Foodie Opportunities


Looking for culinary careers in the Kansas City area? We’ll post when we hear of local restaurants and other organizations that are in need of just the right foodie to join their crew. If you’d like us to include your company’s information on our page, email marti@kcculinary.com with the information to post and a way for potential candidates to contact you. Be sure to circle back and update us when you’ve filled the position so that we can remove the post.  Thanks!

Treat America (DBA Company Kitchen) is Hiring a Variety of Positions.
There are a number of positions available at Treat America around the Kansas City metro area, including Catering Runner, Dishwasher, Barista, Catering Wait Staff, Cashier, Floating Cook, Grill Cook, Order Filler, Food Service Worker and more. To submit an application, apply online at companykitchen.com.
(posted 6/21/17)

Part-Time Social Host Sought at Staybridge Suite, KC-Independence.
There is an immediate opening at the Staybridge Suite Hotel (next to Independence Center) for a part time Social Host. Click here for a job description. This position is every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. 4pm-9pm and the pay is $10 an hour plus any tips. This would be a perfect opportunity for the student to gain experience in running a kitchen, cooking, preparing, and breaking down a kitchen. The ideal candidate would be 21 in order to serve beer and wine to the guest but for the right candidate we could make an exception (managers are there for the social and can pour the alcohol.) The social is complementary to our guest so they would not be handling payments for the food or drinks. To apply, can call the hotel at 816-994-2700 and tell the front desk you are inquiring about the position.
(posted 5/31/17)

Jazzy B’s Diner & Food Truck in Lee’s Summit is Hiring a Cook and a Cashier.
Jazzy B’s Diner & Food Truck (1803 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit) is hiring! Click here for descriptions of the positions. If you have a love of the food industry, they’re willing to train. If you think you’re the right person, contact owner Brandon Simpson @ 816-651-5681 or email jobs@jazzybsdiner.com.
(posted 5/4/17)

Side Pockets in Lee’s Summit is Hiring Kitchen Staff.
Side Pockets (224 NW Oldham Pkwy, Lee’s Summit) is hiring personnel for kitchen day shift (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and night shift (5 p.m. – close. Contact Gerardo at 816-729-7321 for more information.
(posted 4/20/17)

Lenexa Culinary Staffing Jobs Available.
DES Employment Group provides staffing for area culinary outlets and events. They have a variety of positions available for upcoming events at a new hotel at 87th St & I-435 in Lenexa. They’re looking for housemen, bartender, dishwashers and servers for various shifts. Contact Vicki Ojeda for more informationor apply online @ desemploymentgroup.com.
(posted 4/20/17)

Hilltop Residential Facility in Lee’s Summit seeks Cook.
The Circuit Court of Jackson County has an opening for a Cook at the Hilltop Residential Facility in Lee’s Summit.  This is a Youth rehabilitation facility, and the Cook would be preparing food in a cafeteria-type setting.  The position pays $11.19 to start, with a raise in six months.  This is a full-time position from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.  Specific job information may be found on the Court’s website, https://www.16thciruit.org/careers.
(posted 3/13/17)

Full- & Part-Time Workers Sought at GreenAcres Market Deli.
Dedicated to helping individuals live healthier lifestyles, GreenAcres Deli provides healthy made-from-scratch food choices in their deli, made with high-quality natural ingredients. They offer competitive benefits, paid time off and employee discounts. If you have the drive and motivation they seek, email a resume with the location and position you are interested in to apply@greenacres.com.
(posted 3/3/17)

Chef/Instructor for High School Culinary Arts Program in Gardner/Edgerton.
Gardner Edgerton High School in Gardner Kansas is starting a Culinary Arts program in a brand new state of the arts facility opening Fall 2017. USD 231 is looking for an experienced Chef to be the instructor for the high school students pursuing Culinary Arts careers.  The instructor does not have to possess a traditional teaching license as long as they have work experience in the field.  If interested in applying for the position, please contact Melissa McIntire at 913-856-2727.
(posted 3/2/17)

Immediate opening for Chef and/or Chef/Manager in St. Joseph, MO.
Moila Shrine is looking for a Chef and/or Chef/Manager. In addition to lunch and dinner, we have banquet facilities that will accommodate 300+ people. Interested parties should contact Mark Horstman at 816-596-0721 or delmark@stjoelive.com.
(posted 1/27/17)

Room 39 seeks F/T or P/T Pastry Chef.
Room 39 in midtown Kansas City is looking for a full or part-time pastry chef to work dinner service. The menu is constantly evolving with the seasons so you would have free reign to be as creative as possible. Pay is based on experience but is anywhere between 12-14$ an hour. This is a small farm to table restaurant so there is plenty of room to grow.  Call sous chef Jamie Aragonez at 816-898-4573 or 816-753-3939  if you think you’re right for the job!
(posted 1/16/17)

Part-time Sales Position at vonFASS on the Country Club Plaza.
If you have a passion for creating unique flavors and helping others find their inner chefs, vomFASS is the perfect place for you. Our sales associates are creative and have a natural affinity for foods and high-end specialty alcohols. vomFass provides a fun Mediterranean-style shopping experience for customers by offering oils, vinegars, spirits, whiskeys and wines where customers can taste the products before they buy. This is a Foodie’s and Mixologist’s paradise. Employees need to have a flexible schedule (must be available nights & weekends), be punctual/consistent in attendance, passionate about food and drinks, excellent communication and selling skills, and ability to demonstrate strong customer service skills both on and off floor. Must be at least 21 years and able to obtain KCMO liquor permit. We offer competitive wages and an employee discount. To apply, email resume to vomfass@vomfasskcplaza.com.
(posted 1/3/17)



Edible Discussions
On the second Monday of every month, the Corinth Neighborhood Library at 8100 Mission Road in Prairie Village, KS, hosts a potluck and discussion on cookbooks, food and cooking. Share a favorite dish, test other people’s creations, learn new techniques from an expert, and discuss food with other foodies. The theme on July 10 will be Paleo Cooking.


Christmas Cookie Championship casting on Food Network – The Food Network is looking for the best cookie makers and versatile little bakers, ages 8-13.  To apply, visit www.christmascookiechallenge.com.

Season 4 of Kids Baking Championship for Food Network – They’re looking for amazing kids for the next season of Kids Baking Championship! Click here for a flyer with more information.
(posted on 5/5/17)

Holiday Baking Championship casting on Food Network – Looking for versatile bakers and pastry chefs. Are you a passionate and experienced baker or pastry chef? Do you love the holidays? Do you love to infuse holiday cheer into your cheesecakes, tarts, soufflés and cookies? Are your ghost and goblin goodies a Halloween hit? If you think you have what it takes to out bake the competition, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!!!

Dessert Games! – Guy’s Grocery Games – Food Network is looking for pastry & dessert chefs who are able to make something out of anything, with the opportunity to win $20,000!  Applicants should apply feel free to call or email with any questions.  Apply now @ www.beonguysgrocerygames.com.  

Kids BBQ Championship Season 2!  If your child is a pit master prodigy who can SMOKE the competition, look into this casting call… (Click here for the casting flyer.)

Chopped Junior – casting by Food Network. They are currently casing for kid chefs who have what it takes to apply. Find more info @ www.jscasting.comchoppedjuniorcasting@notional.com. Click here for a flyer about the casting call.

Casting agents are looking for talented kids (ages 8-13) to explore the culinary world of kid chefs and their parents.  If you think you and your child have what it takes, click here for a flyer with more info.

Casting agents are looking for talented kids (ages 7-14) who can impress in the kitchen with their mad cooking skills. The show is a ‘docu-series’ following the kid chefs and their moms as they cook in their home kitchens and competitions alike. Click here for more info.



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