Formaggio Kitchen – FOH Manager and Buyer

Formaggio Kitchen has been an institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts for over 40 years–“a gourmand’s paradise” doubling as a neighborhood grocer. Nationally, we are best known for our cheese selection, which includes many exclusive items imported directly from farms in Europe. Locally, we are equally well known for our kitchen and bakery production including sandwiches, panini and nightly dinners as well as cakes, cookies and a variety of other sweets – all made in house, from scratch and using the best (often local) ingredients. We also stock a wide range of other delicious foodstuffs, including charcuterie, produce, baked goods, prepared foods, coffee, tea, chocolates, bread, sweets, honey, preserves, wine, beer, olive oil, vinegar and other pantry staples.

We offer a dynamic work environment that both challenges and rewards those who have the necessary skills and passion to make the team. We strive to hire people with a love of food, old-world work ethic, capacity for teamwork and a drive to provide exceptional customer service. Benefits include health insurance, 401K with generous employer matching, paid vacation, an amazing opportunity to learn about food and a great team of coworkers.


We are looking for hospitality rock-stars to join our team in front of house, management-track positions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Staff the bread and bakery counters
  • Maintain the appearance of the shop
  • Assist with store operations
  • Provides our customers with a smooth and pleasant shopping experience
  • FOH staff are expected to become knowledgeable about store inventory and producers in order to field an array of customer requests
  • Ideal candidates will have:
  • excellent customer service
  • thoughtful organization
  • effective communication
  • great team spirit
  • strong work ethic
  • passion and curiosity about food and hospitality

Prior experience in a retail or hospitality setting is preferred but not required. By demonstrating accomplishments and dedication, there is room to grow into a member of our management and buying teams.

COMPENSATION this position is: Salaried, varies DOE, $50,000 – 60,000

To apply, please send your resume to the email provided below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time
Base Pay: $50,000 - $60,000/year

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