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Employment Type:
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Food Service
Food & Beverage
Full Time Prepared Food Cook II Customer Service
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Job Description

Want a job you’ll LOVE?

Our Prepared Foods department offers customers healthy, affordable meal solutions throughout the entire day. In this position, you’ll and prepare a variety of Wegmans core entrée and side dishes, while educating our customers about the exceptional ingredients and products we offer. If you have a passion for working with food and are looking to develop your skills and talents, this could be the role for you!

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How do I make a difference?

Providing incredible, knowledge based, customer service

  • Effectively handle a variety of tasks including preparing quality products, assisting customers at the Chef’s Case, answering any questions they have about products and offering suggestions and solutions to help complete their meals
  • Utilize resources to increase knowledge of products and practices by connecting with team leaders and department managers and recognizing how featured items and themes tie into the department, particularly regarding Menu magazine

Ensuring high quality products and ingredients

  • Follow Wegmans core recipes, cooking techniques, and proper knife skills to prepare a variety of items and produce a consistent outcome that meets Wegmans standards of quality
  • Set up and maintain Chef’s Case, ensure products are well-merchandised to reflect Menu magazine themes and showcase quality and freshness, seek out additional tasks/responsibilities when needed
  • Prioritize tasks to ensure all items on the daily production list are made and use resources such as WISE and MORIS to make effect decisions, while work is being completed efficiently
  • Properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines and Simplification 5S procedures

Living Who We Are

  • Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operation in the department
  • Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development

Seeking Candidates Who…

  • Live our values: caring, respect, empowerment, making a difference, high standards
  • Possess teamwork & diversity awareness
  • Seek continuous learning opportunities
  • Provide incredible customer service
  • Ensure food & human safety
  • Possess organizational skills
  • Provide knowledge based service
  • Educate self and others about product knowledge
  • Use and explain Wegmans cooking techniques

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Possess culinary knife skills
  • Experience working as a Cook III or pantry cook/ apprentice cook
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in Culinary Arts
  • Experience working as a line cook
  • Customer service experience preferably in a food service, restaurant, grocery or retail setting

Work Environment

  • Work involves continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment
  • Typical motions include repetitive hand and are movements, bending and reaching
  • Responsible for moving and lifting 5-20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds rarely
  • Will spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours
  • May be exposed to various allergens and work environments, including temperature changes


 * Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen physical and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed



About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 62-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. The family-owned company was founded in 1916. Wegmans is recognized as an industry leader, an innovator, and is known for its strong commitment to the communities where it operates stores. It has been listed among Fortune magazine's "100 Best Companies To Work For in America" for five consecutive years.