JOIN US

There are many exciting ways for you to get involved with Forge City Works. The support we receive from community members like you is crucial to our success.

Participate

Help us achieve our mission by joining us at culinary events, eating at one of our cafés or hiring us to cater your gathering.

Refer Us

Share our café menus with your co-workers or email our catering menus to your family. We thrive on word of mouth referrals.

Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers to help with our events, lead an event or help with our fundraising efforts. We want to hear from you.

Donate

We are able to do what we do because of generous supporters like you. No donation is too small to empower those in need.

Careers at Forge City Works

Do you love great food and awesome coworkers? Interested in a rewarding career that prioritizes the environment, communities, and people’s ability to thrive? Are you a management maestro that can conduct and collaborate with a diverse team to deliver a top-notch experience for patrons, vendors, and coworkers alike?

If that’s you, then join us at Fire By Forge, a social enterprise of Forge City Works!

Fire by Forge is a Pan-American cuisine restaurant in the heart of Frog Hallow that hosts a robust menu which draws from North Central America and South American influences. It offers eco-conscious, sustainable farm-to-table offerings to reflect its diverse community’s desires and palate.

Owned and operated by Forge City Works, a job training, food access and sustainable social enterprise organization, the management team will help deliver the ongoing mission to make lives better through the power of food and community.  This includes creating a positive and memorable experience for all guests, vendors, and certainly our employees.

Our management team has a passion for people as well as food and making an impact. Strong hospitality chops and people-first leadership runs through their veins. We are looking for people who are self-motivated, go getters who are organized and energetic while dedicated to personal and team growth and well-being. Management team positions include General Manager, Associate GM, Executive Chef, Chef de Cuisine, Sous Chef, and Bar & Beverage Manager.

Under the Forge City Works umbrella of businesses, Fire by Forge will operate as a financially self-sustaining organization that provides training and employment opportunities for the community. This includes an intentional dedication to helping close racial and socioeconomic disparities, even extending to wealth gaps. The management team will help advance our values and mission while cultivating strong leadership and entrepreneurship skills to help create more sustainable communities.

The management team roles are designed to be a 5-day, 45-hour work week (on average) position. It is salaried and includes medical benefits, paid time off (PTO), and a matching Simple IRA or similar retirement program.

If this sounds right up your alley, please contact Ben Dubow at ben@forgecityworks.org to learn more about the role responsibilities, the team, salary and additional information.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging at FCW Businesses

All Forge City Works business ventures and entities thread diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through everything we do and most importantly, at the heart of who we are. This is embodied and demonstrated through our shared values and culture at every level and area of our organization, including customer and guest services, and workforce training.

We are proud to offer a “people first” culture that supports those who have multidimensional life experiences, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our collective impact will be.