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Job listings have been broken down to front of house and back of house, and then categorically by positions. Please scroll through to find the listing right for you.

    • Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood. - Host/Hostess

      Now Hiring: Host/Hostess

      Are you ready to be a part of the bustling Downtown Sarasota atmosphere? Do you excel in mingling? Like the idea of hosting your perfectly planned evening? Than you have the talent American Dreams Restaurant Group needs. As a Hostess/Host you are the first impression our guests will experience, This is an opportunity to experience a fast-paced successful restaurant and build a strong foundation in the hospitality setting. Do you aspire to start a career? Exposure and Training in an award winning restaurant with opportunity to explore other restaurant concepts in addition to other roles within the restaurant. Competitive compensation at above market value. F/T and P/T hours, all shifts available, determined by location. Opportunity at Duval’s Fresh. Local Seafood.

      Duties will include but are not limited to:

      • Organizational Skills and Multi-tasking a must.
      • Ability to maintain a calm demeanor under pressure.
      • Ability to command a room with great flair.
      • Team-player mentality a must!

      Qualifications includes:

      • Basic understanding of OpenTable preferred.
      • At least one year hosting in a restaurant preferred.
      • At least eighteen year of age.

      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

      Salary: $12.00 

      How to apply: Please send resume to HR@adrgsrq.com

      Duval’s
      1435 Main Street | Sarasota, FL 34236 | 941-312-4001 | www.duvalsfreshlocalseafood.com

      15 South Ristorante - Server

      Now Hiring: Server

      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

      Salary: $500-$900 per week

      How to apply: Call (678) 592-5275 or email michael@15southristorante.com

      15 South Ristorante
      15 South Boulevard of The Presidents | St. Armands Circle, FL 34236 | 941-388-1555 | www.15southristorante.com

      1812 Osprey A Neighborhood Bistro - Waiter/Waitress

      We are a family run bistro with New American/Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Food. We have Local draft beers and an eclectic wine list. If you have a passion for great service, working hard and taking pride in your work we’d love to hear from you! Lunch & Dinner shift availability Tuesday-Sunday and we are closed on Mondays. Thank You.

      Now Hiring: Waiter/Waitress

      Qualifications includes:

      • Knowledge of beer and wine

      Job Type: Full-time

      How to apply: You may email us your resume and applications to 1812ospreybistro@gmail.com and we will get back to you at our earliest convenience.

      1812 Osprey A Neighborhood Bistro
      1812 South Osprey Ave. | Sarasota, FL 34239 | 941-954-5400 | www.1812osprey.com

      Siesta Key Oyster Bar - Support Staff: Host, Food Runner, Busser

      Join the SKOB team! There are just a few spots left for support staff. Now hiring for Host, Food Runner, and Bussing positions.
      If you have a great personality, Love working with fun people in a fast paced, high volume environment this is the job for you!  
      SKOB are the Hot Spot on the Key with live music every day and night!
       
      Now hiring: Support Staff: Host, Food Runner and Busser
       
      Qualifications include: Call for Details
       
      Job Type: Part-time
       
      How to apply: CLICK HERE
       
      Siesta Key Oyster Bar
      5238 Ocean Boulevard | Siesta Key, FL 34242 | 941-346-5443 | www.skob.com

      Tsunami - Busser

      Tsunami is a Japanese restaurant located in downtown Sarasota. Full Bar, semi-formal setting.
       
      Now Hiring: Busser
       
      Duties will include but are not limited to: 
      • Cleaning, clearing and re-setting tables
      • Sidework assistance.

      Job Type: Part-time

      How to apply: Please apply in person at 100 Central Ave #1022, Sarasota, FL 34236
      Contact email: tsunamisarasota@gmail.com (please note "Busser" in subject line of email).
       
      Tsunami
      100 Central Avenue Suite #1022 | Sarasota, FL 34236 | 941-366-1033 | www.tsunami-sarasota.com
    • American Dreams Restaurant Group - Culinary Intern

      Now Hiring: Culinary Intern

      Purpose of Position: Under the direction of the Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine, the Culinary Intern is a paid, non-exempt, seasonal position responsible for performing duties and rotating through various back of house positions with the intent of learning and exposure to the culinary profession. Helps ensure members and their guests are provided with the highest quality fine dining experience. Performs all work in accordance with essential functions and responsibilities as described below and in the spirit of American Dreams Restaurant Group’s (ADRG) vision.

      Duties will include but are not limited to:

      • Works with chefs and cooks with introduction to each kitchen station, learning prep and execution
      • Prepares and cooks menu items to established quality standards.
      • Ensures items are timely coordinated with other kitchen operations, presented at proper portions and temperatures, with all dish components present.
      • Adopts new methods of preparation as directed by Chefs and accommodates member's special requests as required.
      • Assists with organizing, preparing, and maintaining food prep par levels.
      • Develops an awareness of business volume forecasts and plans accordingly.
      • Requisitions items needed to produce menu items and notifies supervisor of expected shortages in a timely manner.
      • Assist with receiving and storing products.
      • Ensures kitchen sanitation standards are met in designated areas and assists in maintaining cleanliness in kitchen and food storage areas.
      • Observes food serve safe practices and all general Club safety protocols.
      • Participates in required trainings and meetings.
      • Performs other tasks and duties as required.

      Qualifications includes:

      • Work cooperatively with others in a team environment
      • Previous experience with operation of cutlery and commercial kitchen equipment
      • Strong knowledge of cooking methods
      • Serve Safe Certified

      Job Type: Full-time/Seasonal Internship

      How to apply: Please send resume and interest letter to HR@adrgsrq.com

      American Dreams Restaurant Group, LLC
      50 Central Ave | Suite 930 | Sarasota, FL | 34236 | 941-210-5644 | www.adrgsrq.com

      Element: Modern Mediterranean Grill - Chef/Cook

      Now Hiring: Chef/Cook

      Seeking those with a desire to create an amazing dining experience. REATIVE. AMBITIOUS. HUNGRY. Are you a talented cook OR new to the passion and looking to grow and gain experience under the guidance of an award-winning Executive Chef? Does the Idea of training in Multiple Restaurant Concepts excite You? American Dreams Restaurant Group is eagerly seeking New Talent to grow our Team!!! We are currently hiring for Two of our concepts in Downtown Sarasota! Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood. is our Premium Casual Concept and the original restaurant of ADRG. A local favorite, Duval's is rated Sarasota's Number One Seafood Destination! element Modern Mediterranean Grill is our Fine Dining Concept; a Dynamic menu of a Classic Mediterranean flavors with a focus on Steaks and Chops. Sarasota’s rated #3 in Fine Dining. Located in the heart of downtown Sarasota, where the restaurant industry is bustling with growth, we are excited to offer, • Competitive compensation at above market value! • Opportunity to train with an award-winning Executive Chef! • Tremendous opportunity for upward mobility! If you are Creative, Ambitious, and Hungry for opportunity, then Apply Today!

      Qualifications includes: 

      • Minimum 1 year’s kitchen experience in any capacity.
      • Some Line Cook experience.
      • Developed knife skills.
      • Product Identification.
      • Team player mentality.
      • Strong desire to be in the industry.
      • Strong desire to learn and advance within the industry.

      Job Type: Full-time

      Salary: $12.00-$16.00

      How to apply: Please send resume to HR@adrgsrq.com

      Element
      1413 Main St | Sarasota, FL 34236 | 941-724-8585 | www.elementsrq.com
    • Euphemia Haye - Front of House/Back of House Assistant

      Now Hiring: Front of House/Back of House Assistant

      This position blends Front-of-House and Back-of-House duties and would be an ideal entry level job for those wanting to gain a better understanding of a fine dining establishment as a whole. Salary depends on experience.

      Duties will include but are not limited to:

      Expect to be able to monitor the dessert room and to assist servers, hostesses, and bus staff as necessary.

      • Preparing dessert room's open kitchen for the evening's service
      • Cutting and serving our outstanding, house-made desserts
      • Creative, verbal presentation of the evening's dessert line-up
      • Preparing and cutting pizzas
      • Keeping a clean work station before, during, and after service
      • Advising of inventory requirements and ordering

      Job Type: Full-time

      Qualifications includes:

      • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
      • Carry 30 pounds up and down stairs
      • Possess good manners
      • Be a team player
      • Have a willingness to learn
      • Appreciation of and experience with fine dining and service is a plus (We are a drug-free workplace.)

      How to apply: Please email a cover letter and work history to officeadmin@euphemiahaye.com

      Euphemia Haye
      5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive | Longboat Key, FL 34228 | 941-383-3633 |www.euphemiahaye.com

      Sandbar Restaurant - Servers, Bartenders and Hosts

      The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite of locals and tourists alike for its fresh Florida seafood.
       
      Now Hiring: Servers, Bartenders and Hosts. Days or Evenings 
       
      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time
       
      Benefits Include: Health insurance, free gym membership, paid vacations, 401k, direct deposit. Equal Opportunity Employer
       
      How to Apply: Apply in person at 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216. Monday-Friday from 3pm-5pm
       
      Sandbar Seafood & Spirits
      100 Spring Avenue | Anna Maria, FL 34216 | 941-778-0444 | www.sandbar.groupersandwich.com

      PIER 22 - All Front of House Positions

      PIER 22 offers waterfront dining, on and off-site catering as well as a full outdoor patio. PIER 22 is open for both lunch and dinner 7 days a week, 365 days a year featuring a brunch on Sundays.
       
      Now Hiring: All Front of House Positions
      PIER 22 is looking for motivated and experienced individuals with a strong background in customer service to join the PIER 22 team
       
      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time
       
      How to apply: Apply in person at 1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Contact email: shannon@pier22dining.com
       
      Pier 22 Restaurant
      1200 First Avenue West | Downtown Bradenton, FL 34205 | 941-748-8087 | www.pier22dining.com
       
    • Euphemia Haye - Front of House/Back of House Assistant

      Now Hiring: Front of House/Back of House Assistant

      This position blends Front-of-House and Back-of-House duties and would be an ideal entry level job for those wanting to gain a better understanding of a fine dining establishment as a whole. Salary depends on experience.

      Duties will include but are not limited to:

      Expect to be able to monitor the dessert room and to assist servers, hostesses, and bus staff as necessary.

      • Preparing dessert room's open kitchen for the evening's service
      • Cutting and serving our outstanding, house-made desserts
      • Creative, verbal presentation of the evening's dessert line-up
      • Preparing and cutting pizzas
      • Keeping a clean work station before, during, and after service
      • Advising of inventory requirements and ordering

      Job Type: Full-time

      Qualifications includes:

      • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
      • Carry 30 pounds up and down stairs
      • Possess good manners
      • Be a team player
      • Have a willingness to learn
      • Appreciation of and experience with fine dining and service is a plus (We are a drug-free workplace.)

      How to apply: Please email a cover letter and work history to officeadmin@euphemiahaye.com

      Euphemia Haye
      5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive | Longboat Key, FL 34228 | 941-383-3633 |www.euphemiahaye.com

      Sandbar Restaurant - Dishwashers/Kitchen Help

      The Sandbar Restaurant, located on the north end of Anna Maria Island, has for decades been a favorite of locals and tourists alike for its fesh Florida seafood. 
       
      Now Hiring: Dishwashers/Kitchen Help (Days or Evenings)
       
      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time
       
      Benefits Include: Health insurance, free gym membership, paid vacations, 401k, direct deposit, and compensation based on experience. Equal Opportunity Employer 
       
      How to Apply: Apply in person at 100 Spring Ave, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216 Monday-Friday from 3pm-5pm
       
      Sandbar Seafood & Spirits
      100 Spring Avenue | Anna Maria, FL 34216 | 941-778-0444 | www.sandbar.groupersandwich.com

      Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant - Cooks and Dishwasher

      The Mar Vista Dockside Restuarant & Pub, is located on the bayside of North Longboat Key in the heart of Longboat Village.
       
      Now Hiring: Cooks and Dishwasher
       
      Job Type: Full-time
       
      Benefits Include: Health insurance, free gym membership, paid vacation, 401K, direct deposit, and compensation based on experience. Equal Opportunity Employer
       
      How to Apply: Please apply in person at 760 Broadway Street, North Longboat Key, Fl. 34228 Monday-Saturday from 2pm-4pm.
       
      Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub
      760 Broadway Street | North Longboat Key, FL 34228 | 941-383-2391 | www.marvista.groupersandwich.com

      PIER 22 - All Back of House Positions

      PIER 22 offers waterfront dining, on and off-site catering as well as a full outdoor patio. PIER 22 is open for both lunch and dinner 7 days a week, 365 days a year featuring a brunch on Sundays.
       
      Now Hiring: All Back of House Positions
      PIER 22 is looking for motivated and experienced individuals with a strong background in customer service to join the PIER 22 team.
      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

      How to apply: Please apply in person at1200 1st Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205. Contact email: shannon@pier22dining.com
       
      Pier 22 Restaurant
      1200 First Avenue West | Downtown Bradenton, FL 34205 | 941-748-8087 | www.pier22dining.com
    • Fins at Sharky's - Prep Cooks, Line Cooks and Expos

      Fins at Sharky's, adjacent to Venice favorite Sharky's on the Pier, features an inventive, ever-changing menu inspired by an array of global cuisines and seasonal South Florida ingredients. Fins proudly serves their guests fresh Gulf seafood, sushi, and premium cuts of steak and pork. With an inviting design and coastal-inspired decor, the dining space seats over 180 guests, including spots in comfortable booths, at custom tables and chairs, and on the outdoor terrace. A Private Events room is also available for 20-50 people by special reservation. Fins at Sharky's provides Venice locals and visitors with a unique dining experience and offers something for everyone, whether it be a full meal or a cocktail with an appetizer at the bar. 
       
      Now Hiring: Prep Cooks, Line Cooks and Expos
       
      Job Type: Full-time
       
      Benefits include:
      • 401K
      • Interest bearing savings plan
      • Affordable health insurance
      • Emergency fund
      • Free YMCA membership
      • Plus more

      How to apply: Please apply in person at 1600 Harbor Drive S., Venice, FL 34285. A personal application is preferred and will be required. Please stop by to fill out an application Monday - Friday between the hours of 2:00 - 6:00 pm at Fins. Contact email: resumes@sharkysonthepier.com

      Fin’s at Sharky’s 
      1600 Harbor Drive South | Venice, FL 34285 | 941-999-3467 | www.finsatsharkys.com
    • Pop's Sunset Grill - Hosts/Busser/Bar Back

      Now Hiring: Hosts/Busser/Bar Back

      Job Type: Full-time

      How to apply: Come in and fill out an application and ask for a Donna or Karen OR call and set-up an interview at 941-488-3177.


       

      Pop's Sunset Grill - Boutique Salesperson

      Now Hiring: Boutique Salesperson

      Looking for an energetic and fun salesperson that enjoys working with people.

      Qualifications includes:

      • Ability to learn a POS system
      • Assist with inventory management

      Job Type: Part-time

      How to apply: Click Here


       

      Crow's Nest Restaurant & Marina - Front of House, Heart of House & Marina

      Now Hiring: Front of House, Heart of House & Marina

      We are looking for a hard working individual to join our team. It is imperative that you are a team player and can multi task well. We are looking for skilled front of house workers from servers, bartenders, bussers, host & hostesses. We are looking for skilled heart of the house workers. Guest focused food service professionals, cleanliness, consistency and a get-it-done attitude. We are looking for marina dock hand. Basic knowledge of boating is preferred. The job requires communicating and interacting with customers on a daily basis. The job requires working weekends. Join the crew of 100+ professionals at Venice's Waterfront Landmark since 1976! Who we are: Great people, committed to hospitality and striving to please every guest, every day. An upscale seafood restaurant, casual pub-style Tavern and marina on the waterfront at the South Jetty focusing on fresh, creatively prepared meals and world-class service, wine and spirits. We have over night docking, rentals and all you need at our marina store. Equal Opportunity employer

      Qualifications includes: 

      • Guest-focused food service professionals with basic knowledge of restaurants is preferred.
      • Punctuality
      • Cooking skills
      • Unbreakable dedication to supporting your team even when you're in the weeds
      • Any other experience and skills are a bonus

      Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

      Benefits include: 

      • Health and dental insurance
      • Paid vacation time
      • Other discounts

      How to apply: Please submit your resume at manager@crowsnest-venice.com or stop by the restaurant and fill out an application.

      Crow’s Nest Restaurant & Marina
      1968 Tarpon Center Drive | Venice, FL 34285 | 941-484-9551 | www.crowsnest-venice.com

      Paradise Grill - Server

      Now Hiring: Server

      Qualifications includes: 

      • Server experience
      • Customer service
      • Team player

      Job Type: Full-time

      How to apply: Please apply in person at 1097 N Tamiami Trail, Nokomis, FL 34275 or email marybeth@paradisegrillfl.com

      Paradise Grill
      1097 N Tamiami Trail | Nokomis, FL 34275 | 941-786-1524 | www.paradisegrillfl.com

      Cafe Venice - Busser

      Now Hiring: Busser
       
      Duties will include but are not limited to:
      • Professional, responsible, open availability, clean and fast.
      • Able to carry trays, reset and clear tables

      Qualifications includes: 

      • Experience preferred but not required.
      • Have reliable transportation to work.

      Job Type: Part-time

      How to apply: Please email Kay at kay@cafeveniceontheisland.com She will follow up with you to set interview.
       
      Café Venice
      101 West Venice Avenue | Venice, FL 34285 | 941-484-1855 | www.cafevenicerestaurantandbar.com
       

      Fins at Sharky's - Staff Accountant

      Fins at Sharky's, adjacent to Venice favorite Sharky's on the Pier, features an inventive, ever-changing menu inspired by an array of global cuisines and seasonal South Florida ingredients. Fins proudly serves their guests fresh Gulf seafood, sushi, and premium cuts of steak and pork. With an inviting design and coastal-inspired decor, the dining space seats over 180 guests, including spots in comfortable booths, at custom tables and chairs, and on the outdoor terrace. A Private Events room is also available for 20-50 people by special reservation. Fins at Sharky's provides Venice locals and visitors with a unique dining experience and offers something for everyone, whether it be a full meal or a cocktail with an appetizer at the bar. 

      Now Hiring: Staff Accountant 

      Our organization is growing and so is our office family! The staff accountant will assist with the basic accounting functions such as working with inventories, posting journal entries, preparing financial statements, and any other office/accounting duties as needed. The ideal staff accountant should be comfortable working with Excel and Quick Books, have a degree in Accounting and 2+ years of experience. Please respond with salary requirements.

      Qualificiations includes:
      • Accounting degree and 2+ years of experience
      • Proficiency in Excel and Quick Books is a must
      • Organizational skills- top priority
      • Dedicated and reliable with a friendly, upbeat outlook
      • Must be able to work harmoniously with owners, managers and co-workers

      Job Type: Full-time

      Benefits include:
      • Health Insurance
      • Employee Savings Plan
      • 401k and paid vacation after one year of service
      • YMCA

      How to Apply: Please email, please indicate "staff accountant" in subject line of email. resumes@sharkysonthepier.com Contact phone (941) 484-7362
       
      Fin’s at Sharky’s 
      1600 Harbor Drive South | Venice, FL 34285 | 941-999-3467 | www.finsatsharkys.com

      Fins at Sharky's - Servers and Bussers

      Fins at Sharky's, adjacent to Venice favorite Sharky's on the Pier, features an inventive, ever-changing menu inspired by an array of global cuisines and seasonal South Florida ingredients. Fins proudly serves their guests fresh Gulf seafood, sushi, and premium cuts of steak and pork. With an inviting design and coastal-inspired decor, the dining space seats over 180 guests, including spots in comfortable booths, at custom tables and chairs, and on the outdoor terrace. A Private Events room is also available for 20-50 people by special reservation. Fins at Sharky's provides Venice locals and visitors with a unique dining experience and offers something for everyone, whether it be a full meal or a cocktail with an appetizer at the bar. 

      Now Hiring: Servers and Bussers

      Qualifications includes:

      • Experience in a high volume restaurant is desired
      • Must be mature & have hospitality experience
      • Must have open availability
      • Drive & passion is a must
      • Candidate should have great people skills & excellent customer service
      • Strong work ethic & ability to work under pressure

      Job Type: Full-time

      Benefits include: 

      • 401K
      • Interest bearing savings plan
      • Affordable health insurance
      • Emergency fund
      • Free YMCA membership
      • Plus more.
      How to apply: Please apply in person at 1600 Harbor Drive S., Venice, FL 34285. A personal application is preferred and will be required.
      Please stop by to fill out an application Monday-Friday between the hours of 2:00-6:00 pm at Fins. Contact email: resumes@sharkysonthepier.com
       
      Fin’s at Sharky’s 
      1600 Harbor Drive South | Venice, FL 34285 | 941-999-3467 | www.finsatsharkys.com

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