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.

LARRY
Captain at El Gaucho Bellevue

WHITNEY
Event Director at El Gaucho Bellevue

MARK
Bar Manager at El Gaucho Portland

MARCUS
Server at El Gaucho Tacoma

ROSENDO
Executive Sous Chef at El Gaucho Tacoma

EMILIO
Prep Cook at El Gaucho Portland

JOIN OUR TEAM

Fire & Vine Hospitality is looking for solid industry professionals who are committed to high standards of unparalleled service to join our successful and growing team. Our company was built on several core values that drive our success with a focus on professionalism, passion, integrity, respect and empowerment to achieve excellence. We value a positive, upbeat and flexible attitude and someone who exudes a generous and guest-focused mindset of true hospitality.  Qualified candidates must have a team-oriented, can-do attitude and open availability. We pride ourselves on our commitment to the heart of our business, our guests, with a service philosophy centered on their satisfaction. We revel in celebrating lives. We proudly strive to provide the best work environment, benefits, and wages.

VIEW OUR CURRENT AVAILABLE JOBS:

RESTAURANT POSITIONS

RESTAURANT POSITIONS

El Gaucho, AQUA by El Gaucho and Aerlume
The premier celebratory hospitality company in the Pacific Northwest, our collection of properties includes El Gaucho, AQUA by El Gaucho and Aerlume. We are looking for exceptional people to join our growing team.

We revel in celebrating the lives of every guest who enters our doors with timeless, yet contemporary service.

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.

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

EXECUTIVE CHEF

Fire & Vine Hospitality properties are known for personalized and unparalleled guest experiences, and our company pillars include: Individual Responsibility, Professionalism, Stewardship, Action-Oriented, Free Enterprise, Building a Strong Community, and Heritage of Hospitality. Our ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills.

We are proud to offer top of the market compensation and fantastic benefits which include: ongoing education, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K with company matching, dining house account, employee meals and employee dining discount.

If you are an accomplished professional with a passion for hospitality; we’d love to hear from you.

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SOUS CHEF
Reports to: Executive Chef

Where might you fit into our team? Do you truly believe in the power of hospitality? Do you go above and beyond each time for each guest? Would you like to work in a restaurant where you can build your career and have work/life balance? We offer benefits and compensation at the top of the market, food and beverage education, crew meal, employee discounts, and the chance to work in a family environment, where each member of our team contributes to our success. Qualified candidates will have kitchen and pastry and or baking experience, open availability, and a commitment to excellence. Please submit your application online. No in person applicants please. We look forward to meeting you.

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

CAPTAIN
Reports to: General 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:
Experience in coursed service, fine dining etiquette, problem solving and management are required as well as an ability to work well under pressure while managing staff expectations. Responsibilities include nightly floor service, administrative duties and operational oversight. Must have a desire for team success through a positive, upbeat and energetic attitude toward guests and team members.

El Gaucho »

BARTENDER
Reports to: Captain and/or General Manager

Bartenders are an important part of the legendary service experience we provide for our guests. We are looking for experienced and professional team members who are dedicated to learning and consistently crafting a unique set of cocktails, while multi-tasking and staying upbeat and positive. Experience with high-end craft cocktails and fine wine are needed, as well as the ability to provide full service at the bar top. Responsibilities include: Consistent quality cocktail creation. Set-up, maintenance, and operation of the bar. Communicate with front and back-of-the-house staff to provide an experience that exceeds guest expectations. Wash and sterilize glassware, prepare and replenish drink garnishes.

We provide industry-leading compensation and a consistent work schedule with Sundays and Mondays off.

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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.”

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

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.”

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

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.”

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

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.

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

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.

AQUA / El Gaucho »
Aerlume »

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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EVENT DIRECTOR
Reports to: General Manager

Our private dining and events team is dedicated to creating a flawless experience for our guests’ most important business and personal moments. We manage multiple events simultaneously and drive sales for the restaurant. Our Event Directors work closely with clients to identify their needs and ensure their satisfaction. The ideal candidate for this position is extremely detailed oriented and organized with exceptional communication skills, and a passion for hospitality. Roles and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to selling our event space by phone, email and in person, guiding guests through menu planning and other event details, administrative work, and marketing the restaurant through social media assistance and networking.

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EVENT COORDINATOR
Reports to: Event Director

Our Event Coordinators and Front Desk Team work closely with Event Directors, front of house staff and kitchen staff to ensure each event is a success. The ideal candidate for this position is warm and friendly, works well both independently and in a team setting, and is extremely detail oriented with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Roles and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: administrative work, such as creating and printing menus and event sheets, preparing rooms for parties (assisting with décor etc.), greeting and seating parties upon arrival, answering phones and assisting with inquiries and reservations.

If you are an energetic professional with a heart of hospitality, we’d love to hear from you!

Qualifications include: 1-3 years of restaurant or customer service experience preferred, with computer skills, positive attitude, ability to work well under pressure, and professional appearance and attire.

AQUA / El Gaucho »
AERLUME »

BOOKKEEPER
Reports to: General Manager

Our company is defined by the professionals on our team who embody a heart of hospitality. This is a rare opportunity to join our amazing team of professionals.

The ideal candidate is resourceful, a self-starter, has high integrity, and able to lead others in a positive work environment.

The bookkeeper position will examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records to prepare financial statements, give advice, or audit and evaluate statements prepared by others. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

Cash handling and sales reconciliation experience required.

Hours/days are Monday through Friday approximately 9-5pm (35-40 hours a week).  Closed on all major holidays!

Benefits Include: Medical, dental and vision benefit eligibility after 30 days, 401K with company matching, competitive wages, growth potential, employee dining discount.

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