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This job expired on November 12, 2023

Kitchen Assistant - Flexible Hours Perry's Pickles

  • Date Posted September 13, 2023
  • Location Rosendale, NY
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Located in Rosendale, NY-- Perry's Pickles was established by the namesake family in 2011. Fast forward 12 years later and a desire to pass their family tradition on to another local gal, the business is now under new leadership with Christina Pablo at the forefront, seeking out her own motley crew to bring this slow culture, local food venture into the next phase of growth and being. Job description Perry's Pickles at its core is about doing things the old school way-- no preservatives, no additives, and only natural ingredients that are easy to pronounce. Everything is done by hand-- receiving, preparing, packing in the jars and labeling. Each item is meant to feel homemade, infused with care and beauty.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is entrepreneurial at heart, enjoys being in the kitchen, enjoys doing focused work, and wants a flexible schedule. Once one is trained and has demonstrated proficiency and accountability, tasks will be set each working day and can completed according to your own schedule. 

Seeking part time help in the kitchen, 3-4 days per week, 5 hours per day on average.  One weekend day may be required. 

A desire to learn and a winning attitude! 

Basic kitchen abilities - efficient knife skills and a general understanding of food preparation, and kitchen equipment is preferred but not necessary.

Knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices. Food handlers license is an advantage.

Ability to follow recipes with consistent quality.

Strong attention to details, aesthetics and time management skills.

Effective communicator with teamwork abilities

Core Responsibilities:

  • Receive and make records of incoming produce
  • Cut and prepare ingredients for packing 
  • Measure and portion ingredients accurately to ensure consistency in taste. 
  • Pack jars with ingredients as per the recipe, following guidelines for proper presentation
  • Apply labels and batch codes to individual jars. 
  • Help maintain a clean and organized kitchen workspace, adhering to food safety and sanitation guidelines.
Occasional Responsibilities:
  • Pull and pack inventory for wholesale orders as they are received. 
  • Assist with inventory management, ensuring adequate stock levels of ingredients and supplies.
  • Computer related data entry, emails and other correspondence.

Preferred Qualifications:

Culinary degree or relevant certification from a culinary school is an advantage but not required. 

Because our business is located in an area without access to reliable public transportation, we only recommend that applicants with access to a vehicle apply.

We are currently located in Rosendale NY but will be moving to Rhinebeck in October.  Compensation this position is : hourly, $15-20/hr Application instructions
This job expired on November 12, 2023
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