Kindred Teas & Tonic Cafe hiring Cafe Manager and Mixologist

Somerville, Massachusetts

Job: Café Manager and Mixologist

Necessary Skills: Management, Bartending, Mixology, Precision in Measurement and Recipe Capabilities

Necessary Personality Type: Passionate, Creative, Fowardthinking, Unpretentious, Self Motivated, Patient

Welcomed skills:, Social media, Retail experience, Catering experience

Looking to hire a person (s) with a combined skill set of managing people in a restaurant/café setting with experience in bartending AND has a passion for the mixology of it.  This passion would be applied to creating, preparing, mixing, selling, and sharing knowledge of our in house made TONICS – vinegars, shrubs, vegetables, fruits and herbs (vs the mixing of alcohol based beverages).   Our ideal team member is creative, outgoing, energetic, a fast-learner, and smiles a lot. You enjoy being around people, and can get along with people of all different ages and backgrounds. When you take on a project, we can trust that you will get it done with minimal supervision while implementing the vision of the team.  You should be comfortable working on your feet for several hours at a time and be able to lift up to 60 lbs.

Experience with bartending/mixology would be a requirement. Previous managerial experience within the café industry is a requirement.  Excellent mathematical skills are required due to measurements are involved on a daily basis.   Knowledgeable of vinegars, shrubs, vegetables, fruit and/or herbs would be helpful (fermentation period, seasonal uses, pairing, etc.).   Position would involve creating in house and seasonal tonics for retail and wholesale; working directly with vendors that provide Fairtrade and organic ingredients.  So, yes you must support the Kindred mission (awareness of social and environmental standards).   Hiring, Training, Customer service, preparing and serving or tonics as well as other menu options.   Social media, Microsoft office knowledge would be consider a plus.

Full time, salaried position with health care after 3 months.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Flexible schedule a must, certainly in the first few months, and please plan on partial weekends and some nights.  Our goal is (for YOU) to run a kick a$$ place while taking into account our human needs to have a well rounded life.  We will be closed on Mondays and with shortened service on Sundays and Tuesdays.  We will make sure all kindreds have a minimum of 2 days off a week.  Kindred will host charitable community events on a regular basis and will depend on you to develop and implement such events minimum 4 times a year.  You will also oversee other non-managerial kindreds in such missions.

Please email Leigh.Ilovekindred@gmail com your resume.  We encourage you to read more about us on our yet to be completed website www.ilovekindred.com including our mission and our background.

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