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Our Family

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Our Philosophy

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We strive to have the best culture of any restaurant company. We look to hire and surround ourselves with great, happy people that inherently know how to make people around them feel good. We care about every meal and every moment.  We value our team and the culture we have created, and hire truly great people who get pleasure out of making people happy.

BE THE SMITH
We are all empowered to MAKE a difference

SAY YES
We go above and beyond to exceed the expectations of our Guests and always try to find a way to say yes

HAVE FUN!
We enjoy making people happy; guests, peers and our community

AUTHENTICITY
Everything we do is from the heart- the food, drinks and connections

THINK LOCAL, NATURAL AND SUSTAINABLE
We make decisions our kids can live with

WAIT FOR GREAT
We only hire great people

PASSION, PRIDE AND FOCUS
We work hard, safe and together

Our Culture

  • BT8A3102We’re obsessed with building a positive, supportive environment for our team
  • We strongly believe that our success hinges on our entire teams passion for what we do
  • We work hard to keep our team engaged in the work they do
  • If we keep our employees engaged, our guests will enjoy their experience more
  • We empower our entire team to do whatever it takes to make sure our guests leave the restaurant happy
  • With loyal guests, we will have a financially successful company. Happy guests will be loyal guests
  • We make decisions with our team in mind, with the knowledge that will lead to a financially stronger company

What We Offer

Competitive SalariesCompetitive salaries, tenure and discretionary bonuses, and advancement opportunities keep our employees happy and their pockets healthy.


BenniesA comprehensive wellness program including medical, vision, dental coverage, transit plan, flexible spending, sick pay, and more.


eatsIncentive based dining program that rewards employees for extraordinary performance and fosters a positive work environment.


FunIntramural sports, CTR family day, and company sponsored outings ensure our employees have fun on and  off the clock.


Advancement_whiteFueled by the ethos that our team makes or breaks the success of our restaurants, we promote from within and invest in our team.


IncentiveWork with your friends and get paid! Our Bring A Friend To Work program rewards employees for referrals.


Join Our Team

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Hungry for more? Browse our open positions.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re always on the lookout for smart, upbeat, hard-working people to grow with us. Drop us a line. CAREERS@CTRNYC.COM

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Open calls:

Please feel free to stop by any of our restaurants, Monday-Friday, between 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.