Servers, line cooks, baristas, bartenders, and food and drink professionals of all stripes: Your skills are sought at restaurants and coffeeshops across Oakland. Below, 11 restaurants and coffeeshops that are hiring people like you right now. Not seeing anything that strikes your fancy? Head on over to all the food and drink jobs hiring in Oakland.


Says the restaurant: “Revere The Vegetable ... a unique salad & falafel bar in Uptown Oakland, with 20 salads, sauces, and pickles to dress your own salad or sandwich, as well as a farmers market pop-up serving the Bay Area.”

Hiring for: Counter Service and Farmers’ Market


Camino Restaurant

Says the restaurant: “We are looking for hard working people EXPERIENCED IN FINE DINING to join our close knit team of waiters. Applicants should be able to translate their foundation of fine dining service to Camino's dining atmosphere.”

Hiring for: Waiter


Caffe 817

Says the restaurant: “A neighborhood restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and legendary coffee with an Old World feel in historic Old Oakland. We serve legendary coffee and homemade fare in historic Old Oakland. Caffe 817 brings a European, neighborhood feel to the Downtown business district.”

Hiring for: Barista/Counter Person



Says the restaurant: “Since 2005 Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden has been committed to nourishing the communities of Alameda and Oakland, body and spirit. Julie’s is a multi- award winning cafe specializing in organic coffee, loose-leaf herbs & tea, and healthy eats. We offer garden patio seating, community events, art exhibits, wellness workshops and more.”

Hiring for: Cooks


Drake's Brewing Company

Says the brewery: “Drake’s Brewing Company is an urban craft brewery operating in San Leandro, California since 1989. Drake’s brewers have set the standard for West Coast Style ales with their unflinching dedication to brewing clean, high-quality, innovative, and often unapologetically hoppy beers.”

Hiring for: Line cooks and dishwashers



Says the restaurant: “Located in Oakland's burgeoning Uptown District, Hopscotch is an upscale casual diner serving American fare with a Japanese twist. We focus on high quality service without pretension. We believe that outstanding service is the key aspect to any restaurant experience and so we strive to make service both warm and impeccable.”

Hiring for: Dishwasher


The Mixing Bowl

Says the catering company: “The Mixing Bowl is a growing catering company looking for a production assistant / delivery driver to add to our fun hardworking team. The production staff are the runners & do-ers of the team and need to have a positive hard working attitude.”

Hiring for: Catering Production Driver


Aisle 5 Oakland

Says the restaurant: “Aisle 5 Oakland is a friendly, neighborhood gastro-pub with terrific food and craft beers. we want people who want to be part of team, who likes to cook and can handle fast paced environment.”

Hiring for: Prep cooks, line cooks, dishwashers


Farley's East

Says the restaurant: “Farley’s has been a family-run business since 1989, with Farley’s East opening in Uptown Oakland in 2009. We’ve grown with the neighborhood and developed loyal customers, and expanded our kitchen last year to meet increased demand for our offering.”

Hiring for: Director of Kitchen Operations, Cook


Urban Remedy

Says the restaurant: “Urban Remedy is a plant-based organic food company that embodies the belief that Food is Healing. Blending ancient medicinal principals with modern culinary innovation, we offer the cleanest, naturally functional food. All of our ready-to-eat meals, snacks and cold pressed juices are certified organic, certified non-GMO, gluten free, and low glycemic.”

Hiring for: Store Manager


The Golden Squirrel

Says the restaurant: “We are a family-friendly pub located in the Rockridge neighborhood of Oakland, CA. We feature 24 rotating beer tap handles, a full liquor license and creative twists on classic pub fare.”

Hiring for: Line Cook, Prep Cook


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