New restaurant at Liberty Center hiring nearly 200

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New restaurant at Liberty Center hiring nearly 200

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The Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant location in Naples, Fla. Photo from Cooper’s Hawk Facebook page

By Eric Schwartzberg

Staff Writer

Among the Butler County businesses looking for employees this week is Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, which is scheduled to open Aug. 22 at 7490 Bales Street, Liberty Twp. in Liberty Center.

The modern casual restaurant expects to hire nearly 200 new staff members for the new location, its second in the Greater Cincinnati area and the 24th location overall for the expanding restaurant group.

Cooper’s Hawk will include four components under one roof: an upscale casual dining restaurant, full-service bar, private barrel-aging room, and Napa-style tasting room and retail gift store. Each Cooper’s Hawk location is distinctive in layout and décor, Liberty Center officials said.

Restaurant officials said their looking to hire “fresh, talented team members with a passion for food, wine, and hospitality.”

Both full-time and part-time positions are available for its kitchen and front-of-house, including line cooks, prep cooks, dishwashers, houseworkers (server’s assistant), tasting room attendants, servers, hosts, and bartenders.

In conjunction with the opening, Cooper’s Hawk will host a hiring fair from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Tuesday and Wednesday in a temporary hiring office just outside of the restaurant.

Interested candidates who are unable to attend may also apply online by visiting and click on “careers” in the upper right corner.

Founded in Orland Park, Ill. in 2005, Cooper’s Hawk now has 24 locations throughout Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, and Wisconsin, with one additional unit slated for construction through end of 2016.

It has earned ‘Breakout Brand’ and ‘Hot Concept’ accolades by Nation’s Restaurant News.