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Now Hiring – Front of House Teammates

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co. (GG)  is seeking a Full-Time and Part-Time Hosting, Wait Staff, and Kitchen staff members to join its growing team. This position reports to the President of GG.  Established in 2015 and distributed since August 2016, GG is known for being Americas First All-Imperial Brewing Company TM.  Some of its best-selling beers include PULP IPA and “V” IPA, CITRA Belgian Imperial IPA,  Helena Imperial Altbier, Good Night Moon Imperial Milk Porter, and Greylock Imperial New England IPA.  GG is currently brewing under contract in Williamsburg MA and building  state-of-the-art Pub Brewery in Worcester MA scheduled to open in Q1 2018. GG’s brand is positioned for rapid growth in the Northeast over the next 3-5 years.

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company (GG) – Worcester, MA

 

Position Summary: 

GG is seeking teammates to support Front of House functions.  Knowledge and passion for craft beer is essential. Familiarity on execution of Pub Fare foods to patrons also critical.  Job duties will include, but are not limited to: serving patrons and providing support in our taproom, bartending, food prep, taproom events, as well as numerous other day-to-day activities required to keep the Front of House running smoothly. The ideal candidate is extroverted and friendly.  The ideal candidate has previous beer, bar and service industry or restaurant experience, is extremely organized and detail oriented, is accountable for mistakes.  Teammates within the kitchen and tap room zones will report to the various line Managers in the Front of House.

FLEX SCHEDULE:  Hourly range is 15-40 hours per week

Responsibilities 

  • TIPS certification for all taproom staff and bar staff.
  • ServSafe certification for kitchen staff is recommended but not essential
  • Attention to beer service, customer service and best practices
  • Follow taproom procedures
  • Creates weekly staff schedules
  • Completing routine maintenance and cleaning of taproom equipment and environment
  • Serve customers at events
  • Restock inventory items
  • Maintain an orderly and clean storage environment
  • Attend taproom meetings/trainings with all taproom staff
  • Effectively communicate staff suggestions, complaints and opinions to Management
  • Be a receptive, approachable to customers
  • Effectively address any safety issues in the tap room
  • Routinely engage with head brewer to best understand upcoming beers
  • Act as a knowledgeable liaison between staff, the customer, the brewery production and sales teams; maintain a thorough understanding of our beer, the culture and our processes. Have the ability to confidently discuss beer with both our enlightened and our curious patrons – be receptive to learning from our brewing staff. Be friendly, conversational, knowledgeable, but also approachable. Suggest beers effectively.

 

 

 

Preferred Skills

  • Strong communicaiton
  • Positive attitude
  • Reliable and On-Time
  • Willing to help outside of core responsibilties
  • Must develop strong working knowledge of beer styles, and a passion to learn more about beer.
  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment. The ability to think quickly, adapt and be flexible
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Cleaniliness

Schedule: 

  • This position requires flexibility for special events, as well as occasional weekend availability. Our taproom plans to be open Tuesday through Sunday, from 3PM until later evening. Work hours may be as early as 11AM and as late as 11PM. The taproom may be open on additional evenings for special events. The Front of House manager may have to fill in for sick or absent employees.

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation will be very competitive with industry standards and include a comprehensive benefit package including subsidized health insurance, phone allotment, paid vacation, and paid holidays. Please apply to careers@ggimperials.com and attach a current resume and cover letter. Calls or personal visits will not be accepted.

 

By in News, Uncategorized Comments Off on Greater Good Imperial Brew Co Taps John “JT” Ethier as Business Manager.

Greater Good Imperial Brew Co Taps John “JT” Ethier as Business Manager.

GG has announced the hiring of JT Ethier, of Worcester County, as Business Manager. The move comes as the company finalizes its recent 10,000 sq ft Pub Brewery expansion in Worcester MA. Ethier comes to Greater Good from Trillium Brewing Company where he held taproom and retail management roles in their Canton and Boston sites.  “We believe that JT will play a key role in this next level of growth for GG”- Paul Wengender, Founder;  “This is a big win for us as we build an A-level brewery team around our lineup of craft brews” – Shaun Radzuik, Head Brewer

By in Careers Comments Off on Brewery Associates

Brewery Associates

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co. (GG)  is seeking a full-time & part-time Brewery Associates to join its growing team. This position reports to the Head Brewer of GG.  Established in 2015 and distributed since August 2016, GG is known for being Americas First All-Imperial Brewing Company TM.  Some of its best-selling beers include PULP IPA and “V” IPA, CITRA Belgian Imperial IPA,  Helena Imperial Altbier, Good Night Moon Imperial Milk Porter, and Greylock Imperial New England IPA.  GG is currently brewing under contract in Williamsburg MA and building a state-of-the-art Pub Brewery in Worcester MA scheduled to open in Q1 2018. GG’s brand is positioned for rapid growth in the Northeast over the next 3-5 years.

Responsibilities will encompass: 

  • Support in all brewery functions, including but not limited to, brewing beer, transferring and carbonating finished beer, cleaning/preparing tanks, and packaging
  • Mechanical work
  • Properly maintains equipment
  • Implements process improvement and workflow efficiencies
  • Ensures accuracy of all logs of quality data and matrixes
  • Runs quality control tests
  • Assesses the quality of all raw materials and helps maintains their inventories
  • Monitors yeast health
  • Logs fermentation cycle of all beers
  • Helps in the creation, brewing, and refining of new and existing beer recipes
  • Maintains all laboratory equipment
  • Ensures cleanliness and sanitation of all equipment
  • Engages in continuous education and development of beer knowledge
  • Participates in brewery functions and events
  • Oversees barrel program
  • Handle and execute group tours

Preferred Attributes: 

  • 6 months or more of experience in a 4,000 or more barrels/year brewery/10 BBL brew house or higher
  • Self-motivated for continuous improvement of personal skills and business systems
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint)
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment while maintaining precision
  • Ability to ascend and descend staircase and/or ladder repeatedly throughout shift
  • Ability to carry/lift 50-165lbs. and work safely in a loud and/or hot work environment
  • Passion for learning
  • Live close to or within the City of Worcester
  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate brewing schedules

Preferred Level of Education: 

Brewing Certifications/Degrees or mechanical background (plumbing, mechanical) preferred

Required experience:

  • brewing: 6 months- 5 years in an industrial process/manufacturing setting

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation will be very competitive with industry standards. Please apply here and attach a current resume and cover letter. Calls or personal visits will not be accepted.

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Sales & Marketing Manager

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co. (GG)  is seeking a full-time Sales & Marketing Manager to join its growing team. This position reports to the President of GG.  Established in 2015 and distributed since August 2016, GG is known for being Americas First All-Imperial Brewing Company TM.  Some of its best-selling beers include PULP IPA and “V” IPA, CITRA Belgian Imperial IPA,  Helena Imperial Altbier, Good Night Moon Imperial Milk Porter, and Greylock Imperial New England IPA.  GG is currently brewing under contract in Williamsburg MA and building  state-of-the-art Pub Brewery in Worcester MA scheduled to open in Q1 2018. GG’s brand is positioned for rapid growth in the Northeast over the next 3-5 years.

Responsibilities:
As the Sales & Marketing Manager, the candidate will directly be responsible for all aspects of the sales territory including seeking and closing new accounts, retaining and growing current business, marketing to accounts, training and education, and working with our distributor to execute and manage our positions in the market. Territory is currently defined as Massachusetts, although New England regional expansion is likely. Job duties include:

 

    • Selling.  Achieving sales and marketing goals set on a quarterly basis
    • Acquiring new distribution GG products in retail accounts
    • Marketing.  Organizing, promoting, and executing promotional events at accounts and in the market including beer dinners, tap takeovers, festivals, tasting events, and samplings
    • Increasing rate of sale through brand visibility, staff trainings, and education
    • Maintaining weekly reports and detailed, digital notes using computer
    • Managing relationships at key accounts while identifying and targeting growth accounts

 

  • Managing and developing distributor relationships including executing, communicating and driving sales programs, and execution of business plan

 

Preferred Attributes:

 

  • A passion for our beer, strong sales skills, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to grow and maintain long-term relationships.   
  • Entrepreneurial marketing is a key.
  • Computer literate with a proficiency using social media- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, UnTappd, etc.
  • Must be able to think differently in a sea of uniformity.

 

  • A highly self-motivated individual with a strong sense of personal and social responsibility is a core asset.

Additional requirements include:

    • 21 years of age
    • A minimum of one year of experience in a sales-forward role
    • Must live inside the primary sales territory (Worcester MA area) or be willing to relocate
    • A people person who excels at forging meaningful relationships with others
    • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team
    • Strong organizational habits, a self-motivated work ethic, and good critical thinking/problem solving skills
    • Ability to work nights and weekends and travel for the company
    • A strong passion for American craft beers as well as a knowledge of the brewing process, beer styles, beer presentation, and rudimentary beer dispense
    • Knowledge of beer distribution and the three-tier system
    • A good palate, especially for beer
    • Personal vehicle with clean driving record and personal liability insurance

 

  • Natural leadership, integrity, loyalty, and exceptional personal character

 

Greater Good Imperial Brewing Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compensation will be very competitive with industry standards.  Please apply here and attach a current resume and cover letter. Calls or personal visits will not be accepted.

By in Uncategorized Comments Off on Citra Saison on Tap at Teddy G’s Pub and Grille

Citra Saison on Tap at Teddy G’s Pub and Grille

Come to Teddy G’s in Sturbridge MA, and try some of the Imperial Citra Saison now on tap!

Visit their website here

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Hours:

Sun – Tues  11am – 9pm
Wed – Sat 11am – 10pm
We Are Located at 179 Main St.
Sturbridge, Massachusetts
Give us a call: (508)347-1900
 
By in Uncategorized Comments Off on Greater Good’s Guide to a Greater Holiday!

Greater Good’s Guide to a Greater Holiday!

Food and Beer Suggested Pairings:

Thanksgiving Eve:

Food Prep and House Cleaning: We highly recommend rewarding yourself with our 12% IPA

On Thanksgiving:

Appetizers: Citra Saison a refreshing and delicious beer. Pairs well with anything.

Dinner: While Citra or IPA would be a delicious choice we recommend our Cherry Altbier for the main event.

Dessert: Sip our London Milk Porter (Goodnight Moon) during dessert. This smooth and delicious porter is the perfect end to any holiday.

Entertainment: Offer your family a full flight of Greater Good Imperials! Have fun talking about your favorites and enjoying the variety of well crafted beer!

Looking for the perfect hostess gift? Nothing says gratitude like a 4 pack of the beer everyone is talking about.

Drive safely. Drink responsibly. Be thankful.

We are thankful for the support of family and friends.

Cheers from all of us at Greater Good Imperial Brewing Company!

By in Uncategorized Comments Off on A beer a day helps prevent stroke and heart disease, new study suggests

A beer a day helps prevent stroke and heart disease, new study suggests

A pint of beer a day could help reduce the risk of having a stroke or developing cardiovascular disease, new research has found.

A study of 80,000 adults found the natural decline in high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good” cholesterol, in the body was slowed by a moderate intake of alcohol.

The results showed that one or two daily servings of alcohol for a man, or up to one for a woman, was associated with a slower HDL decline than either not drinking at all, or drinking too heavily.

While the trend applied to both beer and spirits, the effect was most visible for drinkers of beer, the Pennsylvania State University study found.

The research, which was conducted among Chinese adults, did not yield enough data on the effect of HDL decline from wine consumption to be able to draw conclusions.

Current UK Government advice recommends that both men and women should not drink more than 14 units of alcohol each week, the equivalent of six pints of average strength beer.

The previous guidelines, ditched in January this year, advised a limit of 21 units for men and 14 for women.

Presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association, the new research showed that moderate drinking arrested the decline in HDL as people get older more than twice as much than heavy drinking, which is defined as more than one daily serving of alcohol women and more than two for men.

The scientists said more studies were needed to determine whether the alcohol-HDL association applied to non-Chinese populations.

Read the full article here.

By in Uncategorized Comments Off on Coming Soon! “V” a 5-Hopped IPA

Coming Soon! “V” a 5-Hopped IPA

Coming to a store near you in Western and Central Massachusetts, “V” our newest brew is a 5-Hopped Imperial IPA with 8% alcohol by volume. Stayed tuned for more such as where to buy and tasting we will be hosting!