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 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 Captain (P/T), Cashier, Utility/Prep, and more. To submit an application, apply online at
(posted 8/16/17)

Wanted: House Manager/Healthy-Food Cook.
Neat, tidy, non-smoking female house manager/chef sought in exchange for beautiful private, furnished living space. Perfect for a culinary student!  Click here for more information.
(posted 8/8/17)

Old Chicago hiring for new Overland Park location.
Old Chicago is hiring Servers, Hosts, Bartenders, Cooks, Dishwashers, Bussers Servers, Hosts and Bartenders at their new location at Corbin Park, 135th & Metcalf.  Click here to download a flyer with more information.
(posted 8/8/17)

Restaurant for Lease South of Kansas City in Historic Building.
A beautiful historic building.  Perfect for a Chef wanting to go on their own.  Upscale clientele already established.  Furnished commercial kitchen. Upscale lounge included off the main dining area.  Lounge includes semi-private dining rooms, indoor fountain, sofas and loveseats for relaxing. Call Pam @ The Pennell for full details 816-805-0419.
(posted 7/18/17)

FT LINE COOK / PREP COOK – Room 39 Leawood.
Room 39 Mission Farms (Leawood) is seeking an experienced cook to join the culinary team. “We believe the best tasting food comes from local farmers who use sustainable harvesting and growing practices. We use local seasonally available produce and products to create innovative and wholesome dishes. We Offer Competitive Pay, Flexible Schedule, Family Atmosphere and Learning Opportunities. Want to work with a James Beard-nominated chef, local farmers, and a great chef team creating new and classic dishes? If you are an experienced, dependable cook who would like to join their team, please send us an email and attach your resume/work history. Or drop off your resume Tuesday-Saturday.
(posted 7/18/17)

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
(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 @
(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,
(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
(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)


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 Sept. 11 will be TBA.


Guy’s Grocery Games – Food Network is looking for chefs who are able to make something out of anything, with the opportunity to win $20,000! Check out the website for a list of some of the specialty episodes planned.  Apply now @

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

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 @  

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