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Blue Gate Restaurant & Bakery, Blue Gate Garden Inn, Blue Gate Theatre, Riegsecker Retail Shops, and Blue Gate Carriage Co..

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

Current Postions

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Prep Cook
Join our kitchen team as a prep cook at The Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, IN. As a prep cook, your responsibilities include preparing food, cooking simple dishes, following recipes, assembling and plating meals, cleaning and sanitizing your work area, and other tasks as assigned. Experience in the food industry is helpful, but not required. We cross-train all team members to provide them with the knowledge and skills to work in all areas of our kitchen. Paid training is provided! 

Prep cooks can work up to five shifts per week, full-time or part-time. You will work evenings (our closing shift) and Saturdays. Wages start as high as $17.00 per hour based on experience. 

The Blue Gate Restaurant is a family-owned and operated company. We pride ourselves on giving our best effort to ensure that 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.

Prep Cook Requirements:
•	Safe food handling practices
•	Properly prepare food as trained and instructed
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	Must be able to lift, hold, and move up to 50 pounds consistently
•	Ability to stand on feet and move the entire shift
•	Must be teachable with a desire to learn and grow
Event Staff
Are you looking to get out of the house a few nights per week or searching for a part-time change-of-pace job? Would you like to be a part of the concert-going experience? Then, join the Event Staff for The Blue Gate Theatre at Blue Gate Performing Arts Center. As a valued member of the event staff team, you will meet interesting people, attend concerts, and experience what happens behind the scenes - while getting paid!  

As an Event Staff team member, you will: 
•	assist guests in the box office & will-call area
•	check tickets
•	direct people to their seats 
•	assist in set-ups
•	work concessions 
•	help with post-show duties, including cleaning restrooms, sweeping, and picking up trash
•	other tasks as assigned

We offer a flexible schedule, discounts to all Blue Gate Properties, and a safe, fun work environment. You must be computer/tech-savvy, self-motivated, a fast learner, work well under pressure, be good at problem-solving, and be friendly! This is a part-time position, working one to three evenings per week, including Fridays and Saturdays, with the approximate hours of 6:00 pm until 11:30 pm. Pay starts at $15.00 per hour.

Our 2023 season includes exciting live events and concerts featuring Josh Turner, John Crist, Aaron Lewis, Scotty McCrery, Amy Grant, Jeff Foxworthy, and many more! 

Customer service experience is a plus. Candidates must be at least 18 years old. Theatre and Event experience is preferred but optional. Shipshewana is one of the best entertainment destinations in Michiana! So be a part of the fun, and join the Blue Gate Theatre team!