The Live the Lake NJ Family of businesses are a group of unique experiences and locations around Lake Hopatcong.

Live The Lake NJ
The Windlass
Main Lake Market
Nolan's Point
Lake Hopatcong Adventure Company
Live the Lake NJ
Lake Hopatcong Cruises
Lake Hopatcong Golf Club
Alice's
Big Fish Lounge
Hawk Ridge Farm
Lake Hopatcong Taxi

Join Our Team

Live the Lake NJ is always accepting applications and seeks out individuals with experience in three core industries: property management, office operations, and hospitality.  Those wanting to build their career with us are invited to submit a resume or complete an application. 

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Openings

  • Pizza Chef

    The Windlass is seeking hardworking individuals to join their team!

    Reports to: Executive Head Chef

    General Job Description: 

    The Windlass Pizza Chef is expected to make delicious pizzas based on both traditional and modern recipes. Pizza Chef responsibilities include preparing pizza dough, slicing and chopping toppings like vegetables and meats and executing customers’ orders considering special requests. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with various pizza types and be available to work during business hours. Must have ability to lift 50+lbs, endure standing for long periods of time, work in a fast-paced environment, and multi-task. Ultimately, you will help increase client satisfaction by preparing high-quality pizzas.

    Below are the Windlass’ responsibilities and requirements (in no particular order) for the Pizza Chef position:

    Responsibilities

    • Prepare pizza dough
    • Prepare pizzas out of our menu and based on custom orders
    • Wash and chop vegetables (for example, tomatoes, peppers, onions and mushrooms)
    • Monitor food stock and place orders, as needed
    • Recommend new recipes to update our menus
    • Maintain a clean cooking station and sterilize equipment

    Requirements

    • Work experience as a Pizza Chef or similar role in a restaurant
    • Hands-on experience with preparing and baking pizza doughs
    • Familiarity with professional kitchen equipment and brick or stone oven
    • Understanding of food hygiene
    • Good time-management skills
    • Consistently service-oriented, hardworking, and levelheaded
    • Performs well under pressure, is professional, efficient, detail-oriented, and courteous

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years’ culinary experience in a high-volume, full-service restaurant or pizzeria
    • Four-year degree or culinary school completion (preferred)
    • Flexible schedule and Holiday availability required
  • Line Cook - Alice's

    Alice's is seeking hardworking individuals to join their team!

    Alice's is seeking a line chef to join the team at Alice’s Restaurant, one of the most celebrated dining destinations in Morris County. You will learn under the guidance of classically French-trained head chef Frances Schoen, who has been working in some of the area’s top kitchens for more than 20 years.

    Compensation & Benefits

    • In addition to hands-on training under Chef Frances, Alice’s offers:
    • Compensation starting at $20/hour
    • Health benefits eligible after 6 months of employment
    • 401k participation eligible after 6 months of employment

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assisting with stocking and setting up the kitchen stations
    • Preparing food including cleaning and cutting the ingredients and cooking main dishes, desserts, appetizers, etc...
    • Plating prepared foods based on senior chef’s guidance
    • Working with servers to ensure that orders are completed according to requests and on time
    • Washing and cleaning the kitchen and cooking utensils and storing the equipment at the end of shifts
    • Ensuring that the kitchen operation procedures and hygiene meet food safety standards and regulations
    • Skills and Qualifications:

    At least one year of cooking experience.

    • Excellent kitchen administration knowledge and ability to work as part of a team
    • Strong organization and active listening skills
    • The ability to work on your feet for 10-12 hours a day and lift 30 pounds at a time
    • Exceptional time management skills
  • Line Cook - The Windlass

    The Windlass is seeking a line chef to join the team at the Windlass Restaurant in Lake Hopatcong, one of the most celebrated dining destinations in Morris County. You will learn under the guidance of Executive Chef Eduardo “Eddie” Santos.

    Compensation & Benefits

    In addition to hands-on training underExecutive Chef Eduardo “Eddie” Santos, the Windlass offers:

    • Compensation starting at $20/hour based on experience
    • Health benefits eligible after 6 months of employment
    • 401k participation eligible after 6 months of employment

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assisting with stocking and setting up the kitchen stations
    • Preparing food including cleaning and cutting the ingredients and cooking main dishes, desserts, appetizers, etc...
    • Plating prepared foods based on senior chef’s guidance
    • Working with servers to ensure that orders are completed according to requests and on time
    • Washing and cleaning the kitchen and cooking utensils and storing the equipment at the end of shifts
    • Ensuring that the kitchen operation procedures and hygiene meet food safety standards and regulations

    Skills and Qualifications

    • At least one year of cooking experience
    • Excellent kitchen administration knowledge and ability to work as part of a team
    • Strong organization and active listening skills
    • The ability to work on your feet for 10-12 hours a day and lift 30 pounds at a time
    • Exceptional time management skills
  • Dishwasher - Alice's

    Alice's is seeking hardworking individuals to join their team!

    General Job Description:
    Dishwashers receive direction from the kitchen, and the FOH managers. Dishwashers must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Some responsibilities include:

    • Washing and sanitizing of all dishes
    • Garbage and recycling disposal.
    • Keeping the dish area clean and free of debris
    • Light prep work if needed.
  • Dishwasher - The Windlass

    The Windlass is seeking hardworking individuals to join their team!

    General Job Description:
    Dishwashers receive direction from the kitchen, and the FOH managers. Dishwashers must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.  Some responsibilities include:

    • Washing and sanitizing of all dishes
    • Garbage and recycling disposal.
    • Keeping the dish area clean and free of debris
    • Light prep work if needed.

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