The Farm at Doe Run carries on the rich heritage of dairy farming in the state of Pennsylvania, operating on a philosophy of simple, sustainable farming. The farm produces award-winning farmstead cheeses from its Jersey cows, Normande cows, East Friesian sheep, and Nubian and Saanen goats. All of the milking herds graze on the 350-acre farm and provide the milk used to produce a line of seasonal, mixed-milk cheeses. Cheeses are made throughout the summer months and into the early winter season, resulting in new and innovative options that age in the farm’s caves for approximately 6-8 months. Each cheese is handcrafted to showcase the seasonality of the animals’ milk.
Doe Run, a bucolic farm in SE Pennsylvania, seeks a senior artisanal cheese maker to help oversee and expand it's successful cheese making operation. The farm consists of 150+ acres of rolling pastures set within a 600+ acre estate. Our award-winning, small batch cheeses are made from the whole milk given by our herd of approximately 24 Jersey and Normande pasture-fed cows, as well as, seasonal milking goats and sheep. Facilities include two large, recently renovated bank barns, a modern dairy with 12 milking stall, and a fully-equipped, nine year-old creamery that sits on top of three sub-terrainian cheese caves.The Successful applicant must have a minimum of five years experience producing high quality, artisanal cheeses. Preference will be given to applicants who have studied and/or trained in culinary arts prior to a career in making cheese. Applicant s must be creative, self-motivated and have impeccable references. Duties include managing all aspects of cheese making, including production and government compliance. Product quality and consistency are of the upmost importance. Our goal is to make cheese that competes successfully on a global stage.
Doe Run offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and expertise, as well as, numerous benefits. These include fully paid health insurance, paid vacation time, an opportunity to travel to cheese competitions and living quarters on the estate in a newly-appointed, three bedroom stone home.
this position is : contract
This job expired on November 21, 2019