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:

Door Man / Evening Hosts
Hosts 
Servers
Line Cooks 

 

Anthem Kitchen + Bar

City Table

 
Gather:
  • Home of the annual Brunch Battle every October to show off Boston's best brunch specialites 
  • Gather is located in District Hall, the world's first free-standing public innovation center & free workspace
Glass House:
  • Located in Kendall Square in Cambridge & steps from the Charles River, Glass House is the Briar Group's newest concept
  • Designed by Hacin + Associates, they were awarded a 2017 IIDA New England Design Award for Best Hospitality Design for their work on Glass House
  • The House of Glass has been featured in Interior Design Magazine
Green Briar Pub

MJ O'Connor's at the Westin Waterfront Hotel

  • There are two MJ's in the Briar Group family, the other is located in the Park Plaza Hotel in Back Bay
  • Home of Award Winning Clam Chowder 
  • MJ's at the Westin hosts the Annual Boston Bombshells Against Breast Cancer event to raise money for the Ellie Fund
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.
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 
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.

 

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!

Overview:

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

Benefits:

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 tmcgee@thebriargroup.com.

 

Marketing Intern

The Briar Group is looking for a creative and outgoing Marketing Intern to join their Marketing team for the fall. The ideal applicant would be organized, self-motivated and detail oriented.  This position will assist the marketing team with administrative duties and all aspects of marketing. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn all of the different facets of marketing in a fast paced environment.

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

To apply, please send your resume to hhuke@thebriargroup.com.

 

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