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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.

To apply for an opening, view details for the position you are interested in. For general inquiries, email jobs@viaumbria.com.

  

Barista

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. 

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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.

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Butcher

Love meat? Love people? Want to learn more and be a part of an ever changing and evolving program? We're looking for a personable, customer-focused retail butcher to join our team of dedicated food professionals. The ideal candidate is someone who has worked with food before and is ready to demonstrate excellent customer service. Our charcuterie selection is world-class, so don’t be intimidated by the slicer! Our butcher is someone who can quickly, or be trained to quickly, process and prep meat for sale and kitchen use.

Our butcher is an open minded individual who is able to balance taking direction and working as part of a team with being a self-starter with initiative. This job requires a multi-faceted and multi-talented butcher who is comfortable wearing many hats throughout the day with responsibilities ranging from sales, to inventory management, food prep, creative problem solving and assisting during in store meat and cheese events. This job  also requires the desire to cross-train into other aspects of our dynamic and evolving business.

Experience in food service is appreciated, but enthusiasm, willingness to learn and contribute to a fun, social, cooperative retail service environment is essential.

 

Cheesemonger

Love cheese? Love people? Want to learn more and be a part of an ever changing and evolving program?

We're looking for a personable, customer-focused cheesemonger to join our team of dedicated food professionals. The ideal candidate is someone who's not afraid to cut the cheese (or the charcuterie), has previous work experience cleaning and maintaining cheese, is accustomed to keeping their workspace clean and plays nice with others. Our cheesemonger is an open minded individual who is able to balance taking direction and working as part of a team with being a self-starter with initiative. This job requires a multi-faceted and multi-talented monger who is comfortable wearing many hats throughout the day with responsibilities ranging from sales, to inventory management, cheese maintenance, creative problem solving and assisting during in store meat and cheese events.

Experience in food service or with cheese is appreciated, but enthusiasm, willingness to learn and contribute to a fun, social, cooperative retail service environment is essential.