We are now hiring and accepting applications for positions at all of our restaurant locations.
See below for job description details and links to online applications.
General Manager – Our management teams are made up of enthusiastic, motivated individuals who are passionate about great food and excellent service. We need 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 exceptional dining experiences for our guests, finding the right talent to add to our 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 commitment 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 skill set to maintain high standards of quality, performance, teamwork, and menu presentation. Previous experience working in a 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 – Our brand ambassadors. Serving the best Founding Farmers has to offer through our seasonal, sustainably sourced food and menus. Experience is required but our extensive training program will help you be the best you can be to maximize your earnings. Click here to apply online now for a Server position.
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 service staff, and watch over tables and server stations during shifts. This is a great step in order to move up to a server position. Click here to apply online now for a Swarmer position.
Front Desk Staff – Greeting more than 1,000 diners each day, you are the first friendly face our guests see. Experience is required. And the ability to multitask, provide helpful, personable assistance, and an understanding of table management systems are pluses. Click here to apply online now for a Front Desk position.
Bartenders – Are you passionate about craft cocktails? Take the opportunity to become part of our award-winning bar & beverage program led by our dynamic Beverage Director Jon Arroyo. We’re seeking confident, experienced bartenders to join our team.
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, as 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’re eager to work in a guest service position, but don’t have any prior restaurant work experience, being a Busser / Stocker is a great way to get started. You’ll 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.
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 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 Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. If you’re hungry for a challenge, then you belong with us!
Click here to apply online now for a Prep Cook / Line Cook position.
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.
Communications Concierge – You are the go-to person our guests can rely on as the Contact Center fields hundreds of guests inquiries and requests a day, providing exceptional service all over the phone. As a Communications Concierge, you will create and verify restaurant reservations for each location, establish to-go orders, answer general inquiries, manage feedback, and problem solve. Full and part time positions available. Apply online today!
MANAGER IN TRAINING PROGRAM
Think the life of a restaurant industry professional is for you? Do you enjoy adrenaline and hard work? Do you have a passion for knowledge and excellence?
If yes, our Manager in Training Program 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.