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Hood River, Oregon

New to the restaurant world, want to be a crucial part of an award-winning tasting room AND work in a world class brewery with a great company culture and above-market pay and benefits?


pFriem (pronounced “freem”) artisanal beers are symphonies of flavor and balance, influenced by the great brewers of Europe, but unmistakably true to our homegrown roots in the Pacific Northwest. We are guided by a religious commitment to quality and the never-ending pursuit of innovation. Although they are served humbly, each glass is overflowing with pride and a relentless aspiration to brew the best beer in the world.

pFriem Family Brewers has experienced incredible growth in the past eight years and has earned prestigious awards, including being named GABF® 2018 Mid-Size Brewing Company of the Year, Three-Time Brewery of the Year by the Beer Connoisseur, Best Brewpub Experience by Oregon Beer Awards, and numerous medals in national and international brewing competitions.

Our team is made up of 60+ multi-talented individuals from Tasting Room to Brewery who are committed to giving craft beer lovers the best beer, food, and service experience possible.


You will be working with our talented kitchen team and be responsible for keeping up with the continual operation and maintenance of the dish station and will take part in other duties such as the daily production of hand-cut French fries and opening/closing procedures. Dishwashers will be responsible for taking daily checks of chemicals and cleaning supplies, ensuring the organization and cleanliness of all janitorial areas, communicating needs or issues to managers, all while maintaining a reasonable level of organization and professionalism.

A breakdown of your tasks:

  • Learn and adapt to how we do things in the pFriem Kitchen
  • Be willing to ask questions and discuss challenges to ensure proper execution of tasks
  • Be on time for all shifts, ready to work, with a clear head
  • Be able to provide consistent availability of days and shifts you are able to work
  • Be self-motivated in seeking out additional tasks and/or ways to help other team members
  • Follow all checklists and guides provided by management
  • Care about the quality of the job you perform, and strive for efficiency
  • Maintain quality, cleanliness, sanitation and professionalism regardless of business volume
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift up to 50lbs safely and without risk of injury to self, others, or company property
  • Be prepared to adhere to company policies in regard to COVID safety practices

You have a culinary background, like to work hard, and you’re enthusiastic about joining a talented team. You’re eager to grow professionally and work with an ever-growing craft beer brand in a positive company culture.

You work well with others
You enjoy working with others who share a passion for food, quality, and innovation. Let’s be honest, you spend a lot of time with your colleagues, and you deserve to work with great people. You like to grab a shift beer with the people you work with and care about your co-workers.

You are a juggling master
Work in a professional kitchen can sometimes be hectic, no matter how well we plan, and how good our support staff is. You don’t get fired up under pressure, and know how to prioritize, and keep cool when things get busy. You know how to ask for help, and how to manage tasks and emotions when it’s go-time.

Your qualifications

  • Positive attitude and a willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Prepared for the physical requirements of a busy kitchen and have attention to detail for both cleanliness and thoroughness.
  • Punctuality, reliability, and being continually receptive to constructive guidance from leads and managers
  • At least one year of experience in a kitchen, and great care for the quality of your work.


The people

We are a passionate group who takes our work seriously but ourselves not too seriously. Our team is made up of highly talented individuals not only in their jobs but also their hobbies and personal pursuits. Whether it’s enjoying shift beers with the crew or experiencing the Columbia River outdoor scene with co-workers, the pFriem team is warm and welcoming with a strong bond over beer. We promote from within so there is opportunity for career advancement.

The location

You get to work in one of the most stunning locations in the PNW! pFriem is located at the Hood River Waterfront park with epic views of the Columbia River Gorge. Mt. Hood is a short drive from town where you can recreate all year long. You’ll be surrounded by a Gorge community that thrives with local purveyors and people passionate about beer, food, the outdoors and its people.

The benefits

  • You’ll receive above market compensation with great benefits.
  • Our dishwashers typically take home more than $19/hr.
  • You’ll also receive a monthly beer benefit of $200
  • Big discounts in our tasting room for meals, beer, and merchandise
  • Great health, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Basic life insurance
  • Sabbaticals after 5 years of employment
  • You will have access to short-term disability insurance coverage, paid paternity/maternity leave and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Participate in our retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Company-wide outings
  • Paid time off to volunteer for local charities and non-profits

If this sounds like a good fit, please send a cover-letter, resume to jobs@pfriembeer.com. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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