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We're looking for experienced, energetic individuals to join the Hugo's Invitados team!

We offer highly competitive compensation, reasonable hours, and a positive, fun, and highly rewarding work environment that treats each and every employee as family.

Please use the form below to apply to the position(s) of your choice, even if you don't see it listed!

Kitchen Manager/Sous Chef

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and our mission to provide truly VIP experiences to every guest begins with our managers, and their ability to lead well by example.

Kitchen Managers/Sous Chefs oversee every aspect of cuisine preparation, quality, and timeliness, utilize teachable moments, adjust on the fly, and always execute at the highest standards of excellence, leading others in this same manner.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Lead kitchen prep and take responsibility of kitchen staff, cleanliness, preparation, timeliness, and cuisine at every level
  • Know the full menu, including how to prepare, plate, and present every dish, leading by example and teaching kitchen staff proper methods
  • Operate expo to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of dishes, and utilizing teachable moments for rest of team
  • Manage kitchen staff, assisting and directing wherever needed; this is a hands-on, lead-by-example role
  • Work alongside and collaboratively with Sous Chef and Executive Chef, fulfilling those roles as required
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Remain professional, accommodating, and calm at all times, working calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Create and maintain kitchen schedules, contact kitchen staff, maintain orderly kitchen stations, enforcing kitchen policies, and following all health, safety, and internal guidelines 
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Kitchen Experience: Five years minimum kitchen experience required
  • Management Experience: One year minimum management experience required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Host

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to serve with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always provide service at the highest standards of excellence.

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and first impressions mean everything. It's critical that each and every guest feel warmly welcomed in, and treated as a VIP.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Greet guests in a welcoming fashion, engaging promptly and energetically with a genuine smile
  • Open and hold doors for guests whenever possible
  • Know the restaurant layout and menu well, in order to answer any questions guests may have upon arrival
  • Quickly identify ideal seating placements, as determined by guest preferences and space availability
  • Guide guests to their table and present menus
  • Take reservations and orders over the phone, understanding our service and kitchen software
  • Remain professional, welcoming, and accommodating at all times, maintaining orderly and clean front of house
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Conclude dining experience by acknowledging the guests as they make their exist, thanking them, and if possible, holding the doors for them
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Experience: One year minimum experience in front-facing service industry, restaurant experience preferred
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Busser/Food Runner

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always serve at the highest standards of excellence. The cleanliness of our tables and expediency of our service are essential to providing a truly guest-inspired experience.

In these positions, you may be required to:

  • Maintain and prepare tables for guests, removing courses as completed; replenishing utensils; refilling water glasses; being alert to spills or other guest needs
  • Provide for and replenish or replace waters, utensils, napkins, etc. as needed
  • Promptly and efficiently deliver food and beverages
  • Engage promptly and energetically with a genuine smile
  • Open and hold doors for guests whenever possible
  • Assist in preparations as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Remain professional and welcoming at all times
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Experience: One year industry experience
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Bartender

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to engage and tend bar with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always execute at the highest standards of excellence.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Know how to prepare and serve a variety of craft cocktails
  • Greet bar area guests in a welcoming fashion, serving every guest with a friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Take orders promptly and accurately, know both the drink and food menus well, including how to best serve guests' dietary restrictions
  • Transmits orders by recording guests’ selections and identifying all special dietary needs and special requests
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Assist in preparations as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Responds to additional guest requirements by inquiring of needs and observing dining process
  • Concludes dining experience by acknowledging the guests, thanking them, and inviting them back
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Bartending Experience: Two years minimum experience as a bartender required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Bar Manager

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and our mission to provide truly VIP experiences to every guest begins with our managers, and their ability to lead well by example.

Managers oversee every aspect of guest experience and service, utilize teachable moments, manage with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always execute at the highest standards of excellence, leading others in this same manner.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Lead bar prep and take responsibility of bar staff, cleanliness, preparation, and guest satisfaction at every level
  • Know how to prepare and serve a variety of craft cocktails
  • Greet bar area guests in a welcoming fashion, serving each and every guest with a friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Manage bar staff and assisting wherever needed; this is a hands-on, lead-by-example role
  • Know all menus by heart, and serve as well if not better than the highest quality server or bartender, utilizing your additional experience and maturity to lead out in this capacity
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Remain professional, accommodating, and welcoming at all times
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Bartending Experience: Two years minimum experience as a bartender required
  • Management Experience: management experience preferred but not required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Line Cook

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Must have grill and sauté experience, with varied experience including pantry and expo desired. Must be very teachable and eager to learn and operate as a part of a team.

  • Ability to adjust on the fly and always execute at the highest standards of excellence
  • Assist in preparation of all prep and menu items as needed
  • Must maintain a professional and welcoming attitude while at work
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout workspace
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Kitchen Experience: One to two years of experience as a line cook, restaurant cook, or prep cook required, upscale dining experience is preferred
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts preferred
  • Experience with various cooking methods and procedures
  • Familiar with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Server

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and that begins with providing the best possible service to every guest, every time. Every guest should feel welcomed in, and treated as a VIP.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Greet guests in a welcoming fashion, serve each and every guest with a friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Know the menus well, including how to best serve guests' dietary restrictions, identifying appropriate beverage pairings, and accurately answering all food preparation questions
  • Transmits orders to bar and kitchen by recording guests’ selections and identifying all special dietary needs and special requests
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Assist as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Maintains table setting by removing courses as completed, replenishing utensils, refilling water glasses, and being alert to spills or other guest needs
  • Concludes dining experience by acknowledging the guests, thanking them, and inviting them back
  • Obtains revenues by totaling charges, accepting payments, and returning change or credit card and signature slip to patrons
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Service Experience: Two years minimum experience as a server required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Kitchen Manager/Sous Chef

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and our mission to provide truly VIP experiences to every guest begins with our managers, and their ability to lead well by example.

Kitchen Managers/Sous Chefs oversee every aspect of cuisine preparation, quality, and timeliness, utilize teachable moments, adjust on the fly, and always execute at the highest standards of excellence, leading others in this same manner.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Lead kitchen prep and take responsibility of kitchen staff, cleanliness, preparation, timeliness, and cuisine at every level
  • Know the full menu, including how to prepare, plate, and present every dish, leading by example and teaching kitchen staff proper methods
  • Operate expo to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of dishes, and utilizing teachable moments for rest of team
  • Manage kitchen staff, assisting and directing wherever needed; this is a hands-on, lead-by-example role
  • Work alongside and collaboratively with Sous Chef and Executive Chef, fulfilling those roles as required
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Remain professional, accommodating, and calm at all times, working calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Create and maintain kitchen schedules, contact kitchen staff, maintain orderly kitchen stations, enforcing kitchen policies, and following all health, safety, and internal guidelines 
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Kitchen Experience: Five years minimum kitchen experience required
  • Management Experience: One year minimum management experience required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Busser/Food Runner

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always serve at the highest standards of excellence. The cleanliness of our tables and expediency of our service are essential to providing a truly guest-inspired experience.

In these positions, you may be required to:

  • Maintain and prepare tables for guests, removing courses as completed; replenishing utensils; refilling water glasses; being alert to spills or other guest needs
  • Provide for and replenish or replace waters, utensils, napkins, etc. as needed
  • Promptly and efficiently deliver food and beverages
  • Engage promptly and energetically with a genuine smile
  • Open and hold doors for guests whenever possible
  • Assist in preparations as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Remain professional and welcoming at all times
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Experience: One year industry experience
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Line Cook

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Must have grill and sauté experience, with varied experience including pantry and expo desired. Must be very teachable and eager to learn and operate as a part of a team.

  • Ability to adjust on the fly and always execute at the highest standards of excellence
  • Assist in preparation of all prep and menu items as needed
  • Must maintain a professional and welcoming attitude while at work
  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout workspace
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Kitchen Experience: One to two years of experience as a line cook, restaurant cook, or prep cook required, upscale dining experience is preferred
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts preferred
  • Experience with various cooking methods and procedures
  • Familiar with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Host

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to serve with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always provide service at the highest standards of excellence.

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and first impressions mean everything. It's critical that each and every guest feel warmly welcomed in, and treated as a VIP.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Greet guests in a welcoming fashion, engaging promptly and energetically with a genuine smile
  • Open and hold doors for guests whenever possible
  • Know the restaurant layout and menu well, in order to answer any questions guests may have upon arrival
  • Quickly identify ideal seating placements, as determined by guest preferences and space availability
  • Guide guests to their table and present menus
  • Take reservations and orders over the phone, understanding our service and kitchen software
  • Remain professional, welcoming, and accommodating at all times, maintaining orderly and clean front of house
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Conclude dining experience by acknowledging the guests as they make their exist, thanking them, and if possible, holding the doors for them
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Experience: One year minimum experience in front-facing service industry, restaurant experience preferred
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Busser/Food Runner

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to work with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always serve at the highest standards of excellence. The cleanliness of our tables and expediency of our service are essential to providing a truly guest-inspired experience.

In these positions, you may be required to:

  • Maintain and prepare tables for guests, removing courses as completed; replenishing utensils; refilling water glasses; being alert to spills or other guest needs
  • Provide for and replenish or replace waters, utensils, napkins, etc. as needed
  • Promptly and efficiently deliver food and beverages
  • Engage promptly and energetically with a genuine smile
  • Open and hold doors for guests whenever possible
  • Assist in preparations as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Remain professional and welcoming at all times
  • Protect establishment and patrons by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Experience: One year industry experience
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES 

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual preferred (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Bartender

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Ability to engage and tend bar with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always execute at the highest standards of excellence.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Know how to prepare and serve a variety of craft cocktails
  • Greet bar area guests in a welcoming fashion, serving every guest with a friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Take orders promptly and accurately, know both the drink and food menus well, including how to best serve guests' dietary restrictions
  • Transmits orders by recording guests’ selections and identifying all special dietary needs and special requests
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Assist in preparations as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Responds to additional guest requirements by inquiring of needs and observing dining process
  • Concludes dining experience by acknowledging the guests, thanking them, and inviting them back
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Bartending Experience: Two years minimum experience as a bartender required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Bar Manager

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and our mission to provide truly VIP experiences to every guest begins with our managers, and their ability to lead well by example.

Managers oversee every aspect of guest experience and service, utilize teachable moments, manage with a genuine smile, adjust on the fly, and always execute at the highest standards of excellence, leading others in this same manner.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Lead bar prep and take responsibility of bar staff, cleanliness, preparation, and guest satisfaction at every level
  • Know how to prepare and serve a variety of craft cocktails
  • Greet bar area guests in a welcoming fashion, serving each and every guest with a friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Manage bar staff and assisting wherever needed; this is a hands-on, lead-by-example role
  • Know all menus by heart, and serve as well if not better than the highest quality server or bartender, utilizing your additional experience and maturity to lead out in this capacity
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Remain professional, accommodating, and welcoming at all times
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 21 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Bartending Experience: Two years minimum experience as a bartender required
  • Management Experience: management experience preferred but not required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions

Server

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

At Hugo's Invitados, all that we do is inspired by our guests, and that begins with providing the best possible service to every guest, every time. Every guest should feel welcomed in, and treated as a VIP.

In this position, you'll be required to:

  • Greet guests in a welcoming fashion, serve each and every guest with a friendly and helpful demeanor
  • Know the menus well, including how to best serve guests' dietary restrictions, identifying appropriate beverage pairings, and accurately answering all food preparation questions
  • Transmits orders to bar and kitchen by recording guests’ selections and identifying all special dietary needs and special requests
  • Maintain an enthusiastic, welcoming disposition that's focused on prompt service and complete guest satisfaction
  • Assist as needed or as directed, and always look for opportunities to assist your colleagues
  • Protects establishment and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and alcohol beverage control policies
  • Maintains table setting by removing courses as completed, replenishing utensils, refilling water glasses, and being alert to spills or other guest needs
  • Concludes dining experience by acknowledging the guests, thanking them, and inviting them back
  • Obtains revenues by totaling charges, accepting payments, and returning change or credit card and signature slip to patrons
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and schedules as required, including weekends and some holidays

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Age: Must be at least 18 years of age based upon state requirements to serve alcohol
  • Service Experience: Two years minimum experience as a server required
  • Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED
  • Familiarity with industry best practices

ADDITIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Communication:
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and guests
    • Basic math skill proficiency
    • Bilingual required (English and Spanish)
  • Professional maturity: Ability to separate emotional feelings from real issues, meet commitments, keep the promises you make, and accept the responsibility of your actions
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