Welcome to the Careers page at Commander's Palace. We're happy you're here.

Please see below for a list of open positions and career fairs at our restaurant. We encourage you to apply in person at 1403 Washington Avenue Monday - Friday, 2-4 p.m. If you cannot come in person but are interested in applying, send your resume to careers@commanderspalace.com with the positions you prefer in the subject line.


WHO: YOU! Are you looking for a career in the hospitality industry? Are you looking for a career at one of the most renowned restaurants in New Orleans? Then look no further than Commander's Palace.

WHAT: Career Fair

WHEN: Tuesday, November 16th, 2 - 4 pm

WHERE: Commander's Palace, 1403 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70130

WHY: Want to learn the Commander's Palace brand of hospitality? We are looking for team-oriented and talented individuals to expand our restaurant team.We foster an environment of growth, diversity, equity, inclusion, mentorship, and warmth at Commander's Palace. All applicants must embrace and contribute to our company culture.

**Mask and proof of vaccination required upon entry**

Please bring your resume, a pen, and two forms of ID and arrive in business casual attire. We look forward to meeting you!



Front Waiters

Back Waiters

Sous Chefs


Food Runners

Stewards (Part-Time Saturday & Sunday)

Housekeeping (Part-Time Saturday & Sunday)


To-Go Specialists

Line Cooks


Maitre d

Payroll/Benefits Accountant

Staff Accountant


Commander’s Palace offers competitive wages and $15/hr training wage for servers, Aqua Blue U training (internal training classes for career growth), career pathways, employee meals, employee discount, free parking, 401K plan with company match, health benefits (medical, dental, vision), employee assistance programs including 24/7 access to mental health resources, vacation pay, and sick pay. We are closed on Mardi Gras Day and Christmas Day.

Work with the best! 

A steady parade of renowned chefs - Emeril Lagasse, Paul Prudhomme, Jamie Shannon, Tory McPhail, and now Meg Bickford - have made Commander's Palace the world-class restaurant what it is today and its leading-edge Haute Creole cuisine reflects the best of New Orleans.

We are honored to have received recognition from our peers, critics and friends over the years. We continue to live by the philosophy that we are as good as our last meal served.


James Beard Foundation

Who's Who of Food & Beverage: Ti Adelaide Martin and Lally Brennan 2018

Best Chef: South: Tory McPhail 2013

Lifetime Achievement Award: Ella Brennan 2009

Outstanding Restaurant Award 1996

Outstanding Service Award 1993 

Who's Who of Food & Beverage Award 1984

Best Chef, Southeast Region: Jamie Shannon 1999

Tops of the Town 2018, New Orleans Magazine

#1 Top Restaurant

#1 Fine Dining Restaurant

#1 Dessert Menu

#1 Turtle Soup

The South's Best Restaurant 2019- Southern Living, 2019 

Most Visited New Orleans Brunch Spot - Lyftie Awards, 2018 

The Best Wine Lists in New Orleans- Eater NOLA, 2018 

Restaurant of the Year 2018 - Nola.com|Times Picayune

2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 Wine Spectator Grand Award

The 40 Most Important Restaurants - Food and Wine, 2018

The Jamie Shannon Outstanding Chef Award - Chef Tory McPhail, 2018

Equal Opportunity Policy

Commander's Palace offers equal opportunity in employment for everyone.

reservations, dress code and covid courtesy