Careers at Uncle Mike's

Bakery Manager (Appleton).    Apply Now.

The role of the Bakery Manager involves overseeing the day-to-day operations of the bakery side of Uncle Mike's Food Emporium, ensuring that it runs efficiently and meets customer expectations. The schedule could range from opening the store to closing it down. Here's a breakdown of the responsibilities, qualifications, and skills typically associated with this position:

Responsibilities:

  1. Team Management:

    • Hire, train, and supervise bakery staff.

    • Schedule and coordinate work shifts.

    • Foster a positive and productive work environment.

  2. Inventory Management:

    • Monitor and manage inventory levels finished products to get fulfilled from our production bakery.

    • Order supplies and ingredients as needed.

    • Implement systems to minimize waste and control costs.

  3. Customer Service:

    • Ensure excellent customer service by training staff in effective customer interactions.

    • Address customer inquiries, concerns, and feedback.

    • Maintain a welcoming and clean bakery environment.

  4. Regulatory Compliance:

    • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.

    • Adhere to food handling and sanitation standards.

    • Stay informed about industry trends and regulations.

Qualifications:

  1. Education:

    • A high school diploma is typically required.

  2. Experience:

    • Previous experience in bakery management or a similar role is beneficial.

    • Knowledge of baking techniques and industry trends.

  3. Skills:

    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

    • Excellent organizational and time-management abilities.

    • Customer-focused with strong communication skills.

  4. Technical Skills:

    • Basic knowledge of computer applications for administrative tasks.

 

Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about baking and customer service.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Adaptability and flexibility in handling various tasks.

      Weekend Delivery Driver (De Pere).    Apply Now.

      This position starts at 3:30 AM at our De Pere production facility. Driving our delivery truck down to Appleton and back. CDL is NOT required. Unloading heavy cabinets off the truck and reloading. 

        Qualifications, Skills and Requirements

        • Be 18 years of age.
        • Be able to reach, bend, stoop, and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.

          Bartender at Uncle Mike's Food Emporium (Appleton).    Apply Now.

          Provide timely, accurate and friendly service while preparing the highest quality beverages for our guests.

          Duties & Responsibilities

          • Take beverage orders from guests and servers with 100% accuracy.
          • Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks consistent with the Restaurant s standard drink recipes.
          • Learn the names and personally recognize our regulars.
          • Record drink orders accurately and immediately after receipt into the register system.
          • Accept guest payment, process credit card charges and make change (if applicable).
          • Wash and sterilize glassware.
          • Prepare garnishes for drinks and replenish snacks, appetizers for bar patrons.
          • Organize bottles and glasses in an attractive and functional manner to support efficient drink preparation and promotion of beverages.
          • Clear and reset tables in bar area.
          • Present drink menus, make recommendations and answer questions regarding beverages.
          • Maintain cleanliness & Sanitation in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas.
          • Receive and serve food orders to guests seated at the bar.
          • Know all ingredients, cooking preparations and portions sizes for all items on current menus.
          • Know the wine & beer list and be able to describe a majority of the wines with detail & knowledge.
          • Take food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar with 100% accuracy.
          • Deliver food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter.
          • Report all equipment problems and bar maintenance issues to restaurant manager.
          • Assist the restocking and replenishment of bar inventory and supplies.
          • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.
          • Complete any other tasks or directives issues by your Manager or Superiors in a polite, timely and accurate manner.

          Qualifications, Skills and Requirements

          • Be 18 years of age.
          • Be able to communicate and understand the predominant language(s) of our guests.
          • Have working knowledge of beer, wine and liquor and common drink recipes.
          • Possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a cash register.
          • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (in excess of 8 hours).
          • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds.

            Line Cook at Appleton.    Apply Now.

            Accurately and efficiently 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 and Responsibilities

            • 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.
            • Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served.
            • Complete opening and closing checklists.
            • Refer to Daily Prep List and Checklists at the start of each shift for assigned duties.
            • Know and comply consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen and property wide rules, policies and procedures.
            • Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
            • Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
            • 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.
            • Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
            • Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes according to build sheets.
            • Handles, stores and rotates all products properly.
            • Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.
            • Opens or Closes the kitchen properly and follows the checklists and prep sheets for kitchen stations.
            • Complete any other tasks or directives issued by your Manager or Superiors in a polite, timely and accurate manner.
            • Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.
            • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Executive Chef or Sous Chefs.

            Night Time Server at Appleton.    Apply Now.

            Provide friendly, responsive service to create an exceptional dining experience for all our guests. Each server's primary objective is to WOW our guests and exceed their expectations so they will want to return again and again.

            Duties and Responsibilities

            • Welcome and greet guests. Make all our guests feel comfortable and let them know you re there to personally take care of them.
            • Inform guests of specials and menu changes.
            • Make recommendations you genuinely feel your guests will enjoy.
            • Answer questions about our food, beverages and other restaurant functions and services.
            • Know all ingredients, cooking preparations and portions sizes for all items on current menus.
            • Know the wine & beer list and be able to describe a majority of the wines with detail & knowledge.
            • Take food and beverage orders from guests, enter orders in our point-of-sale system which relays orders to the kitchen and bar with 100% accuracy.
            • Deliver food and beverages from kitchen and bar to guests in a timely matter.
            • Perform side work at the start and end of each shift as required by service station assignment.
            • Maintain clean service areas.
            • Monitor and observe guests dining experience. Ensure guests are satisfied with the food and service. Respond promptly and courteously to any requests.
            • Prepare final bill, present check to guest, accept payment, process credit card charges with 100% accuracy.
            • Be ready and willing to assist fellow servers as situations arise.
            • Be ready and willing to assist bussers with clearing and resetting tables.
            • Thank guests for their visit and invite them to return.
            • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.
            • Complete any other tasks or directives issues by your Manager or Superiors in a polite, timely and accurate manner.

            Qualifications, Skills and Requirements

            • Be able to communicate and understand with our guests.
            • Must have a basic knowledge of dining room and service procedures and functions.
            • Possess basic math skills and have the ability to handle money and operate a point-of-sale system.
            • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
            • Be able to safely lift and easily maneuver trays of food frequently weighing up to 20 to 25 pounds.

            Customer Experience Specialist - Appleton.    Apply Now.

            ***Wouldn't start until week or two before opening, as of now we are expecting the early October***

            Previously known as a sales clerk. Sells bakery products, provides excellent customer service, creates/maintains displays, assists with stocking supplies, operates cash register, completes education on all retail products and training. Hourly.

            Day Time Busser at Appleton.    Apply Now.

            Serve guests water & bread upon their arrival and provide refills as needed. Deliver food and remove used tableware between courses; clear and reset tables after guests leave.

            Duties & Responsibilities

            • Obtain service area assignment at the beginning of each shift.
            • Promptly greet guests as they are seated and bring bread, butter and water to table.
            • Clear tables after guests. Take tableware to dish room and place silverware, dishes, glassware, etc. in appropriate areas for washing.
            • Between seating s promptly clean table tops, chairs and booths. Check floor and clean as required. Reset and arrange tabletop.
            • Inspect assigned restroom every 30 minutes and clean as needed.
            • Respond appropriately to guest requests. Communicate guest requests to server as needed.
            • Communicate with server and hostess to assure efficient seating, table utilization and customer service.
            • Assist server as needed with food delivery, especially with large parties and during peak periods.
            • Thank guests as they leave.
            • Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or immediate supervisor.
            • Complete any other tasks or directives issues by your Manager or Superiors in a polite, timely and accurate manner.

            Qualifications, Skills and Requirements

            • No previous restaurant experience required.
            • Have working knowledge of communicating with our guests.
            • Be able to lift, reach, bend and stoop.
            • Carry items up to 30 lbs, including bus tubs, trays with dishes and glassware.
            • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

            Manager at Suamico.    Apply Now.

            We are looking for an individual to manage each location. The shifts will vary from opening to closing to some weekend work. This is an ever evolving role, so somebody that is open minded is a must!

            Responsibilities: Maintain a friendly and positive attitude Have excellent interpersonal communication skills Enthusiastic about what they do Oversee the daily operations of the store Make sure the store is running smoothly and effectively Handle staff conflicts, problems and complaints Handle customer complaints professionally Motivate clerks in a creative way Help the clerks with learning how to establish working relationships with our customers Enforce rules and policies amongst the clerks Must have a “team” mindset instilled in them Strengths in leadership and team building Capable to thrive in a fast-paced/high-pressure environment

            Customer Experience Specialist - De Pere.    Apply Now.

            Previously known as a sales clerk. Sells bakery products, provides excellent customer service, creates/maintains displays, assists with stocking supplies, operates cash register, completes education on all retail products and training. Hourly.

            Customer Experience Specialist - East Mason.    Apply Now.

            Previously known as a sales clerk. Sells bakery products, provides excellent customer service, creates/maintains displays, assists with stocking supplies, operates cash register, completes education on all retail products and training. Hourly.

            Customer Experience Specialist - Suamico.    Apply Now.

            Previously known as a sales clerk. Sells bakery products, provides excellent customer service, creates/maintains displays, assists with stocking supplies, operates cash register, completes education on all retail products and training. Hourly.