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Thank you for your interest in a position at Cove Surf and Turf! We are currently considering candidates for some of the following positions and look forward to reviewing your application.

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Our long-time prep chief has completed his medical field education and is moving on.

Are you an experienced, enthusiastic chef looking for an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive? Check out the list of bonuses and job requirements below:

โ€ข 401k employer matching – save for your retirement and get extra money for free just for doing it!

โ€ข Competitive pay with plenty of hours for highly driven individuals

โ€ข Rate increases with success evaluations

โ€ข Work with people who love their jobs

โ€ข Paid time off. Sometimes we need a few extra hours to take care of our personal lives without worrying about losing money.

โ€ข Cash bonuses for exceptional performance

โ€ข Flexible levels of responsibility and room for growth

โ€ข Huge discounts for employees and their families

โ€ข Full training and all necessary tools provided by the team and chef-owner for your guaranteed success

โ€ข 10 years worth of organizational materials to help make your job easier, more efficient and enjoyable

โ€ข Peer-moderated accountability system to keep everyone on track

We are selective in our hiring, and experience is second to character. Candidates should be self motivated, empathic, and unpretentious.

Family-owned and operated for nearly a decade, Cove Surf and Turf is hiring a skilled lead prep cook to join our expanding business and make us even better! Our employees enjoy a friendly, close-knit environment, leader mentorship with the opportunity for increased responsibility, and the ability to directly impact our small but growing innovative restaurant.

In this vital role, you’ll organize and own food preparation and manage relevant staff, ensuring safe food hygiene processes and execution. This is your opportunity to join us and flourish, contributing to a no-day-is-the-same environment with a collaborative team and owner who values respect, teamwork, integrity, and excellence. Our ideal Assistant Kitchen Manager is enthusiastic, engaged, curious, and committed to bettering their interpersonal skills and mentorship abilities. Seize the chance to up our customer’s culinary experience with hospitality and delicious specialty foods while crafting a career you love!

Ready to get started? See what it takes in the job details below.

CORE ATTRIBUTES

What You Bring to The Table

Preparing recipes to exact specifications and setting up stations for service, the chief prep chef directs and assists the BOH staff with all daily tasks necessary for our continued growth and success. Following are just some of the core professional attributes that are vital in this role:

Modestโ€“ Youโ€™re quick to acknowledge the contributions of your coworkers, while still crediting your own strengths and admitting weaknesses
People smart โ€“ You have an easy time understanding and communicating the needs of your staff and management. Following and giving direction come easily to you, and you often know how others will respond before delivering your message
Driven โ€“ You are always looking to do more than whatโ€™s asked of you. Youโ€™re self-motivated and rarely need anyone to keep you moving towards a common goal of success
Creative โ€“ You bring superb culinary execution and versatility to the team, and enjoy inventing and implementing ideas for success
Skilled โ€“ You know your way around the kitchen and have a deep understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, tools, and processes
Efficient โ€“ You are dedicated, conscientious, and committed to excellence in food preparation
Flexible โ€“ You can bob and weave as necessary, thriving in the fast-paced kitchen environment
Pressure player โ€“ You can juggle several responsibilities and quickly move from task to task while maintaining a positive and uplifting attitude

RESPONSIBILITIES

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Supporting food preparation for a busy kitchen, you’ll own and execute the following essential culinary activities:

Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
Prepare food for service (e.g., chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
Cook menu items according to the recipe in cooperation with staff
Answer, report, and follow the executive chef’s instructions
Clean up the station and manage leftover food
Stock inventory appropriately
Ensure high-quality food delivers punctually
Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
Assist in other areas of the kitchen as needed
REQUIREMENTS

What it Takes

We are looking for an outgoing, skilled culinarian committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience and taking our restaurant to the next level.

Minimum Required:

Training for this role is $18/hr. Experienced and efficient Managers can earn up to $60,000/year (with 10+ yrs. of exp).

The restaurant operates Wednesday-Sunday from 10am-9pm. 40 hour average work week

Fluency in English (both written and verbal)
Previous management experience in a professional environment
Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
Familiar with the industry’s best practices
Reliable transportation
Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary
ABOUT US

Our Secret Recipe

Your success is our success. Cove Surf and Turf is a beloved family-owned and operated restaurant that has been serving the New Bedford area for nearly a decade. We offer a wide array of custom culinary offerings created and crafted by Cove Surf and Turf.

We value our employees and appreciate the talent each team member brings. Our owner is heavily invested in each employee’s growth, development, persona, and professional success. We offer a competitive employment package and 401K matching.

If you are a hardworking Manager with a flair for cooking and exceptional food preparation, ready to join a friendly crew of like-minded, customer-driven, and team-oriented individuals, we’d love to meet you.

NOTE: Please do NOT CALL the restaurant about this position.

Cove Surf and Turf is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Calling all personable, experienced bartenders seeking a new opportunity with a family-friendly, local flare – Opportunity awaits!

Are you an energetic, outgoing bartender looking for a dynamic role at one of the community’s favorite hangouts? Family-owned and operated for nearly a decade, Cove Surf and Turf is hiring a multitasking Bartender/Cashier to join our dedicated team and make us even better! Our employees enjoy a friendly, close-knit environment, leader mentorship with the opportunity for more responsibilities, and the ability to directly impact our small but growing innovative restaurant.

In this fast-paced, customer-driven role, you’ll do everything from mixing drinks for busy wait staff to fielding calls from customers placing orders to go. This is an excellent opportunity for a bartender and/or cashier with a couple of years of experience looking to amp up their skill set, contributing in a meaningful way with a dynamic team and owner who values respect, teamwork, integrity, and excellence. Our ideal bartender/cashier is friendly, focused, flexible, and committed to providing an exceptional customer experience.

If you are an energetic, multitasking bartender who thrives in intimate, relaxed environments with live music and a lot going on, let’s talk. See what it takes in the job details below.

CORE ATTRIBUTES

What You Bring to The Table

Moving from task to task, the Bartender/cashier juggles an array of customer-focused services, acting as a lynchpin to the team. Following are just some of the core professional attributes that are vital in this role:

  • Customer-driven โ€“ You put the customer first, always. You easily field numerous requests and navigate quickly from ask to ask with ease
  • Skilled โ€“ You are skilled at what you do. You are an experienced bartender, have a deep understanding of the menu/offerings, and fill in for any role
  • Efficient โ€“ You are dedicated, conscientious, and committed to an exceptional customer experience
  • Flexible โ€“ You can bob and weave as necessary, thriving in the fast-paced, busy environment without breaking a sweat
  • Pressure player โ€“ You can juggle a million plates, and quickly move from task to task while maintaining a positive and uplifting attitude

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RESPONSIBILITIES

What You Can Expect Day-to-Day

Acting as both a cashier and bartender, you’ll own and execute the following essential core activities:

  • Make drinks and take food orders for bar patrons
  • Make drinks for servers; orders will be printed at the bar, and the bartender is expected to promptly mix all drinks and keep them organized for servers to pick up and deliver to the tables
  • Answer a busy phone line and place orders electronically
  • Take orders in-person at counter
  • Handle and be responsible for all payments (digital, credit cards, gift cards, and cash)
  • Occasionally deliver orders to guests waiting outside for curbside pickup
  • Accurately assist in packing orders for takeout
  • Take and process guests’ orders promptly
  • Memorize the drink and dessert menu for on-demand recitation
  • Up-sell desserts and drinks
  • Manage large groups quickly and efficiently through attentive service and precise order taking
  • Maintain a pleasant dining atmosphere and handle guest complaints/requests quickly

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REQUIREMENTS

What it Takes

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced Bartender/Cashier dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service and driving unsurpassed satisfaction. ย 

Minimum Required:

This hourly role compensates $10/hr plus bar patron, takeout, and server tips.

Available shifts are up to 40hrs/week, seven days, 11 am-10 pm.

  • 2+ yrs. of bartending experience
  • Strong knowledge of our menu to field guests’ questions and offer additional, relevant suggestions
  • Able to read the small print on receipts
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills
  • Neat, well-groomed appearance
  • Able to complete tasks swiftly and thrive under intense, fast timelines
  • Relaxed, calm demeanor no matter how busy it gets
  • Consistently punctual and on time for all shifts
  • Familiar with the industry’s best practices, especially service, and bartending
  • Reliable transportation
  • Able to work days, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary

Preferred

  • Comfort with Guest Center software (POS)

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ABOUT US

Our Secret Recipe

Your success is our success. Cove Surf and Turf is a beloved family-owned and operated restaurant that has been serving the New Bedford area for nearly a decade. We offer a wide array of custom culinary offerings created and crafted by Cove Surf and Turf. We value our employees and appreciate the talent each team member brings. Our owner is heavily invested in each employee’s growth, development, persona, and professional success. We offer a competitive employment package and 401K matching. If you are a gregarious Bartender/Cashier with a knack for outstanding customer service, who is ready to join a like-minded collaborative team, we’d love to meet you. Apply today by completing an application online and submitting 1+ references from a previous employer (hospitality industry preferable) at covesurfandturf.com/jobs. Questions? Submit them through our contact form online at covesurfandturf.com/contact

NOTE: Do NOT CALL the restaurant about this position.

Cove Surf and Turf is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Youโ€™re a leader and you exhibit that in your work every day. People would describe you as dependable, self-motivated, charismatic and calm under pressure. You seamlessly adapt to changing priorities under tight deadlines. You have an eye for efficiency and have experience creating, streamlining and managing operational processes. If this sounds like you, we want to meet you!

Cove Surf & Turf is a local favorite that serves up the freshest seafood in New Bedford. Local families, residents and tourists come to our restaurant for the fun ambience, first-class service and high-quality food. Weโ€™re looking for an experienced Front of House Manager to join our team.

Be the backbone of our operations.

The Front of House Manager will be the backbone of Cove Surf & Turfโ€™s operations. We will depend on you to run our dining area efficiently, hire and train staff, ensure timely and accurate service, and contribute to the success and reputation of our restaurant. In this role, you will:

  • Greet incoming and departing customers to create a pleasant ambiance and experience.
  • Manage the flow of guests into the dining areas and provide accurate wait times.
  • Promptly answer incoming calls, take reservations, coordinate takeout and delivery services.
  • Maintain a clean dining area and implement safe working practices.
  • Develop strong communication and line reporting procedures to implement and improve processes that drive better service and cleanliness.
  • Coordinate and lead management report meetings with key business leaders.
  • Lead hiring, managing, scheduling and training of supervisors, team leads and staff members.
  • Motivate the team to achieve their daily productivity and quality goals.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for operational issues, customer inquiries and escalations.
  • Recommend continuous improvements to our processes, workflows and operations.
  • Monitor and support customer service inquiries and promotions on social channels.

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Skills that you bring to the table

  • 2-3 years of experience in a high-traffic restaurant environment
  • Proven supervisory skills including hiring, coaching, disciplining, scheduling, conflict resolution and training
  • Basic computer proficiency with the ability to learn new applications and assist staff with questions or issues
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Integrity, detail-oriented, and customer-centric mindset
  • Strong leader with ability to motivate and deliver results
  • Flexibility to work extended hours, holidays and weekends, as necessary
  • Ability to manually lift and/or move items up to 50lbs

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $51,000.00 โ€“ $65,000.00 per year

A professional prep cook to prepare food to the exact restaurantโ€™s specifications and to set up stations for menu. Duties will consist of assisting the kitchen team with daily tasks. Advancement opportunity available.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow chefโ€™s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers

Requirements:

  • Fluency in reading and speaking English
  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a line chef, restaurant cook or prep cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industryโ€™s best practices
  • Reliable transportation

Job Type: Full-time

Pay from $15.00 per hour

401k Employer-matching retirement investing
50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
Family discounts for visiting members

Are you a friendly, dedicated Line Cook looking for an opportunity to shine? Let’s talk!

Are you an experienced, enthusiastic Line Cook looking for your next opportunity to learn, grow and thrive? Family-owned and operated for nearly a decade, Cove Surf and Turf is hiring a skilled Line Cook to join our growing team and make us even better! Our employees enjoy a friendly, close-knit environment, leader mentorship with the opportunity for more responsibilities, and the ability to directly impact our small but growing innovative restaurant.

In this vital culinary role, you’ll own and manage food preparation, ensuring safe food hygiene processes and execution. This is your opportunity to flourish, contributing in a no-day-is-the-same environment with a collaborative team and owner who values respect, teamwork, integrity, and excellence. Our ideal Line Cook is enthusiastic, engaged, curious, and committed to bettering their cooking skills and abilities. Seize the chance to up our customer’s culinary experience with delicious specialty foods while crafting a career you love!

Ready to get started? See what it takes in the job details below.

CORE ATTRIBUTES

What You Bring to The Table

Preparing food to exact specifications and setting up stations for service, the Line Cook assists the staff with all daily tasks necessary for our continued growth and success. Following are just some of the core professional attributes that are vital in this role:

  • Creative โ€“ You bring superb culinary execution and versatility to the team
  • Skilled โ€“ You know your way around the kitchen and have a deep understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, tools, and processes
  • Efficient โ€“ You are dedicated, conscientious, and committed to excellence in food preparation
  • Flexible โ€“ You can bob and weave as necessary, thriving in the fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Pressure player โ€“ You can juggle a million plates, wear many hats, and quickly move from task to task while maintaining a positive and uplifting attitude

RESPONSIBILITIES

What You Can Expect Day-to-Day

Supporting food preparation for a busy kitchen, you’ll own and execute the following essential Line Cook activities:

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g., chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items according to the recipe in cooperation with staff
  • Answer, report, and follow the executive chef’s instructions
  • Clean up the station and manage leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure high-quality food delivers punctually and simultaneously
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen as needed


REQUIREMENTS

What it Takes

We are looking for an outgoing, skilled Line Cook committed to delivering an exceptional customer culinary experience and taking our restaurant to the next level.

Minimum Required:

Training for this role is minimum $16/hr. Experienced chefs can earn up to $25/hr (with 10+ yrs. of exp).

The restaurant operates Wednesday-Sunday from 10am-9pm

  • Fluency in English (both written and verbal)
  • Previous line cook or chef experience in a professional environment
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with the industry’s best practices
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary


ABOUT US

Our Secret Recipe

Your success is our success. Cove Surf and Turf is a beloved family-owned and operated restaurant that has been serving the New Bedford area for nearly a decade. We offer a wide array of custom culinary offerings created and crafted by Cove Surf and Turf.

We value our employees and appreciate the talent each team member brings. Our owner is heavily invested in each employee’s growth, development, persona, and professional success. We offer a competitive employment package and 401K matching.

If you are a hardworking Line Cook with a flair for cooking and exceptional food preparation, ready to join a friendly team of like-minded customer-driven individuals, we’d love to meet you.

Apply today by completing an application online. Questions? Submit them through our contact form online at covesurfandturf.com/contact or email [email protected]

NOTE: Please do NOT CALL the restaurant about this position.

Cove Surf and Turf is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: $16.00 – $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Paid time off


  • Culinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Job summary

  • Answer high volume of phone calls and place orders on computer touch screen
  • Maintain strong knowledge of our menu to answer guestsโ€™ questions and to offer additional, relevant products
  • Take orders in-person at counter
  • Handle and be responsible for payments, including digital, credit cards, gift cards and cash
  • Deliver orders to guests waiting outside for curbside pickup
  • Accurately assist in packing orders for takeout
  • Ability to read small print on receipts


Job Type: Full-time

  • Pay from $15-18 per hour plus tips
  • Full-time
  • 401k Employer-matching retirement investing
  • 50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
  • Family discounts for visiting members

Job Description

  • Time management skills
  • Ability to operate industrial machinery and carry loads up to 50 lbs
  • Willingness to work on your feet for several hours

Dishwasher responsibilities

  • Operate the industrial dishwasher
  • Wash glassware, pots and other implements by hand
  • Empty and clean all trash receptacles
  • Clean dish storage areas
  • Follow sanitation policies at all times
  • Provide assistance to prep cooks and other kitchen staff as needed, especially during peak times
  • Perform opening, closing and side work
  • Clean up spills or broken glassware immediately
  • Report any sanitation or janitorial issues to appropriate parties

Job Type

  • Full-time
  • Pay: $15.00 per hour
  • 401k Employer-matching retirement investing
  • 50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
  • Family discounts for visiting members

Server responsibilities

  • Take and process guestsโ€™ orders in a timely fashion
  • Memorize drink and dessert menu for on-demand recitation
  • Up-sell desserts and drinks as appropriate for individual guests and parties
  • Manage large groups quickly and efficiently through attentive service and precise order taking
  • Maintain a pleasant dining atmosphere and handle guest complaints/requests quickly

Server skills

  • 2+ years waitstaff experience
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills
  • At least one positive reference from previous employer (hospitality industry preferable)
  • Comfort with Guest Center software a plus (POS)
  • Neat, well-groomed appearance
  • Ability to work well under intense time pressure
  • Excellent emotional control in fast-paced environments
  • Dedication to on-time arrival for shifts

Job Type: Full-Time

Compensation

  • $6.75 per hour plus generous tips
  • 401k Employer-matching retirement investing
  • 50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
  • Family discounts for visiting members

Expeditor responsibilities

  • Portion sauces and replenish stock
  • Adhere to health department regulations and keep a clean work environment
  • Plate desserts and salads
  • Assemble orders for dine-in, pickup and delivery, while ensuring accuracy and maintaining company standards
  • Coordinate servers, cashiers and drivers with orders as they come out of the kitchen

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Expeditor skills

  • 2+ years restaurant experience
  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills
  • At least one positive reference from previous employer (hospitality industry preferable)
  • Neat, well-groomed appearance
  • Ability to work well under intense time pressure
  • Excellent emotional control in fast-paced environments
  • Dedication to on-time arrival for shifts

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Job Type:ย Full-Time

Compensation

  • $15-18 per hour plus tip sharing
  • 401k Employer-matching retirement investing
  • 50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
  • Family discounts for visiting members

A professional prep cook to prepare food to the exact restaurantโ€™s specifications and to set up stations for menu. Duties will consist of assisting the kitchen team with daily tasks. Advancement opportunity available.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff
  • Answer, report and follow chefโ€™s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out in high quality and in a timely fashion
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers

Requirements:

  • Fluency in reading and speaking English
  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a line chef, restaurant cook or prep cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industryโ€™s best practices
  • Reliable transportation

Job Type: Full-time

Pay from $15.00 per hour

401k Employer-matching retirement investing
50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
Family discounts for visiting members

Only 1 spot open! Our kitchen is expanding and we’re accepting applications for a new chef to join us.

Are you an experienced, enthusiastic chef looking for an opportunity to learn, grow and thrive? Check out the list of bonuses and job requirements below:

401k employer matching – save for your retirement and get extra money for free just for doing it!

Competitive pay with plenty of hours for highly driven individuals

Rate increases with success evaluations

Work with people who love their jobs

Paid time off. Sometimes we need a few extra hours to take care of our personal lives without worrying about losing money.

Cash bonuses for exceptional performance

Flexible levels of responsibility and room for growth

Huge discounts for employees and their families

Full training and all necessary tools provided by the team and chef-owner for your guaranteed success

10 years-worth of training and organizational materials to help make your job easier, more efficient and enjoyable

Peer-moderated accountability system to keep everyone on track

We are selective in our hiring, and experience is second to character. Candidates should be self-motivated, empathic, and unpretentious.

Family-owned and operated for nearly a decade, Cove Surf and Turf is hiring a skilled line cook or chef to join our expanding business and make us even better! Our employees enjoy a friendly, close-knit environment, leader mentorship with the opportunity for increased responsibility, and the ability to directly impact our small but growing innovative restaurant.

In this vital role, you’ll organize and own food preparation and ensure safe food hygiene processes and execution. This is your opportunity to join us and flourish, contributing to a no-day-is-the-same environment with a collaborative team and owner who values respect, teamwork, integrity, and excellence. Our ideal chef is enthusiastic, engaged, curious, and committed to bettering their interpersonal skills and mentorship abilities. Seize the chance to up our customer’s culinary experience with hospitality and delicious specialty foods while crafting a career you love!

Ready to get started? See what it takes in the job details below.

CORE ATTRIBUTES

What You Bring to The Table

Preparing recipes to exact specifications and setting up stations for service, the line chef assists the BOH staff with all daily tasks necessary for our continued growth and success. Following are just some of the core professional attributes that are vital in this role:

  • Modestโ€“ Youโ€™re quick to acknowledge the contributions of your coworkers, while still crediting your own strengths and admitting weaknesses
  • People smart โ€“ You have an easy time understanding and communicating the needs of your co-workers and management. Following and giving direction come easily to you, and you often know how others will respond before delivering your message
  • Driven โ€“ You are always looking to do more than whatโ€™s asked of you. Youโ€™re self-motivated and rarely need anyone to keep you moving towards a common goal of success
  • Creative โ€“ You bring superb culinary execution and versatility to the team, and enjoy inventing and implementing ideas for success
  • Skilled โ€“ You know your way around the kitchen and have a deep understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, tools, and processes
  • Efficient โ€“ You are dedicated, conscientious, and committed to excellence in food preparation
  • Flexible โ€“ You can bob and weave as necessary, thriving in the fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Pressure player โ€“ You can juggle several responsibilities and quickly move from task to task while maintaining a positive and uplifting attitude

RESPONSIBILITIES

What You Can Expect Day-to-Day

Supporting food preparation for a busy kitchen, you’ll own and execute the following essential culinary activities:

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies
  • Prepare food for service (e.g., chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)
  • Cook menu items according to the recipe in cooperation with staff
  • Answer, report, and follow the executive chef’s instructions
  • Clean up the station and manage leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure high-quality food delivers punctually
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers
  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen as needed

REQUIREMENTS

What it Takes

We are looking for an outgoing, skilled culinarian committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience and taking our restaurant to the next level.

Minimum Required:

Training for this role is $17/hr. Experienced and efficient Managers can earn up to $60,000/year (with 10+ yrs. of exp).

The restaurant operates Wednesday-Sunday from 10am-9pm. 40 hour average work week

  • Fluency in English (both written and verbal)
  • Previous management experience in a professional environment
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment, and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with the industry’s best practices
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary

ABOUT US

Our Secret Recipe

Your success is our success. Cove Surf and Turf is a beloved family-owned and operated restaurant that has been serving the New Bedford area for nearly a decade. We offer a wide array of custom culinary offerings created and crafted by Cove Surf and Turf.

We value our employees and appreciate the talent each team member brings. Our owner is heavily invested in each employee’s growth, development, persona, and professional success. We offer a competitive employment package and 401K matching.

If you are a hardworking chef with a flair for cooking and exceptional food preparation, ready to join a friendly crew of like-minded, customer-driven, and team-oriented individuals, we’d love to meet you.

NOTE: Please do NOT CALL the restaurant about this position.

Cove Surf and Turf is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job summary

  • Answer high volume of phone calls and place orders on computer touch screen
  • Maintain strong knowledge of our menu to answer guestsโ€™ questions and to offer additional, relevant products
  • Take orders in-person at counter
  • Handle and be responsible for payments, including digital, credit cards, gift cards and cash
  • Deliver orders to guests waiting outside for curbside pickup
  • Accurately assist in packing orders for takeout
  • Ability to read small print on receipts


Job Type: Full-time

  • Pay from $15-18 per hour plus tips
  • Full-time
  • 401k Employer-matching retirement investing
  • 50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
  • Family discounts for visiting members

Job Description

  • Time management skills
  • Ability to operate industrial machinery and carry loads up to 50 lbs
  • Willingness to work on your feet for several hours

Dishwasher responsibilities

  • Operate the industrial dishwasher
  • Wash glassware, pots and other implements by hand
  • Empty and clean all trash receptacles
  • Clean dish storage areas
  • Follow sanitation policies at all times
  • Provide assistance to prep cooks and other kitchen staff as needed, especially during peak times
  • Perform opening, closing and side work
  • Clean up spills or broken glassware immediately
  • Report any sanitation or janitorial issues to appropriate parties

Job Type

  • Full-time
  • Pay: $15.00 per hour
  • 401k Employer-matching retirement investing
  • 50% discounts on all food. Free soft drinks
  • Family discounts for visiting members

You can download the Printable Application form below and email it to us with your resume to [email protected]

Submit an application online

Job application

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Are you located outside the New Bedford area? We can bring our menu at your table.