Careers At Spice Trade Brewery & Kitchen

We’re always looking for talented and passionate people to join our team! Email us your resume to Jobs@SpiceTradeBrewing.com

Below are the current open positions at Spice Trade Brewing

Sous Chef 

Full Time – Salary – Scratch Kitchen

Spice Trade Brewery & Kitchen is seeking an experienced Sous Chef who is passionate about food and has proven experience managing people. This is an exciting opportunity to work for an award winning Brewpub with a seasonally rotating menu of globally inspired dishes. We welcome your creative input and because of our rotating, globally inspired menu, no cuisine is off the table. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with our brewing team on beer dinners, beer and food pairings, and even the chance to brew your own beer. This position will report directly to the Executive Chef.

This position will require:

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Sous Chef
  • Strong attention to detail and communication skills
  • Proven experience managing and holding others accountable
  • Ability to work autonomously and take the lead as necessary

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and passionate about good food and excited about leading a from-scratch kitchen who is willing to check their ego at the door. This is a working Sous Chef position and you will be responsible for working the line and performing all kitchen duties. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage a kitchen staff of 7-10 employees including dishwasher, line cooks and lead line cooks
  • Oversee kitchen operations in accordance with the organization’s standards
  • Manage kitchen staff to ensure they are performing their job duties, prepping, cooking, strictly following recipes and plating properly
  • Assist in onboarding & provide training to all kitchen staff including monitoring ongoing progress and providing continuous feedback
  • Maintain communication with Executive Chef about all kitchen operations
  • Monitor inventory daily and maintain waste log, prep list and needs list
  • Ensure kitchen staff adherence to scheduled hours and disciplining when necessary
  • Maintain appropriate staffing levels in the kitchen at all times by making appropriate cuts and communicating with the Executive Chef when increased staffing is needed
  • Place food orders and put away orders as needed
  • Execute prep to Executive Chef’s specification and delegate prep as appropriate
  • Able to execute every dish on menu to the Executive Chef’s standards
  • Ensure every plate leaving the kitchen is to the Executive Chef’s standards

Benefits

  • Salary up to $60k depending on experience
  • Paid time off and paid sick leave
  • Company group Health Insurance
  • Employee discount, free beer & meals

About Spice Trade:

Spice Trade Brewery & Kitchen is a small, independent, and locally owned brewpub based in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Our from scratch kitchen serves a rotating menu of globally inspired street food that focuses on a different region of the world throughout the year. Our award-winning kitchen and brewery work tightly together with a strong focus on beer and food pairings as well as ingredients, flavors and ideas flowing in both directions. Our brewery specializes in brewing unique, culinary inspired beer to showcase cultures from around the world. Formerly the Yak & Yeti Brewpub, Spice Trade has been brewing award winning beer since 2008. In 2020 we opened our flagship Spice Trade Brewery and Kitchen, a stand-alone brewpub in Greenwood Village, and were named Denver Westword’s “Best New Brewpub 2021”.

If this opportunity sounds interesting, we’d love to talk to you! Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:

Jobs@spicetradebrewing.com

Line Cook

Full Time – Hourly – Scratch Kitchen

Must have day and evening availability.

Paid time off, health benefits , career advancement and professional development opportunities

Job Brief

SPICE TRADE BREWING COMPANY is seeking passionate cooks to maintain operations in our brewery and kitchen in Greenwood Village, CO (DTC). This is truly an exciting opportunity to be a part of a unique brand and rapidly growing craft brewery. We are looking for folks who are passionate about food, beer, and the customer experience.

The ideal candidates will have professional experience working as a line cook and prep cook in a bar and restaurant. The position will require understanding of scratch cooking and prep, craft beer, and excitement about beer and food pairing.

Responsibilities

  • Follow the prep list created by chefs to plan duties
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible
  • Measure ingredients and seasonings to be used in cooking
  • Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat etc.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines
  • Perform other kitchen duties as assigned
  • Set up and stocking 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 executive or sous chef’s instructions
  • Clean up station and take care of leftover food
  • Stock inventory appropriately
  • Ensure that food comes out simultaneously, 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 and customers

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a from scratch prep cook
  • 3+ years experience as line cook
  • Knowledge of health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Manual dexterity able to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Patient with an ability to stay positive under pressure
  • Very good physical condition and endurance
  • High school diploma or equivalent is desirable; Training from a culinary school will be an asset
  • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Chef, Restaurant Cook
  • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Familiar with industry’s best practices

Benefits

  • Hourly pay $21 – $25 per hour
  • Paid time off and paid sick leave
  • Company group Health Insurance
  • Employee discount, free beer & meals

About Spice Trade Brewing Company:

Spice Trade Brewery & Kitchen is a small, independent, and locally owned brewpub based in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Our from scratch kitchen serves a rotating menu of globally inspired street food that focuses on a different region of the world throughout the year. Our award-winning kitchen and brewery work tightly together with a strong focus on beer and food pairings as well as ingredients, flavors and ideas flowing in both directions. Our brewery specializes in brewing unique, culinary inspired beer to showcase cultures from around the world. Formerly the Yak & Yeti Brewpub, Spice Trade has been brewing award winning beer since 2008. In 2020 we opened our flagship Spice Trade Brewery and Kitchen, a stand-alone brewpub in Greenwood Village, and were named Denver Westword’s “Best New Brewpub 2021”.

If this opportunity sounds interesting, we’d love to talk to you! Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to:

Jobs@spicetradebrewing.com

Restaurant General Manager

Job Brief

SPICE TRADE BREWING COMPANY is seeking a passionate and hardworking General Manager in our brewery and kitchen in Greenwood Village, CO (DTC). This is truly an exciting opportunity to be a part of a very busy craft brewery. We are looking for someone who is passionate about beer and the customer experience.

The ideal candidate will have professional experience working as a General Manager or Assistant General Manager in both a restaurant and bar setting. The position will require understanding of craft beer, excitement about beer and food pairing, and the ability to clearly communicate brewing techniques and flavor profiles to our team and guests. This position will require operational work as needed during service in order to support our team and ensure customer expectations are exceeded at all times.

Responsibilities

  • Naturally LOVES to serve people.
  • Maintains operations by enforcing policies and standard operating procedures, aiming for consistent productivity and quality.
  • Maintains patron satisfaction by monitoring, evaluating, and auditing food and beverage service offerings.
  • Manages restaurant staff including scheduling, coaching, maintaining accountability and fostering a productive teamwork environment
  • Accomplishes restaurant and bar human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, and healthy facility by establishing, following, and enforcing sanitation standards and procedures.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by tracking emerging trends in the restaurant industry.
  • Accomplishes company objectives by accepting ownership of existing goals and spearheading new requests.

Requirements

  • A passion for high quality, unique craft beer, from scratch food and delivering a true “F&B Culinarian Experience”.
  • Strong knowledge of front and back of house operations including food, beverages, staff supervision, inventory, and food safety
  • Strong understanding of cost and labor systems that lead to restaurant profitability
  • Strong communication, coaching and leadership skills. A true “People Person”
  • Comfort working with budgets, payroll, revenue, and forecasting
  • Ability to lead big groups of people and maintain orderly operations
  • Weekend and holiday availability is a MUST
  • The following minimum certifications (or ability to obtain them within 90 days)
  • TiPS (or equivalent certification approved by CO & Tri-County Health Dept). (within the first 90 days of employment)
  • Cicerone Certified Beer Server (within the first 90 days of employment).

Benefits

· Earning potential of $75k annually including company bonus program

· Paid time off and paid sick leave

· Company group Health Insurance

· Employee discount, free beer & meals

About Spice Trade Brewing Company:

Spice Trade Brewing Company (Formerly Yak & Yeti Brewpub) is located in Greenwood Village, Colorado and has been brewing award winning beer since 2008. At Spice Trade Brewing Company, we brew unique beer styles inspired by culinary ingredients and traditions from around the world. In 2020 Spice Trade Brewing Company opened a flagship restaurant & brewery in Greenwood Village, CO (DTC) that expanded our brewing capacity and includes a from scratch kitchen serving a rotating selection of globally inspired street food. Our accolades include multiple awards for our beer including a GABF gold and silver medal, 2021 Top Taco Award (Dining Out Magazine) and 2021 Best New Brewpub (Westword Magazine).

If this opportunity sounds interesting, we’d love to talk to you! Please email your resume and cover letter to Jobs@spicetradebrewing.com.