Cavanaughs Priest Lake

Cavanaugh's at Priest Lake
Cavanaugh's at Priest Lake
Best views on the lake!
Huckleberry Drinks!
The beloved sushi bowl
Lake Evening

Summer in Paradise!

Cavanaugh's at Priest Lake is the newest addition to Mackaben Hospitality Group. Mackaben Hospitably Group has been in the tourism and hospitality industry for over 30 years. From a lakefront restaurant, mountainside Apres bar, to a western inspired national park treasure, MHG has a little of everything and a lot to offer both season and year round candidates.

Nature’s spectacular backdrop coupled with the myriad of recreational activities makes Priest Lake an unforgettable experience. Discover Idaho’s crown jewel and experience Priest Lake!

About Cavanaughs Priest Lake

Our lakefront dining room & patio provide breathtaking views of Cavanaugh Bay. Each evening, sunset is framed perfectly from your table. Our deck sits atop the sandy beach of Priest Lake looking out the dock which can hold 24 boats. Open for lunch and dinner, we offer dishes exquisite enough to satisfy the most discerning palate, yet fulfilling enough to be considered good old-fashioned comfort

Cavanaughs is one of the latest properties of Mackaben Hospitality Group, a family operation in the heart of the ever-coming corporate structure of Park City, UT. In the past decade, it has become a rarity to find true locally-owned small businesses. MHG has been in business for 24 years in Park City and has expanded operations into Southern Utah, Wyoming, and North Idaho. At MHG we truly strive to create a welcoming and positive culture within all eight of our operations.

Our employees are treated as unique individuals, while we pridefully defer from the corporate-driven business model. We are seeking enthusiastic, independent, and passionate individuals who are determined to provide a top-notch experience to our guests. If this sounds like an environment that aligns with your personal values and lifestyle, please take a moment to browse our various job listings. Each member of our team is a cherished and valued member of our family and we are happy to answer any questions you may have before continuing on to the interview process

The Employee Experience

The average employment period within Mackaben Hospitality is 7 years and upwards to 16. We believe that employment longevity provides a true representation of our culture. We truly cherish our staff and welcome them into the family from day one. Our company culture is based on positivity, work ethic, and working as a cohesive unit to execute day-to-day operations while having fun and enjoying your season. We want our team to be excited to come to work, enjoy the company of their peers, and to have a great time while on the clock.

Priest Lake is an ideal year-round family and adventure vacation destination. Nature’s spectacular backdrop coupled with the myriad of recreational activities makes Priest Lake an unforgettable experience. Discover Idaho’s crown jewel while enjoying biking, golfing, kayaking, boating, hiking, rock climbing and so much more! Priest Lake is in the northernmost portion of the Idaho Panhandle, 80 miles northeast of Spokane, Washington.  

Life is too short to spend each day doing something you don't enjoy. 

Ideal Candidate

Our team members are the key to cultivating a hospitable, welcoming environment at our restaurants. Servers should be knowledgeable about the food and beverages on the menu so they can explain dishes to guests and clarify any concerns about allergies or styles of food preparation. A qualified restaurant server should be friendly, courteous, and fast. Other requirements include good communication skills, teamwork, cleanliness, and ability to stand and walk for extended periods (10+ hours).

Room and Board

MHG offers a variety of housing options for our team members. Lake front dorms, private rooms, and mountainside condos are available based on location. Shift meals are given at all F&B locations as well as 50% off food discounts outside of shifts. 

Employee Perks

Being apart of the MH team means that you receive 50% at all food and beverage locations, employee housing options,  and first choice on winter seasonal locations (hint: they're amazing winter locations) and an EPIC Ski pass for winter seasonal locations. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

Priest Lake is a lake in Idaho, United States, in the northernmost portion of the Idaho Panhandle, 80 miles northeast of Spokane, Washington. The northern end of the lake extending to within 15 miles of the Canada–US border. The primary lake, lower Priest, is 19 miles long and over 300 feet deep.

A vehicle is useful, but not required. Flights will be arranged through Spokane International Airport, shuttles are available from Spokane to Priest River, Idaho.

For Fun

Any and all water activities! Employee housing is 50-100 feet from the crystal clear stunning lake. Priest Lake is the destination for outdoor enthusiasts! Hiking, biking, rock climbing, and kayaking are available in abundance. If your vibe is more lounging beachside with a good book, we've got that too! 

How to Apply

Send a resume and little message about yourself to: 

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