Line Cook

  • Employee Status:  Seasonal, Full Time
  • Start & End Date: May 1, 2023 - October 31, 2023           
  • Salary Range:  $18 - $25 /hour
  • Schedule:  7 day operation; Typical schedule is 7am - 3pm or 2pm - 10pm,  and days worked depends on schedule  and your availability
  • Housing: Free on-site housing available for this role however it may impact your base salary


What You’ll Do: Key Responsibilities

  • Serving Shelburne Farms' guests well prepared food in a prompt, friendly manner.
  • Prepping and cooking of food using approved safe food-handling practices.
  • Routine cleaning of food preparation and storage areas to maintain a consistently high standard of cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Support the Packaged Food Team in production of products for sale at the Farm Store.

Who We’re Looking For:

  • Passion for preparing and sharing locally sourced, simply prepared and beautifully presented, great tasting nutritious food.
  • 3 years or more savory cooking experience.
  • Someone with a Valid Driver’s License.
  • Self motivated, team player with flexibility to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor with a positive outlook.
  • Excellent knife skills and extensive understanding of various cooking techniques
  • Inspired by the nonprofit's mission, vision, core values and strategic plan, and personally and professionally committed to advancing social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Willingness to participate in a background check.

Additional Valued Qualifications

  • Maintain a positive attitude under pressure
  • Ability to work weekends and some holidays as needed
  • Opening experience a plus
  • A passion for great food and hospitality
  • Experience with point of sales systems a plus

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Seasonally demanding work schedule
  • Ability to be physically active for extended periods of time
  • Indoor spaces lack conventional heating and cooling
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds


  • We offer a 30% discount on Farm products.
  • Six (6) days (48 hours) of paid Sick Time for all seasonal employees.
  • Free employee housing available at Shelburne Farms for this role, however not required. This benefit may impact your total wages.

To Apply

  • Please submit a resume and response to the questions listed below to our hiring team at with “Line Cook” in the subject line.
  • All submissions will be acknowledged and are confidential.
    • Tell us about your go-to culinary creation?
    • Tell us about a time when you felt best supported by your leadership team (can also apply to experience in school). We want to know how we can help you thrive and grow in our work environment!
    • How did you hear about this role?
  • Please also include contact information for 3 references

Shelburne Farms is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. The duties and responsibilities described herein are not intended to be a complete and comprehensive list; additional tasks may be assigned to this position from time to time, and the scope of the position may change based on operational demands.




Full or Part Time
Date Posted: May 3