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

Current Postions

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Dishwasher (Closing Shift)
Join our kitchen team as a dishwasher at The Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, Indiana. You will efficiently clean and wash dishes, flatware, pots, pans, and kitchen equipment while maintaining a safe and organized work area as a dishwasher. In addition, you will maintain bus carts, tubs, the dish machine, and garbage containers. Other responsibilities include keeping the entire dish room area sanitary and orderly, including the dishwashing machine, wash mats, and sinks. A dishwasher will also polish the dishwasher and perform nightly closing duties and tasks as assigned by your managers.
 
Dishwasher Requirements:
· Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job, including standing for an entire shift, bending, stretching, moving, and lifting. 
· Must agree to work the closing shift, including Fridays and Saturdays.
· Must work efficiently and perform well within a team environment.
· Ability to follow instructions and work efficiently.
· Communicate professionally and effectively. 
· Must be at least 18 years old.
 
As a part-time dishwasher, you will work up to four weekly shifts, on our closing shift, from 4:00 pm until finished (possibly midnight), including Fridays and Saturdays. No Sundays! We provide paid training, and adult hourly rates start at $13.00 per hour. 
 
The Blue Gate Restaurant is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all properties, paid time off, flexible scheduling, advancement opportunities, a 401 k, and insurance for full-time employees. 
Host
Join our team at the Blue Gate Restaurant as a Host/Hostess. As a Host/Hostess, you will effectively communicate with guests from all over the country, from welcoming them upon arrival to thanking them as they leave. Your primary responsibilities are:
•	Greeting guests
•	Answering questions and providing information
•	Taking guests to their table with menus
•	Clearing tables
•	Operating a cash register
•	Communicating accurately, effectively, and professionally
A Host/Hostess rotates stations with different responsibilities daily, which provides variety and helps develop new skills. A host/hostess can work up to five eight-hour shifts per week, including days, evenings, Fridays, and Saturdays—no Sundays! Adult wages start at $15.00 per hour. 
The Blue Gate Restaurant is family-owned and operated! We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality properties, paid time off, flexible scheduling, advancement opportunities, a 401K, and insurance for full-time employees.
Host/Hostess Requirements:
•	Welcoming personality
•	An open schedule and a willingness to work when needed, including days, evenings, Fridays, and Saturdays!
•	Must communicate professionally with guests, co-workers, and managers
•	Must perform the job duties accurately and efficiently
•	Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job, including standing for an entire shift, bending and stretching, moving, and lifting 
•	Working as a successful part of the team
•	Must be at least 18 years old
Bakery Associate/Cashier
Join us as a bakery associate/cashier at the Blue Gate Bakery in Shipshewana, Indiana. As a bakery associate/cashier, you will provide excellent service while helping customers purchase delicious baked goods, including homemade cookies, donuts, fudge, pies, and more! A bakery associate/cashier stays busy assisting customers, taking accurate orders, using a cash register, stocking and rotating products, packaging, pricing, and helping the bakery team with other tasks.

Bakery Associate/Cashier Responsibilities
•	Your primary focus is helping guests!
•	Taking accurate orders.
•	Running a cash register.
•	Count money and return exact change.
•	Stocking shelves.
•	Rotating perishable items.
•	Other assigned tasks.

A bakery associate/cashier can work up to five weekly shifts, including days, evenings, and Saturdays. Paid training is provided. Adult wages start as high as $15.00 per hour based on experience. We are hiring immediately!

The Blue Gate Bakery is family-owned and operated. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, insurance, 401k, paid time off, flexible scheduling, advancement opportunities, and discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality properties. 

Bakery Associate/Cashier Requirements:
•	Adaptable and understanding with a welcoming personality
•	Ensure that products are in the cases and on the shelves, including rotation when necessary
•	Must communicate clearly and effectively with customers, co-workers, and managers
•	Accuracy and efficiency in job performance
•	Must work on Saturdays (No Sundays!)
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	Must be able to lift 25 lbs. and bend, stretch, reach, and stand for an entire shift
Front Desk Receptionist
Join our Blue Gate Garden Inn team as a front desk receptionist. You will provide excellent customer care through effective communication and a professional demeanor. A front desk receptionist can make a positive impact on many people daily! Some duties include checking guests in and out, answering questions, recording and sharing accurate data, cleaning the work area, and other tasks as assigned. 

As a full-time front desk receptionist, you will work five weekly shifts, generally from 6:45 am until 3:00 pm, 1:00 pm until 9:00 pm, or 2:45 pm until 11:00 pm. Open availability is preferred. Saturdays and Sundays are required! Experience in an administrative environment or customer care is preferred! Hourly rates start at up to $16.00 per hour. 

The Blue Gate Garden Inn is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at Blue Gate Hospitality properties, paid time off, flexible scheduling, a 401 K, and advancement opportunities. 

Front Desk Receptionist Requirements:
•	Professional demeanor
•	Effective communicator
•	Excellent guest relations skills 
•	Must have basic computer skills, including the ability to learn and become proficient in required software
•	Desire to learn and grow
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	Working on Saturdays and Sundays
Breakfast Worker
Join our team as a breakfast worker at the Blue Gate Garden Inn, a beautiful facility in Shipshewana, Indiana. Our breakfast attendants help ensure that each guest gets a great start to their day by preparing a delicious breakfast for every guest. Some job duties include making simple breakfast foods and quick order items such as omelets, serving guests, stocking the buffet, cleaning up, washing dishes, and other tasks as assigned. 

As a breakfast worker, you will work part-time from approximately 6:00 am until 11:00 am (the times can vary), three or five weekly shifts, including Saturdays and Sundays. Adult wages start at $14.00 per hour with a $2.00 per hour shift differential on Sundays. 

The Blue Gate Garden Inn is family-owned and operated. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality properties, flexible scheduling, paid time off, advancement opportunities, a 401K, and insurance for full-time employees!

Breakfast Worker Requirements:
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	Willingness to work on Saturdays and Sundays (Required!)
•	Teachable with a desire to learn
•	Ability to lift 30 pounds, stand, bend, stretch, etc., for an entire shift
•	Ability to work independently and follow instructions
•	Must be polite and respectful while displaying a positive attitude 
Grill Cook
Join our team as a Grill Cook at the Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, Indiana. Job duties include making sandwiches, grilling meats, using the fryers, cleaning the work area, and other duties as assigned. 

Grill cooks work an eight-hour shift three or four times per week, including days, evenings (our closing shift), and Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays! The hourly wage for adults starts at $16.00 per hour. Experience working the grill area in a commercial kitchen is preferred! We provide paid training, and our kitchen staff is cross-trained so that each person can build new skills and reach their full potential.

The Blue Gate Restaurant is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, flexible scheduling, advancement opportunities, insurance, paid time off, a 401K, and discounts at all Blue Gate properties.

Grill Cook Requirements:
•	Ability to multi-task
•	Practice safe food handling.
•	Ability to perform the job's physical demands, including working in high-heat conditions, standing on your feet for long periods, bending, moving, reaching, and stretching.
•	Work efficiently and accurately.
•	Must keep the workstation clean and organized.
•	Must be teachable with a desire to learn and grow.
•	Must be willing and available to work nights (closing the kitchen), weekends (Fridays and Saturdays), and holidays.
•	Must be at least 18 years old.
Housekeeper
Join our team at the Blue Gate Garden Inn as a housekeeper. Housekeeping duties include cleaning guest rooms, hallways, public areas, and other assigned tasks. A housekeeper will work from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm with a 30-minute break off the clock four or five times weekly, including weekends. Adult housekeepers start at $16.00 per hour with a $2.00 shift differential on Sundays. Saturdays and Sundays are required!

The Blue Gate Garden Inn is a family-owned and operated business. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all properties, paid time off, flexible scheduling, a 401K, advancement opportunities, and insurance.

Requirements:
•	Must work on Saturdays and Sundays!
•	Work efficiently with accurate results.
•	Must be a motivated, self-starter who takes pride in their work.
•	Must be at least 18 years old.
•	Must work well on a team.
•	Professional and effective communication.
•	Must meet the physical requirements, including lifting 25 pounds, standing, bending, stretching, and moving the entire shift
Buffet Attendant
Shipshewana, Indiana, is a popular destination for travelers from all over the country. Many visitors come to the Blue Gate Restaurant to enjoy the well-known buffet. As a buffet attendant, you will help us deliver a great customer experience with your hard work and positive attitude. You can be the reason they leave with a smile and return in the future. 

Buffet attendant responsibilities include:
•	Stocking and cleaning the buffet.
•	Ordering and transporting food.
•	Communicating professionally with kitchen staff and guests.
•	Completing other duties as assigned.
•	Assisting the kitchen team as needed.

We are looking for buffet attendants to work year-round (not seasonal). As a buffet attendant, you will work up to five weekly shifts, including days, evenings (from 4:00 pm until close), Fridays, and Saturdays. As a full-time buffet attendant, you must have open availability and will work five times weekly, including Friday and Saturday. Adult buffet attendants earn $16.00 per hour; experience isn’t required, and paid training is provided. In addition, buffet attendants are cross-trained in other kitchen stations, so each person can build new skills and reach their full potential. 

Buffet Attendant Requirements:
•	Must be willing and available to work on days, nights, weekends (Fridays and Saturdays), and holidays.
•	Safe food handling practices.
•	Must work Saturdays and evenings.
•	Excellent communication with the team, managers, and guests
•	Ability to perform the physical demands of the job, which include standing and moving for an eight-hour shift, lifting, working under pressure, bending, reaching, and stretching.
•	Must be at least 18 years old.
•	Work efficiently and accurately.

The Blue Gate Restaurant is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, flexible scheduling, vacation pay, advancement opportunities, insurance for full-time employees, a 401k, and discounts at all Blue Gate properties.
Banquet Server
Join us at Blue Gate Hospitality as a banquet server. We are looking for friendly, guest-focused, high-energy people to serve groups at events in Shipshewana, IN. Some of the responsibilities of a banquet server include preparation, delivering hot food promptly, cleaning up, and other side work. 
Our banquet servers take pride in providing excellent meals to our guests and having fun simultaneously! Banquet servers make up to $20 an hour with wages and tips. This can be a seasonal or year-round job. Banquet servers work part-time, make good money, and have a flexible schedule.

Requirements:
•	Must be willing and available to work on days, nights, weekends (Fridays and Saturdays), and holidays.
•	Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds, remain on your feet for several hours, work under pressure, bend, reach, and stoop.
•	Experience in working events, large parties, or groups.
•	Excellent organizational skills and motivation.
•	Customer service is a priority.
•	Great attitude and character.

The Blue Gate Restaurant is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, a flexible schedule, vacation pay, advancement opportunities, insurance, a 401k, and discounts at all properties.
Kitchen Line
Join our team at the Blue Gate Restaurant to work on the kitchen line. In this fast-paced job, you will ensure that all plates are portioned properly, look professional, and leave the kitchen efficiently. Other responsibilities include:
•	Making salads and sandwiches.
•	Stocking and organizing the line.
•	Cleaning and sanitizing the workstation.
•	Preparing and making chicken.
•	Operating fryers.
•	Assisting with various kitchen tasks as assigned.

You could be a good fit for this position if you are detail-oriented and enjoy a fast-paced work environment.

You will be scheduled to work an eight-hour shift on the kitchen line up to five times weekly, including days, evenings (our closing shift), and Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays! The hourly wage for adults starts at $16.00 per hour. Experience is not required, and we provide paid training. Our kitchen staff is cross-trained so that each person can build new skills and reach their full potential.

The Blue Gate Restaurant is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, flexible scheduling, advancement opportunities, insurance, paid time off, a 401K, and discounts at all Blue Gate properties.

Kitchen Line Requirements:
•	Practice safe food handling.
•	Ability to perform the job's physical demands, including working in high-heat conditions, standing on your feet for long periods, bending, moving, reaching, and stretching.
•	Must be teachable with a desire to learn.
•	Work efficiently and accurately.
•	Must keep the workstation clean and organized.
•	Must be at least 18 years old.
•	Must be willing and available to work on days, nights, weekends (Fridays and Saturdays), and holidays. (Open availability – able to work when needed.)
Food Prep Worker
Join our kitchen team as a food prep worker at The Blue Gate Restaurant. We are a busy restaurant in the heart of Amish country with visitors from all over the country. We are focused on teamwork and a consistent quality product. Your effort will ensure that guests enjoy a good meal and leave with a smile.

Food prep workers' responsibilities include the following:
•	Preparing food.
•	Following recipes.
•	Make simple dishes.
•	Assembling and plating meals.
•	Cleaning and sanitizing your work area.
•	Other tasks as assigned.

Experience in the food industry is helpful but optional. We cross-train all team members to provide them with the knowledge and skills to work in all areas of our kitchen. 
We are hiring a full-time food prep worker for five weekly shifts. You will work a mix of hours, including days, afternoons, and evenings (closing the kitchen). Working on Saturdays is required. Adult wages start at $16.00 per hour based on industry experience and availability.

Food Prep Worker Requirements:
•	Safe food handling practices.
•	Willingness to work until closing.
•	Properly prepare food as trained and instructed.
•	Must be at least 18 years old.
•	Must lift, hold, and move up to 50 pounds consistently.
•	Ability to stand on your feet and move the entire shift.
•	Must be teachable with a desire to learn and grow.

Blue Gate Hospitality is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all properties, paid time off, advancement opportunities, a 401k, and insurance for full-time employees.
Retail Sales Associate
The Shipshewana Craft Barn is a boutique offering fun and fashionable clothing, accessories, gifts, and collectibles. As a retail sales associate, your primary goal is to support each customer through the sales process. 
Other daily activities include:
•	Greeting and welcoming customers to our store.
•	Operating a cash register.
•	Bagging purchased items.
•	Contributing to the overall operations of the store.
•	Restocking merchandise in your area
•	Other projects and duties as assigned.

We offer quality products in a friendly setting with a no-pressure approach to sales. As a retail sales associate, you will work up to four days weekly, including Fridays, Saturdays, and some evenings. The current store hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm and from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. 
Wages are $15.00 per hour. 

The Shipshewana Craft Barn is a family-owned and operated company. Our store is inviting, and our team is friendly. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all properties, flexible scheduling, paid time off, advancement opportunities, insurance for full-time employees, and a 401k.

Retail Sales Associate Requirements:
•	Knowledge of the full line of products (90-day goal)
•	Excellent customer service skills
•	Professional demeanor with a welcoming personality
•	Competence with computer systems and software
•	Good verbal communication skills
•	Available to work when the store is open, including evenings, Fridays, and Saturdays
•	Must be at least 18 years old.