Kitchen Manager + Line Cook

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Job Description

The Wide Eyes Open Palms Cafe (WeOp) in Long Beach is hiring one full-time kitchen manager and line cook to join our vibrant, bustling cafe team. We are a specialty coffee shop that serves a hyper-local menu of vegetable focused brunch items in a fast-paced, counter service environment. We think of the menu as “slow food quickly”, emphasizing high quality ingredients and making our food from scratch daily. We aim to give our guests the experience of a fine dining restaurant in an accessible, welcoming space.

Does this sound like a concept you could really get behind? Do you have a passion for cooking and sharing healthy, delicious food with your community? WeOp could be for you!

Position Requirements:
Experience working in a professional kitchen and/or culinary school
Current Food Handlers Certification
Consistent punctuality and availability to work early mornings, daytime (until 4 pm) and weekends
Ability to work efficiently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
Dedication to maintaining a clean, well-organized station
Excited by changing menus, experimenting and learning on the job
Familiarity with baking, fermentation or herbalism a plus

If you feel you are qualified for the position please e-mail your resumé and answer the questions below inline:
Are you comfortable working for a female chef?
Are you excited to work in a small kitchen with a staff of mostly women and queer identified folks?
Have you worked with seasonal food before? If not, why are you interested?
Do you enjoy eating vegetables and eggs?
What is your biggest pet peeve in the kitchen?

We encourage women, people of color, feminists, LGBTQ + folks, and Long Beach locals to apply!

To learn more about the business, check us out online and then stop in to the cafe. We’re located at 416 Cherry, near 4th Street/Retro Row in Long Beach.
Instagram @wideeyesopenpalms

Tagged as: cook, kitchen manager, line cook, organic, seasonal, sous chef