Host or Server


Are you looking for a fun and rewarding place to work? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Are you passionate about the restaurant industry? If you answered yes to these questions, we encourage you to secure your future with us as we continue to grow. Become a part of the Eel River Brewing Company team and join a well-established organization that has been a mainstay in the local community since 1995.

We are in search of outgoing, friendly and hardworking individuals with a passion for high-quality food, craft beer, and excellent service to join our team in the roles of Host and/or Servers. Multiple positions are available.

For the position of Host: The ideal candidate loves making small talk with customers and is willing to learn patrons’ names in our small-town establishment. They should be willing to bus and assist servers and bartender to keep up with busy shifts. Some back-of-house assistance might be needed, such as inspecting/cleaning restrooms. If you love the restaurant business and genuinely enjoy people, we want to hear from you.

For the position of Server: The ideal candidate is a skilled multi-tasker who ensures that guests have a positive and memorable experience at our Pub and Restaurant. They will be responsible for answering guest questions about our beers, menu, daily specials and novelty items. If you have previous experience as a Server and a dedication to providing excellent service to customers, we want to hear from you.

Host Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
• Greet customers as soon as they walk through the door
• Provide patrons with accurate wait time estimates during busy periods
• Maintain a neat, organized front-of-house environment
• Seat guests and take initial drink orders as needed to ensure ideal speed of service
• Assist with opening/closing tasks and side work as needed
• Learn beer, food and beverage menu
• Rotate seating between different stations to ensure even workloads for wait staff

Host Qualifications
• Flexible schedule, particularly for weekend/evening shifts
• Previous customer service experience, preferably in the hospitality industry
• Ability to work 6+ hours on your feet at a time
• Advanced time management experience
• Friendly, open disposition
• Team player who looks for ways to help other employees whenever needed
• Willingness to work holidays

Server Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
• Take customers’ food and drink orders
• Ensure that all orders are accurate and brought to each table in a timely manner
• Suggest beer, appetizers and meals to customers based on the menu and specials
• Work closely with restaurant management to immediately address all customer concerns and maintain a pleasant dining experience
• Confirm orders with the chefs and bartender whenever a clarification is requested
• Assist with setting and rearranging tables to accommodate larger parties
• Build rapport with customers and provide them with a genuine, friendly and welcoming dining experience
• Able to make suggestive sells and upsell novelty to customers based on the items they have chosen

Server Qualifications
• At least 18 years of age
• 2+ years’ Server experience preferred
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to work 6+ hours on your feet at a time
• Excellent people skills and outgoing personality
• Team player, Hard worker, Honest
• Flexible schedule, particularly for weekend/evening shifts
• Previous knowledge of restaurant POS software platform is a plus
• Passion for craft beer, entertainment, and atmosphere is a plus

Eel River Brewing Company offers Benefits to full time employees (including Health, Dental, Vision, and 401K retirement), Annual Profit Sharing and competitive pay based on experience. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Please send resume with work references to info@eelriverbrewing.com or drop off at the Pub at 1777 Alamar Way, Fortuna. Absolutely no phone calls!