CAREERS2018-08-02T07:47:02+00:00

TEAM MEMBERS IN ACTION

Our company is defined by the professionals on our team who embody a heart of hospitality. Hear from a few of our teammates in their own words about the Fire & Vine culture.

JONNY
Maitre’d at Miller’s Guild

MARCUS
Server at El Gaucho Tacoma

LARRY
Captain at El Gaucho Seattle

WHITNEY
Event Director at El Gaucho Bellevue

ROSENDO
Executive Sous Chef at El Gaucho Seattle

JESSIE
Bartender at Civility & Unrest

MARK
Bar Manager at El Gaucho Portland

JOIN OUR TEAM

Fire & Vine Hospitality is a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Individuals who are self-starters, committed to high standards, and delivering unparalleled service thrive on our team. Our company was built on seven key pillars that drive our company forward, which include: Individual Responsibility, Professionalism, Stewardship, Action-Oriented, Free Enterprise, Building a Strong Community, and Heritage of Hospitality. Our purpose is simple: We revel in celebrating lives and creating memorable experiences for our guests. If you have a can-do attitude and heart for hospitality, we’d love to hear from you!

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RESTAURANT POSITIONS   |   HOTEL POSITIONS

RESTAURANT POSITIONS

El Gaucho, AQUA by El Gaucho, Miller’s Guild, The Lakehouse, and Civility & Unrest
The premier celebratory hospitality company in the Pacific Northwest, our collection of properties includes El Gaucho, AQUA by El Gaucho, and James Beard Award Winning Chef Jason Wilson’s properties: Miller’s Guild, The Lakehouse, and Civility & Unrest.  We revel in celebrating the lives of every guest who enters our doors with timeless, yet contemporary service. Three new restaurants will join the collection in 2018 and we are looking for exceptional people to join our growing team.

GENERAL MANAGER / MANAGER

We offer a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Individuals who are self-starters, committed to high standards and delivering unparalleled service thrive on our team. Ideal candidates possess a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are a must. Our team is professional and compensated as such. Our benefits, pay and quality of life are some of the best in the industry.

Position Qualifications:

  • Heart of Hospitality – We revel in celebrating lives.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in hospitality or equivalent experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Strong aptitude in financial management, financial reports and analysis.
  • Strong networking expertise with business contacts.
  • Ability to identify, train, and lead staff in a positive, productive environment.
  • Proven financial expertise, versatility and current with trends in sales/marketing, food and beverage and other industry-related issues.
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BARTENDER
Reports to: Captain and/or General Manager

Experience required, knowledge of wine is a must, French style service, and familiarity with Micros a plus. Responsible for the set-up, maintenance, and operation of the bar. Responsible for properly taking drink orders from guests and producing drinks for guests and servers in accordance with company recipe specifications and standards. Mix and serve drinks to guests, directly or through servers. Full service over the bar top. Learn and consistently craft a unique set of cocktails, while multi-tasking and staying upbeat and positive. Communicates with front and back-of-the-house staff to provide an experience that meets or exceeds guest expectations. Work by the motto “we are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.” Provides the highest quality of service to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability. Wash and sterilize glassware, prepare and replenish drink garnishes. Professionals only, please.

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SERVER / FOOD SERVER
Reports to: Captain and/or General Manager

Responsible for coordinating entire station and communicating with front and back-of-the-house staff to provide a dining experience that meets or exceeds guest expectations. Responsible for properly taking and ringing in food and beverage orders, serving food and beverage, handling payment, and seeing to the needs of guests. To provide the highest quality of service to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability. Uphold our motto “We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.”

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El Gaucho – All Locations »
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FRONT DESK / RUNNER
Reports to: Captain and/or General Manager

To orchestrate the flow of seating, balance guest seating amongst the various service stations, and maximize the sales volume of the restaurant. May assist in seating guests and assigning service stations to staff. You are the first and last impression of the guest (in person and/or by telephone); professionalism, a friendly and welcoming demeanor, and an efficient manner is required. Collects, inputs, and updates guest data, assists with guest loyalty programs, neighborhood marketing, and execution of the concierge program. May provide support for other marketing programs. Responsible for taking and ringing in to go orders, handling payment, and seeing to the needs of guests. To provide the highest quality of service to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability. Uphold our motto “We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.”

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EXPEDITOR / BUSSER
Reports to: Captain and/or General Manager

Functions as the communications link between and among the various food production areas in the kitchen to ensure the coordination and smooth flow of quality products being produced and assembled so servers may deliver meal orders to dining room guests in a timely manner. Ensures quality and proper presentation of food with the appropriate accompaniments. Hot food hot and cold food cold. Kitchen expedite line is always stocked, neat, clean, and safe. To provide the highest quality of service to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability. Uphold our motto “We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.”

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LINE COOK
Reports to: Executive Chef and Sous Chef

To coordinate all cooking line activity for maximum efficiency and guest satisfaction. Responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served, complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards. Following established food production programs, recipes, timings, portions, and procedures, coordinating that execution with other stations. Responsible for appropriate use of restaurant supplies and equipment to minimize loss and waste. To provide the highest quality of service and product to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability.

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DISHWASHER
Reports to: Executive Chef and Sous Chef

Wash and store dishes and kitchen utensils, and to help maintain kitchen and dishroom cleanliness in accordance with the restaurants’ and health department standards, complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards. As needed, responsible for the preparation of batch recipes and production of bulk items while following the established food production programs, recipes, portions, and procedures. Responsible for appropriate use of restaurant supplies and equipment to minimize loss and waste. To provide the highest quality of service and product to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability.

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VALET / SHUTTLE DRIVER
El Gaucho and AQUA by El Gaucho

El Gaucho and AQUA by El Gaucho are seeking a high energy career-minded hospitality professional to join our incredible staff. The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must. Responsibilities include valeting hotel guest cars, upkeep of public areas, concierge shuttle operation for hotel guests in immediate downtown area, and assisting all arrivals and departures. This position requires a candidate that maintains a clean, professional and groomed appearance, and has the ability to exhibit professional demeanor under stress while solving practical problems with limited support. Basic computer skills, a clean driving record with the ability to pass a drug screening, and the confidence to work effectively under the pressure of multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, speed, courtesy, and cooperativeness under little or no supervision. Previous valet experience is preferred, must be a high school graduate with a clean driving record.

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HOTEL POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Eritage – Walla Walla, WA. Beautifully nestled on 300 acres in the rolling fields of wheat and vineyards of Washington wine country, only minutes from downtown Walla Walla and its regional airport. Eritage will open in June 2018 and will include 10 luxury suites and 10 lakefront villas. Each suite opens to a patio or deck with expansive views of the Blue Mountains, rolling farmland and a pristine man-made lake. This intimate property is tucked within the vineyards and is designed to provide guests with an exceptional Washington wine country experience, lodging and cuisine.

Inn at El Gaucho – Seattle, WA. Located in Seattle’s ultra-hip neighborhood, the Inn at El Gaucho offers 16 boutique suites sitting above El Gaucho Seattle, and is minutes away from landmarks such as Pike Place Market and the Space Needle.  Adorned in retro-swank fifties décor, the Inn at El Gaucho delivers an unparalleled personal experience tailored to each guest’s unique Seattle story. Our team consistently surprises and delights each guest, providing authentic, sincere and anticipatory service.

ERITAGE – WALLA WALLA
SOUS CHEF
Reports to: Chef de Cuisine

We are seeking a talented Sous Chef to report to the Chef de Cuisine and work with James Beard Award-winning Chef Jason Wilson to create an exceptional dining experience for resort guests, local residents and wine country visitors.  The menu will embrace a craftsman’s approach to cooking, using live fire as a medium and look for the best ways to highlight the highest quality ingredients that speak to the region.  Eritage will feature a simple, approachable and deliciously focused menu that embraces the heritage of Walla Walla and tradition of modern American cooking.  The Sous Chef is responsible for setting the standards of exceptional guest experiences. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.

Position Qualifications:

  • Heart of Hospitality – We revel in celebrating lives.
  • Experience in the hospitality industry.
  • Creative culinary skills necessary for menu execution.
  • Ability to identify, train, and lead staff in a positive, productive environment.
  • Proven versatility and up to date with current trends in food & beverage and other industry-related issues.

ERITAGE – WALLA WALLA
FRONT DESK / NIGHT AUDITOR
Reports to: General Manager

Eritage is seeking a high energy career-minded hospitality professional to join our incredible staff. The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must. Responsibilities include checking in and out guests, reservations, processing all transactions, proper ID and cash handling, maintaining lobby cleanliness, happy hour set-up/break-down, comprehensive concierge service, and room inspections for all arrivals. The position requires the ability to exhibit professional demeanor under stress while solving practical problems with limited support, the ability to learn new computer systems, compute and adjust mathematical calculations, and the confidence to work effectively under the pressure of multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, speed, courtesy, and cooperativeness under little or no supervision. Previous hotel experience is preferred, must be a high school graduate, and have the ability to lift 30 pounds without assistance.

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ERITAGE – WALLA WALLA
SERVER
Reports to: General Manager

Responsible for coordinating entire station and communicating with front and back-of-the-house staff to provide a dining experience that meets or exceeds guest expectations. Responsible for properly taking and ringing in food and beverage orders, serving food and beverage, handling payment, and seeing to the needs of guests. To provide the highest quality of service to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability. Uphold our motto “We are ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen.”

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ERITAGE – WALLA WALLA
LINE COOK
Reports to: Chef de Cuisine

To coordinate all cooking line activity for maximum efficiency and guest satisfaction. Responsible for preparing and/or directing the preparation of food to be served, complying with all applicable sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards. Following established food production programs, recipes, timings, portions, and procedures, coordinating that execution with other stations. Responsible for appropriate use of restaurant supplies and equipment to minimize loss and waste. To provide the highest quality of service and product to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability.

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ERITAGE – WALLA WALLA
BARTENDER
Reports to: General Manager

Responsible for the set up, maintenance, and operation of the bar. Responsible for properly taking drink orders from guests and producing drinks for guests and waitstaff in accordance with company recipe specifications and standards. Rings in food and beverage orders, serves food and beverage, handles payment, and sees to the needs of guests. Communicates with front and back-of-the-house staff to provide an experience that meets or exceeds guest expectations. Provides the highest quality of service to guests in accordance with company policies and objectives, to strive towards guest satisfaction, positive employee relations, and profitability. Wash and sterilize glassware, prepare and replenish drink garnishes.

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ERITAGE – WALLA WALLA
MAINTENANCE
Reports to: General Manager

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INN AT EL GAUCHO – SEATTLE
FRONT DESK TEAM MEMBER

Reports to: Inn Manager

The Inn at El Gaucho is seeking a high energy career-minded hospitality professional to join our incredible staff. The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must. Responsibilities include checking in/out guests, reservations, processing all transactions, proper ID and cash handling, maintaining lobby cleanliness, happy hour set-up/break-down, comprehensive concierge knowledge, and room inspections for all arrivals. The position requires the ability to exhibit professional demeanor under stress while solving practical problems with limited support, the ability to learn new computer systems, compute and adjust mathematical calculations, and the confidence to work effectively under the pressure of multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, speed, courtesy, and cooperativeness under little or no supervision. Previous hotel experience is preferred, must be a high school graduate, and have the ability to lift 30 pounds without assistance.

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INN AT EL GAUCHO – SEATTLE
FRONT DESK NIGHT AUDIT TEAM MEMBER

Reports to: Inn Manager

The Inn at El Gaucho is seeking a high energy career-minded hospitality professional to join our incredible staff. The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must. Responsibilities include checking in and out guests, reservations, processing all transactions, proper ID and cash handling, maintaining lobby cleanliness, happy hour set-up/break-down, comprehensive concierge service, and room inspections for all arrivals. The position requires the ability to exhibit professional demeanor under stress while solving practical problems with limited support, the ability to learn new computer systems, compute and adjust mathematical calculations, and the confidence to work effectively under the pressure of multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, speed, courtesy, and cooperativeness under little or no supervision. Previous hotel experience is preferred, must be a high school graduate, and have the ability to lift 30 pounds without assistance.

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INN AT EL GAUCHO – SEATTLE
VALET / HOUSEPERSON

Reports to: Inn Manager

The Inn at El Gaucho is seeking a high energy career-minded hospitality professional to join our incredible staff. The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must. Responsibilities include valeting hotel guest cars, upkeep of public areas and housekeeping room, mini bar inventory and replenishment, laundry exchange, stayover cleans, concierge shuttle operation for hotel guests in immediate downtown area, and assisting all arrivals and departures with luggage. This position requires a candidate that maintains a clean, professional and groomed appearance, and has the ability to exhibit professional demeanor under stress while solving practical problems with limited support. Basic computer skills, a clean driving record with the ability to pass a drug screening, and the confidence to work effectively under the pressure of multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, speed, courtesy, and cooperativeness under little or no supervision. Previous hotel experience is preferred, must be a high school graduate, and have the ability to lift 75 pounds without assistance.

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INN AT EL GAUCHO – SEATTLE
HOUSEKEEPER

Reports to: Inn Manager

The Inn at El Gaucho is seeking a high energy career-minded hospitality professional to join our incredible staff. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must. Responsibilities include full clean and stayover housekeeping service for in-house and arriving guests, upkeep of public areas, preventative scheduled deep cleanings, and garbage and recycling removal. This position requires a candidate with effective oral communication skills that maintains a clean, professional and groomed appearance and has the confidence to work effectively under the pressure of multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail, accuracy, speed, courtesy, and cooperativeness under little or no supervision. 1 year of prior housekeeping experience is preferred and must have the ability to lift 30 pounds without assistance.

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