We’re looking for someone who not only loves food, but is passionate about its preparation, presentation and quality. Western Market is a diverse, fast-paced work environment that challenges individuals seeking to grow into skilled, knowledgeable and passionate team members. Our Prepared Foods counter features delicious, house-made dishes with a gourmet twist. While you don’t have to have any direct experience (you’ll be trained by our incredible staff), we prefer someone with fundamental knowledge of scratch cooking and an adventurous palate. This position is customer service focused, so a cheerful disposition and panache for interacting with our fantastic customers is imperative. You’ll be working on a team and we’ll expect you to bring a spirit of collaboration and cooperation to the Prepared Foods Department.
You’ll have to meet the following requirements in order to apply:
Have open availability, including weekends.
Be available 20-30 hours per week, consistently.
Have reliable transportation.
The Prepared Foods Counter Clerk is responsible for the merchandising and maintenance of Prepared Foods Department displays, providing support to production team members and providing excellent customer service.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Ensure a fresh and appealing display by keeping both hot and cold cases clean, well-stocked, and properly rotated.
Operate and sanitize all equipment in a safe and proper manner.
Store and properly handle raw foods and non-food supplies and materials.
Clean and sanitize production equipment and work surfaces.
Maintain acceptable standards of personal hygiene.
Wash dishes daily.
Maintain accurate signage and pricing.
Assist in the preparation of dishes as directed.
Accurately and quickly weigh, package and price/label each item requested by customers.
Communicate product ingredient and preparation information accurately to customers.
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
Working conditions include a fast-paced retail environment that involves long intervals of standing, crouching and reaching while moving product. Exposure to extreme cold (coolers and freezers) and heat (cooking equipment) for extended periods of time. Little to no outdoor work is required.
- Equipment used: broaster; deep fryer; rotisserie oven; convection oven; food processor; slicers/dicers; safety equipment; knives; knife sharpeners; Hobart scale; flat top grill; robot coupe; emulsion blender; char grill ovens; coffee maker; rice cooker; panini press.