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Cheesemonger

Eataly Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
  • Depends on experience
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401K / Retirement, Ask Us!, Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
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Are you passionate about high quality cheeses? Do you have strong knife skills and enjoy engaging with guests? If so, come work with us at Eataly Los Angeles! Eatalian Cheesemongers are integral parts of the daily interaction and education of our guests about local producers and sourced products.

CHEESEMONGER

Founded in Italy in 2007, Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace. At Eataly, you can Eat a meal at restaurants or quick-service counters, Shop for the ingredients, and Learn through classes and tastings. Eat Better, Live Better! Eataly is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB OVERVIEW

Our cheese department is home to 500+ of the highest quality cheeses specially sourced from Italy, internationally and locally. Many of the cheeses are entirely exclusive to Eataly. A Cheesemonger prepares, packages, receives, and stocks product. A Cheesemonger has passion for cheese and the ability to share that passion with Eataly’s guests. Directly reports to the Salumi e Formaggi and Fresh Pasta Manager.

  • Assists guests with cheese selection and shares knowledge of products

  • Weighs, labels and packages products and completes food preparation in a timely manner

  • Stocks counter and display refrigerators neatly and accurately as per the pricing menu, and promptly informs management when food quantities or supplies are low

  • Checks to ensure that all display foods are merchandised attractively and rotated as per quality and First In First Out (FIFO) standards  

  • Cleans work station thoroughly

  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Basic math skills

  • Basic knife skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Knowledge of cheese highly preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting

  • Ability to use commercial equipment including scales, packaging machinery and a cash register

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Health Coverage – Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance and Paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Time Off, 401K with company match, Commuter Benefits and Plum Benefits

  • Free staff lunch daily and discounts at Eataly

  • Fun staff classes on products and Italian cuisine

At Eataly, we are looking to help people have a better life through food and through learning about culture -- we need people who can collaborate and create harmony in our restaurant. We believe the secret to a great work environment is the philosophy of all for one and one for all. This helps us to create a unique and energetic environment that our employees and guests can both enjoy.

As an ambassador of Eataly products and services, everyone is responsible for helping to create and maintain quality experiences for every guest that comes to Eataly. Every employee at Eataly is an ambassador, and is expected to actively engage with guests and spend quality time with each customer. We live by the idea that our employees Eat, Learn and Grow with Eataly -- with us, there are endless possibilities for learning new things and growing professionally.

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