent customer service, while providing food and beverages, you have prepared, to customers who visit the café. Main duties include receiving each customer’s order, preparing and serving the correct dishes and beverages to each customer, cleaning up workstations and prep areas, and making sure the kitchen is stocked.

Excellent customer service results in customers getting what they ordered in a timely manner, but it also means you greet customers and engage in friendly conversation with them to cultivate a hospitable, welcoming environment the entire time. Note, you will need to become competent and confident in cooking food in a kitchen, making espresso drinks, and routinely interacting with customers - getting to know them. Your key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Welcoming customers, making them comfortable; should be friendly, courteous and fast
  • Taking customers’ food and drink orders, over the phone, and at the counter
  • Preparing menu items including cleaning and cutting the ingredients and cooking menu items
  • Memorizing the menu and recommending specials and other menu items
  • Delivering a memorable dining experience and resolving all customer issues promptly
  • Stocking and setting up the kitchen stations
  • Ensuring cooking utensils and kitchen area are cleaned during and after closing to comply with state regulations

Note, it is your responsibility to know the safe and proper methods of operating relevant appliances and utensils. You will need stamina to work long hours in a fast-paced environment. You also need to be able to lift heavy objects and collaborate effectively with other staff to meet customer, chef, and owner-operator expectations. Other reasonable expectations include:

  • No vulgar language at work
  • We are a drug free workplace
  • No phone zone at work, except to quickly check email or return urgent calls/texts
  • Be on time every time and do not leave until closing checklist is completed
  • Have a whatever-it-takes attitude, and help wherever needed
  • This role receives both cash and credit card tips; be sure you’re logged in when inputting orders
  • Will need an AK food workers card 

Hourly pay: $15 per hour + tips, paid bi-monthly FY23; 20-40 hrs per week.

For more information or to apply, contact Jim Hamilton via text or phone call. 907-231-6128. 

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