careers

Want to work for Cedar Ridge? Check out our available positions below and send us your resume. We’re always looking for great people to join our team!

OPEN POSITIONS

Territory Sales Manager (MN/WI/Dakotas)

Cedar Ridge is a family owned business, and we are committed to maintaining a dynamic and positive culture. We believe our values are foundational to our position as the #1 bourbon whiskey sold in Iowa, but also critical to our mission of expanding our core whiskeys, including the Slipknot brand into outlying markets.

Position Summary:
Responsible for managing Illinois and Wisconsin which includes working closely with the distillery and dedicated distributor sales teams to expand our business together by creating impactful programs. If interested, please apply on Indeed.com 

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Executive Chef

The Chef will be responsible for all kitchen duties related to event rentals, special events, and daily service. The Chef will be overseeing the day-to-day duties of the Sous Chef and hourly kitchen staff.

This position will be successfully fulfilling requirements when:

  • Effectively manage food timing and preparation
  • Effectively manage kitchen costs and sales in order to meet monthly goals without sacrificing customer satisfaction
  • Assist in developing food menus
  • Maintain accurate food inventories
  • Encourage employees to grow and learn new skills within the company

To apply, please send your resume to ashton@crdistillery.com

Front of House Manager

The Front of House (FOH) will be responsible for the daily operations of the front-of-house as well as the FOH staff. The Front of House Manager will lead by example to motivate and inspire staff to provide excellent guest attention and service. Will be detail-oriented, approachable, and have strong communication skills.

This position will be successfully fulfilling requirements when:

  • Demonstrates high knowledge of Cedar Ridge products and services in order to increase sales, promote the brand, and increase sales for products, events, and other services.
  • Hire, train and supervise FOH staff to the company standards.
  • Ensures that the experience of each guest is enjoyable and safe.
  • Responds to guest comments and concerns, seeking to provide a fun and positive learning & dining experience.
  • Sets excellent customer service and work examples, setting the standard for the staff.

To apply, please send your resume to ashton@crdistillery.com.

Sous Chef

Sous Chef will assist the Executive Chef and will be responsible for daily kitchen duties related to lunch and dinner service, Sunday brunch, as well as assisting with banquets/ events when needed. Responsible for opening and closing of restaurant operations. 35-40 hours per week. *Earn tips and gratuity on events in addition to base pay. A more extensive benefits package is available for full time employees. To apply, please send your resume to ashton@crdistillery.com

Cook (Full-Time or Part-Time)

Full-time or part-time cook position would involve daily prepping and cooking of wood fired pizzas, charcuterie boards, other shareable dishes, and also assists in execution of private events as needed. 20-40 hours per week available. Position reports to Sous Chef and Executive Chef on daily operations and events. *Earn tips and gratuity on events in addition to base pay. A more extensive benefits package is available for full time employees. To apply send your resume to ashton@crdistillery.com

SERVER (FULL-TIME, PART-TIME AND SEASONAL)

ABOUT THE JOB:

  • Be knowledgeable about Cedar Ridge’s Mission and Vision as an establishment.
  • Ensuring tables are clean and presentable upon the Guest arrival and throughout service.
  • Effectively and efficiently place and deliver orders.
  • Be present and attentive to all restaurant guests during service.
  • Learn and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of Cedar Ridge products, along with food and beverage menus.
  • Providing a pleasant experience for not just the tables they are assigned, but the entire restaurant as a whole.
  • Work in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Effectively communicate and work well with both team members and management.
  • Maintain a polite, approachable, and friendly attitude at all times.
  • Provide high-quality service to maintain Cedar Ridge’s regular clientele, while also creating new ones.

To apply send your resume to ashton@crdistillery.com.

BUSSER (FULL-TIME, PART-TIME AND SEASONAL)

Bussers support the Cedar Ridge Tasting Room team throughout service. A Busser takes used plates, cups, cutlery, and other utensils at restaurants to the kitchen for washing. They also wipe down tables, restock cutlery and paper towels and ensure that tables are ready for the next customer to use. Bussers also assist waitstaff by bringing out food and drink orders and refilling empty water glasses.
Bussers are important to the running of a restaurant because they keep the dining tables clean and presentable. They also pay close attention to diners and inform the waitstaff when anyone needs something or they attend to it themselves. This excellent service keeps diners coming back.
To apply send your resume to ashton@crdistillery.com

Contact Info

Hours

Monday – Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday- Friday: 11am-9pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 9am – 5pm

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