Art Show: Chris Evitts

021Chris Evitts was born in England. He studied at OCAD is Toronto and spent many years living there. He moved to Guelph 5 years ago.

His work is traditional: he uses oils charcoal, oils, wood-burning and painted pottery.

His work is rooted in his eternal search for an internal eye, he focuses on his “internal inhabitants. Other times, I focus on the time and space maze that they dwell in.”

Chris’ work will be on display in the cafe until early September.031

Hiring: Line Cook

logoStart Date: ASAP

Hours:  Full-time (weekends required)

The Joint Café is a café located downtown Guelph that values community and local, delicious foods. We are currently looking for a full-time Line Cook to join our team.

The ideal candidate has a strong experience in a scratch cooking restaurant.

Being a line cook at the Joint Café means working on the weekends, this is a point that it non-negotiable as we are busiest on the weekend.

The role will involve:

  • Versatility in the kitchen, able to sub into the hot line during the week
  • Baking experience a big plus
  • Supporting the kitchen supervisor and kitchen manager to provide local, creative menu options

Person Specific:  

  • At least 2-3 years working in the scratch cooking restaurant
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is ideal
  • Self-motivated
  • Positive, friendly demeanor
  • Creative sensitivity is a plus

Please apply for the position ASAP to info@thejointcafe.com.

Hiring: Front of House Staff

logoStart Date: ASAP

Hours:  Full-time (weekends required)

The Joint Café is a café located downtown Guelph that values community and local, delicious foods. We are currently looking for a full-time Front of House Staff member to join our team.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in restaurant service and ideally some experience serving and as a barista. This person is also community-minded and committed to engaging the restaurant in local events that complement the restaurant’s personality.

Being a Front of House Staff at the Joint Café means that we need you to work on weekends. This aspect of the role is non-negotiable as we need our staff on shift during our busiest periods! We’re looking for someone who is interested in staying with the café on a more long term basis.

The role will involve:

Person Specific:  

  • At least 1-2 years working in the restaurant service industry with serving experience required
  • Ability to work independently is a must
  • Positive, friendly demeanor
  • Creative sensitivity is a plus (lots of chalkboards to design, space organisation, poster-making, etc.)

Please apply for the position before ASAP to info@thejointcafe.com.

Kitchen Closed until Wednesday

tb-technical-difficultiesHello everyone!

We’re having some technical difficulties with our kitchen renovations and things are more complicated than originally anticipated.

As a result, our kitchen will be closed until Wednesday. We’ll still have espresso drinks and cookies. You can come and have a free Birds and Bees drip coffee ON US in the mean time.

Sorry for any inconveniences. We’ll be back to normal in no time! ‪#‎Guelph‬

The Joint Cafe News: July, 15th

specialSpecial – Panna Cotta with Reese Puffs

Right now, you can try out a delicious creation by our chef Mike Robichaud.

New Menu Item – Spicy Pumpkin Curry

Mike has also added a great new item to our menu – spicy pumpkin curry. This vegetarian dish is full of fresh vegetables and is perfectly spiced with curry, tumeric, cilantro, cinnamon and cloves. For full details, visit the menu.

“Art in the Seat”

Last Saturday the Joint Cafe auctioned off chairs for Hospice Wellington during Art in the Street. We raised $705.00 for Hospice. Thank-you to everyone to participated and bid on chairs and for making this such a successful fundraiser.

 

Food for Takeaway

This isn’t a new feature at the cafe, but one that definitely is great for busy bodies who might not always have a lot of time for a sit down lunch: all of our menu items can be picked up and taken away! You can even call ahead so that you don’t have to wait for your order.

Art in the Street: Chair Auction

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The Joint Cafe will be auctioning off our chairs painted by John F. Ross students in support of Wellington Hospice.

Every year The Joint Cafe provides John F. Ross art students with plain chairs. The students return the chairs painted and they are used in the cafe for a year before we auction them off at Art in The Street. This is the third year that we’ve collaborated together for this fundraiser.

This Saturday July 11th between 10am-3pm you can bid on the chairs at the Wellington Hospice tent in St. George’s square (booth 23). The highest bidder will receive the chair. If you win a bid and aren’t able to pick it up Saturday afternoon. You can pick up/pay for you chair at the cafe. Cash preferred.

All proceeds will go to Wellington Hospice.

To see the program for Art in the Street click here.