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Coquette, is first and foremost, a neighborhood restaurant. Located in the Garden District, our restaurant prides itself in using locally sourced, seasonal product from gulf producers, a healthy & safe work environment and opportunities for advancement.

We welcome resumes of those who have worked in restaurants before (fine dining is not a requirement) or even those who truly want to learn and are willing to start in an entry-level position. All applicants should have passion and pride in what they do & produce for guests, have a strong team mentality and respect for diners, co-workers and suppliers alike.  Hourly wage will be based on prior experience. 

Please submit resumes via email (info@coquettenola.com) or via the form below. We will contact you to set up an interview time and place.  If responding VIA EMAIL please do so with A COMPLETE RESUME, COVER LETTER & REFERENCES. 

Many thanks for your interest in our restaurant and we hope to hear from you soon.

Don't see the position you'd like to fill listed?  Feel free to send in your resume even if you don't see the position you're looking for! 

Host

We're looking for a full time host to join our team! 

Key Roles as a Host:

- Prepare dining room for evening service

- Review, plan and execute table placement for reservations

- Communicate reservation notes with managers and co-workers

- Confirm existing reservations to provide a flawless start to the dining experience for our guests

- Greet and seat guests- Maintain awareness of pace of dining room

- Close dining room- Prepare for following day’s service


We are looking for individuals who are / have:

- Self- Motivated

- Comfortable interacting with guests in a friendly and professional manner, both in person and over the phone

- Comfortable communicating with superiors and co-workers

- Detail-oriented and organized

- Excellent time management, prioritization and multitasking skills

- Experience with a reservation system is a plus 


Competitive hourly/plus tips and health insurance offered to full time employees. 

Line Cook

Coquette is hiring a full time line cook. 

We are looking for individuals who are / have:

- Self- Motivated

- Comfortable communicating with superiors and co-workers

- Detail-oriented and organized

- Excellent time management, prioritization and multitasking skills

-Professional cooking experience preferred 

-Competitive compensation and health insurance offered


Floor Manager

We are hiring a floor manager.

Responsibilities  include:

-The management of 4 dinner services a week. professional -

-Professional management of front of house staff (bartenders, servers, server assistants, runners, polishers & hosts)

- Fostering daily collaboration between front of house staff and back of house staff

-Extensive knowledge of Coquette’s food/wine and drink menus

-Printing of daily menu changes, counting in/counting out of cash drawer, programming of Aloha POS to reflect menu changes,

-Vigilant, clear and constant communication with kitchen manager/owners during service of all food and drink issues/guest complaints while maintaining an extremely high level of customer service, constructive management of employee performance & maintenance of our dining room atmosphere. 

We also require participation in a weekly (1 hour)  management meeting where we discuss staffing, conflict resolution, staff engagement, review of policy and repairs that need to occur.

Our restaurant prides itself in using locally sourced, seasonal product from gulf producers, a healthy & safe work environment and opportunities for advancement.  Coquette is s committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or age. 

We welcome resumes of those who have worked a minimum of 5 years (combined) of serving/managing experience (fine dining is not a requirement). All applicants should have passion and pride in what they do & produce for guests, have a strong team mentality and respect for local diners,  loyal co-workers and suppliers alike.

Competitive compensation and health insurance are offered. 

Many thanks for your interest in our restaurant and we hope to hear from you soon. 


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