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 25 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.
- Customer Oriented
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
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
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
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
Objectives: Manage kitchen operations, drive knowledge based service, train and develop culinary staff.
Est. time in position: Multiple experiences req. – 1 or more years
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
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
Two generous health plans: A traditional PPO plan with low deductibles or an HSP with a lower weekly cost.
401(k) plans that match 50% of your contribution up to 6% of your pay.
Dental coverage that covers cleanings, fillings, crowns and braces (available to full-time employees only).
Paid vacation time along with six paid holidays a year
Dependent care savings accounts
- Full time
- Morning, Afternoon, Evening (Includes Weekends).
- Age Requirement
- Must be 18 years or older
- Montvale, NJ
- 100 Farmview
- $18.50 - $19.50 / hour
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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
- 1 or more years’ experience working in a production kitchen
- Experience with prep work
- 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.
- Paid time off (PTO) to help you balance your personal and work life
- Higher premium pay rates for working Sundays or on a recognized holiday
- Health care benefits that provide a high level of coverage at a low cost to you
- Retirement plan with both a profit-sharing and 401(k) match
- A generous scholarship program to help employees meet their educational goals
- LiveWell Employee & Family program to support your emotional, work-life and financial wellness
- Exclusive discounts on electronics, entertainment, gym memberships, travel and more!
- 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.
Montvale, New Jersey
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