Line Cook (Market Cafe)
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Title: Cafe Line Cook

Reports to:   Exec­u­tive Chef/Cafe Man­ag­er

Job Descrip­tion:

  • Local Foods is hir­ing full-time day-time line cooks who will work with our team to cre­ate and exe­cute a sea­son­al­ly focused and reg­u­lar­ly chang­ing menu uti­liz­ing the best of what’s avail­able from the mar­ket and butch­er shop. We pro­mote a kitchen cul­ture that empha­sizes cre­ativ­i­ty, team-work, and high stan­dards.  As a cook, you will grow your skill set while inter­act­ing con­stant­ly with our cus­tomers in our open kitchen — our cooks are resources to engage our cus­tomers with the food we grow, cook, and sell! Please respond with a cur­rent resume to set up a stage.  These are full time posi­tions avail­able, all posi­tions have oppor­tu­ni­ties for advance­ment.

Pri­ma­ry respon­si­bil­i­ties may include, but are not lim­it­ed to:

  • Con­tribute to a fre­quent­ly chang­ing, sea­son­al menu with a local-sourc­ing empha­sis.
  • Exe­cute menu in an open-kitchen for brunch and lunch ser­vices, and sup­port­ing cater­ing and events.
  • Cre­ate an envi­ron­ment that enables cus­tomers to feel wel­come, impor­tant and appre­ci­at­ed by answer­ing ques­tions regard­ing menu items.
  • Gain and main­tain knowl­edge of prod­ucts sold with­in the cafe and mar­ket and be able to respond to ques­tions and make sug­ges­tions about dish­es.
  • Respon­si­ble for being vis­i­ble and active­ly greet­ing, engag­ing and assist­ing cus­tomers.
  • Adhere to all food safe­ty reg­u­la­tions and guide­lines.
  • Ensures rota­tion require­ments for all cafe and menu prod­ucts are con­sis­tent­ly achieved.
  • Ensure kitchen and cafe envi­ron­ment is kept clean, orga­nized and con­tribute to it run­ning effi­cient­ly and respon­sive­ly.
  • Demon­strates depend­abil­i­ty and flex­i­bil­i­ty; meets atten­dance require­ments.
  • Per­forms oth­er duties as assigned by the Cafe Man­ag­er.

Posi­tion Require­ments:

  • High school diplo­ma / GED
  • 2 years of culi­nary school, indus­try, or relat­ed expe­ri­ence in a food indus­try set­ting (restau­rant, gro­cery or relat­ed venue)
  • Serve-safe food han­dlers cer­ti­fi­ca­tion or equiv­a­lent
  • Full-time avail­abil­i­ty, week­end avail­abil­i­ty required
  • Ener­getic, fun, friend­ly, cus­tomer ser­vice mind­ed indi­vid­ual
  • Pas­sion for the local food move­ment a plus 
  • Under­stands how to be a part of a small team envi­ron­ment
  • Has a pos­i­tive atti­tude and a great sense of qual­i­ty and urgency 
  • Must main­tain a neat and tidy appear­ance
  • Adher­ence to san­i­ta­tion and safe­ty pro­ce­dures
  • Phys­i­cal­ly able to lift up to 50 pounds safe­ly and repeat­ed­ly


Equal Employ­ment Oppor­tu­ni­ty (EEO): It is the pol­i­cy of Local Foods that all employ­ees and appli­cants be afford­ed equal oppor­tu­ni­ties in employ­ment with­out regard to race, col­or, sex, nation­al ori­gin, reli­gion, dis­abil­i­ty, or retal­i­a­tion for engag­ing in an EEO pro­tect­ed activ­i­ty. The Com­pa­ny pro­hibits dis­crim­i­na­tion or harass­ment based on any of these cat­e­gories, as well as on age, genet­ic infor­ma­tion, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion, mar­i­tal sta­tus, sta­tus as a par­ent, mil­i­tary ser­vice, or any oth­er bases pro­tect­ed under applic­a­ble local, state, or fed­er­al law.

This posi­tion is open imme­di­ate­ly.  To apply, please sub­mit a resume and cov­er let­ter to