Turn vision into reality.

If you believe in yourself and your passion to create great culinary experiences, we want you to join us. Apply in person with your resume to your preferred Cactus location.  If you do not have a Cactus location in your area, feel free to apply below:



We are the leaders of the culinary world with a flair and talent for the art of cooking. Our team consists of competitive leaders whose mission is to ensure guest satisfaction by consistently producing top quality food. We are motivators, mentors and innovators who translate our culinary vision into reality through the inspiration and development of our teams.

Development Opportunities:

Develop the key competencies of a great leader through enrollment in Cactus University.

Utilize your Red Seal Chef training in the development of existing team members.

Be mentored by the top level leaders in our company.

Continue your culinary journey and have the opportunity to lead an opening team.

Network with industry professionals and create relationships with culinary experts.

Harness your passion for execution and quality product when working in our state of the art kitchens and training programs.

Your Attitude Determines your Altitude

Total compensation package. Based on experience and results.
$40,000 - $60,000
Sous Chef

1 year of cactus experience

$40,000 - $60,000
$60,000 - $75,000
Senior Sous Chef

1-2 years of cactus experience

$60,000 - $75,000
$75,000 - $125,000

1-3 years of cactus experience

$75,000 - $125,000
$125,000 - $150,000
Regional Chef

2-4 years of cactus experience

$125,000 - $150,000
$150,000 - $175,000
Senior Regional Chef

3-4 years of cactus experience

$150,000 - $175,000
We’ve created extensive programs to provide you with the best opportunities and advantages in achieving your career goals.
Compensation Packages

We offer industry leading compensation packages including profit sharing opportunities, employer funded extended health benefits, and meal subsidies. Our vacation program allows you plenty of time to rest and recharge.

Equity Program

We reward excellence and our generous equity program demonstrates this. Top performers are exclusively invited to invest like an owner in the future of Cactus.

Leadership Training

Customized leadership and professional development courses are offered through Cactus University. One-to-one ‘show me training’, access to elite speaker opportunities, and an annual education allowance to give you what you need to grow and succeed.

Personalized Development

We embrace feedback as an avenue to continuously improve through structured and open feedback forums, individual development plans, and annual goal setting reviews to support your leadership development.

Mentorship Program

Our internal mentorship program partners developing managers looking to gain practical insights and proficiencies, with experienced Cactus leaders.

National Recognition

We go to great lengths to ensure our work environment is a great place to fulfill career goals. Our efforts have won us a platinum membership in Deloitte’s 50 Best Managed Companies and a 2015 Great Place to Work award.

Celebrations and Social Events

Success must be celebrated and we have fun doing it. Achievement is recognized at our annual company awards ceremony, and daily within our restaurants. Team building days and leadership conferences create opportunities to interact with our diverse teams.

Difference Making

Our focus on achievement also encompasses our commitment to the communities we serve. We believe in supporting positive change with partners such as Make-A-Wish® Foundation, Templeton High School, and the Boys Club Network.

Environmental Consciousness

Environmental stewardship guides our decision-making and day-to-day operations. We are proud members of the Green Table Network as well as OceanWise™, and we are committed to sustainable purchasing.