Job Opportunities

Join the Whole Earth Team!

We are looking for energetic, friendly, service-oriented employees with a passion for environmental issues and natural foods. Below is a list of the current job openings at Whole Earth.

 

Chef/Manager - FT

We are looking for a creative and energetic Chef/Manager to lead or vegetarian deli/cafe. Our food is prepared on site every day from fresh, whole, organic ingredients by our capable and experienced team. We make over 95% of our soups, entrees and salads from scratch using organic and seasonally available, local vegetables. This position entails all aspects of food service in a retail setting from menu planning, cooking, supervising retail and kitchen staff, budgeting, ordering and receiving and modeling and providing outstanding customer service. The desired candidate will possess the ability to:

Effectively manage the staff of the kitchen through quality training, open communication, clearly stated expectations and emphasis on employee development.

Oversee cooks in preparing consistent offerings.

Write kitchen schedules that effectively handle the workflow, provide outstanding service and remain within labor budget.

Research and develop new recipes to provide variety.

Set pricing guidelines to meet margin goals.

Manage food ordering, inventory and labor costing to meet budget.

Review financial reports of departments’ performance and take corrective action as needed.

Communicate and work well with others.

Other skills:

Excited by opportunity to work with farmers to incorporate local produce into menu.

Spanish language skills a plus, but not required.

Prepared Foods Cook/Kitchen Assistant Manager/Retail Supervisor - FT

We are looking for a creative and passionate cook to join an experienced and capable team and help lead our deli/café. The position entails all aspects of food service in a retail setting, from ordering and receiving, menu planning, cooking, supervising retail and kitchen staff, and modeling and providing outstanding customer service. The ideal candidate will be familiar with vegetarian seasonal cooking and have supervisory/managerial experience in the back of the house (preferably in prepared foods) and/or a retail environment. Good communication skills and an ability to work well with others a must.

Other skills we're looking for:

  • Spanish language skills a plus, but not required.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Commitment to cleanliness.

Paid vacation and holidays, health and dental insurance, generous discount. Send cover letter and resume to: jmurray@wholeearthcenter.com

Full Time - Must be available to work Saturdays.

We are looking for an energetic, self motivated and organized person with an ability to grasp the big picture to assist the department manager. Advanced knowledge in nutrition and personal care would be helpful including previous customer service. You will proactively assist customers and help maintain a high level of satisfaction in the department. Good communication skills and ability to direct staff as indicated by department manager a must.

  • Ability to recognize and prioritize tasks needing completion such as tagging, posting sale signs, merchandising, re-sets, fronting and cleaning.

  • Team player who is happy to serve both customers and co-workers

  • Must attend occasional training either in-store, online at home or brand sponsored dinners

  • Rudimentary computer skills for ordering and scanning

  • Must be able to regularly lift 35lbs . Ability to bend, stretch, crouch, reach and climb ladders.

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