Meet the Canterbury Park Team! To help you get to know the friendly faces you see when you come to Canterbury Park, we have introduced a new feature to the blog: Meet the Team.
Here, you’ll get a look at the people behind all the fun and games. Be sure to say hello next time you see them! Canterbury Park is now hiring seasonal and year-round positions. If you’re interested in joining the team, check out our Employment page.
Name: Julie Hvidsten
Job title: Server
Canterbury Park: Who would play you in a movie about your life? Why?
Julie Hvidsten: Susan Sarandon, because I love her.
CP: What accomplishment are you most proud of?
JH: Moving to the United States.
CP: What’s something people might find surprising about you?
JH: Because of my last name, that I am Asian!
CP: What’s your favorite part about working at Canterbury Park?
JH: I love the customers and the money helps me support my kids with their sports and dance classes.
CP: Would you rather win an Olympic medal, an Academy Award or Nobel Prize?
JH: Olympic medal, because it’s the highest accomplishment in sports.
CP: If you could ask your pet three questions, what would they be?
JH: Are you OK? Are you hungry? Do you have to go potty?
CP: What do you want on your tombstone?
JH: Pepperoni and cheese.
CP: If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why?
JH: To fly, so I can visit the Philippines whenever I want to.
CP: If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?
JH: An eagle, because you can fly without fear.
CP: What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
JH: When I was 23 I decided to pursue a better future so I moved to the United States from the Philippines.
CP: Who would you like to swap places with for a day? Why?
JH: Ellen Degeneres, because she is so funny and she helps a lot of people.
CP: Do you have a secret talent no one knows about?
JH: I make homemade egg rolls from scratch with my family.
Join the Team
Canterbury Park is now hiring over 400 positions for the 2018 live racing season.
A few of the perks of working at Canterbury Park:
- Free live racing admission
- Discounts at Canterbury Park food stands and gift shop
- Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council discounts
- Employee Scholarship Program
- Community business discounts
- Employee Referral Bonus Program
- Competitive benefit packages for full-time and part-time employees
Join the team! See a list of full positions on our website.