Employment Opportunities for Culinary School Graduates

Welcome Alumni!
Now that you have graduated from our job training program, we want to help you with your job search.

Food service jobs are posted in the order we receive them (newest to oldest)

See who’s hiring:

Bow-Tie Cinemas in Trumbull, CT

We are looking for a full-time kitchen manager, part time staff and bartenders (trained). We are a movie theater that is adding a full kitchen and bar. The manager position offers benefits. All of the positions require night and weekend availability.

Submit resumes to

Joann Horwath
jhorwath@bowtiecinemas.com

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Winvian Farm in Morris, CT.
Luxury resort and Spa
Line Cook
Sous Chef
Link with job descriptions

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Club River Oaks
1. prep/dish seasonal with 20  hours a week (plus additional hours for events) starting right away.
2. banquet kitchen help on the line for dinner service –  weekends only
Please send contact info to Tina Vetrano, Director of Sales at office@clubriveroaks.com
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Breakfast Line Cook
Apply in person to Joe or Anthony
Bistro Bridgewater
27 Main Street
Bridgewater, CT 0752

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We have a full time position for a cook at Bravo NY Pizza in New Milford, CT. Willing to train. If you have anyone looking for work please have them contact us by phone, email or come swing by.

Mike Jacquemin

203-994-4188

358 Danbury Road

New Milford, CT

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Host – 3 positions available

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

Part Time – 24 hours per week

2 – Per Diem – As needed

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking for a Food & Nutrition Hosts to join our team! This position is responsible for obtaining all pertinent nutritional care information of the patient in order to provide food and nutrition care services to patients. Takes patient menu orders and corrects diets as appropriate; tray assembly and delivery; preparing food items for patients, collecting patient trays and strips food trucks.

 

HS diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of 6 months experience as a non-registered diet tech or diet clerk in a health care facility preferred. Minimum of one year diet aide experience preferred.

 

Grill Cook/ Ingredient Preparer

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

Per diem – As needed

 

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Grill Cook to join our team! The Grill Cook/ Ingredient preparer assists cooks in the preparation of food items and prepares raw ingredients for use in recipes. Cooks using various methods to include, steaming, boiling, baking, grilling, frying, etc., and sets up meal items for both patients and cafeteria service. Ensures proper cooking temperatures are reached. Completes more complex cooking assignments under the direction of the cook or production supervisor. Sets up needed items for the patient tray line for lunch and supper meals according to pars or tallies.

 

HS diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 2 years food production experience required, with a minimum of 2 years hot and cold food production experience in health care facility preferred. Ability to perform basic math. ServSafe Certification preferred. Previous food preparation experience required.

Contact:
Christina Rinaldi Sanchez, MSHRM
Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Christina.RinaldiSanchez@stmh.org

W: 203-709-6732

56 Franklin Street
Waterbury, CT 06706

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Food Truck work in Hartford, CT
My name is Mallary and I co-own Craftbird Food Truck based in Hartford CT.  We are a popular and growing food truck looking to hire support staff (prep cook, line cook, service managers, etc.)

 

Since we are looking for folks eager to learn and grow I thought we could reach out to you and see if you’d be interested in sharing our contact information with students.  our e-mail is craftbirdfoodtruck@gmail.com

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Catering Business:
We are quite busy and could use more staff. Basically, the job entails the following:

1.  Working private events on weekends including Fridays.
2. Working alongside a chef or senior staff person to assist with all prep, plating, set-up, whatever may be needed to ensure the event goes off without a hitch.
3. Sous chef work opportunities weekdays and evenings to prepare for busy weekends.
4.  Events are held all over the tri-state area. Applicant MUST have a reliable means of transport.
5.  Salary: $35 per hour + tip for event work and $15 per hour for sous chef work. All pay will be done through a 1099 except for in some rare instances.
6.  Person will be expected to attend an event so that we can see if there is a good fit. Pay for that trial event is $100 + transportation.

To discuss, call me at the work number below. BEFORE reaching out, please peruse our website and read about who we are!

Marylyn B. Schwartz

Juste Hors D’Oeuvres
35 Fleetwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801
Work: 203-798-7414
FX: 203-798-7403
Cell: 203-249-5525

www.justehorsdoeuvres.com
e-mail: marylyn@justehorsdoeuvres.com

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First and Ten Sports Bar
507 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776

Hiring cooks, NOW!
Stop by to apply

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McLean Affiliates in Simsbury CT. 

We are a CCRC (continuous care retirement community), looking for a graduate recent or previous, for a job as a Cook for our dining services department.

Jody Smith
Human Resource Associate/Payroll Supervisor
McLean Affiliates, Inc.
75 Great Pond Rd.
Simsbury, CT 06070
Jody.Smith@McLeancare.org
(860) 658-3724

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The Alpenhaus Restaurant
59 Bank Street
New Milford, CT 06776

Chef – Full Time, experience required
Cook – Full Time, Some experience required but will train.

Call Jeff at 203-733-5935

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The Crowne Plaza Danbury is looking for talented passionate culinary professionals to join our team!
Line Cook/Prep Cook in Danbury, CT

 Requirements:

  • Any combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Cooking experience required. Hot Line cooking preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of the fundamentals of sauté, baked and broiled cooking methods.
  • Knowledge of accepted standards of sanitation.
  • Knowledge of operating all kitchen equipment, i.e., stoves, ovens, broilers, slicers, steamers, kettles, etc.
  • Basic mathematical skills necessary to understand recipes, measurements, requisition amounts and portion sizes.
  • Ability to read and write the English language in order to complete requisitions, read recipes and communicate with other employees.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity of hand in order to use all kitchen equipment, i.e., knives, spoons, spatulas, tongs, slicers, etc.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods on a hand cart/truck weighing a maximum of 400 lbs.
  • Ability to stand and work continuously over 8hrs.
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

Ridgebury Café – breakfast café serving a full buffet and full menu daily 6am-11am. Egg knowledge and love a must! We are looking for the right person to prepare breakfast for our guests each morning to start their day off right!

Hat City Tavern offers a full menu (gastropub meets American comfort food) Monday – Sunday 12pm-12am.

Tons of room for culinary creativity and growth in this team!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: based on experience
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Penpies -Danbury, CT
We are looking to employ a full-time worker who has a good understanding of safe food production and is interested in scratch dough production and baking. We understand we will need to provide additional training as many of our products are unique to the market.

 DUTIES include

  • Manufacturing bread products and following recipes
  • Demonstrate safe food handling skills.
  • Safely operate and clean equipment and ovens, reporting promptly, any issues with equipment or ovens.
  • Work on other production lines as required.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Able to lift to 50lbs, the position requires you to be able to stand and walk for extended periods of time and work in a hot environment using hot cooking equipment.
  • Able to learn new skills and cooking techniques.

HOURS: Up to 40 hours per week, working Monday to Friday.

Monday 10:00am start

Tuesday & Wednesday 2:00am, will open the bakery and work alone.

Thursday & Friday 3:00am working with an assistant.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 to $13.00 /hour

The position is available for an immediate start and graduates who are interested in the position may apply by email to bhayes@penpies.com with their resume and a brief description of their skills, knowledge and experience.

Regards,
Bernadette Hayes
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Cobblestones American Grill

Looking for students or graduates who are looking for work. Please visit our website for information about the restaurant:  www.cobblestonesamericangrille.com. The restaurant will be opening mid June so we are looking to interview as soon as possible.
Contact Chef Eric Hand directly to arrange an interview:
203-512-4608
Owner:
Dina Kanarick
40 Danbury Road, New Milford, Connecticut 06776
860-210-9817

The Club at River Oaks

Seeking to hire a banquet Chef: He or she must have 5 years of banquet experience and be able to manage a team and understand budgets of food cost and labor etc.
Tina Vetrano
Director of Sales
tina@clubriveroaks.com

Cook-Per Diem or Summer (Brewster and Carmel Campuses of Green Chimneys)

The Cook will assist in the preparation and service of meals and the maintenance of a clean kitchen always. Responsibilities include: portioning and serving meals and assigning/supervising cleaning tasks in the absence of the Food Services Supervisor. Qualified This is a per diem position.

Joanne Conrad, MEd, NCC 
Human Resources- Recruitment
Green Chimneys Children’s Services
400 Doansburg Road, Box 719
Brewster, NY 10509
Phone: 845-279-2995 x171
Fax:       845-279-6726
jconrad@greenchimneys.org

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Kitchen Worker-Per Diem or Summer AND also a Full-Time position (Brewster Campus of Green Chimneys)

The Kitchen Worker is responsible for prep work, maintaining the cleanliness of kitchen area, preparing and serving food for residents and staff, cleaning pots and dishes, sweeping and mopping. Good verbal, written and communications skills along with superior organizational ability and interpersonal skills required. Must be able to take and follow directions as well as have a positive attitude and be able to work well with others.

Joanne Conrad, MEd, NCC 
Human Resources- Recruitment
Green Chimneys Children’s Services
400 Doansburg Road, Box 719
Brewster, NY 10509
Phone: 845-279-2995 x171
Fax:       845-279-6726
jconrad@greenchimneys.org



Foundry Kitchen and Tavern in Sandy Hook
is hiring Interns, Prep Cook, Line Cook, Lead Cook.  Full time & Part time.  Please contact Owner Kate Neugold kate@fktct.com or 808.589.8030

Food Service Lead
Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT
Full Time

St. Mary’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Food and Nutrition individual to join our team! The Food Service Lead is responsible for assisting the supervisor in the coordination and oversight of the daily activities of the kitchen and cafeteria. The Food Service Lead performs all opening and closing inspections, prepares assignments for staff, checks tray line, executes requests for food service, and runs close of day cafeteria reports.

HS diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience and minimum 2 years of health care food service experience required. Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English required. Computer experience and ability to operate cash register, calculator and computer required.

Saint Mary’s offers a wide array of comprehensive benefits and programs to meet the diverse needs of our staff. These benefits include a highly competitive pay structure, weekend and shift differentials, tuition reimbursement, a generous paid time-off program, and a culture that believes in a work/life balance. Please apply at http://www.stmh.org/waterbury

More from St. Mary’s Hospital:

Dietary Aide – 3 positions available

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

1- Part Time Position – 16 hour per week

2 – Per Diem positions available

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking Food and Nutrition individuals to join our team! This individual will be responsible for preparing food items for patients, assembles, delivers and collects patient trays and or food trucks; assembles and delivers floor stock or requisitions; empties trash cans; sweeps and mops; performs various sanitation tasks.

HS diploma or equivalent required. High school students may apply. 6 months experience as diet aide in healthcare facility preferred. Understands the basic principle of sanitation, food handling and cleaning chemicals.

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 Food Service Lead 

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

1- Per Diem

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Food and Nutrition supervisors individuals to join our team! The Food Service Lead is responsible for assisting the supervisor in the coordination and oversight of the daily activities of the kitchen and cafeteria. The Food Service Lead performs all opening and closing inspections, prepares assignments for staff, checks tray line, executes requests for food service, and runs close of day cafeteria reports.

HS diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience and minimum 2 years of health care food service experience required. Ability to read, write, speak and comprehend English required. Computer experience and ability to operate cash register, calculator and computer required.

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Food Service Caterer

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

Full Time

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Food and Nutrition individual to join our team! Under general direction sets up, delivers and serves catering food service at approved meetings or special events. Responsible for all food service needs in the Sister’s Dining Room. Sets up dessert case and specialty salads and sandwiches for the cafeteria.  Assists in the Cafeteria or on the Patient Trayline areas when needed.

High school diploma preferred. One year food service catering experience preferred. Basic knowledge of food preparation, handling and presentation. Three years food service experience, preferably in an institution environment

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Grill Cook/ Ingredient Preparer

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

Per diem – As needed

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking for an experienced Grill Cook to join our team! The Grill Cook/ Ingredient preparer assists cooks in the preparation of food items and prepares raw ingredients for use in recipes. Cooks using various methods to include, steaming, boiling, baking, grilling, frying, etc., and sets up meal items for both patients and cafeteria service. Ensures proper cooking temperatures are reached. Completes more complex cooking assignments under the direction of the cook or production supervisor. Sets up needed items for the patient tray line for lunch and supper meals according to pars or tallies.

HS diploma or equivalent required. Minimum 2 years food production experience required, with a minimum of 2 years hot and cold food production experience in health care facility preferred. Ability to perform basic math. ServSafe Certification preferred. Previous food preparation experience required.

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Host – 3 positions available

Saint Mary’s Hospital – Waterbury, CT

Full Time – 32 hours per week

Part Time – 16 hours per week

Per Diem – As needed

Saint Mary’s Hospital is looking for a Food & Nutrition Hosts to join our team! This position is responsible for obtaining all pertinent nutritional care information of the patient in order to provide food and nutrition care services to patients. Takes patient menu orders and corrects diets as appropriate; tray assembly and delivery; preparing food items for patients, collecting patient trays and strips food trucks.

HS diploma or equivalent required. Minimum of 6 months experience as a non-registered diet tech or diet clerk in a health care facility preferred. Minimum of one year diet aide experience preferred.


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Jones Family Farms is a respected destination farm located in Shelton, Connecticut. The Jones family has been farming here since the late 1850s and today maintains 400 acres of land. The farm’s mission is to grow wholesome crops in a sustainable manner for our guests to harvest, as well as for the Harvest Kitchen and Winery to serve as seasonal prepared foods. We seek dedicated cook assistants with professional culinary skills to be a part of our Harvest Kitchen team.

Position: Cook Assistant
Job will include washing and preparing fruits and vegetables, cutting cheese, preparing tapas plates, baking, and a variety of other farm-style cooking projects with seasonal ingredients. The position may also include “front-of-the-house” hospitality service with the farm’s guests. The cook assistant is also responsible for assisting with the maintenance and cleanliness of the kitchen.

General Responsibilities:
• Follow prep list created by the Farm Chef or Harvest Kitchen manager.
• Prepare produce for cooking – by harvesting, cleaning and/or chopping.
• Prepare dishes and baked goods according to farm recipes.
• Be able to properly measure or weigh ingredients.
• Properly label and store all ingredients and finished dishes.
• Maintain records and inventories.
• Successfully complete farm kitchen’s safety and sanitation trainings.
• Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen, following food safety standards
• includes sanitizing food prep areas, washing dishes, sweeping and mopping floors, removing compost, recycling, and trash at the end of each shift.
• May participate in front of the house duties, as assigned or requested.
• All other duties – as requested or assigned.
Hours and Compensation:
Schedules and tasks change seasonally. Must be able to work weekends and holidays. Compensation will be determined based upon availability and skill level.
To apply: complete employment application and provide a resume with 3 professional references. Requests for applications may be directed to Harvest Kitchen@jonesfamilyfarms.com
Submit completed applications in-person at our farm office; by mail to Jones Family Farms, Harvest Kitchen, at 606 Walnut Tree Hill Road, Shelton, CT; or through our online form.


Ethan Allen Hotel
Danbury, CTSeeks part time “Pantry Cook”. This is an entry level position. Please call Janice at 203-44-7100 or email her to schedule an interview.

Stew Leonard’s
99 Federal Road
Danbury, CT  06811

Seeks part-time cake decorator (previous cake decorating experience is preferred.) Apply online here.


45 North Main Street

Kent, CT 06757

Full and Part time staff needed
Soup, sandwich, salad prep and service
Apply in person

115 Mill Plain Road, Danbury location

Full and part time positions
Apply online at http://chipotle.com/

132 Danbury Road

New Milford, CT 06776

Openings for several kitchen positions
Apply in person

Green Chimneys
Brewster, NY
Seeks per diem cook for our residential students.

The Position Details:

The Cook will assist in the preparation and service of meals and the maintenance of a clean kitchen at all times. Responsibilities include: portioning and serving meals, and assigning/supervising cleaning tasks in the absence of the Food Services Supervisor. Qualified applicants must have experience in cooking and a demonstrated ability to handle daily administration of food services.A minimum of two years’ experience cooking in a restaurant or similar environment is required. Familiarity with NYS and ACA regulations regarding Food Service is a plus. Sanitation & Food Handler’s certificates preferred.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online.


Canaan, CT

Rehabilitation treatment facility seeks entry level cook. Position includes full benefits package. Contact Jason Chartier by email or phone 860-362-5047 for more information.

New Morning Market
129 Main Street North, Woodbury CTNon-GMO Health food store/eatery hiring for part-time barista, full/pt meat & seafood counter attendant, and part-time line cook. To apply, email resumes to jobs@newmorn.com or visit newmorn.com to fill out an application.Overview of positions:Barista position: The Juice Bar section of the New Morning Cafe serves all organic juices, smoothies, wheatgrass, specialty coffee and tea. We also have kombucha on tap, and serve as a wealth of knowledge for customers who are looking to get healthy or make environmentally sustainable choices.We seek aspiring baristas with a desire to build relationships and deliver outstanding customer experiences. The atmosphere is fun, fast-paced, and academic. All baristas are taught how to brew and serve specialty coffee and are responsible for understanding and communicating flavor profiles, extraction rates, and strength when talking about coffee.Meat & Seafood Attendant: New Morning Market’s Meat and Seafood Department’s mission is to offer the highest quality of all meat and seafood. With the Meat Department, the main focus is to support the Local farms. In our Seafood Department, the main focus is Local, Wild-caught and sustainably farmed fish. We truly believe that supporting local farmers will build a healthier and happier community!Line cook: The Provender strives to be the forerunners in providing our community food that is made from carefully selected, sustainably sourced, local, organic ingredients and prepared with passion, love and integrity. Through our conscientious preparation of prepared foods, catered foods, food services and events we hope to support sustainable lifestyle choices that have a positive affect not only on the individual but the environment.



507 Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776

Seeks Prep Cooks & Line Cooks
Apply in person and ask for Craig or Joe



Camp Washington
190 Kenyon Road, Lakeside CT 06758
860-567-9623


Established Episcopal Camp/Conference center seeks a (year-round) P/T Kitchen Assistant. Must have experience in all aspects of kitchen prep and cooking. The ideal candidate will be creative, flexible, and friendly, with a willingness to share their talents, prepare and serve healthy, homemade meals to youth and adult guests in an open, welcoming, diverse environment. Send resume to Camp Washington 190 Kenyon Road, Lakeside CT 06758 or call 860-567-9623

BETHEL: 98 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, CT 06801
NEWTOWN:  5 Queen Street, Newtown, CT 06470

GEORGETOWN:  920 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 6897

Caraluzzi’s Markets is hiring for two positions: a Bakery Associate and a Prepared Foods CookBakery Associate:
We are looking for a Bakery Associate for its growing bakery department. Job responsibilities include: packaging, organizing and merchandising baked goods, baking fresh bread, decorating pastries & assisting customers. Must be able to work nights and weekends and be able to complete tasks in a timely manner. Positive attitude and ability to follow directions are a must.Prepare Foods Cook:
• Prepare fresh ingredients to be cooked, ensuring that they ready to be used to meet demands
• Deliver excellent customer service by waiting on customers at the service counter, answering questions, and providing meal suggestions.
• Package & replenish product as needed.
• Assist customer with their catering & entertaining needsTo apply: apply online.

Morning Glory/Catholic Charities
15 Spring Street
Danbury, CT 06810

Catholic Charities’ Morning Glory Breakfast Program serves breakfast seven days a week, out of Dorothy Day Hospitality House, to the homeless and financially disadvantaged of the Danbury area.

Catholic Charities is looking for a part-time kitchen attendant for its breakfast program. The job specifications are attached here. Although it says Spanish speaking and driver’s license are required, these two things are preferred. Job is 15 hours per week, 5 days per week, 6:15 AM to 9:15 AM.
To apply:
email
or fax a resume to:Sierra Pepi
Catholic Charities
15 Spring Street
Danbury, CT 06810Fax
(203) 796-0046



Midway Market

88 Park Lane Road
New Milford
Seeks Prep Cooks
Apply in person – Ask for Lenny

Whole Foods Danbury

Hiring  cooks in Danbury

Text: WFJOB1 to FUNJOB
or go to: WFM.com/careers
Search for positions in Danbury