JOIN OUR TEAM!

We support those who live our values with culinary training, career opportunities, and great benefits.

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Merchant is accepting applications for the following positions.  

Let's connect!  Share your resume and start the conversation with our team.

$8-10/hr + tips, depending on experience. As much as $1,200 per week.  2+ years of serving experience. Casual fine dining experience is a plus.

$16-20/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

1+ years of restaurant experience. Front desk experience is a plus.  Polite, confident, a great sense of humor and above all, enjoys dealing with people.

$16-20/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

Restaurant experience is a plus

Must enjoy an active, athletic role.  Passion for learning our menu.

$17-19/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

Has 1+ years of cooking experience in a professional kitchen.  Passion for learning our bar.  Prep Cooks are future Line Cooks!

$8-10/hr + tips, depending on experience. As much as $1,200 per week.  2+ years of bartending experience.  High volume craft cocktail and fine dining experience preferred.

$20-24/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

Restaurant experience is a plus

Must enjoy an active, athletic role.  Passion for learning our menu.  Backwaits are future servers!

$17-21/hr, inclusive of tip-out.  Bartending or food prep experience is a plus.  Ability to focus.  Able to thrive in a team environment as a reliable and trustworthy player.

$20-25/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

2+ years of cooking experience in a professional kitchen

$16-20/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

Restaurant experience is a plus

Must enjoy an active, athletic role. Bussers are the backbone for the Front of House Team!

$17-21/hr, inclusive of tip-out.

Restaurant experience is a plus

Must enjoy an active, athletic role.  Passion for learning our bar.  Barbacks are future bartenders!

benefits

We support those who live our values with culinary training, career opportunities, and great benefits.

  • Competitive wages

  • A flexible and predictable schedule that is posted two weeks in advance

  • 50% dining discount for you and your friends and family

  • A free and healthy GF Vegetarian or Regular staff meal

  • 50% off all food and beverage, 15% off retail items

  • Access to Merchant's online classroom with training materials, recipes, and checklists.  After full orientation, we offer weekly paid training opportunities to taste wine, spirits and food with industry experts

  • Our mission is centered around treating each other and ourselves well through our love of food, drink, and community.

  • Sustainability must be possible and attainable in our industry!

  • All employees are offered health, dental and vision insurance

  • Paid time off

  • 401k matching

  • Free telehealth mental health therapy sessions with licensed, trained, experienced, and accredited psychologists, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, or licensed professional counselors.  (https://www.betterhelp.com/rno/)

  • The chance to work in a brand new clean facility with state of the art new equipment

  • The chance to contribute to one of the most dynamic restaurant groups in the region

Merchant is an equal opportunity employer, with a mission to support women, Black, LGBTQ+ applicants. As an organization, we support a minimum wage of $16/hour.

Merchant is managed by Rule No. One Hospitality Group (RNO), which is comprised of the owners, designers, and program directors for our award-winning restaurants and bars.​  Based in Madison, Wis. RNO has established itself as a leader in the hospitality space through seamless integration of its areas of expertise including strategy, concept, design, branding, and world-class food and beverage creation and development.

Please see below to learn more about all open positions with RNO-managed organizations.

 
 

What We Stand For

  • Inclusivity.  We will establish a culturally diverse and  inclusive environment, one that specifically supports minorities, all genders, and those historically underrepresented in our industry.

  • Humility. We are modest about capabilities, admit mistakes, and create the space for others to contribute.

  • Effective Collaboration. We are a team centered around positivity, that stands for one message which involves empowering others, empathizing with each other, and uplifting others as a collective.

  • Respect and Justice / Health and Well-Being. All team members need to be treated respectfully and fairly.  This pertains to equity in pay, and specific attention to physical/mental health, well-being and safety.

  • Positivity and Love of Food and Community. Cooking and serving others is a powerful act of caring and love for one another.  Let us work together to bring our community together through the power of food and drink