Whole Foods Market Full-Time Cook in Austin, Texas

Job DescriptionPrepares recipe components and performs all functions related to the proper food preparation and maintenance of the cold case, fresh pack, salad and hot bars. Additionally ensures food quality and presentation and performs duties related to customer service, stocking, and sanitation.Responsibilities

  • Prepare food items for the cold case, fresh pack, salad and hot bars according to production sheets

  • Prepare food items according to recipe to ensure quality and consistency of the final product

  • Ensure that all prepared items are labeled, dated, covered, and rotated

  • Monitor food levels and replenish items in a timely manner

  • Provide outstanding customer service; ensure customer needs are met in a timely fashion

  • Monitor product quality and freshness and ensure proper rotation of product

  • Maintain accurate department signage and pricing

  • Complete product spoilage and transfer records, as needed

  • Follow department procedures for preparing, storing, rotating, and stocking of product

  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area

  • Follow and comply with established procedures, including Weights and Measures, health and sanitation, and safe work practices

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • High energy, enthusiastic, and displays an affinity for our products, core values, and company philosophy

  • Ability to follow directions and established procedures

  • Ability to follow a recipe

  • Good basic math skills

  • Ability to visually examine products for quality and freshness

  • Good communication skills

  • Good understanding of food production and fundamental cooking techniques

  • Knowledge of proper knife-handling

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed

Desired Work Experiences

  • Team Oriented

Kitchen Production (2-3 years)

At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.

Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture. Add to that the excitement and fun we bring to shopping for groceries, and you start to get a sense of what we’re all about. Oh yeah, we’re a mission-driven company too.

Whole Foods Market attracts people who are passionate - about great food, about the communities they live in, about how we treat our planet and our fellow humans - and who want to bring their passion into the workplace and make a difference.

Learn more about careers at Whole Foods Market here!