Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants To Hire 180 in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI – September 12, 2013 – Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, which is scheduled to open a new location in November in Kenwood, is now hiring 180 full and part-time employees.

The new team members will hold hourly positions and full-time team members are eligible for benefits.  All new hires will participate in a training program and orientation. In addition, Cooper’s Hawk offers advanced wine training for team members that serve wine to guests.

“We are looking for people who are passionate about food and wine,” said Alex Fishman, Talent Acquisition Manager at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants.  “Once hired, we give them extensive training so they can educate our guests about our unique, hand-crafted wines and perfect food pairings.”

Openings at the new Cooper’s Hawk location include positions ranging from bartender to dishwasher and pastry cook to retail/tasting room staff. The Cooper’s Hawk benefit program includes four medical options, two dental options, vision, flexible spending, short term disability coverage as well as paid vacation time. All employees receive a dining discount as well as discounts on wine and retail products.  Interested applicants can apply online at apply.chwinery.com.

Cooper’s Hawk has completed hiring of the Kenwood location’s 11-person management team, which Emily Dock and Jeffrey Hairston will lead. Dock will serve as General Manager and Hairston will be Executive Kitchen Manager.

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About Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants

An eclectic combination of winery, restaurants, and retail stores, Cooper’s Hawk is the brain-child of entrepreneur, Tim McEnery, who opened the first winery and restaurant in 2005. Operations have since expanded to twelve locations.  Cincinnati, Ohio, will be the thirteenth.  The uniquely modern yet casual dining experience coupled with an exclusive and active wine club has led to revenues over $75 million for 2012.

Cooper’s Hawk has earned over 200 wine awards in eight years and was named “Hot Concept 2010” Winner by Nations Restaurant News. In 2013, Cooper’s Hawk was named MenuMasters Winner in the category of “Menu Trendsetter” for their Asian BBQ Pork Belly Nachos and was named on of Inc. 5000′s Fastest Growing Companies. To learn more about Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, visit www.chwinery.com.

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