Employment Opportunities for Culinary School Graduates

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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)

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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)

Meet Me Here, Restaurant in Middlebury, CT
This would be a full time position for a small 50 seat restaurant. We are a fine dining establishment that will train to our specific menu. Must know basic culinary operations. Apply at 564 Middlebury Road in Middlebury CT 06762 or call at 203-577-2242.

Anne Gallagher Catering
Catering Position
Duties include food prep in catering kitchen, loading for delivery, and on-site prep and service.
Candidate must be prepared to work long hours on event days.
Contact Ms. Gallagher by phone or text at 860-921-8304

Troutbeck in Amenia, NY is hiring:
Sous Chef
Banquet Chef
Apply in person
515 Leedville Road
Amenia, NY 12501

Murray’s Tivoli is currently looking to fill two part-time positions starting in June. We are a breakfast and lunch cafe with a catering arm, doing in-house weddings and off-site parties. We work mostly with local farmers, using seasonal Hudson Valley produce, meats and dairy. Additionally, we work with different preserving methods to extend seasonal harvests as much as possible. Murray’s is located in a converted church in Tivoli, NY, a small town in the middle of the beautiful Hudson Valley. https://www.murraystivoli.com/

Line cook
Looking for organized, efficient cook to join our team on a part-time basis. Responsibilities include prepping and executing seasonal menu, receiving deliveries, setting up/breaking down station. Potential for some baking duties, if interested, as well as working catering events.

Catering cook
Looking for part-time seasonal catering cook to help prep and execute weddings from June-August (potential for employment to be extended into the fall).
Weddings vary from buffet to plated meals.

Contact Chef Rachel Lauginiger at rachel@murraystivoli.com

Cafeteria Manager Kent Center SchoolGeneral Responsibilities:

Food & Supplies ● Operation of all equipment; daily and periodic cleaning. ● Responsible for the preparation and service of all food with a particular emphasis on quality, nutritional cooking methods, and sanitary habits and conditions. ● Controls quantities and plans proper storage and use of leftovers as directed by the state. Follows portion control methods. ● Prepares weekly and monthly food and supply orders. ● Inventories all food and supplies on the last day of the school year. ● Maintains a safe and sanitary environment. Records ● Maintains a file on orders, amounts prepared, daily food averages, monthly menu changes, inspection reports, and production records. ● Makes daily bank deposits. ● Operates cash register and manages student and faculty account deposits. ● Submits employee timesheets to payroll department. ● Maintains all other records. Personnel and Public Relations ● Maintains good public relations in the kitchen, in the school, and in the community. ● Instructs, trains and supervises kitchen personnel in proper food storage, preparation and serving under sanitary and approved conditions. ● Instructs, trains and supervises kitchen personnel in the proper use and care of equipment. ● Coordinate efforts with school staff, faculty, and vendors. ● Maintains a high standard of personal cleanliness. ● Helps establish work schedules for kitchen staff. ● Supervise and evaluate general kitchen staff. ● Attends meetings and training programs as requested.

Knowledge and Skills Required: ● Holds a ServSafe manager certification (or equivalent) ● Meets the minimum education requirements for a Category 1 LEA (Enrollment less than 500) ● Ability to keep all records as directed. ● Ability to delegate authority. ● Ability to lift 50 pounds. ● Positive customer service attitude.
● Aptitude for working in a program serving children. ● Perform other duties as required. ● 10 hours of required training in key topic areas (Annual)
Performance of this job will be in accordance with school board established job description and administrative regulations of evaluating personnel.

If anyone is interested in applying, please direct them to the “Employment Opportunities” tab at www.region1schools.org.

Club at River Oaks
2 Evans Hill Road
Sherman, CT 06784
Talented new Executive Chef, committed to the craft, seeks prep and line cooks
Email: Clubriveroaks@gmail.com

Glen Hill Center, a Genesis Healthcare Facility
1 Glen Hill Road
Danbury 06811
Full-time cook position
Apply in person

The Redding Roadhouse
We are looking for experienced line cooks as well as interested in constantly growing our program with graduates of the Community Culinary School.

We are building our culinary team so looking for people with all levels of experience. We recently acquired Holbrook Farm which is a mid-size farm just down the road from our restaurant. We have already began incorporating ingredients from the farm on our menu and there are opportunities for the culinary team to be involved in the farm operation as well if it is something that interests them. If not, that is ok too!!!

Interested candidates should email Chef Shawn:

Catering Servers and Chefs Wanted
Focused, hardworking culinary professionals for Off-site mobile Wedding Catering, Bethel Neapolitan Pizza Shop, and Administrative Assistance.
Mobile caterer’s with food trucks, providing a variety of wood fired cuisine in CT, NY, NJ, RI, MA, and PA. Chef/Owner is CIA Grad.

Catering/Restaurant Sous Chef Trainee: Responsible for inventory, receiving, prep lists and production, and growing into our dough methodology for mixing, fermenting, stretching, topping and baking in our four wood fired ovens. Ideal candidate will train directly with the Chef/Owner on the food trucks for pack and load, set up, cooking and serving of Beef Tenderloin, Salmon, Chicken, Seafood, Paella, Neapolitan Pizza, Raw Bars, Pasta Sauté Stations, Asadas and MANY other foods on open wood fired grills, in the wood fired ovens and over gas stoves. Opportunities for experience with ice sculpture, limitless cuisine styles and high end, high profile catering.

Catering Chef/Server: Ideal candidate will have an interest in bread baking as well as entrée preparation. Catering involves travel as well as prep, cooking and serving of Appetizers, Salads, Beef Tenderloin, Salmon, Chicken, Seafood, Paella, Neapolitan Pizza, Raw Bars, Pasta Sauté Stations, Asadas and MANY other foods on open wood fired grills, in the wood fired ovens and over gas stoves. Opportunities for experience with ice sculpture, many cuisine styles and high end, high profile catering. Responsible for topping, stretching and eventually baking in our four, 950-degree wood fired ovens in the shop and in of site catering. Preparation and service of toppings, sauces, Neapolitan dough, dressings, and pantry dishes. POS register system and customer interface.

Catering Server and Pantry Chef: Candidate must be willing to travel for catering work, set up and serve for buffet, family style and occasionally plated service. Pantry prep and service as well.

Position and Salary is commensurate upon candidate’s background and skills, availability, willingness to travel/long hours, and ability to be flexible and work a multitude of jobs within the organization.
To Apply: Please log onto our website and view the YouTube videos at www.VictoriasWoodFiredPizza.com in order to get a better understanding of what we do.

Then, send your Cover Letter and Resume, (or whatever you’ve got), to:
Bruce Lyon (C.I.A. ’84), Chef/Owner at:

I will reply to confirm receipt of your email, then get back to you if we’d like an interview.

Please do not come in for an interview without having reviewed our web site. Come in for a pizza anytime at our shop at #12PT Barnum Square, Bethel, CT

Walsh Catering has and open position at a corporate location in Danbury.
Cashier/Food Prep

Duties include assisting customers, preparing sandwiches and salads, slicing deli meats, maintaining a clean and organized front end and handling the coffee area for customers and in-house catering.
Must be friendly, organized, dependable and able to lift up to 50lbs.
Monday -Friday 8am-1:30pm

Claire Walsh
Managing Partner
Walsh Catering
23 Backus Ave #4517
Danbury, CT 06813
(203) 791-2288

The Market
2 locations

301 Liltchfield Rd.
New Milford
793 Bantam Rd.

Positions open at both locations for cooks and bakers.
Apply in person with resume.

Kingsley Tavern
14 North Main Street
Kent, Ct.

Contact- Anna- kingsleytavern@gmail.com
40+ hrs. per week
Pantry Position- includes salads, sandwiches and desserts
Responsibilities include prepping station, working service and cleaning at the end of the shift.

Cook- Summer/Per Diem at Green Chimneys Children’s Services
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. This is a per diem position and/or a summer position.
A minimum of one 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; if the applicant does not possess these certifications, the ability to obtain them within the first year of employment is required.
Joanne Conrad, SHRM-CP, 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

Lake Waramaug Country Club is looking for Kitchen Staff for the season. They do have an ad on Craigslist and Indeed, or Executive Chef Edward Brennan can be reached by phone or email.
Edward Brennan
Executive Chef
Lake Waramaug Country Club
22 Golf Links Road
New Preston, Connecticut 06777

High 5 Pies
14 North Main Street
Kent, CT
Seeks part-time baker, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Pie, quiche, dessert prep
Call Linda Mill, owner

Bistro Bridgewater
27 Main Street
Bridgewater, CT 06752
Baker, full-time
Apply in person

Event Staffing Agency is Seeking EXPERIENCED catering cooks for the Wesport, CT area.  All applicants must be servsafe certified or willing to obtain certification upon hire.

Candidates must have excellent cutting skills, held similar positions in catering companies for at least 2 years. Must be professional, energetic, organized, punctual & reliable. Experience in both prep and event execution for high-end catered events i.e. Weddings, corporate cocktail receptions etc. Must be able to transport, prepare and cook food according to the finalized catering plan/menu.Comfortable working in specific stations such as carving station, shucking oysters, etc. Or the kitchen line i.e. Saute chef, fry cook, pastry chef, and grill cook.

**Please send resume along with note specifiying why you may be qualified for the position. Thank you!** a.sharpe@tapuzstaffingnyc.com

Brewster NY Central School District
Provisional Assistant School Lunch Director for Food Production
11 month position
Must meet Civil Service requirements
Must pass the Civil Service exam
Must pass the Civil Service Exam as one of the top 3 candidates
Salary is $50-55,000 a year

APPLY BY December 20 – Interested candidates should refer to the # 18-19-130 in their cover letter addressed to Cathy Hancock, Director of Child Nutrition Services, Brewster Central School Do strict, 30 Farm to Market Road Brewster, NY 10509

based in Darien, CT

HOURS: Approx. 10-20 hours/week
HOURLY RATE: $20/hour
• Work with patient to create mostly vegan, gluten and sugar-free meal plans, as well as shopping lists with input from nutritionist

• Shop for ingredients, cook and package meals on- or off-site

The ideal candidate has experience and interest in vegan meal preparation, is reliable and a good communicator able to fulfill requests with great attention to detail

START DATE: Immediately

CONTACT: Please send an email with a few words about yourself and why you think you are the person for the job. Rag936@gmail.com

Position: Full time Grill Cook (breakfast and lunch)
Location: Danbury, CT
Hours: 6am – 2pm/Monday – Friday

We are a local catering company responsible for running corporate cafeterias in search of a Full Time Grill person. This position is for one of our busiest stations so candidate should be comfortable running a grill independently while maintaining excellent customer service.
Duties include but are not limited to:
* Set up and break down of the grill station
* Taking orders and preparing said order in a friendly, presentable, and timely fashion
* Safely operate a meat slicer and execute proper knife handling
* Clean and sanitize work area, equipment, and utensils
* Food prep

* Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
* Time management skills
* Excellent customer service
* Minimum 1-year experience in the food service industry
* Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
* MUST pass a background check
* MUST pass a drug test
* MUST be a US Citizen
If interested please submit your resume to Walshcatering.mw@outlook.com

Mezza Luna Pizzeria & Restaurant
1511 Rte. 22
Brewster, NY 10509
Grill Cook, Prep Cook, Salad Station
Apply in person

We are Ridgefield Crossings, a Benchmark Senior Living Community, located just off Route 7 (Danbury Rd) in Ridgefield CT.

We currently have both full-time and part-time openings for Wait Staff in our dining services dept. Some prior experience and/or a caring heart is needed to prep and serve meals to our residents and maintain a clean and orderly dining room.

You can apply online at: https://careers.benchmarkseniorliving.com/en-US/job/dining-room-server-wait-staff/J3M1GJ6HPPBXFC0YB39 or stop by Ridgefield Crossings at 640 Danbury Rd, Ridgefield CT to complete a paper application.

Full & Part Time Line Cook positions
Experience preferred
Apply in person
John’s Best
355 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT 06804

Catering prep cook. Clean worker, self-starter who will work with a sense of urgency/purpose.

First Bite Catering
540 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT 06804

Anne McClelland Owner

Midway Market

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

Maplewood at Danbury
Senior Living
22 Hospital Avenue
Danbury 06810
Full & part time cook positions available
Apply in person

The Gardens
Senior Living
8 Glen Hill Road
Danbury 06811
Seeking full time cook
Apply in person

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

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

Breakfast Line Cook
Apply in person to Joe or Anthony
Bistro Bridgewater
27 Main Street
Bridgewater, CT 0752

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


358 Danbury Road

New Milford, CT

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