Welcome To El Gaucho - Applying For The El Gaucho Portland Hiring Valets Position

El Gaucho restaurant in Portland is seeking a high energy valet to join our incredible team.

Our guest experience starts and ends with impeccable valet service.

The ideal candidate possesses a unique blend of exceptional relationship-oriented customer service and effective interpersonal communication skills. The desire to further develop your individual talents and an eagerness to learn the true essence of the hospitality profession are both a must.


General responsibilities include:


  • Greeting and welcoming arriving guests
  • Opening car doors and escorting guests safely into restaurant
  • Safely driving, parking, moving and retrieving guest vehicles
  • Organizing, securing and storing guest car keys
  • Explaining valet parking procedures
  • Basic understanding of restaurant and neighborhood
  • Communication with management team
  • Hospitality-forward mindset
  • Upkeep of sidewalk and valet area
  • Maintaining a clean, professional and groomed appearance
  • Ability to exhibit professional demeanor under stress


Hours include Tuesday through Saturday evenings.



  • Experience preferred
  • Valid US driver s license
  • Safe driving record
  • Proficient in operating manual and stick shift vehicles

Compensation: $16-$25-Hourly | DOE


  • Competitive wages
  • Growth potential
  • Family meals
  • Employee dining discount
  • Medical (25+ hours/week)
  • Dental (25+ hours/week)
  • Vision (25+ hours/week)
  • Sick Pay
  • 401k with employer match (one year of service, and age 21)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (all employees)
  • We also value our employees experience and are closed (without pay) on Sunday and Mondays and most major holidays, unless open for special engagements.

About Us:

The El Gaucho Experience blends impeccable service and exceptional quality. Our talented team provides old school, tableside service for people celebrating their lives. Each ritual, from the greeting at the front door to the fire-dancing desserts, is how we honor the past and share our vision for how fine dining should remain.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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