Job Opportunities


Click here to search for open positions near you & to apply online.

Our current open positions are listed below.
To apply online, click here!

Post Date Position Restaurant State
  • Sous Chef
  • Chattanooga TN
  • Sous Chef
  • Birmingham AL
  • Sous Chef
  • Columbia SC
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Columbia SC

    Examples of our non-management positions
    that may be available are listed below.

    • Banquet Server
    • Bartender
    • Broiler
    • Dishwasher
    • Food Runner
    • Host/Hostess
    • Prep Cook
    • Salad/Pantry Cook
    • Server
    • Server Assistant
    • Short/Sides Cook

    If you are interested in joining our service or culinary teams in a non-management position, please click here.

    Do what you love and love what you do.

    ruth fertel

    To understand the Ruth's Chris way of life, you have to learn a little about our fearless founder.  With fierce ambition, Ruth Fertel transformed a modest steakhouse into the world's largest fine dining company. Decades later, we continue to pride ourselves on following Ruth's core values and providing guests with a world class dining experience.

    At Ruth's Chris, pride and integrity are the standard, and going the extra mile isn't a chore, it's second nature.  For our team that means continuously delivering heartfelt hospitality on a 500 degree sizzling plate as we transform guests into Raving Fans. If you work with a passion and are eager to uphold the highest standards of quality, value and hospitality then you have come to the right place.

    Now you can become an integral part of this growing tradition.

    Click here to view & apply to all open positions.

    We Value Our Employees

    At Ruth's Chris, we not only take care of our guests – we like to take care of our employees, too, which is why we offer a benefits package that sets us apart from other restaurants.*

    • Competitive compensation
    • Exceptional training & leadership development programs
    • Management incentive performance plan
    • 401(K) savings plan with company match
    • Health insurance
    • Life insurance
    • Voluntary dental insurance
    • Voluntary vision benefits
    • Voluntary short-term disability
    • Voluntary long-term disability
    • Paid vacation
    • Generous restaurant discounts

    *Specific benefits may vary based on whether you're a salaried or hourly member of the team. Hourly team member benefits may vary based on length of service and the average number of hours worked per week.

    Diversity & Culture

    As a female pioneer in a male-dominated industry, our founder, Ruth Fertel, recognized the value of each and every employee's contribution to her success, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, religion or creed. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we continue to value the unique differences of each and every team member, guest, franchisee and vendor.  Ruth's Chris participates in E-Verify and complies with Federal laws which require all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

    Professional Growth

    Ruth's Chris values its team members and encourages personal and professional growth.  Despite her lack of prior restaurant experience, Ruth Fertel purchased and subsequently transformed a modest steakhouse into the world's largest fine dining company, proving that success is possible with a healthy dose of hard work and determination.  An hourly position at Ruth's Chris could be the opportunity you have been looking for to cultivate new skills and transform an entry-level job into a management career.

    Ruth's Chris participates in E-Verify and requires background check.