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Cunningham Restaurant Group to Host Hiring Fair for Latest Development, Commission Row

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Nearly 200 new employees will help run new establishment in downtown Indy

Cunningham Restaurant Group (CRG), an Indianapolis-based restaurant group, will host a career fair on December 4th and 5th to fill nearly 200 jobs for their latest development, Commission Row. Commission Row is a partnership with Pacers Sports & Entertainment and includes 30,000 square feet of dining and entertainment space in downtown Indianapolis.

"To say it takes a village is an understatement,” said Mike Cunningham, Founder and CEO, "We are excited to build a team for these critical positions as soon as possible and to open what we believe will be one of the best dining and entertainment venues in the Midwest."

The career fair will take place at the Commission Row Hiring Center located at 157 E. Maryland Street, Indianapolis on December 4-5, 2023 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. To apply ahead of the career fair, visit The hiring center will hold interviews by appointment only outside of those dates. Jobs are already being filled for the first-of-its-kind venue featuring a steakhouse, a basement speakeasy (Mel’s), and an upstairs special event space (Above).

True to the area’s historical roots, the restaurant at Commission Row will offer guests the highest quality steaks, chops, and seafood artfully curated by our culinary team. The cuisine will showcase seasonal ingredients along with a wine and spirits menu expertly paired. Mel’s will showcase gourmet bar bites, a vintage ambiance, and an extensive cocktail menu featuring modern twists on classic drinks, wine, and barrel-aged spirits. Above at Commission Row, will be the perfect spot for private dinners and special occasions with a customizable menu and capacity for more than 200 guests.

The group estimates almost 200 hourly workers will be needed to run each effectively, including servers, back-of-house staff, events, and more. Cunningham Restaurant Group offers full-time employees access to full benefits, 401K, life insurance, disability, dining discounts, and an exceptional work environment.

The CRG brand features nearly 40 restaurants in Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio with no end for growth in sight. The group opened 13 new locations in the last five years, including eight new concept brands, making their total 42 restaurants across three states.

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