Careers at Briar Group

"It's fast paced and fun."

"My manager cares about me." 

"I feel like I'm part of a team and a family."

Ask our staff why they love working at the restaurants of The Briar Group and you'll get those answers. We respect and care about each individual in our restaurants, starting with the ones who are vital to our operations - our team members. We work hard, but we also have a lot of fun. Our restaurants are busy and successful, making us one of Boston's largest independently owned restaurant groups.

Current open positions:

Restaurant Manager

We're currently seeking talented managers to join our growing team!


Restaurant managers report to the General Manager and should have:

  • A passion for great food and exceptional hospitality
  • Dedication to driving high standards and achieving service excellence
  • Commitment to career growth in the hospitality industry
  • Ability to support the General Manager with staff training, coordination and empowerment
  • Strong knowledge of front of house operations, including service techniques and guest interaction
  • An ability to work under pressure and manage stressful situations during busy periods


The Briar Group offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Subsidized Health Insurance
  • Subsidized Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401(k) with company match up to 5%
  • Opportunity for growth / promotion
  • Generous complimentary account to use at all Briar Group Restaurants
  • Robust training program including P&L Training
  • Company paid life insurance, short and long term disability

To apply, please respond with your resume to


Executive Sous Chef

We’re looking for a fun and dynamic individual to join our management team as Executive Sous Chef! Individuals who like to have fun at work and have 3+ years cooking experience / experience as a Sous Chef are encouraged to apply!


The Executive Sous Chef reports to the Executive Chef and provides support in:

  • Overseeing / preparation of high-quality food for guests / events
  • Keeping Kitchen Team engaged, with a focus on retention
  • Providing a fun atmosphere to work
  • Ordering / receiving
  • Food Cost / Labor Cost / Inventory


The Briar Group offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • Paid Vacation
  • Health Insurance (Subsidized)
  • Dental Insurance (Subsidized)
  • 401(k) with Company Match up to 5%
  • Short Term, Long Term, Life Insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Generous Dining Allowance to be used at all Briar Group locations

To apply, please respond with your resume to


Social Media Intern

The Briar Group is looking for a creative and outgoing Social Media Intern to join their Marketing team for the fall.  Ideal applicants will have a passion for social media, be self-motivated, and highly detailed oriented.  Those looking to gain valuable online media experience with an established organization are encouraged to apply.


  • Assist the Social Media Manager in content curation for 50+ social media accounts
  • Assist with blog posts, promotions and partnerships 
  • Photography skills and Adobe Design Suite experience is a bonus, but not required

Paid. Part-Time. Flexible Hours. Nights/Weekends occasionally.

To apply, please send your resume to


Door Man / Evening Hosts
Line Cooks

Solas Irish Pub:

  • Despite it's small size, Solas is the 3rd top seller of Guinness amongst all Massachusetts restaurants.
  • Our Food & Beverage Director Mike started at Briar Group restaurant The Harp over 20 years ago as a doorman.
  • Solas used to be Samuel Adam's Brew Pub and where former Celtics Coach Red Auerbach enjoyed many a cigar. 
  • The pub is located steps from the Boston Marathon Finish Line and Copley Square.
  • Apply for a position at Solas.

The Harp:

  • The Harp is located directly across from the TD Garden - making it a hotspot for Celtics and Bruins fans as well as concert goers.
  • It's been open for over 20 years!
  • During the Summer, the club is coverted to a country music bar on Friday nights.
  • Famous people who have come through our doors: Dana White (UFC), Rene Rancourt, Shawn Thornton, Spacehog, Eddie Money 
  • Apply for a position at The Harp.

Ned Devine's:

  • Hosts The Boston Chili Cup every third Thursday in February - to crown Boston's Best Chili.
  • Over 500 NASCAR fans pack the bar every February for the Daytona 500.
  • Ned's Clam Chowder has won Boston Chowderfest 3 times and is now in the Hall of Fame.
  • Apply for a position at Ned Devine's.


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