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Pickle/Ferments Monger Dickson's Farmstand Meats
- Date Posted September 30, 2016
- Location New York, NY
- Category Business / Culinary
- Job type Full-Time
With Dickson's Farmstand Meats, we helped reinvented/revive the butcher shop...
With Dickson's Fine Brines, we hope to reinvent the New York Pickle Stall of old for the 21st century -
Today, few producers make pickles using traditional methods. The traditional retail pickle establishments, once thriving businesses in New York where you were able to pick your pickles out of a barrel, are gone or diminished.
In addition to the rich New York-based history of pickles, there are traditions of fermentation in cultures across the world. Fermentation is one of the oldest methods of preservation and a way to enhance the nutritional value of foods; these ancient methods deliver unique, ever changing (often called "living" foods that continue to evolve over time), seasonal foods that stand out among today's commoditized food products.
Dickson's Fine Brines hopes to tap into these cultural memories from our pasts and give them new life for a modern era--just like weve done by bringing back the old fashioned butcher shop.Job description
We are looking for an energetic, organized, and proactive individual to run the counter at our new fermented foods concept in Chelsea Market - Dickson's Fine Brines! This position is perfect for someone looking to turn their passion for pickles and fermented foods into a career.
Responsibilities include: Assisting customers with pickles & ferments; work with our Master Fermenter to refine product line; taking special orders; cash handling; cleaning; stocking, and more. Additional responsibilities may also include working our farmers market stand; catering and teaching classes.
Ideal candidates will have high-volume customer service experience, be awesome at multi-tasking, and passionate about fermented foods! You must have open availability and available to work holidays and weekends (we're a retail company after all).
Dickson's is a young, high-energy company looking for dedicated team members who are passionate about our philosophy and growing with our company. We offer competitive pay, health insurance, awesome discounts on meat/ferments, staff field trip & events, and endless opportunities to learn about sustainability agriculture.
Dickson's Fine Brines Primary Product Lines:
- Classic Cucumber Pickles, Pickle Chips, & Spears
- Hot & Sweet Peppers
- Green Tomatoes
- Additional seasonal vegetables
- Pickled Chilies, Relish, & Salsas
- Fermented Hot Sauce
- Classic cabbage Kimchi
- “Vintages” with differing levels of funk and flavor
- Additional styles made from seasonally available produce