Join Our Team

Whether you’re experienced in restaurant management or simply looking for a flexible, hourly position, the right person will love our close-knit work family. You appreciate the extra attention to quality preparation and presentation. You understand that customers are looking for a fast but flavorful dining experience. You love the array of fresh, flavorful fare we serve. And you thrive on helpful, friendly service.

If this describes you, email or fax your resume to 713-977-9519. Or apply in person at one of our 18 locations in Houston, Dallas or Austin. Just print our English or Spanish application ahead of time, and bring it with you.

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Cafe Express is always looking for professionals who are passionate about inspiring a love for good eating. Our managers run both sides of the restaurant. From Front of House service skills, to Back of House inventory, to labor and food cost maintenance, you’ll be trained in all aspects of running the pinnacle of casual gourmet concepts.

Management positions:

  • General Manager
  • Associate General Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Shift Leader

Thirty years of career development. Seventeen locations and counting. Join our management team at Cafe Express, and get a fresh perspective on a great career.


Our people are enthusiastic about good eating and empowering a great dining experience for our visitors. Join us in helping our guests delight in the fresh, flavorful fare that makes Cafe Express unique.

Entry-level positions:

  • Bussers
  • Dishwashers
  • Cooks
  • Service Team

Use your positive attitude and commitment to excellence to advance to Express Elite Trainer, then Shift Leader and beyond into Management. All hourly employees receive uniforms and are eligible for vacation, 401(k) and discounted meals.


Cafe Express Management benefits are second to none. Consider the added value of working with us:

  • Excellent Competitive Salaries
  • Bonus Potential – Monthly bonus program
  • Quality of Life – A five-day workweek with two consecutive days off consistently and rotated weekend days off
  • Advancement Opportunities – Performance-driven, not tenure-based
  • Annual Reviews – More money and career path mobility
  • Medical, dental, vision and 401(k)
  • Free short-term/long-term disability
  • Free life insurance policy
  • Vacations – Generous for all managers and earned from day one