Employment Application

Step 1 of 7 - Welcome Letter

  • Congdon's Doughnuts

    Family Restaurant & Bakery
    Route One Wells, Maine

    Application for Employment

    Guidelines for Employment Applicants

    The information in this letter is to give you, the job applicant, a better understanding of what to expect if you are hired as a team member at Congdon's. I want to thank you for pursuing employment here.

    At Congdon's, we are continually striving to earn a reputation for excellence in the restaurant industry. We believe that in obtaining this higher level of commitment, our staff must also strive for excellence in all that they do. It is within these guidelines that we encourage your employment here. You need not know everything there is about restaurant work, but you must be willing to excel in all that you attempt while employed with us.

    To be eligible for employment, you must be a team player. It takes many individuals to provide excellent food and legendary service. For every guest that comes in to Congdon's, we strive to give them a feeling of being pampered and comfortable as if they were a guest in our own home. We are not just another food service business and do not want just another employee. We want to employ the best people who are willing to give their best service to our guests. We expect nothing but t he best from all the employees here at Congdon's.

    Concerning punctuality, we expect you to be on ti me every day you are scheduled, and prepared to begin work on your arrival. We expect you to come to work well-groomed, hair in place, sober and alert, and in your assigned clothing. We do our work schedules two weeks in advance and have systems in place that can give you specific days off when you need them. We ask that you be respectful of our need to arrange for schedule changes when making these requests by giving us as much advanced notice as possible.

    We expect you to be fair and honest in all of your endeavors with us, and in turn, you can expect that from us. If a guest should ask a question regarding any of our products or services, we expect you to be honest and fair with them also. If you cannot answer the question, it is important that you find someone who can. If the guest has taken the time to ask, it is obviously important to them and we must always respect that.

    We expect you to be cheerful and fun to be with. While running a restaurant is a serious business, we encourage enjoyment and harmony in the workplace. We expect you to have a good attitude every time you come to work. Everyone has issues that they deal with on a daily basis, but we do expect a positive attitude in a ll of your dealings with us, which includes fellow employees and especially, our guests. A positive attitude makes you a better person and more fun to work with. It' s a great experience to enjoy going to work. This is a daily challenge in the restaurant business, but with our entire team being supportive, encouraging and cheerful; it has become clear to us that this is the backbone of our operation. Great employees with great attitudes make great work experiences, and we then pass this feeling on to our guests.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and abide by all state and federal regulations. Our staff is involved in the hiring and training of all new employees and their input is used in evaluating all perspective applicants. We believe every employee is equally valuable in the daily operation at Congdon's. After reading through this, if you believe you have the attitude and traits we're looking for, we would love to chat with you.


    Gary Leech

    Statement of Values

    Dear Applicant:

    Welcome to Congdon's Doughnuts Family Restaurant. Prior to completing the application for employment, please understand that we are serious about creating a productive working environment for our staff and maintaining the highest levels of quality, service, and attention for our guests.

    We also want you to understand that we also believe in living our values, some of which are:

    • We believe that "good enough" isn't
    • We believe in doing business in a professional and orderly manner
    • We believe in honesty and integrity
    • We believe that only a happy and professional staff can give the level of personal service we demand
    • We believe in the ongoing training and development of our staff and see it as a worthy investment in the future of the company
    • We believe in providing legendary service - the unique and powerful sort of personal care and attention that our guests tell stories about
    • We believe that everyone is capable of being an A+ plater.

    If this feels like an environment for you, please click the button below to complete the application