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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: Harrison, NY Address: 106 Corporate Park Drive Job Posting: 11/08/2019 Job Posting End: 12/08/2019 Job ID: R0048216

Full Time Lead Cook

Age requirement: Must be 18 or older

Harrison Full Time Lead Cook

Additional Comments:

The grand opening of the new Harrison store will be in Spring 2020.

The Harrison store will be open 6am-12am, 7 days a week.

Full-time interviews will begin in April 2019

Part-time interview will begin at a later date

Opportunities are for Year-Round Employment

Online correspondence is important throughout the Wegmans hiring process. Please ensure that your contact information is accurate and changes are updated as they occur.

Interview Location

1133 Westchester Ave

Suite N222

White Plains, New York 10604

Phone number:914-539-3700

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 food sections to one of our concept restaurants, you’ll make the food that makes a difference in our customers’ lives.

We know your growth as a culinarian is important. At Wegmans, you’ll be able to expand on your current skills.  You’ll have the opportunity to work side-by-side with some of the best culinarians in the industry, while working in an environment where the store is your pantry and your creativity can come to life.

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.

Be part of an amazing team. Join our culinary family!

Lead Cook:

What will I do?

  • Assist the Sous Chef in running the kitchen and managing employees, overseeing the operations in the absence of the Sous Chef
  • Follow recipes and proper cooking techniques to ensure products are consistently prepared to showcase our high standards and giving our guests a meal they can’t find elsewhere
  • Educate customers and employees on products, share knowledge to offer complete meal solutions and suggest ways for them to prepared meal items incorporating items from different departments.
  • Manage employee performance by providing resources, training, feedback and development opportunities

Required Qualifications

  • 2 or more years’ experience as a line cook
  • Demonstrated experience managing others
  • Experience working on multiple kitchen stations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts
  • Experience working in an upscale restaurant, hotel, country club, conference center, and/or casino, etc.
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