Seasonal Breakfast Cook

Full Time
$20 - $25/hour

Supervisor:  Executive Chef

Employee Status:  Seasonal, Full Time

Exemption: Non-Exempt, hourly

Location: On-site (99 Inn Road, Shelburne, VT 05482)

Start & End Date: May 1 - October 26

Salary Range:  $20 - $25 /hour

Schedule:  7 day operation; Typical schedule is 7am - 3pm

Housing: Free on-site housing may be available for this role


What You’ll Do

  • Serving the Farm’s 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. 
  • 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 Farm’s mission, vision, core values and strategic plan, and personally and professionally committed to advancing social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion 
  • A 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

If our vision and mission excite you, we hope you will share with us your experience and skill set that you feel would qualify you to make a contribution to the Farm.


You are invited to submit an application by email, in person, or by mail to: 

  • with “Breakfast Cook” in the subject line, or
  • Shelburne Farms attn: Human Resources, 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT 05482
  • No resume or access to create one? Call our Human Resource Director at 802-985-0370.


We recognize the resume doesn’t tell us everything so please include a response with your resume to better answer why your unique characteristics and life experience will help you in this position. We are happy to hear more about what you feel you will bring to the role.


At Shelburne Farms, we value equitable access to employment opportunities and career growth as central to our vision for a sustainable future.  We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and strongly stand against discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to shifting our resources towards amplifying and uplifting historically marginalized communities to provide a fair and just opportunity for employment.  Candidates with diverse backgrounds and lived experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. 


Date Posted: June 10