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!

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)

Now Hiring! Penn Station locations in Overland Park & Olathe
Penn Station East Coast Subs is opening a second location in Jan 2017. Team members & crew leaders are being hired for both 135th & Antioch (OP) and 119th & Blackbob (Olathe) locations.  Team member duties include guest services, working various stations on our production line (weigh, grill, wrap/expediting, etc.), and some light cleaning.  Also opportunities for exposure to restaurant operations as well: including advertising, inventory, food ordering/management and staffing. Click here to download & print application.
(posted 11/29/16)

F/T & P/T Positions @ Scratch Bakery KC in downtown KC, MO.
Scratch Bakery KC is hiring at both their cafe and our wholesale bakery.  Our wholesale bakery produces and packs hundreds of pastries, cookies, and breakfast burritos a day. Early in the morning (3-9 a.m.) these products get delivered to local coffee shops and restaurants. We prefer applicants to have experience in baking and food preparation, however, we will be offering full training to any person we find to be a great fit for our business.  At our cafe, we offer coffee, tea, fresh juice, cookies, pastries, breakfast and lunch items. We are looking for applicants who have experience with espresso machines and food preparation, however, we will offer full training. Employees will have to be comfortable with a cash register, using the espresso machine and juicer, and preparing lunches for customers. We have many regular customers due to the many businesses in our area, which means applicants must be friendly and good with people. All resumes can be emailed in PDF form to scratchbakerykc@gmail.com. In the body of the email, please state why you are interested in the position and what benefit you can bring to the business.
(posted 11/17/16)

Full- & Part-Time Positions Available @ Blue Hills Rest Home in Independence, MO.
Assisted Living Facility for the elderly and disables is looking for FT & PT workers to help serve 61 meals 3 times a day. Starting pay: $14/hr.  Apply in person – Contact Sarah White @ Blue Hills Rest Home, 2207 N Blue Mills Rd in Independence.  816.796.3376.
(posted 10/18/16)

Positions Available @ Corner Bakery in Leawood & Overland Park.
Now hiring for FOH positions (Service Attendant, Cashier, Expo) and BOH Positions (Line Cook, Prep, Production, Dishwasher). Daytime, Evening & Weekend Positions available. Apply in person at the Leawood location (11705 Roe Ave) or Overland Park location (6721 W 135th St), westarfoods.com.
(posted 9/1/16)

Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park is hiring experienced, full-time Line Cooks.
Work in a fun, professional environment with great benefits and pay. No late nights, some weekends and holidays required.  For a full description on duties and responsibilities, and to apply, click here.
(posted 8/9/16)

Senior Living Community in Blue Springs seeks part-time Cook.
The Parkway Senior Living Community is looking for a part-time cook with at least one year of culinary experience. To apply, send your resume to jnobles@arrowseniorliving.com.
(posted 7/28/16)

Kitchen Manager needed @ Kansas City Bier Company.
KC Bier Company @ 310 W. 79th St in KCMO is looking for a Kitchen Manager, 40+ hours per week, 3 or more years of kitchen experience needed, Pay is negotiable contingent upon experience. Think you’re perfect for the job? Send your resume to pepper@kcbier.com for consideration.
(posted 7/1/16)

Dewey’s Pizza is Now Hiring Servers, Pizza Makers and Hosts.
The upscale pizzeria, offering gourmet pizzas and salads, is opening a new location in Overland Park, KS. They’re looking for hardworking, team-oriented, passionate and fun people to join the team as servers, pizza makers and hosts. Call 913-328-2577 to get an immediate interview! Click here for a flyer.
(posted 7/1/16)

The Pennell at the Inn in Butler, MO is hiring a Chef.
The Pennell, a historic hotel on the square in Butler, is interviewing for a chef. Click here for details about the position. If you would like an interview and tour of The Pennell, email pamelarushly@thepennell.com.
(posted 6/13/16)

Chef position in charge of room service/production kitchen and also Cafeteria Supervisor.
Culinary positions available at multiple St. Luke’s Hospital locations, including The Plaza, Overland Park, Lee’s Summit, Kansas City North and the corporate cafeteria. If interested, visit saint-lukes.org.
(posted 6/1/16)

Positions Available Soon for Muscle Maker Grill.
Coming in June 2016 to multiple locations in the KC metro area, Muscle Maker Grill will be hiring in the next few weeks f/t and p/t cooks, prep cooks, drivers and cashiers. For details on the positions, click here.
(posted 5/23/16)

Executive Chef Position available at Davenport Country Club.
This one is not an opening in the KC area. This Executive Chef Position in Davenport, IA is responsible the daily operations of the culinary department and reports directly to the General Manager. If you’re the right person for the job, email: tsschmidt56@gmail.com for more information.
(posted 5/12/16)

Liberty Dairy Queen is looking to hire a cake decorator.
They will consider full or part time applicants.  DQ is a fun work environment where you can use your talents and creativity.  Email: chillgrill01@gmail.com for more information.
(posted 5/3/16)


KC Friends of the Kansas City Public Library
10th Annual Pre-Owned Cookbook Sale on Sat, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Plaza Branch of the KC Public Library, 4801 Main Street.  The sale will offer hundreds of vintage, nearly new and collectible cookbooks. Pick up some tasty reads for all the food lovers in your life!

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 Mar. 13 will be Mediterranean Desserts.


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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