We at Essence Restaurant Group believe in creating trust through kindness. We are servants first, practicing compassionate leadership through empathy. As part of Essence Restaurants, we promise to provide a safe work environment for all team members that fosters kindness, honesty, exceptional hospitality, and transparency.
We follow THE KINDNESS PRINCIPLE at Essence Restaurant Group, which means we intend for every outcome to end in kindness. We believe in compassionate leadership and using gratitude and empathy to ensure we have compassionate relationships and a compassionate environment. By following THE KINDNESS PRINCIPLE, we are able to create benefits for our employees beyond monetary compensation:
-Work in a food environment that preaches cutting-edge philosophies
-Play and create with food and beverage while getting paid well
-Learn the servant leadership approach to help guide you later in life or help you grow within our organization
-Work for an organization that believes in competitive pay for all its associates
-Apply our philosophies of life balance, healthy environment, and sustainability to improve your personal lives
If you have at least two years of experience and are interested in joining one of the most established restaurant teams in West Michigan, you should definitely click “Apply Now” and fill out our online application. Bonus: We offer a competitive salary and benefits including shared medical, 401k program, and generous employee-dining discounts! But more importantly, the Essence team quickly becomes a second family. Apply today!
Click here to apply to Essence Managing
Click here to apply to Bistro Bella Vita
Click here to apply to The Green Well
Click here to apply to Grove
Essence Restaurant Group is seeking experienced industry professional to add to our passionate, award-winning culinary teams at all four of our locations: Bistro Bella Vita, The Green Well, and Grove. Essence is the leading restaurant group in West Michigan. There are several opportunities for growth and professional development within Essence Restaurants.
-#1 Restaurant in Grand Rapids, TripAdvisor
-Best Restaurant in the state of Michigan, MSN
-One of Top 100 Restaurants for “American Cuisine,” OpenTable
-One of 14 Best Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Thrillist Detroit
-Restaurant of the Year, Grand Rapids Magazine (2012-2014)
Among several others.