• Deli
  • $11
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Welcome, foodie! This is your dream job. "The coolest small company in America" is on the lookout for high energy, service oriented individuals who love tasting, teaching, learning about, slicing, serving and selling some of the most amazing artisanal foods in the world. We offer flexible schedules, including weekends, as well as a structured training program and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that values your contributions.


Full-time, 32-40 hours per week, holidays and weekends included


Our performance expectations - Essential Functions:

  • Shares the Zingerman's experience with our guests by selling, educating and sampling our products (specialty cheeses, meats, breads and dried goods)
  • Slicing, wrapping and packaging products
  • Stocking products and maintaining our exceptional displays
  • Gift-wrapping products for guests
  • Treats customers and co-workers with courtesy and respect
  • Makes eye contact and greets guests enthusiastically
  • Keeps workspaces neat and clean, including some sweeping and wiping surfaces, removing recycling and trash, etc.
  • Positively responds to direction and requests for assistance from co-workers, supervisors, managers and guests
  • Takes initiative to help any area of the Deli if possible
  • Finds work to do when slow
  • Engages in department operations by attending weekly open-book meetings
  • Creatively manages and maintains bountiful product displays
  • Never stops learning about and promoting all of the great foods we sell
  • Does whatever it takes to make every guest's experience a great one


The Success Patterns for this position are:

  • Experience working in customer service, retail and/or the foodservice/hospitality industry preferred.
  • Experience working with specialty foods (i.e. cheeses, wines, meats, vinegars/oils) a plus
  • Experience selling in a retail environment preferred
  • Has a reputation for giving great service to guests and co-workers
  • Can handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Has good problem solving skills
  • Has strong interpersonal skills
  • Is able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Communicates professionally in person and on the phone
  • Can maintain high energy during the entire shift
  • Self-motivated and enjoys learning
  • Passionate about great food


Successful Candidates will have the following Personal Characteristics:

  • Needs to have fun at work!
  • Is passionate about selling great food and giving great service
  • Regularly makes people feel like they were the best part of your day
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