Food Service Associate– Fresh City Farms Livmore (Bay & Gerrard)
We are seeking Full-time and Part-time Food Service Associate for our new flagship Fresh City Farm Store. The right candidates need to be passionate about food and maximise our local organically grown ingredients. The right candidates should have excellent customer service skills and be driven while working in a fast-paced environment.
At Fresh City we are passionate about local quality ingredients and deliver exceptional service always.
We like to work hard in a fast paced environment and enjoy the work we do, you will be joining a group of passionate individuals who really care about the products they sell. If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you!
ABOUT FRESH CITY FARMS
Fresh City creates a better life through food. Founded in 2011, we are an urban farm and retailer of seasonal, sustainable and organic fresh food. Each day we make and bake exceptionally sourced meals, salads, snacks, breads, pastries and breakfasts from scratch. We operate two sister brands including Mabel’s Bakery, a popular bakery producing artisan breads and pastries and The Healthy Butcher, a pioneer in organic and 100% grass-fed beef. We farm in Downsview Park, where we also operate a farmer incubator program, as well as at Baka. We have eight retail locations between our three brands and deliver to thousands of homes each week throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
ABOUT THE JOB
The Food Service Associate will be responsible for presenting ready prepared meals for deli service. This individual will provide customers with excellent customer service and efficiently prepare high quality ingredients and meals. The Food Service Associate will be responsible for the preparation and merchandising of our prepared food category. The Food Service Associate will maintain the highest standards of food safety and will ensure all policies and procedures are upheld.
Deliver exceptional prepared foods and cafe product offering, ensuring the wow factor of our food is delivered always.
Communicate and deliver a 5 star customer service standard always.
Maintain Prepared Foods and Cafe offering, and ensure product availability at all times.
Working closely with our Food production team to ensure the highest quality food offering at all times.
Maintain the highest standards of Food Safety and upfold all companies’ policies and procedures.
Product receiving and ensuring waste and shrinkage is kept to a minimum.
Prepare sandwiches and salads and other menu items made to order for café service.
Assist on stores fresh fish and meat offering as required.
Assist in any fire or evacuation drills and ensure complete familiarization with all exits, including those normally used by customers, as well as fire escapes.
1 years’ experience in a kitchen environment.
Excellent knowledge of local and organic produce.
Certification in Food Safety or relevant industry experience.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills.
Able to communicate effectively.
Strong work ethic and positive team attitude.
Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer, tablet and peripherals.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs as required.
Competitive hourly wage based on experience
Health and dental benefits, after eligibility period
We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Fresh City is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all applicants regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, and Indigenous status. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to provide as seamless a recruitment experience as possible.