Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants creating 180 new jobs in Springfield

Job Fair set for October 6 and 7 at White Oaks Mall

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants today announced it is creating 180 new jobs in Springfield and holding a job fair to fill the positions on Monday, Oct. 6th and Tuesday, Oct. 7th at White Oaks Mall.

“Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is excited to announce our newest location in Springfield, Illinois, and we look forward to becoming part of the Springfield community,” said Tim McEnery, Founder & CEO, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants. “We’re looking to find 180 friendly team members in the Springfield area who are enthusiastic about food and wine and are interested in pursuing an opportunity and, perhaps, a career with Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants.”

The Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants will open a Springfield location on Nov. 3rd at White Oaks Mall, 2501 W. Wabash Avenue. Cooper’s Hawk has created a modern, yet casual, dining experience with warm service and a menu created with its own handcrafted wines in mind. The menu features unique dishes with bin numbers listed next to each item on the menu, guiding guests to their selection’s perfect wine match. Known for their rich, distinctive sauces, items such as the Pistachio-Crusted Grouper, Red Wine Braised Short Ribs, and Mexican Drunken Shrimp have quickly found popularity as the restaurant’s signature dishes.

Cooper’s Hawk Job Fair for Springfield location – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is creating 180 jobs at its new Springfield location, including full and part-time positions. The Job Fair offers potential employment opportunities for kitchen staff, houseworkers, tasting room attendants, servers, host, and bartending staff. The Job Fair location is in the upper level of White Oaks Mall near Bergner’s from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 6th and Tuesday, Oct. 7th. Interested candidates who are unable to may also apply online at apply.chwinery.com.

Who: Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants Hiring Team
What: Job Fair to meet and interview 180 new full and part-time positions for new Springfield location
When: Monday, Oct. 6th and Tuesday, Oct. 7th, 8:30am – 6:30pm
Where: Cooper’s Hawk Recruitment Center, Upper level, White Oaks Mall near Bergner’s
Why: Seeking to fill 180 full and part-time positions for kitchen staff, houseworkers, tasting room attendants, servers, host, and bartending staff. Employment start date will be Oct. 19, 2014.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants – Awards
Coupled with an exclusive and active wine club, Cooper’s Hawk was named “Breakout Brand 2013” and “Hot Concept 2010” by Nations Restaurant News, as well as selected as 2013’s MenuMasters Winner in the category of “Menu Trendsetter.” Most recently, Founder and CEO Tim McEnery was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (Midwest).

To learn more about Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants, follow on Twitter at @CHWinery, like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/coopershawk or visit www.chwinery.com.