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We're Hiring!

Bistro Bella Vita is seeking experienced Line Cooks, Prep and Dish employees to add to our passionate and award-winning culinary team. Bistro was the first restaurant established in the Essence Restaurant Group, the leading restaurant group in West Michigan, and the first earth-to-table dining experience in Grand Rapids. Essence also includes The Green Well, Grove and a highly anticipated, soon-to-be fourth restaurant.

There are several opportunities for growth and professional development within Essence and Bistro.

Bistro Bella Vita is a multi-award-winning restaurant

-#8 Restaurant in Grand Rapids, TripAdvisor
-Best Bartender: Jason Porter, Grand Rapids Magazine
-One of 14 Best Restaurants in Grand Rapids, Thrillist Detroit
-Restaurant of the Year (2011), Grand Rapids Magazine
Among several others.

Fill out an application online!

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!

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