WE'RE HIRING...AND YES, MEKELBURG'S OFFERS

FULL BENEFITS FOR FULL TIME EMPLOYEES!

Health insurance, 401k, dental--all of it!

 

 

Mekelburg's is a craft beer bar/specialty food shop in Clinton Hill and Williamsburg, Brooklyn offering customers unique beers, delicious prepared foods and affordable must-haves for the home cook.  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

  • Weekend, holiday and evening hours will be required.  We're looking for candidates who can commit to the organization for at least a year 

  • We are a growing business with big dreams, which means endless potential for advancement

  • Comprehensive pay, 401k and benefits package for full time employees

  • Food handlers certificate a plus

  • If any opportunity interests you, send us your information with your experience and references to info@mekelburgs.com with the position as the subject line.  Only serious candidates with relevant experience will be considered.  NO ATTACHMENTS please!  Include your resume in the body of the email.​ 

 

 

 

 

BARBACK / JACK-OF-ALL-TRADES

You:

  • Are quick on your feet

  • Have, at least, 1 years experience in a fast paced environment

  • Customer service focused – must like people

  • Industrious team player with a positive can do attitude

 

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with the bartenders to ensure customers are enjoying their experience in a clean, sanitary environment

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the bar and outdoor dining areas

  • Make sure tables are stocked with napkins and utensils – maintain stock of supplies

  • Run dishes from the kitchen to customers efficiently, in one piece and with a smile on your face – table side manners a must

  • Bus tables when customers leave and run clean dishes over to the kitchen

  • Assist bar staff as needed and directed

 

 

SHOP ASSOCIATE

We are seeking friendly, knowledgeable people to join our specialty food team – helping customers with their shopping needs, checking them out at the register and re-stocking shelves as re-orders come in.

You:

  • Are passionate about specialty foods who loves learning

  • A strong communicator

  • Personable, flexible, productive & detail-oriented

  • Smart & organized; ready to thrive in a fast-paced retail environment

  • Customer service focused – must like people

  • Industrious team player with a positive can do attitude

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate genuine hospitality and deliver exceptional customer service

  • Receive deliveries against invoices and purchase orders - noting, and communicating, any miss ships, substitutions or OOS from the order

  • Balancing the drawers and accurate accounting of all transactions, collections and disbursements during work shift

  • Answer phones and take to go orders

  • Re-stock product when needed especially on delivery days; turn labels out when they become askew – this is where a type A personality comes in handy

  • Ensure cleanliness standards of all refrigerators, freezers, metro-racks, counters and all shopable areas

 

 

BARISTA

We are looking for an experienced and talented barista with weekend and evening availability to start immediately at our Williamsburg location!

You:

  • Committed to making quality coffee

  • Self-starter and team player with a positive attitude

  • Communicative with needs, challenges, and questions

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Frequently dialing in espresso and quality testing existing coffee recipes

  • Building, customizing, garnishing, and serving quality beverages 

  • Demonstrating professional customer service and attentive hospitality

  • Taking coffee and food orders, communicating cross-departmentally as needed

  • Explaining coffee, food, and retail items to customers and directing them appropriately

  • Maintaining a clean, tidy coffee station

  • Multi-tasking during rushes and thoroughly completing sidework during lulls

  • Providing support across departments when appropriate, including running food and drinks

  • Operating soft serve machine when seasonally appropriate

  • Lifting up to 25lbs

BARTENDER

We are seeking an experienced bartender who loves craft beer--LIVES craft beer--but is also comfortable batching up a specialty cocktail and won’t scoff when someone orders wine.

You:

  • Are passionate about beer

  • Knowledgeable in all things beer – knowing the differences between types of beer, tastes and flavor profiles as well as pairings with food

  • Have, at least, 1 years bartending experience in a fast paced environment

  • Customer service focused – must like people

  • Industrious team player with a positive can do attitude

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate genuine hospitality and deliver exceptional customer service

  • Pouring, mixing, garnishing and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

  • Helping guests be aware of and choose menu items, taking orders and making guests feel taken care of during their visit

  • Keeping the bar stocked and clean while always providing friendly and attentive service

  • Adhering to company standards for serving alcoholic beverages

  • Partner with managers on bringing in a compelling beverage program

CHEESEMONGER

We are seeking a Cheesemonger Extraordinaire to oversee cheese/meat sales and help customers with their shopping needs, checking them out at the register and re-stocking shelves as deliveries come in.

You:

  • Clean as you go.

  • Enthusiastically communicate with staff and customers.

  • Are passionate about specialty foods and love learning about new and exciting products.

  • Are knowledgeable in all things cheese and charcuterie-related: production, history, and taste; cheese and drink pairings.

  • Are customer service focused with a friendly, informative, and respectful sales demeanor.

  • Can lift upwards of 30lbs.

  • Can perform basic mental math- familiarity with the metric system preferred.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrating genuine Mekelburg’s hospitality and delivering consistently exceptional and professional customer service.

  • Maintaining standard FIFO rotation, inventory, and informing management.

  • Setting up and maintaining the cheese and meat counter displays.

  • Cutting, preparing, and wrapping pre-cut and to-order cheeses, meats, and antipasto; weighing, packaging, and labeling as needed.

  • Creating cheese and meat plates for bar service and platters for catering orders.

  • Maintaining a spotless workspace and equipment in compliance with DOH regulation as well as rigorous internal health and cleanliness standards.

  • Working with department managers to bring in new products, adding to our compelling cheese and meat program.

  • Answering questions about catering, cheese care, and other customer concerns in a friendly way.

  • Checking customers out at the register as needed.

  • Maintaining the display of goods – fronting and facing retail products, dusting, cleaning, rearranging displays as necessary.

  • Adhering to departmental and company-wide procedures, regulations, and expectations.

 

LINE COOK

We are looking for talented line cooks who thrive in a fast paced environment and who can elevate our patrons' culinary experience without losing the integrity of the product.

 

You:

  • Are passionate about food

  • Have, at least, 1 years experience in a fast paced environment

  • Can work independently as well as on a team

  • Customer service focused – must like people

  • Industrious team player with a positive can do attitude

 

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Be able to follow recipes and scale recipes where needed

  • Maintain a clean and organized kitchen space

  • Understand production and prep scheduling

  • Able to expedite food orders and prioritize flow of food

  • Demonstrate safe food handling procedures such as dating, labeling and rotating

  • Basic preparation and cooking of meats, dressings, salads, sandwiches and other dishes

  • Be able to safely operate and clean all kitchen equipment

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