At L’Auberge Provençale Inn and Restaurant, our “Raison d’Être” (reason for being) has always been to provide the best fresh and seasonal ingredients sourced from local producers in the Shenandoah Valley, as well as from our own vegetable and herb gardens and orchards. We have a passion and responsibility to exceed all our guest’s expectations and commit ourselves to providing extraordinary courteous service.
Our 4 Star restaurant, inn, and bar are in a 250-year-old manor house in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley in Clarke County, Virginia, which is still 90% agricultural land. At L’Auberge Provençale we want our local farmers to live prosperously, and we will continue to support that community.
We have a commitment to and passion for providing all our guests with a memorable experience, both in the inn and restaurant, inspiring loyalty in both our guests and our staff. We value teamwork, dedication to the culinary arts, honesty, and transparency from all our employees. Creativity, hospitality, and excellence is paramount to inspiring loyalty in our guests and staff, many who have worked and supported L’Auberge Provençale since we began in 1981.
We want to make the experience here at L’Auberge Provençale welcoming to our community as well as our guests from afar. We want to delight every guest and keep them returning.
We are looking for professional, experienced staff to provide a remarkable dining and hospitality experience. We would like you to be part of our team to help us achieve our mission and goals.
Current Open Positions
Assistant to the Innkeeper
Do you love working with people? Are you outgoing, cheerful, and detail oriented? If so, then we would like to hear from you!
About this position:
Our small French Country Inn and Fine Dining Restaurant is looking for a full-time receptionist for our front office. This person should have an upbeat, professional, outgoing personality with a desire to deliver outstanding customer service to our guests and upsell our services to current and potential guests.
- Be the face of the company—interact with guests
- Answer office phone – transfer calls to appropriate party and take messages
- Take reservations for the bed and breakfast and for the restaurants
- Manage reservation schedules
- Administrative office duties (filing, copying, faxing, mailing packages, etc.)
- Must be a person that can wear many hats and very personable.
- Complete projects and tasks in a timely fashion
- Excellent computer skills
- Pleasant and professional phone voice
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint and Outlook)
- Experience posting to social media (posting pictures with captions, responding to guests’ messages)
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Highly organized with attention to detail
- H.S. diploma
Desired, but not required:
- Experience in hospitality
- Some college education
MUST WORK WEEKENDS, EVENINGS, AND HOLIDAYS.
Grounds Keeper / Maintenance
Looking for an experienced groundskeeper to join our team at our French Country Inn and Restaurant, located in White Post Virginia! MUST have knowledge of flowers, fruit trees, and landscaping.
L’Auberge Provencale is situated on over nine acres combined with our sister property three miles down the road. From lawn care and tending to our vegetable/ herb and flower gardens, along with 40 plus fruit trees to assisting with light maintenance, this is an opportunity to join the team at an established Bed and Breakfast located in beautiful Clarke County.
Be part of our talented team of Chefs at our premier fine dining and bar/bistro restaurants. We are looking for someone with exceptional cooking skills who is able to multi-task and work quickly under pressure. A sous chef who has an attention to detail and has good organizational skills. The candidate will assist the executive chef in all aspects of the kitchen and take over when the Executive Chef is absent. Someone who loves creating the best and freshest of the season in a fine dining environment. Salary depends on experience and education. We prefer someone who has experience as a sous chef and has worked in high end kitchens.
The food runner greets customers and generally assists the waiter in all aspects of fine dining and bar/bistro service. The food runner brings out meal orders for the waiters, busses tables, fills waters, does bread service and coffee service. The food runner makes sure that all flatware and glassware sparkles, helps with set up and break down of the dining rooms. This team player ensures patrons have all appropriate tableware for each course and handles impromptu requests for the customer. This is an entry level position that has room for advancement as knowledge of operations and food and wine grows. Experience preferred but not necessary.
Greets customers, takes orders from customers and suggests menu and drink items to ensure a high level of service. Must have knowledge of wine regions, wine pairings, and cocktails. A neat appearance and good manners are essential. A sense of hospitality is treasured here at the inn. The waiter/waitress should have excellent communication and active listening skills. They should have impeccable service skills and social perceptiveness. All front staff should have physical stamina to stand and walk during shifts and be oriented toward serving others. Experience required.
If you think this is a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter and resume to:
All pay is commensurate with experience. Tips and bonuses in addition to base salary for some positions.