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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

Job Posting: 08/02/2019 Job Posting End: 09/01/2019 Job ID: R0038972 Location: Montvale, NJ Address: 100 Farmview Age Requirement: Must be 18 years or older Availability: Morning, afternoon, evening (includes weekends) Schedule: Full time

Our Sous Chefs utilize their culinary talents and managerial skills to run the day-to-day operation of the prepared foods kitchen.  In this role, you will oversee a team of cooks and passionate employees to ensure we are serving the best and highest quality prepared foods to our customers.

What will I do?

  • Be actively involved in the day-to-day running of the kitchen operation within our elaborate and fascinating Prepared Foods Department
  • Inspire our customers to prepare products successfully at home by offering meal suggestions and cooking techniques
  • Oversee the Prepared Foods Operation to drive sales, share the company vision with employees and supervise the team to maximize efficiency
  • Ensure products are prepared with consistency, high-quality and are eye-appealing to our customers using Wegmans extensive library of recipes and techniques
  • Create excitement and educate others about new programs at Wegmans

Required Experience:

  • Lead Cook experience with supervisory experiences

Preferred Experience:

  • Diverse culinary experience
  • Experience working with a multi-faceted food service facility, including restaurant, hotel, country club, conference center, casino, theme park, etc.
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