JOIN THE FARM

We are now hiring and accepting applications for all positions in front of house and back of house, at our three current restaurant locations.

We are also seeking to fill positions at the new Founding Farmers Tysons location.  See below for job description details and links to online applications.

 

SALARIED Positions
V_EDITS6 (2)General Manager – Our management teams at The Farm are made up of enthusiastic, motivated individuals who are passionate about great food and excellent service. We need super leaders that understand business growth, how to build great teams, what it takes to run a busy restaurant 7/365, and who know how to garner results. Click here to apply online now for a General Manager position.

Manager - This position is responsible for creating pleasant and exceptional dining experiences for our guests, finding the right talent to add to the restaurant team, keeping the restaurant running shift to shift, and working as part of the overall team to maintain high standards of service, food and drink quality, operations, systems, and service. Click here to apply online now for Manager position.

 

Executive Chef – We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated individuals with a passion for great food and a Chef JoeGoetzecommitment to quality and execution. Ideal candidates for the Executive Chef position will have proven success managing in a high-volume, upscale environment with 5-10 years of experience. Click here to apply online for an Executive Chef position.

Sous Chef – This role requires high energy, a love of great food and drink, passion for working with a top-notch team, and the ability and skills to maintain high standards of quality, performance, teamwork, and menu presentation. Previous experience working in high-volume scratch environment is preferred for Sous Chef candidates. Click here to apply online for a Sous Chef position.

 

HOURLY Positions – FRONT OF HOUSE


Servers - You are the brand ambassadors of True Food & Drink, serving the best that Founding Farmers has to offer through seasonal, sustainably sourced food and menus known around the world. Experience is required, and the training program with our team of managers and expert trainers will help you be the best you can be to maximize your earnings. Click here to apply online now for a Server position.

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Swarmers - Don’t have a lot of restaurant experience but want to be a server? Join as a Swarmer and learn as you go, as a server in training. Assist with running food, respond to guest requests, support the service staff, and watch over tables and server stations during shifts. This is a great way to move up to a server position at The Farm. Click here to apply online now for a Swarmer position.

Front Desk Staff - Greeting more than 1,000 guests each day, you are the first friendlyface everyone sees. Experience is required; the ability to multitask, provide helpful assistance, and an understanding table management systems are pluses. Friendliness is the #l characteristic we seek for the Front Desk Staff. Click here to apply online now for a Front Desk position.

BarAction1_StephanieBreijoBartenders – Are you passionate about craft cocktails? Take the opportunity to become a part of the award-winning beverage program at The Farm. Led by Chief Mixologist & Beverage Director Jon Arroyo, the bar at Founding Farmers creates quality craft cocktails, house made sodas, and more. We’re seeking confident, friendly, and experienced bartenders to join our team.

Click here to apply online for a Bartender position.

 

 

HOURLY Positions – BACK OF HOUSE

Dishwasher / Utility – Are you ready to start your career in a professional kitchen but don’t have any experience? Join us as a dishwasher or utility team member; as one of the hardest working people on our team, you’ll have the most opportunity for growth. Many of our current prep cooks and line cooks started out in this role and are succeeding! Click here to apply online now for a Dishwasher or Utility person position.

Busser / Stocker – If you are eager to work in a guest service position, but don’t have any prior restaurant specific work experience, being a Stocker is a great way to get started. Stockers support the service team by making sure all the necessary service tools are readily available: silverware, plates, glassware, ice, etc. Learn the foundations of good service and then grow with us as a Swarmer  / Server Apprentice.
Click here to apply online now for a Busser/ Stocker position.

Prep Cook / Line Cook – Have you been working as a prep cook or line cook and are looking to gain exciting, new experience? We cook everything in our kitchens from scratch. Test your ability by working in one of the busiest restaurants in the entire D/M/V area. If you are hungry for a challenge, then you belong with us!BrickOvenPretzels_Chloe Berk
Click here to apply online now for a Prep Cook / Line Cook position.BrickOvenPretzels_Chloe Berk

Pastry Chefs / Bakers  – Working in a pastry studio in the dining room is just one of the great aspects of being a pastry chef at Founding Farmers. Under the guidance of an award-wining culinary team, challenges become opportunities, and the experience is fun and enjoyable. Creativity, experience, and a love of desserts and pastry are required, and a dedication to team success is what makes candidates shine.
Click here to apply online now for a Pastry Chef / baker / desserts position.

 

FFB Main Dining roomMANAGER IN TRAINING PROGRAM

Think the life of a restaurant industry pro is for you? Do you enjoy adrenaline and hard work? Do you have a passion for knowledge and excellence?

Well, the Manager in Training Program for The Farm is exactly what the chef ordered! This incredible six-month opportunity puts you on the right track to a management position with our fast-growing organization, based in Washington, D.C.

We are now accepting applications for a new MIT class. Click here to submit your complete information. Thank you!

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Through The Eyes of The Farmer

The Farm is a concept development and restaurant management company established on a platform of farm-inspired American true food and drink in modern, upscale casual, and eco-friendly settings. The Farm created the internationally recognized, award-winning Founding Farmers restaurant in the heart of Washington, D.C., which opened in 2008, and has been host to more than 1.2 million guests since then, as one of the most popular 'must-do' experiences in the nation's capital. The Farm works with an ongoing commitment to supporting American family farmers with exceptional culinary and mixology programs, to providing great service, to sourcing regionally and seasonally whenever possible, and to creating unique, inspired, creative, fun and inviting spaces. (read more)

Opening Hours

First Bake:
Mon – Fri, 7:30am – 10am
Lunch, Dinner, Sushi:
Mon – Wed, 11:00am – 10pm
Thurs, 11:00am – 11pm
Fri, 11:00am – midnight
Sat, 2:00pm – midnight
Sun, 2:00pm – 10pm
Farm Market Brunch:
Sat, 9:00am – 2pm
Sun, 9:00am – 2pm

Environmentally Friendly

The Farm and Founding Farmers are dedicated to environmentally friendly practices at every turn. We are proud to say that our Founding Farmers flagship location opened as Washington DC's first LEED Gold Certified restaurant, and as the first upscale-casual, full-service LEED Gold restaurant in the country. Our restaurants operate as Certified Green Restaurants through the Green Restaurant Association, and annually we offset our greenhouse gas emissions with the purchase of offset credits through Carbonfund.org. Our Montgomery County, Md. location, is 100% wind powered.

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