Main content starts here, tab to start navigating

Work With Us

We’d love to have you join our team! Please use the form below to apply. Feel free to send in your resume even if you don't see the position you're looking for listed. 

Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Manager – oversees and directs the service of the restaurant.  This includes managing staff, ordering food and beverages, overseeing financial budgets and ensuring quality service to customers.  

Searching for a qualified manager with a passion for excellence; providing guests with an “extra-ordinary” dining experience.  Must be dependable, a strong leader, motivated and personable and accountable for the overall success of the daily restaurant operations.  

Maintain all reservation systems and books to accommodate business demands

Manage all extra events – weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, etc.

Maintain schedules, payroll and other administrative support to maintain food and beverage cost controls and inventories

Organize and conduct pre-shift and departmental meetings daily

Hire, train and develop all restaurant staff

Create side work assignments and ensure completion with wait staff

Create an exceptional guest experience

Assertive leadership skills

Strong floor management presence

Managing all areas of the operations during scheduled shifts which includes on the spot decision making, supporting the staff, 100% interaction with the guest, ensuring that the guests needs are our main focus while enforcing standards for personal performance

Assess staffing needs and recruit staff

Monitor purchasing, storage, preparation, handling and serving of all supplies and beverage products

Execute updated wine, beer and cocktail lists

Act as support system for all areas of the restaurant

Organize and direct training programs within the restaurant

Maintain spotlessly clean and safe restaurant at all times.

Lead and live by PRIDE (passion, respect, integrity, determination and excellence)

Ability to think, concentrate, communicate and interact with others

Ensure highest quality levels of products and hospitality

Must be able to help achieve all financial goals without compromising the integrity of the restaurant

Must act as a support system for all aspects of the restaurant

Must have strong communication skills

Must be dependable, reliable and motivated

Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

Conduct weekly inventories to ensure that proper levels are stocked and to assess ordering patterns and changes

Update and communicate promotion announcements

Bartender

Job Overview

Participate in an environment where your imagination and humor is appreciated, your efficiency is admired and your organization is valued. Engage with a modest and lauded culinary crew who bend boundaries through serving delicious works of art. Do you want to be challenged all the time at work and be inspired by fresh ingredients a few steps outside of the bar? Are you ready to receive and give thoughtful feedback, interacting conscientiously with others? We’re looking for a bartender to take our bar program to the next level. 

We expect the cocktails you create and the wine and beer you pair to resonate with the epic fare we provide. We encourage artistry and innovation alongside self-motivation and humility. Feel free to forage on the nearly 40 acre property for ingredients and speak with the on-site farmers to learn about the flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables being grown for climate resilience and playful inspiration. 

Our Story

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm is an intimate table-on-farm restaurant delighting in food as experience, a reflection of society and history. We focus on local ingredients, promoting food as a bridge from the natural world to humanity and cultivating a sense of place within our ecosystem. We weave together past and present to honor diverse cultures and curate a distinct exploration of dining. 

Essential Responsibilities

Service (70%)

  • Prepare cocktails, beers, wines and non-alcoholic beverages for brunch and dinner service.

  • Tableside beverage presentation, including detailed and storied descriptions.

  • Memorize an ever-changing menu with ease and grace.  

  • Maintain a neat and stocked barspace before, during and after service.

  • Communicate beverage ingredients, preparation and descriptions to front of house staff.

  • Assist servers, run food and help to facilitate exceptional service as needed.

  • Edit and print beverage menus prior to service.


General Operations (30%) 

  • Participate in selection of wine pairings to complement multi-course tasting menus.

  • Design and implement a weekly bar menu featuring local and seasonal ingredients.

  • Meld bartending style with inherent culinary concepts to create coherence between libation and victuals.

  • Complete bar logging and inventory on a weekly basis.

  • Work with Owner and General Manager in planning beverage needs for special events.

  • Coordinate with Farm Managers regarding fresh ingredients for harvest.

Our Hiring Process and Timeline

  • We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

  • We will begin scheduling in-person one-hour interviews on availability.  

  • If you are invited for an interview, provide three references. During the interview we will ask you to present a wine or craft beer pairing for a dish and a cocktail centered around one ingredient.

  • We will reflect upon the interview and check references.

  • If all requirements are met, you will be selected for a stage.

  • We would like the selected candidate to start immediately.

Essential Requirements 

  • A fantastic sense of humor 

  • A minimum of one year experience tending bar, and two years in the restaurant industry 

  • Able to work Wednesdays-Sundays

  • High emotional intelligence, able to cultivate deep, trusting relationships with diverse individuals

  • Flexibility and adaptability, ability to shift styles to fit the needs of an array of people

  • Familiarity with old world wines, local wines and local craft beer/liquor

  • POS system experience (please indicate what system(s) and length of time used)

  • RSVP certification (within 30 days of hire) 

  • Impeccable written and oral communication skills 

  • A penchant for puns and a love of continuous learning 

  • A passion for good fellowship and spirits

Compensation 

  • Competitive wages commensurate with experience

  • Shift meals 

  • 50% reimbursement of approved continuing education upon successful completion 

Please send a cover letter and your resume to info@patowmackfarm.com

We are a small family owned business who value wholesome connection with this land and all of those who visit. We are located 15 minutes from Leesburg, VA and 15 minutes from Frederick, MD with a beautiful view overlooking the Potomac River at Point of Rocks, MD.


The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. 






Experienced Servers

The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm is looking for team members who will be an integral part of our dining experience.  We seek your restaurant knowledge and commitment to fine dining.  Must be dependable, trustworthy and personable people who enjoy working with others.  We are open Thursday - Sunday therefore the candidate must have open availability during these times.  

A true earth to table restaurant serving local, organic, seasonal cuisine.

Please respond if you are serious about joining our incredible, dedicated team.  Please include a resume and send to info@patowmackfarm.com



Please check errors in the form above
Thank you for your inquiry. We’ll be in touch shortly.