Dedicated training time, opportunities to learn and grow, and a team that supports your personal and professional goals are among the reasons to join our team.
Guests can count on the friendly, warm welcomes they get from our Guest Hospitality and Retail teams. Whether you’re a host, server, or handling to-go orders, you’ll provide the hospitality we’re known for. Each day brings fresh opportunities to welcome familiar faces and new friends as you make genuine connections with your team and guests. If you like thinking on your feet while making guests feel at home, this team is for you!
Let your culinary skills shine! You’ll work with your team to deliver quality, homestyle food that Cracker Barrel has been known for since 1969. From working the grill to prepping salads to hand-rolling our signature biscuits, you’ll learn new recipes and elevate your skillset. And we don’t just need cooks. Dishwashers and clean-up crew are essential to our people-pleasing team.
Our stores are a hub of activity, and you’ll be in charge of it all. You’ll stay true to our mission of Pleasing People by caring for everyone who steps through our doors. You’ll guide your team, helping them learn and grow through mentorship, and ensure each guest feels taken care of. Some of your duties include assisting with hiring, scheduling, ordering, front of house/back of house, evaluations, and more. If you’re a compassionate leader who knows how to solve problems, you’ll fit right in with us.
From Marketing to IT to Sales, you’ll be the force that keeps our brand successful. Your work will support our stores across the country, ensuring true-to-mission growth. Whether you’re working out of our hometown in Tennessee or remote, you’ll be part of a specialized team that helps you develop professionally. Our inclusive community will help you to hone your skills, learn new ones, and bring Cracker Barrel to new communities.
Our Distribution Center is where it all starts. Located about 15 minutes from our Home Office in Lebanon, TN, our goods are received here and prepared for delivery to locations across the country. Whether you’re loading shipments, packing merchandise, or labeling boxes from our climate-controlled, technologically advanced warehouse, you’ll be part of a friendly team that’s integral to our operations. Looking for a change of pace? Our Cedar Valley Inn hotel, also located in Lebanon, offers you the chance to be a pioneer member of Cracker Barrel’s hospitality team.
Your well-being matters to us. From health benefits to financial savings to perks that make life fun, we’ve got you covered.
Starting on day one, part-time employees have access to enroll in medical insurance for a low monthly premium. Coverage includes unlimited virtual care for illness or health questions, three office visits per year at zero charge via a large network of providers and facilities, prescription drug coverage, and more.
After achieving full-time status, you’ll be eligible for major medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, company-paid Employee Assistance Program, life insurance, and many other benefits.
Immediate eligibility for major medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, company-paid Employee Assistance Program, life insurance, critical illness plans, and other benefits.
After 1 year of service, you’ll receive company-paid short and long-term disability coverage.
In-Store Hourly, Field Manager and Distribution Center team members can access a portion of their earned wages before payday.
Start a 401(k) Employee Savings Plan, and we’ll match a percentage of your savings after 90 days.
Buy Cracker Barrel shares through convenient payroll deductions.
Take 35% off store and retail items as well as discounts on travel, auto, local deals, health and wellness, entertainment, beauty and spa, mobile phone, and more!
Get a degree related to your field through an accredited college or university with course approval. If you receive a “B” or higher final grade, you can receive up to $1,000 per fiscal year (August – July)!
*Available to Home Office and Field Manager employees.
Our world-class training and development opportunities prepare you for any challenge. Learn the skills you need to work in our stores, become a shift lead, become a manager, and more!
No one knows how to do the job here at Cracker Barrel better than our own people. You’ll get rewarded if you refer someone who’s a great fit at Cracker Barrel, and they get hired.
No experience? No problem! We have training and development programs that help you gain new skills and rise in your role.
Our PAR (Personal Achievement Responsibility) Program trains everyone in our stores and retail locations and introduces skills needed for certain jobs. Four PAR levels for each skill position correspond to gold stars on the aprons you’ll wear. Achieving these gold stars gets you on the road to becoming a Shift Lead or Skill Trainer.
New and existing employees looking to become a Manager can take our Managers in Transition (MIT) Training, a 7-week program that prepares you to lead your own Cracker Barrel. You’ll get 2 free meals each day of your training, and if your training store is more than 50 miles away from home, we’ll provide a hotel room for you.
Our Cracker Barrel Business (MCBB) Program is a 3-day training program for top-performing store GMs who want to become District Managers. This seminar, held twice a year, teaches you the necessary skills and provides a preview of the DM role.
At Cracker Barrel, we value your goals and aspirations. Our Employee Scholarship Program encourages you to continue learning and fostering your educational ambitions. We have awarded over $1 million in scholarships to recipients who excel in academics, extracurricular activities, work experience, and more! We like to reward our top achievers with tuition assistance.