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!

ISO A Daily Chef….
Tradewind Energy Inc. is looking for a chef to cook for the company on a daily basis – breakfast/lunch.  They do not have a full kitchen in their space, so the food will need to be prepared off site and then brought in.  They do have a way of preparing it and keeping it warm. Interested parties should email
(posted 1/19/18)

Culinary Positions Available @ Powell Gardens.
Powell Gardens is expanding its culinary offerings to the public related to the seed to plate experience and crafting garden produce into amazing products for use and consumption. Click the job titles for descriptions of the Contractor, Culinary Programs & Communications and Garden Culinary Product Specialist positions. If you’re the right person, send your cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.
(posted 1/5/18)

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 (P/T), Barista, Dishwasher, Cook I, Cook II – Lead, Catering Wait Staff (P/T/On-Call), Porter/Dishwasher, Utility, Site Server, Warehouse Worker (2), Cook II – Lead, Food Service Worker (P/T), Service Tech, Route Driver (3), Commissary Worker, Grill Cook and more. To submit an application, apply online at
(posted 1/4/18)

Baker & Decorator wanted at Gigi’s Cupcakes.
Gigi’s Cupcakes
at 6780 W. 135th Street in Overland Park is looking to hire a Cupcake Baker and a Decorator/Customer Service. Click the position titles for more information about each. If you’re the right person for the job, apply in person!
(posted 10/31/17)

Maru Sushi and Grill @ Prairiefire is hiring many positions.
New opening restaurant hiring for all positions. It will be great opportunity for the people who are interested in learning about Japanese foods and industry culture. We are looking for sushi chef, kitchen cooks, dish washers, bartenders, servers, hosts. Please send your resume to or call or text message for interview schedule 541-760-8205 or bring in your resume at the restaurant for interview at the same time.  Maru Sushi and Grill @ 5621 W. 135th St. Suite 2620, Overland Park, KS 66223, phone 913-258-5879.
(posted 10/27/17)

Villa St. Francis in Olathe seeks Cooks.
Villa St. Francis in Olathe is interested in finding hardworking, and talented individuals who love to cook. They are currently hiring for mornings and evenings. Great pay, great schedule options, and really good benefits. Contact Adonnys Jordan, Director of Dining Service @ 913.747.0270 if you think you’re the right person for the job.
(posted 10/12/17)

New Pizza Restaurant in Ward Parkway Center Is Hiring.
New and unique pizza restaurant, MidiCi Neapolitan Pizza Company, at Ward Parkway Center is hiring for a variety of jobs. If you love cooking or are just interested in learning more, email Kevin Heiland at
(posted 9/8/17)

The Mockingbird Lounge is hiring Kitchen Help.
Daniel Castillo is hiring kitchen help for The Mockingbird Lounge in Kansas City, KS. Click here to email him.
(posted 9/8/17)

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)

Prep Cook (F/T) – Tallgrass Creek.
Tallgrass Creek, a high-end senior living community of active, engaged seniors, is looking for someone to work in the kitchen under the direction of an ACF-trained Executive Chef, and with a skilled workforce of cooks, preparing dishes mostly from scratch. They serve lunch and an early dinner. A competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, tuition reimbursement and more. To find an online application, click here or contact
(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)



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 Jan. 8 is 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!!!


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