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Join the Columbia Gorge Team

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa.

The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re part of  history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience as  part of our longstanding tradition for world-class hospitality.

To learn more about available positions, we invite you to review the vacancies we have posted here below.

  • SKILLED AND EXPERIENCED GARDENER

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement. 
    We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience  with Enchanted Gardens and Grounds. 
    Our gardeners and ground keepers create that enchanted environment where guests can wander and wonder...
    You have been working in gardens for many years now and loving every minute of it.
     - Know all about soil, fertilizer, plants, flowers, bushes and trees here in the Gorge.
     - Know when and where to plant, full sun, shadow, wind, no wind...
     - Know what to pull and what to nurture.
     - Need to speak English
     - Have a passion for manicured lawns, gardens.
     - Can handle a team of gardeners and ground keepers.
     - OK to receive instructions and specific guidance.
    If you think you can handle such challenge please apply online by responding to this posting with your resume. 

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  • Junior Maître D’ / Restaurant Supervisor

    The new  Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering  traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with  local quality ingredients. 

    • Friendly, presentable, honest
    • Experienced in managing a team, a shift, a station
    • Advanced knowledge about food and wine; its serving and pairing 
    • During the slow season, the supervisor will manage a station during the service
    • Leader, Motivator and Trainer
    • Elegant Flair; good with both guests and staff; front and back of the house alike.
    • Passionate about the profession, very service oriented.
    • Familiar with refined food and white table cloth service such as flambees and carvings.
    • Ready to take responsibility of a new restaurant.

    For more information about the hotel and restaurant, please visit the website www.columbiagorgehotel.com

    When interested, please complete the online application under "Join the Team"

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  • Passionate and hospitable Hosts AM/PM shift

    We’re Hiring.

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

    We are seeking passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with local quality ingredients.

    Passionate and hospitable Hosts AM/PM shift

     

    -       Experienced in traditional white table cloth service, welcoming and seating guests; The reflection of our                   hospitality and serviceability.

    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; good with both guests and staff; front and back of the house alike.

    -       Passionate about the profession, proud of the restaurant, very service oriented.

    -       Familiar and comfortable in a more refined dining environment.

    -       Experienced in handling a phone and telephone manners. Experienced in reservations and Open Table is a             plus.

    -       Works well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and to provide  the guest the necessary assistance to a pleasant         dining experience.

    -       Flexible, willing to learn and grow and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.

    -       Works well under pressure and dealing professionally and calmly with discerning  and demanding guests.

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  • Experienced White Table Cloth Morning/Evening Servers

    We’re Hiring.

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

    We are seeking passionate professionals (and upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with local quality ingredients.

     

    Experienced White Table Cloth Servers / Morning and Evening Shift

    -       Experienced in traditional white table cloth service and cuisine.

    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; good with both guests and staff; front and back of the house alike.

    -       Passionate about the profession, very service oriented

    -       Familiar with refined food and table service such as flambees and carvings.

    -       Good knowledge of local wines and comfortable with pairing.

    -       Works well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and give the guest a pleasant dining experience.

    -       Flexible, willing to learn and grow and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.

    -       A our servers are considered  leaders, motivators and trainers to our bussers with whom they are teaming up for smooth and efficient performance and guest satisfaction.

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  • Eager curious Bussers AM/PM shift

    We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering  traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with  local quality ingredients. 

    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; Passionate to learn about and grow in the profession, by nature friendly and service oriented

    -       Accepts working well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and helps to give the guest a pleasant dining experience.

    -       Flexible, not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends as well.

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  • Creative and Enthusiastic Bartender/Mixologist

    The Valentino’s Bar and Lounge has a notorious reputation based on the heart throb and classy but private life style of Valentino; refined  cocktails and  uniquely flavored drink combinations; traditional, contemporary and even  newly created.

    -       Experienced in bar tending and mixology.

    -       Creative but knowledgeable of traditional cocktails and local wines. Not afraid to initiate new drinks; including non-alcoholic cocktails.

    -       Elegant with Flair; good with guests, entertaining, friendly and with a pleasant demeanor.

    -       Cost minded and skilled in soft sales techniques.

    -       Passionate about the profession, very service oriented

    -       Familiar with and comfortable in a kind of sophisticated environment.

    -       Accepting food service in the bar/lounge and the Patio during summer time.

    -       Ready to take responsibility of bar, its reputation and success.

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  • Experienced Cocktail Servers for Valentino Bar and Lounge

    We’re Hiring. The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement. We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience.   

    The Valentino’s Bar and Lounge has a notorious reputation based on the heart throb and classy but private life style of Valentino; refined  cocktails and  uniquely flavored drink combinations; traditional, contemporary and even  newly created.

    Experienced Cocktail Servers for Valentino Bar and Lounge  
    -       Experienced in Lounge and bar table service, including food.
    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; good with both guests and bartender; front and back of the house alike. -       Passionate about the profession, very service oriented
    -       Familiar with bartending and cocktail making – willing to assist bartender when necessary
    -       Necessary to work well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.
    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and give the guest a pleasant experience\ whilst under his/her                   wings.                                                                                                                                                                 -       Flexible, willing to grow professionally and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.

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  • Dedicated and proud Private Dining (Banquets) Service staff - Part Time

    The Columbia Gorge Hotel & Spa is soon renovating and bringing the hotel to the next level of service and elegant coziness. We’ll be all about romance, charm and sophistication and although we’re are part of a history, we still have a story to tell and look to the future with excitement.

    We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience especially with weddings...

    -       Elegant, presentable with a certain Flair; Passionate to learn about and grow in the profession, by nature friendly and service oriented

    -       Accepts performing well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.

    -       Dedicated to a job well done; proud to serve and helps to give the guest a pleasant dining experience.

    -       Willing to set up and tear down tables, chairs, and other props required for the perfect private dining environment.

    -       Not afraid to work hard. Flexible in availability, and on call  for weekends as well as week days.

    -       Experience in banquet service is a plus.

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  • Junior Private Dining (Banquets) Chef

    -       3 years experience in banquets & catering; cooking for larger parties, a la minute plating.

    -       Experienced in traditional cooking from scratch; comfortable in working alone and in a team with minimum supervision.

    -       Has a strong sense of creativity (with a touch of romance for the weddings), works orderly  and well organized.

    -       Ready to lead a team when necessary; Flexible, willing to learn and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.

    -       Accepts instructions and guidance when required.

    -       Proud of the profession and one’s performance, dedicated to the culinary arts, not afraid to commit to grow one’s skills in the kitchen and catering.

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  • Dedicated and passionate Line Cooks; morning and evening shifts

    We are seeking  passionate professionals (or upcoming professionals) to join our team and help us create that  unique destination guest experience.

    The new Restaurant will reflect informal elegance, romance and intimacy without pretense nor intimidation but comfortable for all guests offering  traditional American Cuisine with an European Flair combining exciting flavors with  local quality ingredients. 

    • Friendly, presentable, honest
    • Experienced in traditional  cooking techniques, committed to the culinary profession.
    • 2+ year experience working on a breakfast/lunch line for the AM shift.
    • Ability to read, understand and follow recipes
    • Works well in a team environment with other staff members
    • Comfortable with all kitchen equipment including convection oven and smoker.
    • Works well in teams; accepts guidance, instructions and criticism when necessary.
    • Dedicated to a job well done; proud to give out the perfect plate, knowing that the guest will be happy and appreciative.
    •  Flexible, willing to learn and grow and not afraid to  work hard. Available in weekends.
    • For more information about the hotel and restaurant, please visit the website www.columbiagorgehotel.com

    When interested, please complete the online application under "Join the Team"

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  • Dedicated Prep Cook

    Our kitchen  is seeking an experienced  or upcomimg Prep Cook.

    • Friendly, presentable, honest
    • 1 year experience with food prep would be a plus
    • Good knife skills
    • Ability to understand and read recipes
    • Ability and willingness to follow instructions, willing to learn and proceed in a career in the cilinary arts and hospitality industry.
    • Works well in a team environment with other staff members.
    • Feels it is important to do a job well and be proud of one's performance and growth.

    For more information about the hotel and restaurant, please visit the website www.columbiagorgehotel.com

    When interested, please complete the online application under "Join the Team"

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