Bootleg Bar-B-Q & Catering Company

Louisville KY's best BBQ, wings, homemade side dishes, country desserts, and award-winning catering services. Over 25 years of serving Louisville's best barbecue.


Bootleg's restaurant is closed this week as we transition into our new building.  Stay tuned for more info - just like our delicious pit-smoked BBQ - it'll be worth the wait !!


Join the Bootleg Team!

Bootleg Bar-B-Q provides a variety of dine-in or carry-out options and award winning catering services. For more than 20 years Bootleg BBQ has established itself as a true Kentucky original with lean and tender pit-smoked barbecue, made-from-scratch side dishes, desserts, sauces, and Louisville’s best wings.

We are always on the look out for friendly folks to join the Bootleg team. If you are customer-focused, energetic, and enjoy working in a fast paced environment, Bootleg might be just right for you.

Check out our current openings and apply below!



Job Description:

Bootleg’s kitchen is a fast-paced, friendly work environment with and emphasis on teamwork and customer satisfaction.  Bootleg’s kitchen staff is the backbone of our operation.  Members of our kitchen staff are expected to handle a wide variety of tasks related to food preparation.  A partial list of the duties of our kitchen staff includes cooking, smoking meats, portioning of sides and entrees for in-store guests, pan-ups for bulk pickup and catering delivery orders, as well as cleaning of dishes, utensils, and kitchen equipment.

Staff members are expected to have some hours of availability during evenings and weekends.  Public store hours are 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Sunday through Thursday and 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Friday and Saturday.  However kitchen staff members are also scheduled prior to and after publicly advertised hours for opening and closing duties.

Required Skills:

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to understand written recipes and pan-up instructions.

  • Ability to maintain well-paced / frequent mobility (stand, walk, sit, reach, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, carry, etc.).

  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs without assistance.

  • Ability to lift up to 150 lbs with assistance.


Job Description:

Our catering delivery drivers are often the only staff member that our customers will have face-to-face contact with when ordering from our establishment.  It is important that customers feel like they are interacting with a professional who will meet their needs and alleviate the stress of putting on a catered event.

Our delivery drivers are expected to handle all aspects of loading, transporting, and setting up a catered job.  Delivery drivers use Bootleg’s company vehicles to make deliveries. Catering delivery drivers are required to be available for weekend deliveries.

Our catering services include:

  • Simple drop-offs (without setup)

  • Deliveries with buffet line setup

  • Attendant & Full Service events

Our delivery driver’s duties include:

  • Loading equipment, setups, food, and beverages for catering deliveries.

  • Checking orders against work orders to ensure that all food has been included prior to leaving the store.

  • Driving to customer businesses and residences.

  • Buffet line setup after arriving on site.

  • Receiving payments and signatures from customers.

  • Unloading and cleaning of delivery transport equipment (i.e. food carriers, drink carriers, etc…).

  • In addition to catering services, driver may be assigned to food prep, cleaning, and other duties as necessary.

Other notes regarding the position:

    We also recommend that all of our delivery drivers carry a smartphone with GPS (though printed delivery directions can also be made available).  The position requires an ability to access the internet and a familiarity with Gmail for calendar updates and catering team communications.

Required Skills:

  • Clean Driving Record (must be insurable on company policy).

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent customer service interaction.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to navigate, and read maps.

  • Ability to maintain well-paced / frequent mobility (stand, walk, sit, reach, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, carry, etc.).

  • Ability to lift up to 80 lbs without assistance.

  • Ability to lift up to 150 lbs with assistance.

Required Experience:

  • 1 year catering delivery driving.

Interested applicants should email a  resume to or click the button below to fill out an application.

Compensation is based on experience, performance, and ability to integrate & grow with the team.

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