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Why bring your skills and talents in the culinary arts to a grocery store? One reason is that at Wegmans, our store is your pantry-meaning you’ll cook with the best, freshest ingredients all the time. As part of our culinary team, you’d be working for a company that has been on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for 24 years in a row.

You’ll also work side-by-side with experienced chefs making a wide variety of delicious, fresh and award-winning dishes that meet the needs of busy families and hungry people in the communities we serve. From our restaurant foods sections to one of our concept restaurants, you’ll make the food that makes a difference in our customers’ lives.

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Traits
  • Responsible
  • Reliable
  • Customer Oriented
  • Flexible
  • Organized
  • Teamwork

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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


Career Path

Prep Cook

Objectives: Entry level position where you will learn from the best culinarians to help you in your start to a long culinary career. Must possess basic food safety knowledge and knife skills and a passion for cooking is a must!

Est. time in position: 2 or more years

Line Cook

Objectives: Build upon your learnings from a prep cook or jump into a role where you will enhance your organization and culinary skills to maximize production efficiency. You will be trained in various stations within the kitchen and learn the IT tools to effectively manage the business.

Est. time in position: 2 or more years

Culinary Management Trainee

Objectives: Learn how to impact the 5 Measures and about culinary standards while mastering core recipes and cooking techniques with the aim of becoming a Sous Chef upon successful completion of the program.

Est. time in position: 2 years

Lead Cook

Objectives: Learn how to manage and develop others. Entry level management position responsible for overseeing a team of approximately 5-10 people. Demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of the role including managing production of kitchen; recipes, food safety, policies & procedures and financials.

Est. time in position: one or more years

Sous Chef

Objectives: Manage kitchen operations, drive knowledge based service, train and develop culinary staff.

Est. time in position: Multiple experiences req. – 1 or more years

Store Chef

Objectives: Learn how to partner across the store to provide customers with delicious, innovative meal solutions, control product usage between prep areas, develop culinary employees and bring the What We Do and Who We Are to life.

Est. time in position: 2 or more years

Executive Chef

Objectives: Focus on being the primary food resource and setting the culinary standard for the store, partner with Perishable departments to develop food knowledge in all employees and customers.

Est. time in position: 3 or more years

Benefits

  • Health Coverage

    Two generous health plans: A traditional PPO plan with low deductibles or an HSP with a lower weekly cost.

  • 401(k)

    401(k) plans that match 50% of your contribution up to 6% of your pay.

  • Dental

    Dental coverage that covers cleanings, fillings, crowns and braces (available to full-time employees only).

  • Vacation

    Paid vacation time along with six paid holidays a year

  • Family Savings

    Dependent care savings accounts

Responsibilities

Schedule: Part time Availability: Morning, afternoon, evening (includes weekends). Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older Location: Alexandria, VA Address: 150 Stovall Street Pay: Starting at $15 / hour! Job Posting: 12/05/2021 Job Posting End: 12/17/2021 Job ID: R0109459

Join our team at the new Carlyle store located in Alexandria, VA near the Eisenhower Avenue Metro Station!  Opening late spring 2022!  Onboarding and training for most positions will begin in March 2022, with select positions starting as early as January 2022.

Why Join the Wegmans team?

  • Work for a family-owned company that has been on FORTUNE magazine’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for 24 years in a row
  • Work as part of an exciting and fun grand opening team, gaining all the training you need to be successful in your role before the store opens
  • Endless opportunities for career growth, both at the Carlyle store, and companywide
  • Safety of our employees is top of mind and we are committed to keeping you safe and healthy while you help to serve our communities

At Wegmans, our commitment to customers is simple:  Every Day You Get Our Best.  Customers tell us they choose Wegmans for the helpful people in our stores, help with delicious meals and the freshest ingredients possible.  As a member of our Restaurant Foods Team, you can work in any of the following departments:  Pizza, Sub Shop, Coffee, Sushi, Fresh Salads, Asian Foods and more!  If you love working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, have a passion for food, enjoy being part of an energetic team and would love the opportunity to make a difference in a customer’s shopping experience, Wegmans is the place for you!

What will I do?

  • Provide incredible customer service and address the needs of customers in a timely & effective manner
  • Cut, prepare & serve a variety of hot & cold foods to customers
  • Help to maximize sales potential through effective and proper procedures for food preparation, storing, rotating, stocking and merchandising product

Note to applicant:

  • Hiring and training will begin March 2022.
  • Prior to the store opening, training will take place at existing Wegmans store locations in Northern Virginia.

At Wegmans, we believe that if we take care of our people, they’ll take care of our customers. That’s why, as part of the Wegmans family, you’ll have a package of benefits that covers your health, well-being, family and future.

  • Flexibility in scheduling—work-life balance
  • Employee discounts
  • Premium pay on Sundays and holidays

Comprehensive benefits*

  • Quality affordable healthcare coverage
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental coverage (Available to Full-time only)
  • Pre-tax spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee wellness programs
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Wegmans retirement profit sharing plan
  • Scholarship Program

*Certain eligibility requirements must be satisfied

For 24 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.

Alexandria, Virginia

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