Hey there, Welcome to the Sesame Collective! ✌️

Mediterranean Exploration Company is looking for a bartender to join the team!
This is a flexible position that may require multiple roles, but will be focusing on bartending. The ideal candidate is friendly and has strong collaboration skills. They are consistent in their work, and are self-motivated/directed when working independently. Additionally, they are someone who is passionate about great food, outstanding hospitality, positive leadership, and is excited to support both the FOH and BOH teams.

Additionally you have:
4+ years experience working in the FOH, fine dining a plus
2+ years bartending experience 
Positive communication skills, both written and spoken
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to walk, stand, push, pull, and lift 50 lbs regularly
Food Handlers and OLCC licenses
experience using Square for Restaurants and Resy a bonus, but not required

What You’ll Do:
Provide excellent hospitality in a variety of positions within the restaurant
Adaptability in role: we work collaboratively in order to provide outstanding service
Efficiently open and close the dining areas within the restaurant
Adhere to cleanliness and safety procedures/protocols set by the team leadership
Foster relationships with our guests to create meaningful dining experiences

The Perks:
Work with a group who are dedicated to their people
Health, vision, and dental benefits
Retirement savings
Paid Time Off
Employee discounts & more

Send your resume our way and let us know:
What you love about restaurants and hospitality
Why Mediterranean Exploration Company is the next chapter for you!

Sesame Collective current mask & vaccination policy:
- Masks are optional for staff & guests dining with us.
- Vaccination:
  • For all guests joining us indoor, we require proof of vaccination or a negative clinical Covid-19 test result within 48 hours of the reservation.
  • We do require all potential and current team members to be fully vaccinated. Fully vaccinated is defined to include the first eligible booster as prescribed by OHA & CDC. If you are not at this point yet, please let us know so we can work with you.

*Sesame Collective operates the restaurants Mediterranean Exploration Company, Shalom Y’all, Bless Your Heart Burgers, and Yalla. Our mission is to promote and foster the individuals that make up the collective, while embodying the spirit of positive leadership, community collaboration, and exceptional hospitality.
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We are an equal opportunity employer committed to the core values of Transparency, Inclusion, and Community.

Salary Range
$20,000.00 - $28,000.00
per Year
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Portland, OR, 97209, US