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Blue Gate Hospitality
ATTN: Human Resources
105 E Middlebury St
Shipshewana, IN 46565
(260.768.4725)

Current Postions

Server/Waiter/Waitress
We are looking for friendly, guest-focused, high energy people to serve guests. The responsibilities of a server include guiding guests through our menus and ensuring a seamless experience for each and every guest. Having a thorough understanding of our menu items allows servers to enhance guest experiences by offering personalized suggestions and pairings. You will also be tasked with taking orders accurately, delivering hot food promptly, doing sidework. Our servers take pride in providing an excellent meal to our guests and having fun at the same time! What You Need to Succeed • Multi-tasking, listening and communication skills •Take Pride in Your Restaurant – Celebrate EACH guest! •Desire to Help At our Busiest – This may include working nights, weekends, and holidays •Perform the Physical Demands – Lift and carry up to 30 pounds, remain on your feet for several hours, work under pressure, bend, reach, and stoop
Bakery Retail Cashier
The Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, IN is seeing a retail professional to work in our world famous bakery as a Bakery Retail Associate. The position includes serving customers, taking accurate orders for baked goods, running a cash register, boxing and serving baked goods, and keeping shelves stocked with baked goods. Requirements: Full-time Excellent customer service skills required Previous cash register experience preferred, but will train the right person Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and stand for long periods of time Previous retail experience helpful Competitive wages Benefits offered
Retail Stores Cashier
ue Gate Hospitality is seeking a retail sales associate to work at The Shipshewana Furniture Company and Shipshewana Furniture Traditions stores. These stores are located in the heart of Shipshewana, IN along with the Blue Gate Restaurant. This position involves assisting customers, operating cash registers and contributing to the overall operations of the stores. To be successful a candidate must have: Warm, welcoming personality Excellent customer service skills required Previous cash register experience strongly preferred Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and stand for shift Previous retail experience preferred Job Information & Benefits: Part-time varied hours, Mondays through Saturdays (with a day off during the week) Competitive wages Vacation and Holiday Pay Discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality businesses
Grill Cook/Prep Cook/Line Cook
Looking for part-time and full-time grill cooks who are seeking a rewarding challenge to work the grill area for the Blue Gate Restaurant, a popular 750-seat family-owned restaurant serving Amish/Mennonite home-cooked meals in Shipshewana, IN. The Blue Gate Restaurant is family-owned and offers a wholesome work environment with opportunities for advancement.Grill Cooks work as a team at a very fast pace. Requirements: Previous experience preferred Ability to multi-task Flexible schedule - evening and Saturday availablity Be able to work in high heat conditions Benefits: Flexible schedule Competitive wages Paid vacation and holidays Discounts at all Blue Gate stores, restaurant and theare
Buffet Attendant
The Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, IN is looking for several persons to care for our amazing buffet! The Buffet Attendant keeps the buffet stocked, cleaned, communicates with kitchen staff, and our guests. Needed to Succeed: Good communication skills Desire to provide amazing customer service Ability to be on feet and moving entire shift Benefits: Flexible schedule Competitive wages starting at $10.00 per hour Paid holidays and vacation pay Discounts at any Blue Gate Hospitality store
Decorator
Blue Gate Hospitality in Shipshewana, Indiana, is seeking a full-time Decorator. This Monday – Friday 8am - 4pm position will assist in making and maintaining product displays in all of our retail gift and furniture stores. It involves keeping displays looking good and fresh and stocked on a daily basis. This candidate will have an eye for design and product placement as well as the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Previous experience or degree in decorating or product merchandising is required. To be successful a candidate must have: Warm, welcoming personality Eye for design and product placement Previous experience in product merchandising or decorating OR Education in design Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. and stand for shift Job Information & Benefits: Full Time Monday through Friday, daytime hours Competitive wages
Hostess
Blue Gate is seeking a friendly, professional person to host at the Blue Gate Restaurant -- a 750-seat popular restaurant serving Amish/Mennonite style meals in Shipshewana, IN. A Host / Hostess greets guests, adds guests to waiting list if necessary, seats guests and operates the cash register. Full or Part Time Available Requirements: Evening and Saturday availability, Closed Sundays Excellent guest service skills required Must enjoy working with the people
1st Shift Baker
Bakery in Shipshewana, IN. These individuals would assist the team in baking our famous baked goods to supply the Blue Gate Bakery, Blue Gate Restaurant and Blue Gate Garden Inn. Full or Part Time available. Needed to Succeed: Desire to make world class bake goods Previous experience preferred, but will teach an individual with basic baking knowledge At least 18 yrs. Old Able to lift up to 40 pounds regularly Benefits: Morning shift hours 6:00am-2:30pm
Floral Designer
Blue Gate Hospitality in Shipshewana, Indiana, is seeking a part-time Floral Designer. This daytime position will assist in making and maintaining florals in all of our retail gift and furniture stores. It involves designing new wreaths, table toppers, and various other floral arrangements. This candidate will have an eye for design. Previous experience or degree in decorating is required. To be successful a candidate must have: Eye for design Previous experience in floral arranging OR Education in design Job Information & Benefits: Part time daytime hours, no weekends
3rd Shift Baker
The Blue Gate Restaurant, #1 rated restaurant in Shipshewana, is seeking someone who enjoys baking and learning more about the industry to work on our 3rd shift team making our world famous donuts. Needed to Succeed : Previous baking experience OR enjoy baking and a desire to learn Ability to lift up to 40 pounds regularly Must be at least 18 years old Available 5 nights per week, 10:30pm-6:30am Benefits: * Competetive wages, including night shift premium
Furniture Sales Associate
The Shipshewana Furniture Company is seeking a motivated and professional Sales Associate to join the sales team in selling high-end, locally Amish made furniture and provide exceptional customer service. Full-Time or Part-Time position with benefit package Competitive base hourly rate plus retail sales incentive Availability to work a few nights until 7:00 p.m. and most Saturdays necessary, no Sundays Previous retail and / or other sales experience preferred Ability to assist customers in putting together sofa/chair color combinations Professional demeanor and strong customer care skills required
Housekeepers & Laundry
Seeking self-starters with ability to thoroughly clean guest rooms at the Blue Gate Garden Inn in Shipshewana 3-5 days (part-time or full-time) per week. Earn $2.00 more per hour for Sunday shifts! Hours 8:00am — 4:00pm Requirements: Must be a motivated, self-starter who takes pride in their work.
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