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May 23, 2017

Do you love local food? Are you looking for a job in the Vermont food system? Our members are hiring! 


Mary's at Baldwin Creek

Bartender • Baker-Prep

The applicant interested in the bartending position must be experienced in hand-crafted cocktails, while the baker-prep position is part-time and is open to anyone eager to learn baking who also loves food.

Bartender Contact: Email Linda Harmon at for more information.

Baker-Prep Contact: Email Carin Fredette at for more information.



Bistro de Margot

Experienced Server

Knowledge of wine is a plus, fine dining experience recommended, and ability to be a good team player.

Contact: Email Herve Mahe at for more information.

Butch + Babe's

Line Cook

We are an eclectic, community-focused restaurant. We are looking for an upbeat, enthusiastic and energetic line cook for a casual restaurant in Burlington with experience in the food industry and a strong interest in being an integral part of our family. You should have a great deal of respect for your craft, be passionate about cooking, and willing to learn and grow in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should have a desire to grow as cooks and become effective at monitoring costs, organizing a team, and controlling quality above all else.

•       Strong leadership ability
•       Ability to communicate effectively, give clear direction and follow precise orders
•       Self-motivated
•       Ability to think quickly and problem-solve
•       Highly organized with a precise attention to detail

•       1+ years experience as a line cook
•       Full-time availability, flexible schedule

 Contact: For more information email


Cloud 9 Caterers

Prep Cooks • Dish Washers • Servers

Contact: Visit our website for more information. To apply for a serving position email resumes to Julia Nittler at or call (802) 655-7370. For a pastry chef position, email cover letters and resumes to


Blueberry Hill Inn

Meal Service • Housekeeping • Recreation Intern • Gardener

Additionally, there is possible room/board available for an applicant looking to work full time. Positions can be combined part to full time.

Contact: Email for more information. 


Echo Lake Inn

Servers • Housekeepers 

The Echo Lake Inn is going into a very busy summer season and has openings for both experienced servers and housekeepers.

Contact: Email or call at (802) 228-8602 for more information.



We are a 50 seat farm to table restaurant seeking a second chef. Must have great work ethic, interpersonal skills, humility and able to work as a team member.

Contact: Email Wendy Neal at for more information.


Green Mountain Beverage

Quality Assurance Laboratory Technician

Contact: Apply here or email

Morgan's Tavern at the Middlebury Inn

Sous Chef or Lead Line Cook

Contact: Email Geoff Conrad at for more information. 


Joe's Kitchen at Screamin' Ridge Farm

Prep Cook

Part time kitchen prep in our soup making facility. Full job description available on request.

Hours are typically 8am-4pm Tues-Thurs.

Contact: Email Joe Buley at for more information.


The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center

Tasting Center Director Position

The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center Tasting Center Director Position Background The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center is a locavores’ delight, celebrating the creativity and variety of Vermont's leading region for locally made foods. We have tapped into this energy, partnering with cheese makers, wine makers, maple producers and bakers to create a dynamic experience for customers. Our mission is to provide a destination experience where visitors and local residents can learn about, taste and purchase the wonderful foods and drinks made in the Northeast Kingdom and other regions of Vermont. Formed in what was an abandoned department store, the building was renovated in 2013 using Historic Preservation credits and now houses six local food businesses, including a maple shop, a bakery, a gelato producer, a coffee shop, a locavore restaurant, and a cider, wine and spirits tasting bar. The basement of the building is home to Eden Specialty Ciders, which produces its nationally acclaimed ciders on site. We are looking to bring on board a Tasting Center Director who will be responsible for the overall success of the Tasting Center programs by expanding and building on the concept. 


Deliver an excellent experience for all visitors

  • Ensure the highest level of service to our customers in a manner that exceeds their expectations in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Interact with business owners to understand and provide feedback from customers, elevate issues, and address matters related to the day to day operation of the TC.
  • Evaluate changes in customer needs in order to recommend appropriate product/service and operational changes necessary to ensure customer satisfaction.  
  • Manage all events at the TC in a manner that is friendly and courteous so that event participants become customers who keep coming back.
  • Keep the TC looking presentable for site tours, ensure proper stock at various locations, monitor tasting opportunities, …
  • Remains current with TC information and changes.

Develop and execute educational experiences that reinforce the local food mission of the Tasting Center 

  • Create displays that inform visitors about farmers and producers that make the products available for sale
  • Schedule and oversee regular sampling events with tenants and suppliers
  • Schedule and support the delivery of educational classes about local foods and beverages – e.g. cheesemaking, cider making, coffee tasting, pairings, locavore cocktail making

Promote the Tasting Center to the target audience

  • Develop and execute a regular schedule of social media content about Tasting Center experiences and opportunities
  • Promote the content on our own social media and to local food and tourism channels
  • Seek out partnership opportunities/events to spread the word about the Tasting Center – e.g. Pop ups at the Kingdom Tap Room and Parker Pie, Tent presence at Kingdom Swim

Desired skills and experience 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in hospitality, restaurant management, or food service management or marketing.
  • Strong people management skills and ability to work across multiple teams.
  • Promotes and applies teamwork skill at all times.
  • Maturity and responsibility to notify appropriate individual promptly and fully of all problems and/or unusual matters of significance.
  • Polite, friendly, and helpful to all customers, management and fellow employees.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate via phone, email, and face-to-face.
  • Attention to detail, strong management skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to deal with potential conflict or irate customers.
  • Strong problems-solving skills is a must in order to come up with solutions quickly.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays
  • Stamina is a must. The ideal employee will be able to be on their feet for long hours, on a full time basis.

Compensation: Salary plus incentive – commensurate with experience and performance goals for Tasting Center.

Required language: English, French a plus

Job Type: Full-time. We will also consider a summer season applicant.

Resumes must include available start date and availability restrictions. Also, include a brief cover letter explaining your background, interest/experience in the hospitality field, and why you are interested in the position. 

Contact: Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Resumes without an accompanying letter will not be considered.


North Bennington

Marigold Kitchen Pizza

Pizza Chef

Marigold Kitchen is seeking a part time, committed and preferably experienced pizza chef to join our team. We are a small pizzeria, proudly serving fresh pizzas and salads crafted with locally sourced ingredients. The ideal candidate will take pride in their work, be clean, smart and dependable, with excellent organizational and customer service skills. We are pursuing a candidate with the capacity to work independently, following an initial training period. Responsibilities include: prepping fresh ingredients daily, creating delicious pizzas and salads to order, maintaining an immaculate kitchen, dining room and wash facilities. Eagerness to learn and willingness to follow direction is a must. Schedule flexibility and reliable transportation needed. We provide an environment that allows you to create food that you are proud to serve our great customers. 

Contact: To apply, respond by email with a letter of interest and resume at or stop by the shop at 25 Main St. North Bennington and speak with Jacob. 


The Weathersfield Inn

Sous Chef

The Inn at Weathersfield is looking for a sous chef to work side-by-side with Executive Chef Michael Ehlenfeldt.

We butcher, make house charcuterie, stocks, sauces, soups, butter, pastas, basic pastries, ice creams and sorbets every day. Big egos need not apply. We work as a team and a family. You'll get to know the local farmers and growers by name. You'll help plant and harvest our organic garden that supplements what we buy from the farms. In high season, about 90% of what we serve comes from within a 20 mile radius. The other 10% comes from New England. You'll have the opportunity to take cooking classes from visiting chefs and cookbook authors. And for the right individual, there will be the opportunity to teach basic cooking classes and help with menu development.

Apply if you appreciate and believe in farm-to-table and possess a hard work ethic. Willing to start immediately is preferred, but if you're the right person, we'll wait.  Qualifications & requirements are simple - you must understand all basic hot and cold line cooking techniques Must have basic knowledge of baking and pastry Must comprehend strict sanitation guidelines and be efficient and organized.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 /hour

Contact: Email your resume to or call (802) 263-9217 to arrange an interview.



J.J. Hopgood General Store and Eatery

Kitchen Staff

Summer opportunity for culinary professionals to work with CIA Graduate in our acclaimed eatery with locally sourced ingredients and wood-fired oven. Housing provided for the right candidate. 

Contact: Email Juliette at or call (802) 824-4800 for more information.



Vermont Farms Catering

Wedding Servers • Catering Cook • Dishwashers

Contact: Email Kevin Lasko at for more information.


Vermont Fresh Pasta

Full-Time Production Position 

Contact: Email or call (802) 226-7580 for more information.


Putney Food Co-op

Full-Time Cook

Monday thru Friday cooking breakfast and lunch for a busy hot bar as well as grab-and-go salads. This is a fast paced kitchen serving good quality food. Knowledge of natural foods is a must. Ability to work well with a team and maintain composure in a tight, busy kitchen is important too! Required to have been a cook in a restaurant or deli for 2 years or more and must be licensed or certified in ServSafe. Must be available for some weekend and evening shifts.

Salary commensurate with experience. Good benefits including medical insurance, vacation and sick pay, life and disability insurance, plus an employee discount.

Contact: Fill out our application for employment and drop it off at the store at 8 Carol Brown Way, Putney, VT 05346 to apply.


Newhall Farm

Apple Pickers

Starting mid-October until November.

Contact: Email Debbie Caldwell at or call (802) 342-2767 for more information.



Liberty Hill Farm

Assistant Inn Keeper • Cleaning • Prep Cook

Contact: Email Beth Kennett at for more information.


Champlain Orchards

Farm Market Manager • Finance Manager

Farm Market Manager: Champlain Orchards Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic, patient and detail-oriented individual who loves the pulse of local food and embraces the distinctiveness of orchard life to fill our Farm Market and Tasting Room Manager position. The Farm Market and Tasting Room Manager is responsible for the Farm Market, Tasting Room, and Pick Your Own, as well as assisting with on-site farm events (Ciderfest, Harvest Fest, music events, tastings, educational tours, etc.). Retain and/or service experience REQUIRED.

This is a full-time seasonal position which requires working weekends.

 Please apply by sending:

  • Current, relevant resume
  • 3 professional references
  • Cover letter

Finance Manager: This position will report directly to the owner of Champlain Orchards and will work closely with the senior management team to strengthen the organization’s financial position and support the company’s overall strategic directives. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating key resources and internal administrative systems relating to accounting, finance, and human resources. (A full list of responsibilities and qualifications can be found here.

Please apply by sending:

  • Current, relevant resume
  • 3 professional references
  • Cover letter

Contact: Visit our site or email for more information. 


South Londonderry

SoLo Farm & Table


Contact: Email Chloe Genovart at, call at (802) 824-6327, or stop by at 95 Middletown Rd. for more information.


Edson Hill

Line Cook • Servers • Bartender

Contact: Email Erik Stacy at or call (508) 221-3985 for more information.

The Bench


Contact: Email Philip Henry at for more information.

Trapp Family Lodge 

Sous Chef • Servers • Experienced Line Cooks

Contact: Please visit the website to view additional job openings and complete an online application:



Lead Bartender at Rumble's Kitchen

Full-time, year-round position at Sugarbush's new restaurant. Looking for a professional with a great attitude and demeanor to give our guests excellent service. Fresh, fun and fast is our motto at Rumble's Kitchen. Responsibilities include ordering and inventory of beer, wine and liquor, stocking and organizing all bar products, and scheduling of staff. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including health, dental and vision, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care, 4 weeks paid time off, discounted daycare, and free access to you and your family to all mountain activities including skiing, golf, our onsite Health and Recreation Center and more!

Contact: Visit our website here or email Annemarie Todd at for more information.

The Pitcher Inn

Line Cook (PM Shift) • Breakfast Chef • Prep Cook

Full or part-time.

Contact: Call Sue Schickler at (802) 496-6350 for more information.


Natural Provisions

Produce Manager • Assistant Produce Manager • Part-Time Baker

Produce Manager: Seeking a produce manager to oversee and be involved in all aspects of our produce department. This is a full-time position. Extensive experience is required. Familiarity with local farms and growers is preferred, as is knowledge of country of origin, and all natural and organic regulations. Other responsibilities include operating within a budget, purchasing, and working with other departments in a holistic approach. Oversight of some other employees is required. Applicants must have reliable transportation, flexible scheduling, and the ability to work some weekend and evening hours. Exceptional customer service must be provided at all times. Must be able to multitask and remain organized in a fast-paced environment, be efficient in completing tasks, and have an eye for presentation and displays. The right candidate will be detail oriented and be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. This is not a seasonal position. We provide a great atmosphere to work in!  

Assistant Produce Manager: Seeking an assistant produce manager to be involved in all aspects of our produce department. This is currently a part-time position with the opportunity for growth into a full-time position. Additional hours may be available in other departments to supplement this position and provide full-time hours for the right candidate. Some experience with produce is required. Familiarity with local farms and growers is preferred, and familiarity with all-natural and organic regulations is a plus. Applicants must have reliable transportation, flexible scheduling, and the ability to work some weekend and evening hours. Must be able to be organized and multitask in a fast-paced environment, be efficient in completing tasks, and have an eye for presentation and displays. Must pay close attention to details and be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. This is not a seasonal position. Come work in a true Vermont family run business - we provide a great atmosphere to be a part of!

Part Time Baker: Accepting applications for a part-time baker position in our fast-paced, open kitchen/deli operation. Available immediately. Baking experience required. Potential for additional hours may exist if desired. All Natural Provisions employees will provide exceptional customer service at all times. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Must be skilled in following recipes, attention to detail is required, and must be committed to helping maintain a clean and organized kitchen. Experience with organic, all-natural, and local products is preferred, but not required. Familiarity with specialty diets (gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, etc.) is preferred, but not required. Some schedule flexibility is possible, but reliable transportation is a must. Must be able to multitask and lift up to 50 lbs. Please provide a current resume or CV with at least three references. This is not a seasonal position. Come be part of a fantastic crew! We provide a great atmosphere to work in!

Contact: Email your resume to Peter Lafferty at



Woodstock Farmer's Market

Line Cook • Sandwich Maker • Cashier Associate • Produce Associate 

Contact: Apply online and see more information here or email Jen Anderson at

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