Shopping and buying locally is more important now than ever during the age if COVID-19. So too is having an income to support a local business.

“I’m desperate for service!” said Neyah White, owner of the Retriever Bar. He is looking for waiters for his relatively new restaurant in downtown Chestertown.

Trish Young-Gruber, CEO of Chestertown Natural Foods, is looking for employees age 21 and over to be able to sell beer and wine. 

“Everyone is cross trained,” she said, meaning that every employee does every task required of the store. “When someone calls out for the day, we don’t have to worry about not having help.”

If you or someone you know is still looking for part or full time employment in Chestertown right now, here are some of the places looking to hire:

Retriever Bar
Hours: Mon-Sat, noon-8pm
Phone: (240) 472 2348

Chestertown Natural Foods

Looking for people age 21 and over. Stocking shelves, waiting on customers, receiving orders, general maintenance and cleaning. 

Hours: Mon, 12 – 6pm. Tues, 12 – 8pm. Wed & Thur 10am – 7pm. Fri 12 – 8pm. Sat & Sun 10am – 7pm

Phone: (410) 778 1677

Dunkin Donuts

Visit or go into the store in downtown Chestertown and request a paper application. 

Hours: 5:30am-6pm

Phone: (410) 778 6211



Looking for “specific positions”. Call for more information to speak with the hiring manager. 

Hours:10:30am -11pm. Fri & Sat, 10:30am – midnight

Phone: (410) 810 3811


Royal Farms

Both Chestertown locations are hiring. To apply, visit and enter the location address. 

Hours: 24 hours

At the traffic circle: 859 High Street. Phone: (410) 919 9750

Across the Chester River bridge: 6502 Church Hill Rd. Phone: (410) 770 2767


98 Cannon

Looking for all positions. Server, hostess, bartender, barback, cook, etc. 

Hours: Sun-Wed, 12 – 9pm. Thur-Sat 12 – 11PM

Phone: (443) 282 0055


Taco Bell / KFC

Apply online at

Hours: Taco Bell, 7am-midnight. KFC, 10am-10pm