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

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Host/Hostess
Join our team as a Host/Hostess at the Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, Indiana. As a Host/Hostess, your job duties include greeting guests, seating guests, and operating a cashing register. Our hosts/hostesses also add names to the waiting list, call people to be seated, adjust chairs/tables to accommodate guests, and have additional responsibilities. A must effectively communicate with all guests courteously. If you are friendly and enjoy helping people, you should apply as a host/hostess at the Blue Gate. We are hiring immediately!

A host/hostess can work full-time or part-time, three to five shifts per week, including Saturdays and some evening hours. Adult wages start at up to $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, advancement opportunities, insurance, a 401k, and flexible scheduling.

Host/Hostess Requirements:
•	Welcoming personality
•	Must display a wiliness to communicate professionally with guests, co-workers, and managers
•	Must perform the job duties accurately and efficiently
•	Must stay on your feet, move, stretch, bend, lift, and carry items during your shift
•	Working as a successful part of the team
•	Must be at least 16 years old
Dishwasher
Join our team at the Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana. As a dishwasher, you are responsible for efficiently washing, scrubbing, and storing all dishes, trays, eating utensils, cups, glasses, pots, pans, and small equipment for the restaurant and bakery. 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 other duties and tasks as assigned by your managers.
Our dishwashers can work full-time and part-time, up to five shifts per week, including Saturdays. No Sundays! We provide paid training, and adult hourly rates start at $13.00 per hour. We are hiring immediately!
Dishwasher Requirements:
•	Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job including standing for an entire shift, bending and, stretching, moving, and lifting 
•	Must work efficiently and perform well
•	Ability to follow instructions and work efficiently
•	Must be at least 14 years old
 
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, flexible scheduling, advancement opportunities, a 401 k, and insurance for full-time employees.

Cleaner
Join our cleaning crew at the Blue Gate Restaurant. As a cleaner, you will help us keep the building looking its best. Responsibilities include cleaning all areas of the restaurant, including:
•	Vacuuming
•	Sweeping
•	Mopping
•	Dusting
•	Wiping counters
•	Cleaning bathrooms
•	Other tasks and projects as time allows.

As a cleaner, you will work weekdays from 5:30 am until approximately 10:30 am daily and on some Saturdays. Cleaning experience is preferred, but we provide paid training! Hourly wages start at $14.00 per hour. We are hiring immediately and look forward to meeting you!

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, a flexible schedule, paid time off, advancement opportunities, insurance, a 401 K, and discounts at all properties.

Cleaner Requirements:
•	Multi-tasking, cleaning, and organizing skills
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	Cleaning knowledge or experience preferred
•	Teachable with a desire to learn
•	Ability to perform the physical demands of the job, including standing for several hours at a time, bending, stooping, kneeling, and lifting
•	Ability to work independently in an efficient and productive manner
Ice Cream Server/Cashier
Join the Blue Gate Creamery team as an ice cream server and cashier. Job duties include scooping ice cream, making and serving pizza and chicken wings, operating a cash register, and other tasks as assigned. You will work part-time from approximately 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Fridays and Saturdays are required! Pay starts at up to $14.00 per hour. We are hiring immediately!
 
The Blue Gate Garden Inn is a family-owned and operated business. We take pride in giving our best effort to ensure that each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at Blue Gate Hospitality properties, paid time off, and advancement opportunities. 
 
Ice Cream Server and Cashier Requirements:
· Friendly and approachable
· Teachable with a desire to learn
· Ability to stand and move for the entire shift
· Must be at least 17 years old
· Must be able to operate a cash register and count change
Inside Sales Representative
Join our team at Blue Gate Hospitality as an inside sales representative. Our sales team representatives answer all incoming calls professionally and play a crucial role in ensuring that each guest's experience is positive. The Inside Sales representatives work on location in Shipshewana, Indiana.

As an Inside Sales Representative, your main focus is helping guests purchase tickets, make hotel reservations, and sell dinner packages by phone, online, or in person. In addition, you will secure Theater seats and Hotel rooms, take payments, record details, and follow through promptly. We have full-time year-round as well as part-time positions available. You will be representing the Blue Gate and the many National touring acts that visit our theaters.
A full-time inside sales representative will work five eight-hour shifts weekly, including every other Saturday, between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm. Hourly wages start at up to $16.00 per hour.  

Inside Sales Representative Requirements:
•	Must be friendly, patient, and calm at all times with guests, co-workers, and managers
•	Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
•	Efficiency, accuracy, and competence in all areas of work
•	You must be comfortable and proficient in using computers and relevant software programs, able to learn new programs, navigate different websites, type, and compose written communication.
•	Teachable with a desire to learn
•	Excellent communication skills, including face-to-face and phone conversations
•	Must be at least 18 years old

Blue Gate Hospitality 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, a flexible schedule, paid time off, advancement opportunities, insurance, a matching 401k, discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality properties, and hundreds of free concert tickets! 

Kitchen Line
Join our team at the Blue Gate Restaurant to work on our kitchen line. In this exciting job, you will ensure that all plates are portioned properly, look professional, and leave the kitchen efficiently. Other responsibilities include stocking and organizing the line, cleaning and sanitizing the workstation, making sandwiches, operating fryers, and assisting with various kitchen tasks as assigned.

You can work full-time or part-time on the kitchen line, up to five weekly shifts, including evenings and Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays. Hourly wages for adults start at $16.00 per hour. No experience is necessary, and you only need a desire to work. Paid training provided! We are hiring immediately!  

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, 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 work in high heat conditions and to stand on your feet for long periods 
•	Must be teachable with a desire to learn and work
•	Perform in an efficient and accurate manner
•	Must keep the workstation clean and organized
•	Must be at least 17 years old
•	Working on Evenings and Saturdays
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 part-time up to four shifts per week from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Adult housekeepers start at $16.00 per hour with a $2.00 shift differential on Sundays. Saturdays and Sundays are required! We are hiring immediately!

The Blue Gate Garden Inn is a family-owned and operated business. 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, flexible scheduling, a 401K, advancement opportunities, and insurance.

Requirements:
•	Must work on Saturdays and Sundays 
•	Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
•	Work efficiently with accurate results
•	Must be a motivated, self-starter who takes pride in their work
•	Must be at least 16 years old
•	Must work well on a team
•	Must meet the physical requirements, including standing, bending, stretching, and moving the entire shift
Front Desk Attendant
Join our team at the Blue Gate Garden Inn as a front desk attendant. You will provide excellent customer care through effective communication and a professional demeanor. A front desk attendant has the opportunity to 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. 

Work full-time as a front desk attendant, five shifts per week, including some evenings. Saturdays and Sundays are required! Experience in an administrative environment or customer care is preferred! Hourly rates start at $15.00 per hour. We are hiring immediately!

The Blue Gate Garden Inn 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 Blue Gate Hospitality properties, paid time off, flexible scheduling, a 401 K, and advancement opportunities. 

Front Desk Attendant 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
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 member of the event staff team, you will meet interesting people, and the staff team gets to be able to attend concerts and experience what happens behind the scenes - all while getting paid!  

As an Event Staff team member, you would assist guests in the box office & will-call area, check tickets, direct people to their seats, assist in set-ups, and help with post-show duties, including cleaning restrooms, sweeping, and picking up trash, and 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, a problem solver, and of course, friendly! This is a part-time position, one to three evenings, mostly on weekends, with the approximate hours of 6:00 pm until 11:00 pm.

Our 2022 season includes exciting live events and concerts! We have artists such as Air Supply, Clint Black, Don McLean, Home Free, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Richard Marx, The Mavericks, The Texas Tenors, Trace Adkins, and many more! 

Customer service experience is a plus. Theatre and Event experience is preferred but not required. Shipshewana is fast becoming one of the best entertainment destinations in Michiana! So be a part of the fun, and join Blue Gate Theatre!
Breakfast Attendant
Join our team as a breakfast attendant 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. We are hiring immediately!

As a breakfast attendant, you will work part-time from approximately 6:00 am until noon, up to five shifts per week, 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 that 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 Attendant Requirements:
•	Must be at least 16 years old
•	Must be teachable and willing to learn
•	Must display a positive attitude
•	Must be able to work at a fast pace 
•	Must be able to stand for an entire shift and perform the physical demands of the job, including lifting, moving, stretching, and bending
Buffet Attendant
The Blue Gate Restaurant is a popular spot to enjoy a meal in Shipshewana, Indiana. Join our team as a buffet attendant, and you will help us deliver a great meal to our customers, who visit from all over the country. 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 with kitchen staff and guests
•	Other duties as needed

We have full-time and part-time positions available. Adult buffet attendants earn $16.00 per hour; experience isn’t required. Paid training is provided, and we are hiring immediately!

Buffet Attendant Requirements:
•	Safe food handling practices 
•	Must work Saturdays and some 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 in an efficient and accurate manner

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, flexible scheduling, vacation pay, advancement opportunities, insurance for full-time employees, a 401k, and discounts at all Blue Gate properties.
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Prep Cook
Join our team as a prep cook at The Blue Gate Restaurant in Shipshewana, IN. Your job duties will include:
Following recipes.
Cooking large quantities of food.
Preparing ingredients.
Assembling dishes.
Cleaning and sanitizing your workstation.
Other kitchen-related tasks as assigned.

As a prep cook, you can work full-time or part-time, up to five shifts per week, including evening hours and Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays. Adult wages start at up to $17.00 per hour, and paid training is provided. Experienced cooks are welcome, but we will train those who desire to learn and work hard. We are hiring immediately!

                                  
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:
Working as a part of a team
Safe food handling practices
Ability to follow instructions and prepare food in an efficient, accurate, and safe manner
Must be at least 18 years old
Ability to stand on feet, move, bend, and stretch your entire shift, and must be able to lift, hold, and move up to 50 pounds consistently
Must be teachable with a desire to learn and grow
Weekend Breakfast Attendant
Do you want to make some extra money and be finished working by noon? Then, join our team as a breakfast attendant at The Blue Gate Garden Inn in Shipshewana, IN. You will work on Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Job duties include preparing dishes for the buffet, cooking omelets to order, cleaning up the area, assisting our breakfast guests, and other tasks as assigned. Wages start at up to $14.00 per hour, with a $2.00 per hour shift differential. 
 
Blue Gate Hospitality is a family-owned company made of people working together to deliver our guests a great experience! We offer a wholesome work environment, advancement opportunities, and discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality properties.
We are hiring immediately!
 
Breakfast Attendant Requirements:
· Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
· Must be able to work at a fast pace, efficiently and accurately
· Must be able to stand for an entire shift and perform the job's physical demands.
· Must be at least 17 years old
· Must be positive and friendly
Bakery Production
Join our team of bakers at the Blue Gate Bakery in Shipshewana, Indiana. We have a part-time position on the third shift (9:00 pm –5:00 am). As a baker on the third shift, you will help our bakery production team make and glaze doughnuts and assist with various other delicious baked goods. Experience baking at a commercial bakery or restaurant is preferred, but we provide paid training. You will work five shifts per week. The hourly wages start as high as $17.00 per hour. We are hiring immediately!
 
At Blue Gate Hospitality, 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 Blue Gate Hospitality properties, insurance, vacation pay, flexible scheduling, a 401k, and advancement opportunities. We are hiring immediately!

Baker Requirements:

•	A desire to make baked goods from scratch
•	Must work on Saturdays
•	Must perform the job's physical requirements, including standing for an eight-hour shift, lifting 50 pounds or more, bending, stretching, etc.
•	Ability to work independently and follow instructions
•	Accuracy and efficiency in the products you produce
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	An understanding of measurements and multiplying ingredients
•	A clear criminal background check
Salad Maker
Join the Blue Gate Restaurant kitchen team as a salad maker. A salad maker will prepare and plate salads and side items while mindful of appearance, portion size, and garnishing. 

Salad Maker Responsibilities:
•	Wash, cut, slice, and chop lettuce and vegetable. 
•	Properly plate salads for portion control and appearance.
•	Put salad dressings and condiments into serving side containers.
•	Stock cooler with salads and side items (Must be in stock at all times)
•	Maintain a neat and orderly workspace.
•	Other duties as needed

A salad maker will work five shifts full-time, including some evenings and Saturdays. Pay starts at $14.00 per hour. Experience is not required, and we provide paid training.

Salad Maker Requirements:
•	Safe food handling practices 
•	Must work Saturdays and some 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 17 years old
•	Work in an efficient and accurate manner

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, flexible scheduling, vacation pay, advancement opportunities, insurance for full-time employees, a 401k, and discounts at all Blue Gate properties.
Server/Waiter/Waitress
Join our team at the Blue Gate Restaurant as a server/waiter/waitress. A server/waiter/waitress should be friendly, outgoing, and focused on providing excellent service to each guest! Your job duties include:
•	Welcoming guests.
•	Guiding them through the menu.
•	Offering personalized suggestions.
•	Taking and processing accurate orders.
•	Delivering food and drinks promptly.
•	Doing side work, as assigned.
As a member of our server/waiter/waitress team, you have the potential to make serious money, and you take your tips home every day! We are hiring immediately!


A server/waiter/waitress can work full-time or part-time, from three to five shifts per week, including evenings and Saturdays. We have six-hour and ten-hour shifts. With hourly wage and tips, a server will make between $150 and $300 per shift. 

At Blue Gate Hospitality, we take pride in giving our best effort to ensure that each guest has a great experience. We offer a wholesome environment, discounts at all Blue Gate Hospitality properties, paid time off, advancement opportunities, and insurance for full-time employees.

Server/Waiter/Waitress Requirements:
•	Complete knowledge of the restaurant menu and an understanding of the Blue Gate Hospitality properties and their offerings
•	Must be at least 18 years old
•	Warm, welcoming personality
•	Attention to detail
•	Actively practice team-work
•	Multi-tasking, listening, and communication skills
•	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