Whole Foods Market Prepared Foods Cook/ Production - Full Time in Bellingham, Washington
Job DescriptionPrepares recipe components and performs all functions related to the proper food preparation and maintenance of the cold case, fresh pack, salad and hot bars. Additionally ensures food quality and presentation and performs duties related to customer service, stocking, and sanitation.Responsibilities
Prepare food items for the cold case, fresh pack, salad and hot bars according to production sheets
Prepare food items according to recipe to ensure quality and consistency of the final product
Ensure that all prepared items are labeled, dated, covered, and rotated
Monitor food levels and replenish items in a timely manner
Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion
Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation of product
Maintain accurate department signage and pricing
Complete product spoilage and transfer records, as needed
Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product
Maintain a clean and well organized work area
Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy
Ability to follow directions and established procedures
Ability to follow a recipe
Good basic math skills
Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness
Good communication skills
Good understanding of food production and fundamental cooking techniques
Knowledge of proper knife-handling
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
Desired Work Experiences
- Team Oriented
Kitchen Production (2-3 years)
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.
Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.
Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.
Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!