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This job expired on October 01, 2017

Prep Cook {SAMA} Food For Balance

  • Date Posted August 02, 2017
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Category Culinary
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description {SAMA} Food For Balance is a new Ayurveda-inspired, fast-casual restaurant opening in Buckhead, Atlanta in summer 2017. {SAMA} will serve seasonal Balance Bowls that include options for a variety of local, organic vegetables, vegan options, gluten-free grains, super foods, and proteins, cold-pressed juices and cocktails, a multitude of smoothie bowls, and an espresso bar featuring a selection of organic coffee products, as well as a 500-square-foot meditation studio. 

{SAMA}, meaning "balance" in Sanskrit, seeks to help its customers find balance in body, mind and soul. Ayurveda principles teach us that food should be a multi-sensory and fully satisfying experience that engages our sight, smell and taste through various textures, colors and spices. Job Description

Your passion for cooking will help make {SAMA} the best in the business. We are a scratch kitchen with an emphasis on farm to table working with many local purveyors in Georgia keeping everything as fresh as possible. We are seeking full-time and part-time employees with a passion for the culinary arts and previous prep-cook experience. We want to build a fun, cohesive staff that work together to put out the best product we can offer. 

Here, you’ll get a chance to learn a great deal about Ayurvedic foods, scratch cooking and seasonal produce. Candidates should be reliable, creative, excited to grow as a member of a strong team, and passionate about health & the culinary arts. You must keep a clean workstation, possess basic knife skills, knowledge of kitchen sanitation requirements, provide strong communication, and be attentive to details. We are looking for people eager to develop healthy food programs, willing to support our Sous Chef and collaborate thoughtfully with our small & talented culinary team.

As we grow and evolve, we want you to grow with us. We offer a fun environment and opportunities for advancement in your culinary career.


  • Must have at least 1 year cooking experience NOT IN FAST FOOD
  • We expect professional employees with a positive attitude
  • Ability to take direction from Sous Chef and support coworkers
  • Passion for delivering delicious and healthy foods
  • A genuine desire to learn new culinary skill sets 
  • Ability to keep a calm and level head under high pressure 
  • Ever growing and evolving knowledge and understanding of our food and beverage menu as it changes from season to season.
  • Restocking, consolidating, proper labeling and organizing food storage, incoming deliveries and leftovers. 
  • Maintain a proper understanding and skills for food preparation, cooking methods/recipes, dishwashing, facility cleaning and customer service
  • Knowledge of kitchen health codes and food safety regulations
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong professional communication skills
  • Supporter of environmentally friendly and sustainable practices

In order to be at your best, you need to feel your best. {SAMA} promotes a balanced diet and lifestyle as the keys to living a long, healthy and happy life and we want people who identify with these values.


Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, under $15/hr How to apply
This job expired on October 01, 2017
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