SANTA MONICA— Yesterday, chef Andrew Kirschner finally opened up the patio at his two-month-old small plate eatery, Tar & Roses. This back area accommodates 20 diners. [EaterWire]
DOWNTOWN— On the subject of The Tasting Kitchen chef Casey Lane's under construction gastropub The Parish, expect a debut mid-May/early June. [EaterWire]
LOS FELIZ— Mess Hall, Bill Chait (Short Order, Sotto, Picca) and Rob Serritella's dining endeavor growing within the previous Louise's Trattoria space, is looking to hire two managers. The details: "We are a lively new restaurant/lounge concept opening June 2012 in an historic landmark location of Los Feliz, featuring modern Americana cuisine and market-driven cocktails. We’re seeking two energetic managers—who share our love for food & drink, quality customer service, and the hospitality industry—to join our dynamic team. This is a full-time position with competitive salary and an excellent benefits package...
...Must be friendly, hard-working, detail-oriented, organized, trustworthy, possess a great sense of humor, understand the true meaning of hospitality and teamwork and always strive for stellar customer service. Must be available for occasional late nights. 2-3 years of manager/full-service experience required; bonus points if you have experience opening a restaurant. Must have a current food handlers card. **We run background checks, so please apply only if you meet these criteria. If you meet all of these requirements (and more), please send resumes and a brief statement explaining your qualifications and why you'd like to join our team to info@messhallLA.com." [EaterWire]