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Join The Herbfarm Team

Positions Available
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  • Herbfarm Cook.
  • Fine Dining Sommelier/Server
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    Dishwasher/Polisher Backup/Part thyme at The Herbfarm

    Supervisor

    Chef Chris Weber

    Overview

    The Herbfarm is a 5-diamond, 4-star destination restaurant focusing on the seasonal and regional ingredients of the Pacific Northwest. We hire dedicated, hard-working employees who take part in the team effort of creating the best dining experience in the world. That said, we are also the only restaurant serving 9-course meals where guests can visit and feed our pet, Potbelly pigs during dinner.

    Position Overview:
    Expedient and careful washing and hand polishing of dishes, glassware, pots and pans used by dining guests and kitchen crew during prep and during the course of dinner service. Basic Dishwasher and Dishroom maintenance. General kitchen maintenance. Possible assistance in food prep.

    More

    Washing and polishing (as needed) dishes, glassware, bowls, pots & pans. Preparing dishes to be used during service each evening. Putting clean items away in their assigned locations. Tracking all breakage per instructions of pantry steward. Disposing of garbage, recycle and compost as directed. Help to improve efficiency and speed of dish area. General cleaning of dish and kitchen area during and after service. Care and maintenance of dishwashing area and machines. Assistance in kitchen with food prep as schedule allows.


    Experience and Qualifications

    • 1-2 years experience in a restaurant workplace.
    • Reasonable command of English language
    • Comfortable standing for 8 hours
    • Must have reliable transportation since Metro buses don't work with this schedule and location.

    Skills needed

    • Organized, neat worker
    • Detail Oriented
    • Able to repeat tasks consistently
    • Gentle, yet efficient, with fine china and glassware
    • Observant of dirt, trash

    Character traits

    • Self-Motivated, works well on own
    • Strong stamina, energy
    • Dependable
    • Service oriented
    • Team oriented
    • Non smoker



    Hours/Schedules

    Mostly Wednesday afternoons and Friday afternoon/night until 1AM. Most weeks will be from 10-15 hours. Additional shifts may be possible for busy nights, vacations, and sick days.
    Email resume and cover letter to Jobs@theherbfarm.com. You may print an application from this website (or come by during the day to pick one up) to complete with resume.

    Make an appointment to meet with Chef Chris or Sous Chef Jack Friday or Saturday from noon-4.

    Benefits and Compensation

    • Great food (kitchen feeds you well)
    • Take home leftovers
    • Vacation pay-1 week first year, 2 weeks year 2-5, 3 weeks--pro-rated.
    • Great team to work with

    Would be successful when

    • Dishes, Silverware, and Glassware are clean.
    • Dishes and glasses don't break in the process.
    • Dishes are where they belong.
    • Work area is clean and organized.