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This job expired on November 21, 2023

Production Assistant Chef Collective

  • Date Posted September 22, 2023
  • Location Brooklyn, NY
  • Category Culinary / Production
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Chef Collective is a boutique distributor providing some of the highest quality cheeses, charcuterie and lots more to the best restaurants in NYC. We work with many small food producers locally, but also import specialty products from all over the world. We have a small, dynamic crew who are passionate about food and aren't afraid of hard work. Join us! Job description

Chef Collective is hiring for a production assistant position! We are looking for someone to join the production team to:
1. Assemble orders and help get our drivers out on their routes in the morning.
2. Help keep the cheeses happy and the warehouse organized and tidy.
3. Cut samples for customer tastings
4. Get ahead on production for the next day's orders
5. Anything else that pops up in between!

*Knowledge of specialty cheeses and foods a major plus! 

If you are a cheesemonger who wants to explore another side of the cheese biz and expand their knowledge, this would be a great position for you! If you are a cook who is ready to try something outside the kitchen but still wants to stay knee deep in world of amazing food, this could be the perfect position for you as well! 



We are a Brooklyn based boutique distributor of cheese, charcuterie and other specialty foods working with the best chefs in NYC and beyond. We are a small company focused on enriching the lives of everyone that we work with, whether you are a farmer in Indiana, a chef in Manhattan, or one of our fantastic team members.

We believe in a "be nicer, be better, not bigger" philosophy. Quality is our biggest focus, whether it is quality product, quality people, or just quality of life. We work hard, we play hard, and we take care of our people. Our team is small and we are self-starters who believe in improving the food system, treating all people with respect, and working as hard as the people we work for (Farmers and Chefs). If you are interested in good food, have an endless curiosity for learning, and are comfortable wearing many hats, you have found your home!

We are food obsessives and we do plenty of quality control, you'll get to taste (and take home) a wide variety of cheeses, meats, etc.



Have an understanding of fine dining and how it works, experience working with high quality ingredients. Our customers are some of the best restaurants and most notable chefs in NYC and it is our job to make sure their expectations are met and exceeded.

Self-motivated and able to work independently, figure out what needs to be done and accomplish it.

Detail oriented, and a great communicator. Thrives in a team environment.

Upbeat and able to roll with the punches. Each day is different and holds new challenges!

Experience in specialty foods a big plus.

Experience cheesemongering a big plus.

Experience working in a professional NYC kitchen a plus.

Must be a morning person! We start early. Schedule is approx 7 am - 3 pm.



$58,500 per year minimum, potentially more for the right candidate. 

Great health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k matching benefits are available (we contribute to the cost of your plan after 6 months of employment)

Weekly paychecks

Plenty of cheese samples!!

Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Application instructions
This job expired on November 21, 2023
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