The Farmer's Daughter - Sidney Business Improvement Area Society

The Farmer's Daughter

At The Farmer’s Daughter we are passionate about good quality, well-sourced artisan cheese and wine. We have a small cheese centric menu, full retail cheese shop and wine bar. Our team is small but we are family and believe is work-life balance.
www.thefarmersdaughter.co

Open Jobs

  • Server

    • Part Time
    • Full Time
    • Casual
    • Job Description:

      The Farmer's Daughter is a cheese shop, bistro and wine bar in the heart of Sidney, BC! We are expanding and looking for a strong candidate with serving experience to join our small team!

      Server responsibilities include:
      - Exceptional customer service
      - Assist guests regarding menu items in an informative and helpful way
      - Order and settle bills to various payment media
      - Serving wine, cheese and tapas plates in a casual dining environment
      - Have full knowledge of beverage lists and promotions
      - Have full knowledge of all menu items, garnishes, contents and preparation methods
      - Follow all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage
      - Other duties as assigned

      Qualifications:
      - Exceptional customer service
      - At least 2 years experience working in a high-volume restaurant as a server
      - Previous customer service experience required
      - Excellent oral communication skills
      - Positive interpersonal skills
      - Self-motivated
      - Food Safe Level 1
      - Serving it Right
      - Must have flexible hours and willing to work evenings and weekends
      *Wine and cheese knowledge considered an asset

    • Start date: 28/02/2019
    • Application email

  • Cheesemonger

    • Part Time
    • Full Time
    • Casual
    • Job Description:

      The Farmer's Daughter is a cheese shop, bistro and wine bar in the heart of Sidney, BC! We are looking for a strong candidate with cheese shop retail experience to join our small team!

      Position Summary
      The main thing that makes The Farmer's Daughter special is our passion for cheese and wine. We share that with our friends and customers! As a cheesemonger, you are responsible for guiding customers through their wildest cheese dreams, transporting them through an interactive, fun, and energetic experience. You are constantly tasting and learning about new products and pairings in order to deliver our industry-leading services.

      Who You Are
      • Goal-Oriented: You never miss your shot when given a target. You are self-motivated to drive results and do better tomorrow than you did today.
      • Great Communicator: You can strike up a conversation with anyone inyour vicinity and can build long-lasting relationships over something as simple as a good cheddar cheese. You are a great listener and can vary your communication with a customer to suit the circumstances.

      What You Do
      • Customer Service: You’re great at making customers laugh and selling lots of cheese. From your own experience, you are able to educate your customers about cheese, and pairings. You’ll demo products to our customers throughout the store in order to attempt to add-on items to each purchase.
      • Cut the Cheese: You will spend your time on your feet behind the counter, cutting cheeses for customers and displays. You will keep the cheese cases well-stocked and clean, keeping the products in proper rotation.

      Our Ideal Candidate What We Need From You
      • Experience selling cheese in a retail environment
      • A sincere passion for all things cheesy
      • Ability to commit to us with weekend, evening, and holiday availability
      • High school diploma or equivalent
      • A sense of humor
      • Food Safe Level 1
      • Serving It Right, BC

    • Start date: 28/02/2019
    • Application email

  • Dishwasher

    • Part Time
    • Casual
    • Job Description:

      The Farmer's Daughter is a cheese shop, bistro and wine bar in the heart of Sidney, BC!
      We are looking for a part-time dishwasher for weekends and some evenings.

      The key responsibilities of the Dishwasher include but are not limited to:
      • Prepares equipment such as sinks and dishwasher, ensuring that optimum operating protocols are met
      • Ware-washing, storage, sanitation of all dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and pans using dishwasher and or by hand
      • Sort all china, glass and silverware and put away in their respective location
      • Clean, sanitize and polish all silver and wine glasses
      • Restock chemicals and cleaning supplies as necessary
      •Ensuring that garbage & recycling removal is being done in a timely manner
      • Compliance with all safety regulations of assigned tasks, and ensure a clean and safe working environment
      • Physically capable of heavy labour assignments including pushing, pulling, lifting and standing for long periods of time

      Competency Profile
      • Contributes an energetic and positive attitude
      • Maintain highest standard of professionalism, ethics and grooming
      • Self-motivated and able to complete responsibilities in a timely manner with little or no supervision
      • Must be extremely well organized and detail oriented

      Qualifications and Technical Experience
      • Restaurant cleaning experience preferred
      • Knowledge of WHMIS and safety standard
      • Food Safe certificate is an requirement
      • Observational skills; Ability to read and understand English

    • Start date: 01/03/2019
    • Application email

  • Line Cook/Prep Cook

    • Part Time
    • Full Time
    • Casual
    • Job Description:

      The Farmer's Daughter is a cheese shop, bistro and wine bar in Sidney, BC! We are expanding our team and menu, and are looking for a passionate line cook. Great opportunity to work in a creative environment while having a good work-life balance.

      Ideal applicant has a strong work ethic, comfortable in a fast-paced environment, has high attention to detail and takes pride in quality. You are responsible for executing menu items while meeting presentation and timing standards, assisting others in the kitchen, and maintaining a clean, well stocked and organized work area.

      Requirements:
      - Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar type of restaurant
      - Food Safe Level 1
      - Serving it Right, BC
      - Good communication
      - Team player

    • Start date: 01/03/2019
    • Application email