Thank you for your interest in joining the Essenhaus team! There are a wide variety of positions within the organization so please apply for an open position that appeals to you. We'd love to have you join our team and hope that we'll soon be welcoming you as a new employee.
Who Are We?
“We” are your neighbors, your friends, and your family. We are the person sitting next to you in church, or the one standing next to you at the grocery store. We are more than just a collection of individuals, we are a team. As a team we place high value on issues like respect, fairness, caring, and honesty.
Perhaps our “Mission Statement” best describes who we are. It is at the bottom of the page, and you should be familiar with it before pursuing a position on our team.
What do we do?
We are a hospitality based organization, serving guests from all over the world. Operating Indiana’s largest family restaurant requires us to always keep plenty of friendly and helpful staff to provide our “pleasant surprise in the country”.
Are you one of us?
In addition to supporting our beliefs and dedication found in the Mission Statement (below), employees are expected to follow a few “ground rules”:
©“Heart of the House” employees
(those in the Kitchen, Bakery, and support departments):
We provide you with aprons and hairnets.
Your shirt may not have printing or logos on it.
¨“Front of the House” employees
(those who have customer contact)
You are to wear conservative style clothing not made of leather, denim, sheer cotton or similar materials. Female employees are required to wear dresses or skirts, which must be at least mid-knee in length.
¨ All Employees
- Hair colors must be a natural color and conservative style.
- Male employees’ hair may not be longer than shoulder length in the back and mid-ear on the side. Males are also not permitted to wear earrings on the property.
- Female employees may wear no more than 2 earrings per ear (1 must be a stud/post). No other visible body piercing is permitted.
- For both men and women, tattoos must be hidden from view at all times.
Work Times and Shifts
As a hospitality provider, most of our employees should expect to work on weekends and holidays. Saturdays are required for most positions. Most jobs will be part-time (working less than 30 hrs/week). Some positions begin as early as 5:00am, and some are here until 11:30pm. Only our bakers and desk clerks work overnight.
Why work at Das Dutchman Essenhaus? We offer the following incentives:
Essenhaus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Apply Online.
For further information contact our Human Resource Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to complete an application form online.
Applications will remain active for 30 days from the date they are filled out. To continue to be considered for open positions, you will have to re-activate your application by calling 574-825-0052, e-mailing the above address or re-applying after 30 days.
Must be at least 16 years of age to apply, currently Essenhaus is not hiring 14 & 15 year olds.
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A Pleasant Surprise in the Country
We are dedicated to providing each guest with a wholesome environment, warm hospitality, outstanding service and consistent quality.
We will achieve our mission by basing all of our actions on the following core values and Christian principles.
Providing products and services that exceed expectations will be our hallmark. Our focus on delivering consistent quality is the key that will create loyal and satisfied customers.
We will treat others with respect, honesty and fairness. Our relationships with vendors, customers and fellow employees are focused on treating others as we would want to be treated.
We believe we are better as a team that we are individually and are committed to working together to accomplish our goals. By caring for our employees, their families and our community we will continue to have an outstanding work environment.