Formaggio Kitchen is currently seeking a full-time apprentice butcher to join their butcher counter team. This individual will join a professional team committed to excellence and consistency within a fast-paced retail setting. The butcher counter works primarily with whole animals; this position will be an opportunity to learn whole-animal butchery and charcuterie. Candidates are not expected to have mastered this in prior experience.
The apprentice butcher will assist customers in purchasing meat and maintain the quality and appearance of the butcher case. In addition, the staff will organize and clean the work area and walk-in fridge. Staff will be expected to know the different cuts and sausages they carry and make cooking recommendations based on that knowledge, as well as modifying cuts to customer specifications.
The ideal candidate will have at least one year’s butcher counter or kitchen experience, possess a strong work ethic, and take direction well. Great customer service, communication skills, knife skills, and the ability to work cleanly and quickly are a must. Successful candidates will also demonstrate attention to detail and willingness to learn. ServSafe certification is a plus. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Formaggio Kitchen offers a dynamic work environment with a focus on the love of food, teamwork and providing the best products and service to customers. Benefits include company health insurance with partial premium coverage, staff discount, staff meal, an amazing opportunity to learn about food and a great team of coworkers. This position is based out of the flagship Huron Village location, in a brand new space with brand new equipment.
Please submit a resume and a brief cover letter describing why you believe you would be a good fit for this position.