Culinary / Restaurant Host List

 Culinary / Restaurant Host List

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Black Point Inn

510 Black Point Road, Scarborough, ME 04074

Black Point Inn is always interested in talented, enthusiastic, hard-working individuals looking to make their mark or discover a new career in the hospitality, event planning, or food and beverage industry. We urge you to get in touch with us and tell us about yourself and how you envision yourself as a productive component of our growing team.

Click here to learn more about working with Migis Hotel Group, and if you're interested in applying for an apprenticeship with us at Black Point Inn, please email Josh Belanger at   with subject line "Apprenticeship Program".

Big Moose Inn

Baxter State Road, Millinocket Lake

A rare opportunity in the North Maine woods! Nestled between two lakes, the Big Moose Inn is the closest full accommodations to Baxter State Park and Mount Katahdin. We are open May-October and have 15 rooms, 17 cabins, two campgrounds, and two on-site restaurants. Over 100 years old, we have been the Big Moose Inn since 1976. We would love for you to join our family and get a hands-on learning experience in either the hospitality or culinary business, or both!

To apply, please email , with "Apprenticeship Program" as the subject line.

The Boardwalk Grille


5 Temple St. Ocean Park

We are a casual fine dining restaurant in a small village outside of Old Orchard Beach. We believe in quality food and service. We have a wonderfully women-run kitchen and business. My wife and I own this and three other food establishments. We have a casual vibe and supportive personal connection with all of our employees. We encourage their growth and professional development in all aspects of the restaurant. If you have a passion for good food and a desire to explore a career in a supportive kitchen, email us at:


Bradley Inn & Restaurant

3063 Bristol Road, New Harbor, ME 04554

The Bradley Inn Restaurant offers its guests a fine dining experience in a nautically decorated casual atmosphere. The Inn has 16 overnight guest rooms which include a full breakfast and serves dinner to the public from May through October. The restaurant is open for dining three nights during the shoulder seasons and five nights in July and August. We also host special events and wine/beer/spirit tastings. Breakfast is served everyday there are overnight guests.

Our made from scratch food is prepared with as much local product as possible. We are a relatively small family run business that embraces the willingness to learn new things, a jump in attitude and helping people to succeed. Our young Head Chef Ross will be your mentor as he enjoys training people and is looking forward to working with a Line Cook apprentice.

If you are interested in joining our team as a Line Cook apprentice please send a cover letter, resume and references to

Davinci's Eatery

150 Mill St. Lewiston, ME  04241



Nestled within the heart of Lewiston inside the Bates Mill, DaVinci’s Italian Eatery is much more than just another neighborhood restaurant — it’s a place where guests can truly feel at home. Our casual atmosphere and vintage decor are accented by the mill’s exposed brickwork, giving the restaurant an inviting feel. We are dedicated to providing a friendly and memorable dining experience. This, coupled with our delicious food and beverages make DaVinci’s a place that is built to last. Since 1996, delicious, authentic food has been a cornerstone here at DaVinci’s. From our famous garlic knots to the Italian classics, all of our offerings are handcrafted from the finest, freshest ingredients available. Our passion is serving only the best – all dishes are made with care and from scratch. 

Davinci’s Eatery is a fast paced restaurant serving American-Italian food.  This apprenticeship opportunity is a full time, year round position that includes working nights and weekends.  Candidates should be reliable, have a flexible schedule, ability to multitask, have a positive attitude, friendly personality and be willing to work in a team oriented atmosphere.  If you're interested in applying for an apprenticeship with us at Davinci's, please email Assistant Manager Chris Pierce ( subject line "Apprenticeship Program" or stop by the restaurant and fill out an application.


Five Fifty-Five

555 Congress St. Portland, ME 04101

After fifteen years, 555 is a permanent fixture in the Portland dining scene. Chef Steve Corry and his wife, Michelle Corry, came to Portland with the idea of opening an elegant yet welcoming dining venue, embracing the use of local and seasonal ingredients.

As you walk into the restaurant, you will be met by the professional & warm staff in the vivacious Point Five Lounge. Just around the corner, the main dining room will impress you with its exciting open kitchen and distinctive architecture, dating back to its days as a 19th century firehouse. There are two levels of seating, including second floor balcony tables that allow you to observe the sights of the restaurant and kitchen below.

Five Fifty-Five is seeking a curious and committed apprentice, someone interested in learning from Chef Corry’s acclaimed contemporary New England cuisine, paired with Michelle’s award-winning wine list  We look forward to teaching motivated and enthusiastic individuals and advancing their culinary future as we feel there is no industry more exciting and rewarding than hospitality.

Interested candidates are encouraged to email Head Chef Kyle Robinson at

We are anxious to hear from you!


189 Main St, Yarmouth, ME 04096

Gather is a neighborhood restaurant serving farm fresh, made-from-scratch food at reasonable prices. Housed in an old Masonic Hall in the village of Yarmouth, the atmosphere is unpretentious and welcoming so as to encourage the gathering of friends, family and neighbors. Exceptional taste, regionally-sourced ingredients and good value define the season-inspired menu of salads, signature sandwiches, ever-changing main plates, artisan pizzas and creative kid’s choices. Enjoy a rotating selection of regional beers, worldly wines, and craft cocktails along with non-alcoholic options such as house-made sodas.

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Geaghan's Pub

570 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401

Originally known as John Geaghan’s Roundhouse Restaurant, Geaghan’s Pub and Craft Brewery opened its doors in 1975. Owners John and Arline Geaghan, opened the restaurant located near a local roundhouse (a place where trains were repaired and turned around on the tracks). Since many of the customers worked at the roundhouse, it was a natural theme. But even back then, there was an undercurrent of Irish items being accumulated and hung on the walls.

To this day, Larry, Peter, Pat, and Andrew Geaghan not only are owners in name, but work in the Pub and Brewery too! In May of 2015, Geaghan Brothers Brewing expanded capacity and opened a production facility and tasting room right across the river in Brewer. Bottling and distribution started soon after the first batched was brewed and less than eight months later, Over the years, the Geaghan brothers learned their trade and have built Geaghan’s Pub into one of the most successful and longest established pubs in Maine.

Please stop in at Geaghan’s Pub, 570 Main St., Bangor and fill out an application.


Locations in Old Town, Bangor, Waterville, Ellsworth, and Lewiston

At Governor’s Restaurant we strive to provide a safe, friendly, and modern environment to dine and work and offer our guests delicious home-style food served by an exceptionally professional staff. Our vision is simple… to be the place where people want to work and want to dine!

If you value hard work, honesty, and teamwork, come work for Governor’s Restaurant. We offer flexible work schedules, training programs and a welcoming and positive work environment where everyone can thrive.

Click here to apply for a Line Cook apprentice position. A fast paced production position in the heart of the restaurant. You must be organized and dependable. Experience is always welcome. We're always seeking quality applicants.

The Harraseeket Inn

162 Main St. Freeport, ME 04032

Begin your career in hospitality at a classic Maine hotel with award-winning dining, just steps away from L.L. Bean and more than 170 upscale outlets in the shopping village of Freeport.

The Harraseeket Inn is a family owned, 93-room luxury inn located in Freeport, Maine. The hotel features two great restaurants, the Broad Arrow Tavern and the Maine Harvest Dining Room, twenty-three fireplaces, an indoor heated pool, and select pet-friendly rooms — all just a few minutes walk from the best shopping on the Maine Coast and the Amtrak Downeaster train station. Our facilities are fully handicapped accessible.

We support Maine’s local farmers and fishermen and are proud to be one of Maine’s Environmental Leaders, a member of the Green Hotel Association, and recipient of the numerous awards.

We are looking to hire line cooks and hospitality services apprentices. Please apply in person or email resumes to

Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch

14 Great Falls Plaza, Auburn, ME 04210

Learn from some of the best in the business! Explore the behind the scenes nuances that go into creating memorable experiences for our guests. You’ll have a unique opportunity to learn aspects of a standard restaurant-style line cook position while also exploring the roles our catering team plays in producing meals for on-site events for 250+ attendees. You’ll explore the fundamentals in sanitation, presentation, food prep and storage, inventory and costing among other exciting aspects! Come join our team today!

Interested applicants may email their resume with a cover letter to, or stop by the front desk to fill out an application.

Inn By The Sea

40 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107

Where “Luxury Comes Naturally.” Inn by the Sea, located on Crescent Beach, is a modern and stylish oceanfront resort noted for its authentic service, inspiring accommodations tailored to families, pet travel, and business clientele. Our winning recipe is our people, who consistently provide an approachable service and working environment.

With a dedicated focus on all things local and environmentally responsible programming ranging from authentic culinary experiences to celebrating wellness in our award-winning spa, Inn by the Sea is the perfect choice for both the experiential driven traveler and for those seeking employment in a world-class environment. Inn by the Sea is managed by Olympia Companies.

Click here and select Inn By The Sea for more information on expectations and requirements

If you are interested in joining the team as an apprentice Line Cook please call Rauni Kew, (207) 799-3134 or email

Nonantum Resort

95 Ocean Ave, Kennebunkport, ME 04046

Join the culinary team as an apprentice at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport. The Nonantum Resort is an award-winning property and voted one of Maine's Best Places to Work four years in a row. Working under the direction of the Executive Chef, Steve Sicinski, the culinary apprentice will have the opportunity to experience a high-quality, high-volume kitchen preparing banquets, a la carte, and pastry specialties.

The resort offers employee housing for a culinary apprentice to live on the property at a nominal rate.

Click here to learn more and apply!

Petite Jacqueline’s

46 Market St. Portland

A woman of incredible stature – even though she’s only 4’ 8” – Jacqueline shared her love of life and food with her granddaughter and granddaughter’s husband, Michelle and Steve Corry. Born and raised in Andresy, just outside of Paris, Jacqueline is an enthusiastic and passionate cook. Using market-fresh ingredients, she creates dishes without pretense that would astound even the most discriminating palate. This is exactly the type of food and atmosphere customers enjoy with each visit at Petite Jacqueline.


A full service bistro serving French comfort food for lunch, brunch, and dinner – we are looking for hard-working, motivated, and energetic individuals with a passion for cooking. No experience required – we will train the right person.

To apply - email Michelle at:


River Driver’s Restaurant

 20 Twin Pines Rd. Millinocket

Our award-winning River Driver’s Restaurant is open year round. Head Chef Chelse Cram is inspired by fresh ingredients, local and seasonally available produce, interesting color and flavor combinations and textures that please the palette. Inspiration for seasonings and spices come from across the globe.

We need hard working, self-motivated, fun and energetic people to come cook with us. Experience is an asset, but we will train the right candidates. We'll be serving breakfast, lunch and dinner so we can accommodate almost any schedule -- everyone is encouraged to apply - summers are busy, we have weddings and events on weekends, and the bar is open 7 days a week.  We are seeking line cook apprentices for our resort on Millinocket Lake. Interested applicants can learn more by emailing Scott Lee at .

Apply here:


Stones Cafe & Bakery

424 Walnut Hill Road, North Yarmouth

Stones is a busy breakfast and lunch cafe at the center of North Yarmouth Village. We're known and loved for our fresh from scratch food, amazingly delicious soups and homemade baked goods. We have a fun crew based on teamwork, respect and appreciation for each other's talents. We have plans to expand to other concepts to provide growth opportunities. Please email Thea at: Thea@restaurantrockstars.comif you would like to apply.


The Westin Portland Harborview

Originally opened in 1927 as the Eastland Park Hotel, our hotel is immaculately restored while maintaining its rich beauty.  We are located in the heart of downtown Portland, easily accessible from multiple bus lines. We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic entry-level staff interested in exploring a career in hospitality - in our restaurants or in our hotel. We will pay you while you learn the skills that will provide you a solid foundation, one that you can build on for years to come. If you are interested, use the link below to find and complete our employment application. Start at the Westin - go anywhere! 

Congress Squared Restaurant

Experience creative, craveable dishes at our on-site restaurant, where we emphasize locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients to bring you the freshest food possible. Our contemporary American menu focuses on New England classics and local Maine favorites. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Top of the East - Rooftop Bar & Lounge

After exploring the Arts District in downtown, treat yourself to tempting small plates and hand-crafted cocktails at our lounge, the enclosed bar on our 15th floor. Cherish panoramic Portland water views of Casco Bay through our floor-to-ceiling windows. Open for dinner


York Harbor Inn

480 York St., York Harbor, ME 03911

The York Harbor Inn is a fun and exciting place to work. Many of our employees have been part of our team for 10 years or more, and some have made their careers here for 20 to 30 years! We believe that seniority and loyalty speak for itself. We are open year-round and provide many year-round opportunities. For full time positions we offer very competitive wages, health plan benefits, retirement plan benefits, vacation schedules, personal days, educational opportunities, meal plan discounts and travel benefits. The Inn also offers part time and "on call" positions throughout the year.

Our employees work hard, are respectful of one another and enjoy a friendly and challenging working environment. We hope you will take the time to utilize our on-line job application. We look forward to working with you soon.

Click here to learn more about employment at York Harbor Inn.

For HospitalityMaine Apprenticeship Applicants, please contact: Chef Gerald Bonsey, CEC, ACF