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restaurants looking for SUPER QUALIFIED AND FUN help???

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by vox, Mar 18, 2002.

  1. vox

    vox TRIBE Member

    hey...

    so i got laid off from my job...and i'm a student so i need to rustle up something fast...just wondering if any of you out there know any restaurants who are looking for either cooks or waitresses.

    i've worked at north 44, which is one of the best in the city...so i'm fully equipped and able and capable to handle long shifts, bust my ass during service...and i'm FUN TO WORK WITH!

    any suggestions would be mightily appreciated.

    thanks!

    - mercedes
     
  2. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    the docks is having a job fair either this weekend or next...not sure, check their site.

    also Richtree Foods, the company that owns movenpick, is getting ready to open a new restuarant in the north part of toronto. might want to talk to them.
     
  3. Aphrodite

    Aphrodite TRIBE Member

    the Docks. you're garrenteed a job but it doesn't open till May1. it's a lot of fun in the kitchen. the chef is so easy going.. ask for Robin.
     
  4. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

  5. vox

    vox TRIBE Member

    thanks guys...keep 'em coming!

    aphrodite: why is he good to work for? do you know first hand?

    rosey: it was nice meeting you at my house a few weeks back.
     
  6. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    ummmmm, yeah. :eek:
    do you live with ryan? cause if you do then i remember meeting you. if not......:eek: :eek: :eek:
     
  7. poker face

    poker face TRIBE Member

    The owner of Element is opening up a new restaurant on Queen Street where the Future Bakery was. It will have food like Gypsy Coop etc.. Plus dj's I believe. IHe is probably looking for staff because it is opening April 1st.
    The name of the restaurant is called Habitat!
     
  8. vox

    vox TRIBE Member


    do i EVER!

    poker face: so where would i submit my resume to? element?
     
  9. Aphrodite

    Aphrodite TRIBE Member

    I've worked at the Dock's for 3 years.. 2 of which I was in the kitchen. Robin is the Head Chef, and a great friend. He's the nicest guy. He's really easy going, not looking over you shoulder stressing you out all the time. He's great with going home early and coming in late. It's hard not to take adventage of him. Plus, he's HUMUNGOUS and would lift me up and twirl me around like a rag doll. lots of fun :) I love working with young people. plus there's an insnane amount of good looking people to stare at all day!

    email me and I'll give you his #. the Dock's always needs staff! and honestly I was a we bit sad leaving last year because I've had a lot of fun there.. (must resist going back)
     
  10. Rosey

    Rosey TRIBE Member

    in that case, i was hanging out with your friend ian and ryan yesterday at mcveigh's. where were you?
     
  11. Bean

    Bean TRIBE Member

    I worked for Richtree full time during one summer, and part time during the following school year.

    I'm not sure what it's like working in one of their restaurants, as I worked at one of those Take me! Marchés (Yonge & Yonge Blvd and the one across from the Guvernment).

    I tend to be a lil bit too idealistic in my expectations, and maybe I

    1. was expecting too much
    2. was naive about the food service industry

    however,

    - there was a fairly high staff turnover
    - people didn't show up for their shifts, leaving me to work 14 hour days on several occasions
    - pay started at minimum wage, with raises far far in the future (though, i struck a deal with my manager and the low wage issue was no longer an issue :) )
    - the annoying music that is looped and looped and looped ( i sewr, each morning i was preparing salads to the exact same song)

    the perks?

    1. each employee's birthday is considered a paid holiday
    2. you can eat marché food at a fraction of the cost (something like $0.34 per hour you work is taken off for the cost of food).
    3. the staff generally are a lot of fun to work with

    I'd also imagine that it might be easier looking for a job in the foodservice industry closer to the summer, as thats when tourism picks up.

    Another thing to consider (for the summer) is cheffing at a resort or summer camp. I've done that for a few summers and had loads of fun.

    Good luck,

    Peace,

    Sabina

    .:. Share what you know, learn what you don't .:.
     
  12. vox

    vox TRIBE Member

    i was supposed to go...but i was all distraught about being laid off and hormonal, so i was a bundle of tears at home :(
     
  13. vox

    vox TRIBE Member

    one more try...*bump*
     
  14. BigBadBaldy

    BigBadBaldy TRIBE Member

    Swan Restaurant is currently seeking kitchen help, more specifically the Chef position has become future-vacant.

    Wait a minute, I'm the Chef at Swan!

    BBB.

    Was.

    PS Anyone want to give an intelligent, handsome, cooperative, thoughtful, sexy, arrogant, egotistical, hard-working, quick-learning, fast-talking ex-Chef a break in a new industry? Hijacking a job search thread with my own job search! WheE! How crass!
     

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