The Turnip Truck
  • 02-Dec-2019 to 01-May-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.

Hot Bar/ Food Prep Cook
  • Accurately and efficiently cooks hot food products as well as prepares and portions food products prior to cooking. Also performs other duties in the areas of food and final preparation including garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu items.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Understands menu and techniques required to execute the menu properly.
  • Reports to work on time and ready to work scheduled shift.
  • Able to work as part of a team focused on a common goal.
  • Understands the importance of tasting and seasoning food properly.
  • Understands how to work with different forms of heat and cooking methods.
  • Receives and applies criticism in a positive manner, even from fellow employees.
  • Has a minimum of 2 years cooking in a full service kitchen environment, understands and has experience using different kinds of proteins, fruits, vegetables, grains, dry goods, spices, vinegars, etc.
  • Experienced with saute, braising, roasting and basic cooking techniques.
  • Actively learns through inquiry.
  • Keeps a clean and organized work station before, during, and post shift.
  • Knows station set up and pars to assist Chef in ordering and writing prep lists for the next day.
  • Able to identify product quality and freshness.
  • Knows proper knife skills

Able to work flexible hours (mornings, nights, weekends).

  • Responsible, dependable, punctual.
  • Strong communication skills; must be able to speak, read, and understand English.
  • Clean and professional appearance.
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Positive environment with opportunity for growth
  • Competitive pay, benefits and employee discount
  • No late nights! (this is a huge plus)
  • Focus on local and healthy ingredients
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