Kitchen Assistant

Mar 1  |  Sur La Table

Salary: $14.20 – $16.02 an hour

With over 50 stores and the largest avocational cooking program in the US, Sur La Table offers an unsurpassed selection of exclusive and premium-quality goods for the kitchen and table – and the culinary expertise and inspiration to go along with it. Whether the job entails interacting with our customers, driving digital growth, or providing vital behind-the-scenes support, we’re all here for the same reason – to roll up our sleeves and create happiness through cooking and sharing good food.

The Kitchen Assistant contributes to the success of a Sur La Table store by inspiring customers on all points of their culinary journey. The Kitchen Assistant blends a passion for cooking and entertaining to support the Resident Chef in driving business results. The Seasonal Kitchen Assistant reports to the Resident Chef.

About the Job: What You’ll Do

  • Provide outstanding customer service at all times – create an experience that people will love
  • Food prep and class setup; may assist with shopping for ingredients
  • Wash dishes and clean kitchen before, during, and after cooking classes
  • Assist instructor as needed during classes; look for opportunities to help
  • Contribute to store goals through product knowledge and sales
  • May handle alcohol
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: What You’ll Need

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to lift and move merchandise and/or kitchen equipment up to 35lbs
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to chop, whisk, slice, stir, and use kitchen equipment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including daytime, nights, and weekends
  • Valid Food Handlers and/or Food Manager Certification
  • 1 year retail sales and/or food prep and kitchen operations experience preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old

The Benefits: What You’ll Get

  • Cooking-obsessed environment like no other retail job out there!
  • Generous employee discount on product and cooking classes
  • Great co-workers
  • 401K + other benefits

Sur La Table Core Competencies: Our Shared Approach

  • Focus on the Customer: You inspire and delight your customers.
  • Be Genuine: Your communication style is respectful, effective and sincere.
  • Make the Right Call: You effectively blend knowledge, experience, wisdom and decisive action.
  • Take Ownership: You are committed, responsible and provide solutions.
  • Achieve Results: You meet and exceed goals and expectations.

This job description represents a summary of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Sur La Table has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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