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Front of House Team Member

Riverford Organic Farmers


Join Riverford Field Kitchen as a Seasonal Waitstaff and Immerse Yourself in a World of Fresh, Seasonal Produce


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Wash Barn

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Organisation summary - Riverford Field Kitchen is a celebrated 60-cover farm restaurant known for its exceptional seasonal vegetable dishes. With daily changing menus based on availability, the restaurant has earned accolades for its commitment to seasonal, local, and affordable produce. Riverford is a company passionate about delivering the finest food experiences, rooted in sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

  • Role Summary
    • Serve exquisite food and local drinks
    • Prepare fresh juices
    • Assist with maintaining restaurant cleanliness
    • Occasionally harvest produce from the polytunnel and garden
    • Champion customer service and enhance guest satisfaction
  • Role Requirements
    • Some waiting experience preferred
    • Interest in food, farming, and the environment
    • Customer-focused with a drive to maintain a high-quality dining experience
    • Flexibility in working hours, including weekends
    • Ability to work 30 hours per week on a fixed-term contract from April to September
  • Salary & Benefits
    • £12.11 per hour + TRONC
    • 33 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays)
    • Generous pension scheme
    • Annual profit share
    • Discounted organic meals
    • Free organic fruit and veg
    • Overtime pay on bank holidays
    • Free parking

About Riverford Field Kitchen

Riverford Field Kitchen, our 60-cover farm restaurant, opened in 2005, and has been extraordinarily successful both in terms of reviews, awards and as a way of demonstrating how good seasonal vegetables can be. We change our menu daily according to what’s available – if something isn’t in season, you won’t find it on the menu. 

Riverford is driven by an enthusiasm for fresh, seasonal, local and affordable produce and the desire to share this at its best with as many people as possible. 

Preferably, you will have some experience of waiting in a restaurant and be a natural at dealing with customers. An interest in, and ability to learn about, food, farming and the environment is a must as our guests have a lot of questions for us!

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be serving wonderful food and locally-sourced drinks; making fresh juices; helping keep the restaurant clean and tidy and occasionally harvesting some produce from our polytunnel and garden. 

We are looking for drive and determination, while maintaining the culture of a business driven by a love of food and great quality ingredients.  You will be customer-focused and really understand what our customers are looking for and what makes them happy, maintaining our reputation as a great place to eat.

This is a 6-month fixed-term contract from April to September 2024, requiring 30 hours per week. To accommodate the operational requirements of the business, flexibility in working hours is essential, as they may vary day-to-day and week-to-week. Start and finish times will be determined by job demands, and your manager will provide as much notice as possible. Weekend work is a necessity. Work is based at Wash Barn, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0JU.

Skills & experience

  • Previous waiting experience a bonus


£12.11 per hour (as of 1st April ) + TRONC

Co-owner benefits 

Riverford is a beautiful place to work, with lots of great people – and other perks too. Some of our benefits include: 33 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays), generous company pension scheme, annual profit share (10% of all our profits are split equally between all co-owners), heavily discounted organic breakfasts and lunches, free organic fruit and veg, time and half on bank holidays, and free parking. 


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