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Lake Grove, NY Job Posting: 02/06/2024 Job ID: R0199979
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bring your passion for food to wegmans

When you bring your culinary talents to Wegmans, you’re joining a team of difference-makers. As you learn from some of the best chefs in the industry, you’ll be instrumental in preparing delicious meals that help people in your community live healthier, better lives through exceptional food. In our fast-moving, people-first kitchens, you’ll find no two days are the same as you deliver both excellent food and incredible customer service. From our restaurant foods sections to our concept restaurants, you’ll have the support you need to grow personally, express your individuality, and create change in your community.

  • Job Type:
    Full time
  • Level:
    Must be 18 years or older

success profile

  • Multi-Tasker
  • Enthusiastic
  • Customer Focused
  • Flexible
  • Passion for Food
  • Team player

career path

You'll find countless opportunities to learn and grow that support your immedate and future success.

  • Prep Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Lead Cook
  • Sous Chef
  • Store/Executive Chef
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“Learning and growing at Wegmans means that you're given the opportunity to improve every day. No matter what part of the company you work in, it is important to us that everyone is engaged in our business, supports what we do, and continues to learn and grow.”

— Colleen Wegman, CEO

rewards

Learn about our rewards.

  • Healthcare

    Excellent health care and life benefits at a low cost to you. *for eligible employees

  • 401k

    Retirement plan with 401k match of 50%, up to 6% of your pay. *for eligible employees

  • PTO

    Paid time off to help to balance your personal and work life. *for eligible employees

  • Flexible Scheduling

    Flexible, personalized scheduling to help you prioritize what is most important.

  • Employee Discounts

    Exclusive discounts on electronics, gym memberships, travel and more.

  • Compensation

    Regularly scheduled pay increases.

requirements

Schedule
Full time
Availability
Applying To This Requisition Allows You To Be Considered For Multiple Opportunities. Please Provide As Much Availability That Works With Your Schedule.
Age Requirement
Must be 18 years or older
Location
Lake Grove, NY
Address
3230 Middle County Rd
Pay
$17 / hour
Job Posting
02/06/2024
Job Posting End
03/07/2024
Job ID
R0199979

Join our team at the new Lake Grove, NY store on Long Island! The store will open early 2025! Paid training starting immediately!

we are a food market where you make the difference

At Wegmans, we're on a mission to help people live healthier, better lives through exceptional food. So, when you bring your culinary talents and passion for food to Wegmans, you're joining a team of difference-makers. Our promise to our customers is simple: Every Day You Get Our Best. And because it all starts with you, we'll make sure you have the support you need to grow personally, express your individuality, and create change in your community.

how you’ll make the difference

Our Line Cooks are essential in our mission to help people live healthier, better lives through exceptional food. In this role, you'll continue to develop and grow your culinary skills in our Wegmans kitchens. You’ll learn from the best as you prepare menu items utilized throughout the kitchen, including prepackaged meals and our fresh, hot food bars. No two days are the same in our fast-moving kitchens, and each day you’ll have the opportunity to make our customers’ day as you help prepare the items they need to make great meals easy. As you continue to learn, grow, and fuel your passion for food, you’ll find the possibilities at Wegmans are endless.

what will you do?

  • Provide incredible customer service by effectively handling a variety of tasks including consistently preparing ingredients to be used by the culinary team and creating high quality meals
  • Follow proper recipes, knife skills, and cooking techniques when prepping ingredients and a variety of menu items to produce a consistent final outcome
  • Effectively multitask and balance prep work while ensuring meals are prepared in a timely manner at the highest standard of quality                
  • Understand how products look/taste at peak of perfection, ensure use core recipes and techniques to provide a consistent and quality outcome​
  • Assist in ordering and inventory processes, utilizing ordering guides to help control inventory and shrink

Required Qualifications 

  • 1 or more years’ experience working in a production kitchen  
  • Experience with prep work

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Culinary Arts
  • Prep Cook/Pantry/Apprentice Experience
  • Line cook experience

At Wegmans, we’ve long believed we can achieve our goals only if we first fulfill the needs of our people. Putting our people first and offering competitive pay and a variety of benefits & perks is just the start of what it means to work at Wegmans.

Whether through premium pay for working on Sundays or holidays, offering industry-leading health care coverage and wellness programs to support physical, financial, and emotional well-being, or paid time off (PTO) to help you balance work and life, we’ve got something for everyone.

And because we care about the wellbeing and success of every person, we recognize each person has their own unique scheduling needs. We’re proud to offer flexibility in scheduling so our employees can prioritize what is most important to them. Our large, high-volume stores and 24x7 operations allow for personalized schedules that balance an employee’s individual needs with the needs of our business and each department.

Comprehensive benefits*

  1. Paid time off (PTO) to help you balance your personal and work life
  2. Higher premium pay rates for working Sundays or on a recognized holiday
  3. Health care benefits that provide a high level of coverage at a low cost to you
  4. Retirement plan with both a profit-sharing and 401(k) match
  5. A generous scholarship program to help employees meet their educational goals
  6. LiveWell Employee & Family program to support your emotional, work-life and financial wellness
  7. Exclusive discounts on electronics, entertainment, gym memberships, travel and more!
  8. And more!

***Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied and offerings may differ based upon area or the company and/or position.

For 25 years in a row, our employees have put us on the FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Discover what it means to work for a family-owned, mission-driven, values-based company that believes in caring, respect, empowerment, high standards and making a difference in the community. Because with a family-like atmosphere of shared support, leaders who have your best interest at heart and growth as part of everything we do, Wegmans is the place for you to do what you love—and love what you do.

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