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Dishwasher responsibilities include:

  • Collecting used kitchenware from dining and kitchen areas
  • Loading and unloading washing machines
  • Washing specific items by hand (e.g. wooden cutting boards, large pots and delicate china)

Job brief

We are looking for a Dishwasher to join our kitchen staff and maintain cleanliness around our restaurant.

Dishwasher responsibilities include collecting used dishes, plates and utensils, loading washing machines and stacking washed items appropriately. If you want to kickstart your career in the restaurant industry and be part of the behind-the-scenes operations, we’d like to meet you. Note that this role requires working in shifts and, occasionally, during evenings or weekends.

Ultimately, you’ll help provide an unforgettable dining experience for our customers.


  • Collect used kitchenware from dining and kitchen areas
  • Load and unload dishwashing machines
  • Wash specific items by hand (e.g. wooden cutting boards, large pots and delicate china)
  • Store clean dishes, glasses and equipment appropriately
  • Set up workstations before meal prep begins
  • Ensure there are always enough clean dishes, glasses and utensils, especially during peak hours
  • Maintain cleaning supplies stock (e.g. detergents) and place orders when necessary
  • Check washing machines’ operation and promptly report any technical/performance issues
  • Remove garbage regularly
  • Sanitize the kitchen area, including the floor


  • Work experience as a Dishwasher or on Wait Staff
  • Hands-on experience with industrial washing machines
  • Ability to follow instructions and help with various tasks, as needed
  • Time management skills
  • Attention to detail and sanitation rules
  • Availability to work in shifts, during weekends and evenings
  • High school diploma is a plus

Grill Cook

Grill Cook

At TIPS Roadside, our line cooks are front and center in the dining room showing the customers that we take pride in what we put out and only the best preparations are there for them to see.  A line cook accurately and efficiently interprets Chef Thaddeus' recipeses by cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates

.Duties & Responsibilities:ƒ Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.ƒ Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served.ƒ Knows and complies consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.ƒ Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.ƒ Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.ƒ Maintains a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.ƒ Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.ƒ Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.ƒ Handles, stores and rotates all products properly. Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed. Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.ƒ Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.ƒ Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty.

Qualifications:ƒ A minimum of 2 years of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.ƒ At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.ƒ Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel.ƒ Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.ƒ Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 9hours).ƒ Must be able to follow printed recipes and plate specificationsƒ Must maintain personal hygiene in accordance to Houston Health Department standards for Food Service Employees.

Contact us to be part of the team!


TIPS Roadside servers ensure that patrons have an enjoyable dining experience by providing quality customer service. Servers work in the front of the business taking orders, serving food and drinks, and removing dinnerware from the table in a timely manner. No formal education is necessary; however, On-the-job training is necessary. A food handler card or permit is required.


A TIPS Roadside server's responsibilities primary duty is to provide great customer service, take orders, and deliver food. In most situations, servers are expected to answer questions regarding the menu. They work closely with other wait staff and the kitchen to ensure the restaurant is operated efficiently.

At TIPS Roadside, servers one of the most important parts of the dining experience, offering suggestions and recommendations, such as wine pairings. They help to personalize the meal and their service is attentive and engaging.

TIPS Roadside servers should meet with kitchen staff or managers daily prior to service to discuss that day's offerings. Topics in these meetings may include specials, food preparation, and ingredients used, especially if they may be a potential allergen to some diners. Additional duties of a restaurant server may also include:

  • Processing payment
  • Greeting customers
  • Cleaning tables and dining area
  • Setting tables


Restaurant server positions are entry-level and do not require any formal education. Previous experience is often not required but certainly helps. Training as a server is often done on the job and by experienced wait staff. An ability to provide good customer service, maintain a neat appearance, and remember patrons and their orders are essential.

Individuals handling food and drink in a public eatery need to obtain a food handler card or permit to be employed as a server.  The permit is issued following the completion of a class and examination, as well as sponsorship by an employer.

If you are interested in being a TIPS Roadside server, please contact us at info@tipsroadside. com

Executive Chef

Who will be TIPS Roadside’s Next Great Executive Chef?

TIPS Roadside, one of the most exciting new restaurants in Sonoma Valley, is searching for a new Executive Chef to lead all culinary operations for our restaurant and catering business. Located in Kenwood, right in the heart of the Sonoma Wine Country, we are a 100-seat, full service bar & restaurant who has quickly established itself as the place to go for Wine Country Comfort Food.

After an amazing 5 year run, our current Executive Chef, Thaddeus Palmese, is moving on to a new chapter. He’ll be staying on through a transitionary period.

TIPS Roadside is open 6 days per week for brunch through dinner. We currently have 2 talented Sous Chefs and an experienced team of line and pastry cooks. You will collaborate closely with our General Manager, Assistant General Manager, and our Catering & Events Chef.

We are searching for a kick-ass Executive Chef who can build and lead a world-class team Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit and hire BoH staff.

  • Develop and execute a training program for all BoH personnel.

  • Manage all scheduling for BoH staff to ensure sufficient coverage and compliance with labor laws utilizing Hot Schedules.

  • Manage all ordering and COGS to keep in line with company financial targets, COGS being <30%

  • Manage all BoH labor to <18% of sales

  • Continue to build on our great reputation for amazing comfort food with the freedom to regularly conceive new dishes and seasonal specials

  • Regularly conceive, design and execute special menus for catering events and special restaurant events including our monthly TIPS Test Kitchen, Sunday Supper program, and seasonal “bottomless brunches”

  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy facility environment, complying with health and legal regulations.

  • Establish and maintain a consistent commitment to an amazing customer experience.

  • Excellent at solving problems and managing conflict.

  • Provide regular reporting and communications to the ownership team.

Our ideal candidate will have the following experience and skill set.

  • Proven ability to recruit, train and build teams.

  • 8+ years of kitchen experience. 5+ years as an executive chef of a high volume restaurant

  • Excellent time manager and effective at delegating important tasks

  • Strong understanding of COGS and how to design and price a menu for optimal performance

  • Comfortable working in an open kitchen and regularly interfacing with customers.

  • Strong computer skills including Google Apps (sheets & docs).


  • Competitive Salary BOE

  • Bonus tied to achievement of target “prime” metrics.

This is a growing business with significant plans for expansion.  We’re looking for that unique individual that is excited about the big idea and shares our vision for growing with the company and building something special.  


At TIPS Roadside, the Front of house team works together to bring a high quality experience to the customer.  Bussers clean tables, take plates, utensils and drinkware to the kitchen to be washed, make sure diners' water glasses are full, and reset tables for the next service. Bussers help servers bring food out to a table, restock utensils, napkins and other dining room needs. 

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