Restaurant & Retail Careers

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic individuals to help us do what we do best — please our guests with great country cooking and friendly service.

Welcome to Cracker Barrel

As we continue to expand our family, we are seeking individuals who pride themselves on their strong leadership skills, demonstrate innovative ideas and have an unparalleled passion for customer service.

Delivering an exceptional guest experience starts with our In-Store team. Every day, they bring our mission of pleasing people to life and provide a consistent home away from home experience for our guests. Our In-Store leadership teams and hourly employees receive best-in-class training and competitive compensation and benefits.

Restaurant and Country store roles

Restaurant Management

Restaurant Manager

The General Manager and Associate Managers are responsible for creating a “Pleasing People” environment where everyone can contribute to the overall success of the unit.

Retail Management

Retail Manager

The Retail Manager is responsible for retail operations of their unit.

Server

Servers

As a Server you are our service ambassador, bringing to life our mission of “Pleasing People.”

Host / Hostess

Host/Hostess

A Host is one of the first points of contact when a guest enters the store.

Retail

Retail Sales

As a Retail team member, you will ensure our Guests have a fun experience and become acquainted with the features and benefits of the items we offer.

Busser / Dishwasher

Busser / Dishwasher

As a Busser/Dishwasher, you are the number one team player in the restaurant. Your contribution plays a key role in promoting our high standards of cleanliness in our stores.

Cook

Cook

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® offers several Cook roles including Grill, Backup, and Prep. Each role plays a vital part in ensuring our Guests have a consistent, pleasing home away from home meal.

Night Maintenance

Night Maintenance

You’re a night owl who takes great pride in being self-motivated and results-driven. Your work plays a vital role in exceeding Guest expectations.

We’re proud to put our employees first and serve up benefits that are worth savoring:
Store Hourly Employees
Financial Benefits
  • Weekly Paychecks (by either direct deposit or Visa pay card)
  • Competitive Pay
  • No Tip Sharing
  • 401(k) Employee Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Health Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription Drug coverage
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
Paid Time Off
  • Paid Vacation (with no minimum average work week required)
Discounts
  • Employee meals 50% per scheduled shift
  • Restaurant and Retail Employee Discounts
Service Award
  • Recognition on your years of service
Opportunities for Advancement
  • Personal Achievement Responsibility (PAR) Program
  • Internship Program
Additional Benefits
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • Referral Program
 
Field Management
Financial Benefits
  • Semi-monthly Paychecks (by either direct deposit or Visa pay card)
  • Competitive Pay
  • Bonus Plan
  • 401(k) Employee Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Paid Time Off
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holiday (Christmas Day)
Discounts
  • Restaurant and Retail Employee Discounts
  • One complimentary meal per scheduled shift
Health Benefits
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Day Care)
Life & Disability Benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
  • Opportunity to purchase Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
Service Awards
  • Recognition on your years of service
Additional Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • Opportunities for Advancement
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Referral Program
  • Plus many other benefits