The Workplace

Established in 1929, Blue Bonnet Cafe is considered one of Texas' iconic cafes.  Our family owned restaurant has earned a legendary reputation for good food and friendly service thanks to our loyal and hardworking employees.  If you're a team player with a can-do attitude that thrives in a fast-paced environment, join the Blue Bonnet Cafe family.

The Benefits

  • Health Insurance with Health Savings Account (HSA) option after 90 days of full-time employment
  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan with employer match after 90 days of employment
  • Paid vacation time
  • No late nights - we close at 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Close at 1:45 p.m. every Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve
  • Closed every year from Christmas Day until January 2
  • Free meals during scheduled work hours

Current Openings


Manager responsibilities include ensuring efficient restaurant operation, as well as maintaining high production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards. We’re looking for a self-starter who is willing to learn all aspects of running an independent restaurant.

Skills we are looking for in a manager:

  • Contributes to a friendly, welcoming restaurant environment.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and leads by example.
  • Performs a variety of tasks including scheduling, cashiering, expediting food, greeting and seating customers, and managing front of house employees. No task is too small, including taking out the trash.
  • Works under the supervision of the General Manager but relies on experience and judgment to accomplish goals and solve problems.
  • Responds to guest comments and criticisms in a positive and constructive manner and works continuously to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Troubleshoots issues and finds suitable solutions. Creativity is required and a certain degree of latitude is given.
  • Maintains a calm demeanor during periods of high-volume and sets a positive example for the staff.
  • Understands team dynamics and facilitates teamwork amongst the staff.
  • Skilled in developing employees by coaching, counseling, and building strong work habits. Provides clear and timely performance feedback.
  • Able to interact professionally with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Accurately handles money and makes change.

Requirements for a manager position:

  • High-school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of restaurant management experience preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours that include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights, and holidays
  • Likely 5-day workweek – 50-55 hours per week
  • Computer competency skills
  • Food Manager Certification preferred
  • Bilingual proficiency preferred
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend and stretch for the duration of shift
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull approximately 50 lbs.

To apply for this position, please present your resume in person or email it to