search by region
Pacific-West West Central Mid-West South-East North-East
  • Region
Pacific-West West Central Mid-West South-East North-East
  • Location
  • to search by radius, close this filter and enter a zip code in the search box above
  • Compensation
  • Type
  • Category
this job's deadline has passed
This job expired on November 14, 2023

FARMS Apprentice Blue Hill at Stone Barns

  • Date Posted September 15, 2023
  • Location Pocantico Hills, NY
  • Category Culinary / Education
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is regarded as one of the most exciting and innovative places to eat, cook, learn and explore, garnering widespread attention and accolades, including the James Beard award in 2015 for the Most Outstanding Restaurant in the US, and ranking among the World's 50 Best List.

Blue Hill at Stone Barns consistently attracts loyal, dedicated and curious employees. Please be one of them. As a member of our team, engage in unique learning experiences and be a part of a community that's pushing the boundaries of 'farm-to-table' dining.

We are a small family run company that began with Blue Hill Farm. Today we are two restaurants, a cafe, a catering business, and a marketplace. Chef Dan Barber and co-owners David and Laureen Barber, have cultivated a cutting edge farm-to-table dining experience that is actually a table in the middle of an 80 acre working farm. We are 30 miles from midtown Manhattan and yet it looks and feels like the rolling hills of Vermont. Come join us!


Job description

Calling all food enthusiasts interested in working at the intersection of restaurant hospitality, culinary research and regenerative agriculture.

Blue Hill at Stone Barns is hiring for our FARMS Apprenticeship—a paid six month front-of-house apprenticeship.

About the Role

FARMS apprentices work with the front-of-house team at Blue Hill at Stone Barns, rotating through various dining room positions to expand their knowledge of restaurant operations. 

Apprentices receive specialized educational programming with the goal of developing interdisciplinary and firsthand food system knowledge. Through weekly readings, discussions, guest speakers and independent research projects, apprentices are exposed to themes including pasture-based livestock, regional grain economy, ecological fermentation and more. 

Apprentices spend 75% of their week working restaurant service in the dining room, and 25% of their time participating in educational programming and research. 


Restaurant Service:

  • Execute pre and post-service checklists
  • Participate in restaurant service based on role (backwaiter, runner, front waiter, etc). Tasks include: polishing silver and glassware, maintaining dishpit organization, crumbing tables and pouring water, greeting guests and assisting with arrival and departure, marking glassware and helping with beverage service, running food and clearing plates, and other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Attend service and beverage training and classes

Food System Education:

  • Weekly food & agriculture reading discussions 
  • Work alongside Blue Hill’s culinary R&D team with assigned research tasks 
  • Assist with basic hands-on food prep
About You:
  • An open mind and curious approach to life 
  • Flexibility of schedule, including availability on weekends and evenings
  • Guest-oriented approach and works well in a team
  • A high school diploma is preferred
  • The position requires manual dexterity; auditory and visual skills; and the ability to follow oral instructions

Schedule: Full-time, in-person, Wednesday through Sunday, including nights and weekends

Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
This job expired on November 14, 2023
DeadlineOctober 15, 2023

Share this job