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- While some restaurateurs seem rather desperate to find workers, a Napa Valley natural wine company seems out of step and doesn’t want to compromise when it comes to finding the perfect addition to their team. Of course, Twitter users have thoughts on the many qualities that must be possessed by the ideal candidate for the role of Dry Farms Wines Loyalty Coordinator. The very long job posting requires applicants to be both ‘data driven’ and ‘a lover’ as well as’ passionate ‘,’ resourceful ‘,’ empathetic ‘,’ flexible ‘,’ calm under pressure “And” a wine-lover and defender of health. In addition, he adds that applicants must adhere to the Company’s Creation Code (“At Dry Farm Wines, we believe in a connected source of energy. We tap into that energy by thinking, creating and vibrating a higher level. frequency. â), able to travelâ on very short notice â,â willing to be vulnerable âand practice group meditation with the rest of the team on a daily basis. Benefits include free unlimited wine and ‘lots of all expense paid meals and parties! If it all seems a bit offbeat in a very Rajneeshpuram way, then you are not alone. A Twitter user reflexive, “I really didn’t know joining a cult required so much paperwork.”
This is the most stressful job posting I have ever seen in my life and you will never guess in a million years what it is for. pic.twitter.com/UVOlzTcMcK
– Mrs. Detective Pikajew, Esq. (@clapifyoulikeme) July 29, 2021
- There are likely fewer new restaurants opening in the Bay Area than in 2019, according to a analysis by the SF Business Times. Journalist Alex Barreira says he used Yelp data to discern that “712 new restaurants opened between April and the end of June” in the Bay Area, which is defined as “its five largest metropolitan areas, grouped together as San Francisco-Oakland – Hayward, San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Santa Rosa, Napa and Vallejo-Fairfield. This number translates to a decrease of about 10% from the number opened during the same period in 2019. [SF Biz Times]
- Berkeley could cook all of their city-supplied meals – think of meals served in prisons, senior centers and youth programs, but not meals served in schools – vegan, Berkeleyside reports. City council on Tuesday passed a resolution calling on the historically forward-looking city of East Bay to halve its “consumption of animal foods such as meat and dairy” by 2024 ” and to explore “the possibility of eventually going to full plantation-based meals”, by Berkeleyside. Of course, it remains to be seen how that would happen, although the resolution says that “one of the most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is to switch to plant-based or plant-based diets. herbal “. [Berkeleyside]
- And just in case you haven’t heard of Milk Bar’s constant infiltration into the Bay Area dining scene, here’s some more cereal milk infused news: The New York-based Dessert Company is one of a handful of food companies to find a home in DoorDash’s new pop-up kitchen location at Westfield Oakridge in San Jose. Other tenants include Aria Korean Street Food, Canter’s Deli, Curry Up Now, the Melt Express, and YiFang Taiwan Fruit Tea. Customers in San Jose, Saratoga and Campbell can now order delivery through the DoorDash app.