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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 22 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: 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: Chapel Hill, NC Address: 1810 Fordham Blvd Job Posting: 09/30/2020 Job Posting End: 10/31/2020 Job ID: R0070535

The grand opening of the new Chapel Hill store will be in Winter 2021

Hiring Immediately!

By applying to this requisition, you are being considered for multiple Full Time Culinary opportunities within our store.  These positions include: Line Cook, and Prep Cook.

As part of our culinary team, you’d be working for a company that’s been on the prestigious “Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®” list for 20 years in a row.  You’ll 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 Prepared foods section of our stores to one of our concept restaurants, you’ll make the food that makes a difference in our customers’ lives.  In addition to opportunities for professional growth, you’ll have support. From flexible scheduling to great benefits, you’ll be able to do the work you love while living the life you want.

Line Cook/ Prep Cook:

What will I do?

  • Provide incredible service to our customers
  • Follow proper recipes, knife skills and cooking techniques to produce a consistent outcome
  • Effectively multitask and balance work while ensuring guests meals are prepared in a timely manner with the highest standards of quality maintained

Required Qualifications

  • 1 or more years’ experience working in a kitchen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s in Culinary Arts
  • Food preparation experience

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
  • 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

Note to Applicant:

  • All employee onboarding and training will begin immediately, and employees may be required to travel during this time to other Wegmans stores in Virginia and/or North Carolina
  • Full Time applicants are required to have an open availability Sunday-Saturday, between the operating hours of 6am-12am, unless specified for a position/department.
  • Full Time employees work a minimum of 40 hours/week, in 8-hour intervals including evenings and weekends to meet business needs. Weekend availability is required.
  • Opportunities are for year-round Employment.

As an essential business, we remain open and would love to have you join our team and help to support our communities.

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