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The Shipwright’s Daughter opened in June 2020 under the stewardship of Executive Chef David Standridge, who brought with him from New York, 15 years of culinary experience with icons such as Joel Robuchon with whom he earned 2 Michelin Stars in 2008. 

Paired with a world-class wine list by Sommelier & Wine Director Kathleen Standridge, The Shipwright’s Daughter is a premiere dining destination in New England.

Sustainability Runs Deep

Gathering the bounty of the New England Coast, David and his teams’ technically crafted cuisine is elevated by ingredients found in this paradise of fish and farm.

We source all our ingredients through collaborative partnerships with local fishermen, farmers & makers, making us committed to creating sustainability throughout the workplace.



Vision & Dental 


at Other New England Hotels


Vacation & Sick Time 


with 3% Company Match


& Seasonal Bonuses


& Tuition Assistance with eCornell 


Life Insurance 


& Networking Opportunities


to our hotel & restaurant




Our core belief is to use local & sustainable produce, fish, and meat to transform them into beautiful and creative dishes. We have a strong belief in working locally with community partners and artists to create an unforgettable culinary adventure for our guests.

For Culinary Positions: Candidates should have prior experience as a line cook in an upscale environment, culinary school background is preferred, but not required. Our menu will be collaborative, and ever-changing with a focus on local produce, and seafood. All levels of cooks and chefs will be expected to take part in the creative process, in our newly built modern kitchen. Open availability is a must, PM shifts are available.

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Breakfast Staff

The Shipwright’s Daughter, a new fine dining restaurant in Mystic CT, is seeking charismatic candidates for its breakfast staff. Full and Part-time opportunities available for morning shifts for Barista, Server, and Host/Hostess. Prior experience in these service positions in fine dining is preferred but not required.

All applicants should have a positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and desire to be immersed in a team atmosphere. The ideal candidates will have a passion for hospitality and offer a superior customer service experience. Applicants should demonstrate a solid understanding of food, wine, beer, and cocktails.

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We're looking for Baristas to elevate the day in our fine dining atmosphere. At The Shipwright's Daughter, our specialty coffee drinks are more than just a means to start your day, it's art! Our team is in search of java connoisseurs that can utilize our beautiful mugs as a canvas to delight our guests with Instagram-worthy espresso art.

“BAR” istas will be pros at whipping up the best espresso drinks as well as crafting high-end cocktails for a well-rounded, top-notch experience. Bartending experience is a plus, but we're willing to train the right people with a can-do attitude and a commitment to taking hospitality to the next level.

Dive into the Creative Process

We build careers and culinary leaders from the start by offering mentorship & professional development to provide a clear path to success. 

We cultivate a flexible work environment allowing employees to capitalize on their skills while delivering top-notch customer service.

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Assistant General Manager

“ I feel empowered to be creative, have my ideas heard, and actively take steps to make changes in this notoriously difficult industry. I'm really proud of the culture we've created here at the restaurant. Our staff is engaged, creative, and eager to learn.”


Front of House Staff

“ I always have a good feeling coming into work! We support each other, work hard and have fun at the same time. I think we offer some pretty outstanding service all around, from management, kitchen staff and front of the house. We take pride in what we do, knowing we offer such an amazing and unique selection of food, wine & cocktails.”

Apply Today

Resumes & other inquiries can be submitted by email to

Christine Raposa, Human Resources Director


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