Mass. Bay Brewing Company (MBBC), parent company to Harpoon, UFO, Clown Shoes, Arctic Summer and City Roots, is seeking a Senior Cook to join our kitchen staff at the Riverbend Taps and Beer Garden (RBT) in Windsor, Vermont. The Senior Cook ensures the kitchen operates according to the real-time demands of the RBT as well as the service and quality standards of the company. The Senior Cook plays a critical role in maintaining a safe, clean and highly productive work environment while embracing MBBC's culture. The Senior Cook must be able to execute their duties without on-site supervision from the Culinary Manager (CM) and/or the Assistant Culinary Manager (ACM), including shift management of assigned area, self-reliance, problem solving skills, ability to function productively in a stressful environment, etc.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Measuring and assembling ingredients for menu items within designated station
  • Assisting in training of all kitchen staff based on departmental needs
  • Collaborating with the CM and ACM to familiarize newly hired staff with kitchen equipment operations
  • Acting as a lead to the cooking staff and providing guidance & support when needed
  • Providing performance feedback on cooking staff to management to be tracked and used for professional development
  • Collaborating with both the CM and ACM to prepare meals during dining hours
  • Maintaining accurate food inventories for designated areas
  • Properly storing food items at appropriate temperatures
  • Rotating stock items as per established procedures
  • Restocking designated prep. area for subsequent shifts
  • Ensuring daily food prep. list has been completed and communicating any variances to CM or ACM
  • Ensuring the food prep. area and kitchen are cleaned and sanitized at the end of the shift
  • Maintaining professional relationships with all co-workers
  • Following checklists and standard operating procedures
  • Maintaining a safe, clean, organized and stocked work area
  • Having full knowledge of menus, recipes and other pertinent information
  • Answering staff questions regarding menu ingredients and allergy concerns for new menu items
  • Responsible for constant sanitation, organization and proper food handling
  • Preparing work area for opening, mid-shift or closing shift in accordance with company standards
  • Attending regularly scheduled department meetings
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by the CM or Manager-on-Duty
  • Completing opening and closing checklists when necessary
  • Signing off on opening and closing checklists when necessary
  • Communicating with management to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Being initial contact for all kitchen-related shift coverage


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced kitchen environment
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to follow strict food safety requirements
  • Ability to lift ~45 lbs.
  • Ability to complete ServSafe course and pass exam
  • Maintaining a professional appearance at all times
  • Reporting to work as scheduled, in uniform, and ready to work
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Reliable transportation
  • Hard worker
  • Honest


Opportunity to be an integral part of a professional kitchen team working in a fast-paced and challenging setting. This is a full-time position with great benefits including health, dental, LTD, STD, ESOP, and paid vacation & holidays. This position also offers great perks including great co-workers, a friendly environment (pet-friendly as well!), an all-expense paid culture trip, participation in our unique Wellness Program, and, of course, amazing beer benefits!

FLSA: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

TO APPLY - Please send resume to resumes@harpoon.com or apply directly through our Careers page using the link provided below: