Via Umbria is Hiring! 

Via Umbria, located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, DC is a vibrant gathering place for foodies, travelers and those seeking to connect and create community. Housed under one roof is an Italian gourmet food and housewares store, fresh food market, wine shop, daily cafe and evening special events restaurant, espresso bar, cooking school and art gallery. Our mission is to provide a platform for people to connect and share their passions, typically organized around Italian and food themes.

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Head Chef

We are seeking a talented, passionate and experienced chef to lead our culinary team. Our committed owners and passionate team members have created a culture dedicated to using food to create experiences that build community. The qualified candidate will have an opportunity to work with the team to shape, develop and expand the program in a rewarding environment that provides an unmatched outlet for creativity and entrepreneurialism. Opportunities will be frequent for meaningful interactions with customers - in our demo kitchen, cafe, retail space and through cooking classes and special events - as well as TV and other media opportunities.




We’re looking for baristas to make a full range of authentic Illy espresso drinks and who can make our cafe sing. In the few months we have been open we have made a mark on our Georgetown neighborhood with our excellent coffees, but our devoted following has resulted even more from the personal connection between our baristas and our customers. 



Prep Cook

We'€™re looking for an energetic, creative and responsible prep cook that is prepared and excited to work in a unique cooking environment. At Via Umbria, our small kitchen team is responsible for preparing menu items for the café- ranging from breakfast frittatas and pastries to pizzas, salads, sandwiches, soups and pastas for lunch and happy hour service. In addition, the demonstration kitchen is utilized for private dining or ticketed events, cooking classes and boutique catering.



Design and Marketing Coordinator

We are currently seeking a passionate and creative individual for the marketing team to coordinate and support our marketing efforts. At Via Umbria, our small but powerful marketing team is responsible for marketing our mission, from product features to events, across multiple channels such as social media, email blasts, and print materials (to name a few things). You will work with other team members to combine design and communications to channel our voice in the community.