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Concession Trailer Lead

The Kowalski's Concession Trailer is housed at our Kowalski's Oak Park Heights Market. We are seeking a long term (available year-round) employee for a fast-paced, multitask-oriented position where strong customer service skills are required. Emphasis in this position involves providing food and service for events within the Twin Cities community. Cooking and food safety is very important. Applicants must be comfortable transporting the trailer to and from events.

Duties include:

  • Scheduling events and employees to help work those events
  • Ordering food and supplies, and keeping track of inventory
  • Loading and unloading the trailer, including filling coolers
  • Transporting the trailer, including hookup and unhooking
  • Setting up the generator/propane
  • Preparing the trailer for events and organizing product
  • Cooking and serving food
  • Knowing and following food safety standards
  • Handling money
  • Sweeping, mopping and general cleanup
  • Cleaning and sanitizing utensils
  • Administration duties, including organizing licenses and permits

Requirements:

  • Available to work weekends and evenings
  • Comfortable working in hot or cold conditions
  • Food-handling experience preferred                   

Deli Department Hot Foods Cook (Part Time)

Seeking a long term (available year-round) employee for a fast-paced, multitask-oriented position where strong customer service skills are required. Emphasis in this position involves providing prompt, courteous, and accurate service to customers. Primary learning challenge is in product knowledge, executing proper preparation of salads, sandwiches, meals, and display of product in the Deli case. Position requires standing/walking, lifting (up to 50 lbs.) excellent decision making and social skills, and miscellaneous duties. Position functions and work discretion are provided by the Deli Manager, Deli Supervisor or Store Manager.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Looking to fill the 1-9pm shift
  • Available to work at least 24 hours/week, including weekends and holidays
  • Attention to detail and works well independently as well as with others
  • Food-handling experience preferred but not necessary                   

Deli Department (Part Time)

Seeking a long term (available year-round) employee for a fast-paced, multitask-oriented position where strong customer service skills are required. Emphasis in this position is on providing prompt, courteous, and accurate service to customers. Primary learning challenge includes knowledge of Deli procedures, food safety, presentation standards, safe operation of Deli equipment, and proper preparation of product. Position requires ongoing to moderate to heavy lifting (up to 50 lbs.), walking, standing, operation of Deli equipment (slicers, scales, and knives), and exposure to hot surfaces and oils. Must have superior social, judgment and decision-making skills, reading, writing, and math skills. Position functions and work direction are provided by the Deli Manager, Deli Supervisor, Manager on Duty or Store Manager. Ideal candidates would have a willingness and desire to be trained and work as backup evening hot foods cook.

  • Available to work morning/afternoon shifts  (6am - 6pm availability), including weekends and holidays
  • Able to work a minimum of 20 hrs./week
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Food handling experience is preferred but not necessary

 

Specialty Cheese (Part Time)

Emphasis in this position is providing prompt, courteous, and accurate service to customers while executing proper preparation and display of product in the cheese area. Primary learning challenge is in product knowledge and case sets. Position requires standing/walking, excellent decision making, social skills, and some occasional light duties in the Deli. Position functions and work discretion are provided by the Specialty Cheese Director, Deli Manager, or Store Manager.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Available to work between 9am-6pm, including weekends and holidays 
  • Interested in cheese and live demos
  • Willing to work 1-2 days a week demoing
  • Ability to meet standards of productivity, freshness, product quality, stocking, facing and rotation
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Food handling experience is preferred but not necessary

 

Early Morning Baker (Part Time)

Seeking long term (available year-round) employees for a fast-paced, multitask-oriented position where strong customer service skills are required. Ability to meet and exceed standards for productivity, freshness standards, as well as accuracy with adherence to product quality, stocking, facing, and rotation; at times, working independently without supervision.

Requirements:

  • Seeking a morning baker (available to start at 4 a.m.)
  • Available to work weekends and holidays
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Ability to regularly lift sheet pans of product at or above shoulder level
  • Food handling experience is preferred but not necessary