Wait Staff

These Wait Staff positions are responsible for the dining room services in the restaurants at Blackberry Farm. The Wait Staff positions are based on a tier system designed to inspire growth and development. Promotional positions available upon completion of the tiered system could include Captain (Supervisor), Bartender, Front of House Host/Hostess, Sommelier positions.


Our Wait Staff positions offer both AM and PM shift opportunities at any of our three restaurants: The Barn, The Dogwood, and The Main House.


1st Tier: Steward

  • Steward is responsible for learning the setup of the dining room, this includes polishing glassware and silverware, table set-up, and rolling silverware. The position lasts approximately 2-4 weeks and serves as an introduction to the dining room.

2nd Tier: Food Runner

  • Food Runner is responsible for gaining intensive food knowledge and delivering plates from chefs to the guests' table.

3rd Tier: Back Waiter

  • Back Waiter is responsible for learning basic bar and wine knowledge, table maintenance, and menu knowledge. The back Waiter is responsible for ensuring each assigned table in the Dining Room is served according to the service sequence and each guest is given an outstanding 5-star dining experience.

4th Tier: Front Waiter

  • Front Waiter is responsible for taking orders, section management, and full command of menu and execution of wine pairings.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Polish glasses and silverware, ensuring that there are no spots
  • Light cleaning: vacuum, sweep, mop
  • Setup tables 
  • Bus tables
  • Fold napkins and roll silverware
  • Complete task list by the end of the shift unless otherwise specified by the manager
  • Menu Knowledge of the menus within your restaurant
  • All dining room positions will be asked to perform additional sanitation procedures throughout their shift in order to comply with COVID-19 guidance.



Must comply with all company policies and procedures.

To perform the essential functions of this position, regular and predictable attendance is required.

Must be able to work well with other Team Members, Managers and interact with our guests. 




  • No requirements


  • Must be able to effectively communicate with guests, team members, and managers


  • Knowledge and understanding of basic math skills


  • Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment and make decisions based on job knowledge and awareness of company goals 


  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. 
  • Must be able to stand on feet for a long period of time
  • Must be able to safely operate a golf cart


  • Dining Room, Bar and Kitchen areas
  • 4,200 acres of Blackberry Farm property
About Blackberry

Blackberry Farm and Blackberry Mountain are joined together with our core belief that our teams are at the heart of all we do. At Blackberry, we see ourselves as family, focused on our 18 foundations uniting us in our mission to support Legendary Hospitality, Memorable Experiences, and Generational Sustainability.  

Blackberry Farm provides a world-class hospitality experience for our guests. Our attention to every detail, impeccable service, unique activity offerings, and outstanding cuisine has helped Blackberry Farm earn its pedigree as one of the most celebrated small luxury resorts in the world.

  • James Beard Award Winner- Outstanding Service
  • James Beard Award Winner- Best Wine Program
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine- #1 Resort in North America
  • Andrew Harper- #1 Food and Wine Resort
  • Travel & Leisure Magazine- #1 Service in North America
  • 4,200 Acre Working Farm setting the standard for Farm to Table Cuisine

Blackberry Farm
Full time
Walland, TN 37886, US