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Gelson's Markets
Gourmet Salad Chef
Gelson's Markets
Gourmet Salad Chef
Part Time
First / Day Second / Afternoon Third / Night
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November 22, 2019
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2627 Lincoln Blvd, Gelson Location #029
Santa Monica, CA, 90405, US
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Gelson’s Markets is recognized as one of the nation’s premiere supermarket chains, founded in 1951 as an extraordinary grocery shopping experience for discerning consumers. Each location is singularly recognized as the area’s best market for superior products and exceptional service. Exceptional customer service skills are important to ensure our ability to fulfill our mission statement: “To make shopping anywhere else unacceptable for consumers who value quality products, cleanliness, convenience, and personal service.” Gelson’s is always looking for friendly, outgoing individuals who enjoy serving the public in a retail setting.


Gelson’s Markets is well known for our enticing array of freshly prepared hot foods, gourmet salads and salad bar. The Service Deli Hot Foods Chef plays an important role in promoting a quality image of the company through the department presentation and delivery of an excellent product. The Service Deli Hot Foods Chef prepares food products according to Gelson’s recipes and standards. Following all HAACP program standards is essential in the production of all prepared foods


The Gourmet Salad Chef is responsible for the safe and timely preparation and presentation of various items including salads, dressings, entrees and catering offerings - following the Gelson’s recipes.   Preparation includes both salad production from scratch as well as finishing previously prepared items


The Gourmet Salad Chef must also display a clear understanding of all cooking techniques and terminologies, monitor food quality to assure finished items meets Gelson’s standards. Additionally, the Gourmet Salad Chef must possess superior knife skills. The ability to interact and communicate effectively with customers and all levels of staff within Gelson’s Markets is mandatory. The Service Deli Gourmet Salad Chef must possess strong teamwork and interpersonal skills. Strong working knowledge of food service operations is required.


Opportunities for growth include, but are not limited to, Assistant Kitchen Manager or Kitchen manager

All entry level Service Deli positions start at part time. Pay rate will be dependent on experience.

Physical requirements:

  Continuous hand manipulation including, grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation

  Reaching above and at shoulder level frequently

  Standing up to 8 hours per day

  Lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. frequently

  Lifting and carrying up to 75 lbs. occasionally

  Working near hazardous machinery (Slicer, mixer, knives)

  Walking on uneven ground (Floor mats)

  Exposure to dust, gas, fumes (Oven, stove)

  Exposure to noise (Mixers, food processor)

  Exposure to extremes in temperature (Deli coolers, freezer, ovens)