Classic Fine dining restaurant seeking amazing growth opportunity as a commis!

Detailed description

Located in the original carriage house of the historic Wentworth Mansion in downtown Charleston, Circa 1886 has long reigned as one of Charleston’s finest restaurants - a romantic backdrop for birthday celebrations, a quiet setting to discuss business or entertain friends, a one-of-a-kind venue for rehearsal dinners and bridal events. Take in the charm of Charleston while training at this amazing Restaurant!

Temporary housing provided upon arrival at their sister hotel. Great walking city in the beautiful Charleston.

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Placement Remarks

The candidate will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week. They will be paid time and a half for any time over 40 hours.

Host Company will provide a chef coat. The candidate needs to bring non-slip shoes, chef pants and a back-up chef coat (if you don’t fit in one of the coats we have, it can take some time for one to be ordered).

One “family” meal is provided when in training.

Vacation time is not provided until after the employee has worked 1 year. However, after an employee has worked 90 days they are eligible for Holiday Pay. The property recognizes 6 holidays: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Circa 1886 is closed on Sundays, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

The employee should fly into Charleston International Airport. We can provide airport transportation if needed or the employee can take Uber, Lift or a Taxi.

The employer will provide 14 days of complimentary room and tax at one of their hotels.

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Local info

The median rent for a one bedroom apartment in South Carolina is $764 a month ($183 cheaper than the national median); for a two-bedroom, it's $916 ($259 cheaper than the national median)

Apartments nearby the property:
The Jasper Apartments
Cornerstone at King Apartment Homes
61 Vandy
Sterling Campus Center Apartments

There is public transportation in Charleston, but if you are to buy or rent a car, it is recommended you bring at least $2000-$3000 extra with you. On average, a J-1 participant can expect to pay upwards of $150.00 per month in vehicle insurance.

Attractions nearby the property:
Fort Sumter National Monument
Pineapple Fountain
Aiken-Rhett House Museum

Other things to do:

Located on the Southeastern coast, Charleston has a subtropical climate. You can expect hot and sultry summers along with mild winters. Because of the city's subtropical location off of the Atlantic Coast, humidity is relatively high with averages ranging from 50% to 65% throughout the year.

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Circa 1886 Restaurant
Charleston, SC
September 6, 2021
Chef - Commis
15.00 per hour
Once you click the apply button, one of our wonderful career consultants will be notified of your interest in this position and will get back to you within two business days. When you qualify for the placement, the next step will be an introductory call to see if we can meet your expectations.
Job Rotations
Department Position Duration
Orientation Orientation 1 Months
Garde Manger Cook/demi chef 3 Months
Meat/Grill station (hot line) Cook/demi chef 4 Months
Saute station Cook/demi chef 4 Months

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