The Fireside philosophy is that “people will come to where they have been invited and will return to where they have been made to feel welcome.” We take care in selecting associates with a caring, friendly personality and expect that attitude to be maintained in every aspect of the job. Our Customer Service Mission is: To provide each guest with a memorable experience through friendly, courteous and gracious service. We believe strongly that each department is a critical member of the team whether or not they have direct contact with the customer.

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Mail completed applications to:
Human Resource Department
The Fireside, Inc.
1131 Janesville Avenue
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538

Or you can drop off at our Box Office
Monday – Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Or you can email resume to

Current Job Openings

Baker – Love the smell of Fresh-Baked Bread? The Fireside Bakery is looking for a Full or Part-Time Baker who believes in made-from-scratch food and loves to bake for a high volume restaurant! Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • measuring, mixing and preparing ingredients according to Fireside recipes.
  • places dough in pans, molds or sheets to be baked in ovens/proof box.
  • sets time and speed controls for mixing machines, blending machines or steam kettles so that ingredients will be mixed or cooked according to directions.
  • rolls, cuts and shapes dough to form rolls, tarts, muffins and cookies.
  • observes color of products being baked and turns thermostat or other controls to adjust oven temperature.
  • assists in the creation of our delicious desserts, including applying glazes, icings and other toppings to our baked goods.
  • may specialize in baking one type of product such as breads, rolls, tarts, cakes or candies.
  • completes monthly inventory and pricing at the end of each month.
  • opportunity to develop new recipes for breads, pastries, desserts and other baked goods and desserts.

Candidates must be available to work hours Wednesday through Sunday. If you think you have what it takes to be a legendary Baker, apply to become a part of our Bakery today!

Bartender – The Fireside Bar is seeking Bartenders to join their team! Bartenders are responsible for welcoming our guests, taking orders, making drinks and delivering our well known outstanding customer service. As a Bartender, you will help create an atmosphere of premium hospitality while ensuring a remarkable experience for our guests. This position has available hours Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday Evenings 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., and additional shifts on Saturday and Sunday. If you are interested in working with a great group of individuals and serving excellent drinks, apply today!

Box Office Associate – The Fireside Box Office is seeking Full or Part-Time Candidates who love telephone sales and ensuring customer satisfaction. The ideal candidates would be self-motivated individuals who possesses excellent communication and customer service skills, understands that success lies in the details, and exerts strong computer (MS Word and Excel) and typing skills. Shifts available Monday through Sunday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. If you have a friendly smile, a positive attitude, and like to be a part of a customer service oriented team, we’d like to meet you!

Bus Staff – The Bus Staff are responsible for assisting our servers in the dining room by ensuring that all tables are kept clean and presentable with clean china, glassware and silverware. In addition to cleaning and setting tables, the Bus Staff serves water, coffee and tea to guests and carries tubs to our dish room.  Part time shifts Friday through Sunday. If you’re looking for a great first job experience, have a friendly smile and a positive attitude, we’d like to meet you! Applicants must be 14 years old to apply.

Cook – Do you have a passion for food or cooking? If so, come join our kitchen team at The Fireside Theatre! This position is under the supervision of our Executive Chef. Duties include inspecting, portioning, arranging and garnishing food for guests all while ensuring safe, sanitary food-handling practices. In addition, our kitchen staff members are responsible for regulating temperatures of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters. We select applicants with a caring, friendly, and positive personality. This position has Full Time or Part Time hours available Wednesday through Sunday, AM or PM shifts. If you are interested in working in our fabulous kitchen, apply today!

Dishwasher – The Fireside Kitchen is seeking hardworking individuals in our dish room! Our dishwashers are responsible for using machine and manual cleaning methods to clean and maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards for our china, glassware, tableware and all cooking utensils. They also ensure our dishwashing area is kept clean, safe and remains sanitary. This position is Part-Time with shifts available Wednesday through Sunday. If you’re a hard worker, we’d love to meet you!

Guest Service – The Fireside Restaurant is looking for energetic people with sparkling personalities to join our Guest Service Team! As a Guest Service Staff Member, you will provide a positive first impression to The Fireside’s friendliness, excellent service and high standards. Guest Service Staff greet our guests upon arrival, show guests to their table,  and assist our servers with guest needs/requests as needed. This position is Part-Time with hours available Wednesday through Sunday. If you have a great smile and love getting to know people, apply today!

Server – The Fireside Restaurant is seeking energetic candidates with sparkling personalities to join our Server Team! Primary duties include: greeting our guests, serving drinks and food and enhancing our guests’ dining experience through friendly conversation. Our servers also assist with prep duties in the kitchen at the beginning of their shift, as well as clean up/set up at the end of each shift. Servers will also be trained on the appropriate time to deliver each course and how to anticipate the needs of our guests. This position currently has shifts available on Wednesday and Thursday Matinees (9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.), Thursday  and Friday Evenings (4pm-9pm), Saturday Matinee (10am-2pm), Saturday Evenings (4:15pm-8pm) and additional hours available on Sundays (10am-1:30pm & 2:45pm-6pm). If you think you can provide more than you expect service with a positive and friendly personality, we’d love to meet you!

Sous Chef – Are you looking to take your cook experience to the next level? The Fireside Kitchen is seeking a Sous Chef! The Sous Chef is responsible for all kitchen functions, including but not limited to food purchasing, receiving, preparation and maintenance of quality standards, safety, sanitation and cleanliness. In addition to assisting the Executive Chef with handling various kitchen related tasks, the Sous Chef is also responsible for training, supervising and monitoring the performance of the kitchen staff which includes our cooks, pantry and dishwashers. The Sous Chef must be able to work effectively with limited supervision and demonstrate leadership that motivates the kitchen staff. This position is Full Time with a Wednesday through Sunday work week. If  think you have what it takes to work alongside an Executive Chef, apply today!


To hear more about any of these great opportunities and learn why so many others are choosing The Fireside as their employer of choice, apply in person today at our box office which is open daily for your convenience or email your cover letter and resume to

Full Time Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Free meals
  • Preview Night – employee and guest see the show for free
  • Awards and recognition program
  • Percent off on Gift Shop Merchandise

Part Time Benefits:

  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Free meals
  • Preview Night – employee and guest see the show for free
  • Awards and recognition program
  • Percent off on Gift Shop Merchandise