The Turnip Truck
  • 08-Jan-2020 to 26-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • East Nashville
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Full Time

The Turnip Truck Is Growing!

Come be part of our dynamic and dedicated team! The Turnip Truck provides a nurturing environment to grow and learn new skills while polishing your talents.

Founded by John Dyke in 2001, The Turnip Truck is Nashville's only full service, locally owned, natural foods grocer. Our store has farming roots, which run through every facet of operations.

Our shelves are stocked with the highest quality natural, local and organic foods available. In addition, we are devoted to fostering the success of area farmers and producers, nurturing the future of our food supply. We believe in the simple, ancient and timeless power of ethically grown, locally harvested food to feed our communities. The Turnip Truck exists to nourish our communities by offering the highest quality local and national natural and organic food available.


Kitchen Manager

The ideal Turnip Truck candidate will be highly motivated and show good leadership and food preparation and foodservice qualities; will have at least 3 years experience in a commercial kitchen and willing to work evening and weekends.

-Duties to include purchasing, receiving, preparation

-responsible for hot bar and prepared foods to go

-skill sets in vegetarian, vegan, lean meat, and additional healthy options

-ensure company standards are upheld and enforcement of standard operating procedures

-meal planning


-maintain inventory


-daily operations of kitchen


-food cost controls

-standard recipe and waste control

-oversee staff

-attend all scheduled meetings and bring suggestions for improvement

-must be a team player and work well with others

-be able to reach, stoop and lift 50 pounds


-Kitchen related math (margins, costs, sales)

-Use of basic software programs

-2 years experience minimum

-Ability to work under pressure in a time sensitive environment

-Able to take direction from store director

-Demonstrates strong leadership skills

-Servsafe certified 



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