Work at Dayton History!

We are so pleased that you are interested in joining the Dayton History team!  With new projects being developed year-round, we are always looking for creative, energetic professionals that are passionate about history to bring their skills and experience to the organization.  The fun and educational atmosphere of Carillon Historical Park and our other historic sites throughout the region makes Dayton History a great place to get involved as a part-time employee or an individual seeking a full-time career.

Current job openings are listed below:

CARILLON BREWING CO. • LINE COOKS

If you are interested in making history at the Carillon Brewing Company, please fill out an application and return by e-mail or in-person to Kyle Spears, Brewery Manager, at kspears@daytonhistory.org or Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, OH 45409. For questions please call or e-mail: 937-293-2841 ext. 173 or kspears@daytonhistory.org

 

Title: Line Cook
Revision Date: March 01, 2021
Reports to: Kitchen Manager
Supervises: Mid-Level (Non-Supervisory)
Classification: Non-Exempt

Carillon Brewing Co. is a unique craft brewery, owned and operated by Dayton History, that specializes in historic beer production and features traditional German American fare. The core of Dayton History’s mission is to educate and preserve.

Basic Function: 

The primary role of the line cook is to prepare menu items according to recipes and the Kitchen Manager’s direction. The Line Cook should always maintain plating and presentation specifications and standards. The Line Cook is responsible for final product quality and cooking standards per the Kitchen Manager’s directions.

Qualification Requirements:

  • A passion for cuisine and cooking
  • Minimum 2-year experience preferred, from-scratch experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills and ability to take direction
  • Available for various shifts including weekends
  • Interest in Craft Beer and associated cuisine
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills
  • Willingness to work flexible and extended hours, as needed

General Skills

  • A Passion for cuisine and craft beer pairings
  • Ability to work evenings and Saturdays on a regular basis
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills and be able to take direction from supervisors
  • Knife skills

Line of Communication and Accountability:  

This position reports to the kitchen manager, front of house management, and brewery management.

Physical Requirements of the Job:  

This position requires the ability to be on one’s feet for 10 plus hours at a time.

CARILLON BREWING CO. • FOOD RUNNER

Title: Expo/Food Runner
Revision Date: March 01, 2021
Reports to: Kitchen Manager
Supervises: Entry Level (Non-Supervisory)
Classification: Non-Exempt

Carillon Brewing Co. is a unique craft brewery, owned and operated by Dayton History, that specializes in historic beer production and features traditional German American fare. The core of Dayton History’s mission is to educate and preserve. As a part of Dayton History, Carillon Brewing Co.’s primary goal is to both immerse our guests in a welcoming, entertaining, historic, and educational experience. The Expo/Food Runner works with the kitchen manager and other brewery staff to ensure our guests have a high-quality and enjoyable experience by serving food in a timely and accurate manner.

Basic Function: 

This position exists to facilitate collaboration between the kitchen and front of house. Basic responsibilities include serving food, bussing tables, prep for future services, and assisting with setup and execution of special events.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • General POS knowledge
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Available for various shifts including weekends
  • Interest in Craft Beer
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills

General Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver food orders from the kitchen to customers’ tables quickly and accurately
  • Act as point of contact between the front of house and back of house
  • Communicate information to kitchen manager and line cooks with attention to priorities and special requests
  • Assist with bussing tables and sanitization
  • Answer guests’ questions and ensure they have everything they need
  • Answer basic questions about the Brewery and Carillon Park
  • Communicate customer feedback to the appropriate staff

CARILLON BREWING CO. • KITCHEN MANAGER 

Title: Kitchen Manager Carillon Brewing Co. 

Revision Date: March 01, 2021  

Reports to: Director of Food and Beverage 

Supervises: Carillon Brewing Company Restaurant   

Classification: Exempt

The core of Dayton History’s mission is to educate and preserve. As a part of Dayton History, Carillon Brewing Co.’s primary goal is to both immerse our guests in a welcoming, entertaining, historic, and educational experience while simultaneously generating profit for the park. The Kitchen manager will thus help to develop measures that effect optimal operational efficiencies designed to generate the highest return on investment.

Basic Function: 

This position exists to provide leadership, direction, vision and operations management for Carillon Park’s Brewery Restaurant, Brewery Rentals, internal and/or external park functions, and brewery centric beverage and food stations throughout Dayton History.

Qualification Requirements:  

  • AAS in Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management
  • Instructor’s endorsement or 3 to 5 years’ experience
  • General POS knowledge
  • General proficiency with MS Office
  • Skill in scheduling for optimal guest service and restaurant efficiency
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Capable skill in inventory management
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective stress management and conflict resolution skills

General Responsibilities: 

  • Management of all employed kitchen staff at Carillon Brewing Co., including hiring training, developing, directing, disciplining, and working with HR and brewery leadership.
  • Restaurant operations, co-ordination with event planning for Beer Hall and all other associated events.
  • Assuring an exceptional guest experience for all patrons of Carillon Brewing Company, Dayton History, and all the associated events/services provided by them and their properties.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Enforce standard sanitary practices for food handling and storage
  • Enforce sanitary and cleanliness standards for the kitchen, refrigeration, and food prep areas, keep team current with ServSafe
  • Maintain professional restaurant image, including proper uniform for kitchen staff
  • Maintain an accurate food inventory working with Dayton History’s accounting department.
  • Develop and maintain a proper food and supply purchasing schedule, accounting for seasonal fluctuations.
  • Maintain an ongoing and appropriate plan for restaurant staffing needs; ensure that the restaurants and bars are properly staffed for all shifts.
  • Develop staff through positive and constructive feedback
  • Work with front of house to develop an effective set of policies/procedures for food and beverage cohesion, rental activities, and overall service guidelines
  • Be budget conscience, acting when necessary, to account for variance
  • Cross check payroll with other brewery leadership to ensure accuracy before submission to Dayton History Accounting.

Line of Communication and Accountability: 

This position reports to the Director of Food and Beverage Operations and is a daily face of Carillon Brewing Co. and Dayton History to guests and the general public.

Physical Requirements of the Job: 

This position requires the ability to be on one’s feet for 10 plus hours at a time.