Open Positions New York

Cafe Deli Service (Full Time)

Healthy Living is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Cafe team as a member of our deli/sandwich staff. This individual will be responsible for taking orders, guest inquiries, packaging pre-made items, making deli sandwiches to order, prepping for the sandwich station and salad bar and the production of grab n’ go sandwiches.
This position requires a self-starter with strong knife skills and past kitchen experience. Interested individuals must have the proven ability to follow recipes as our delicious sandwiches are unique and inspired! This is a great opportunity to learn about various cuisines and our wide selection of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free dishes. Additionally, this position offers variety as well as room for advancement within our growing company.
Come join a talented team that uses the best of what’s fresh, local and often organic to create delicious dishes. We’ve become famous for our eclectic mix of ethnic foods, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

We are currently hiring a full-time, 40 hours/week position with the following schedule:
Weds-Fri 1:30-9:30 and Sat-Sun 7:00-3:00

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:


Dishwasher (Full Time)


Anyone who has ever worked in a kitchen knows that the dishwasher is the backbone of the operation. Without a dishwasher, other staff members cannot do their jobs and guests cannot enjoy the wonderful & tasty creations coming from our kitchen. So it may be safe to say that the dishwasher is the kitchen’s MOST valuable team member and we are currently searching for someone who can fulfill this sacred duty!!

This individual will know that sanitation in the kitchen is VITAL and will work hard every day to maintain dishes that are clean, spotless and immaculate. The excellent dishwasher will understand safety and follow standards set by the NYS Department of Health. The excellent dishwasher will also ensure that there is always an ample supply of clean dishes for every area of the kitchen. The most excellent dishwasher will bring a beaming, bright and positive attitude to the kitchen on a daily basis and infuse that energy into the people around. We are looking for someone who is reliable, punctual and an energetic team player; someone who will go the extra miles for customers and co-workers.

We offer excellent benefits, a fun and energetic work environment, and there is always the potential to learn and grow with us. We are looking for individuals who can make a long-term commitment. Come join a talented team that uses the best of what’s fresh, local and often organic to create delicious dishes. We’ve become famous for our eclectic mix of ethnic foods, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

We are looking to fill a full-time position with the following schedules: Wednesday-Friday 2:30pm-9:30pm and Saturday-Sunday 7am-2:00pm

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:


Lead Catering/Rounds Cook (Full Time)

Passionate, knowledgeable and reliable — all attributes of our next Lead Catering & Rounds Cook (LCRC). Our café is looking for someone who can bring our catering department to the next level; someone whose passion shines through in delectable special orders and kitchen prepared dishes! This person is responsible for the execution of all catering orders in the HL café, as well as acting as a Rounds Cook; covering shifts for ALL other kitchen positions to ensure the café is always productive and running at full speed and capacity!

An excellent LCRC always prioritizes catering and make sure our catering customers are beyond satisfied. The excellent LCRC will receive all catering orders and it is then up to him/her to hand off of the perfectly prepared food to the happy customer taking pride in personally preparing the food, always keeping quality and consistency in mind. The excellent LCRC hand delivers each order to the customer when they come to pick it up, or call the customer for follow-up if the order is delivered. The most excellent LCRC treats each catering order as if it were the most important order they have ever filled. The excellent LCRC is also a chameleon, a jack of all trades; able and willing to fill-in in any area of the kitchen when needed.

Effective communication skills, attention to detail, and great leadership ability is key for this position. The right candidate will have had at least 3 years of professional kitchen experience, with a culinary degree preferred. Previous experience cooking, banquet cooking and/or kitchen prep/production is necessary.

Due to the nature of the position (catering and rounds cook needs) it will require the ability to work flexible hours.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:

Barista/Juice Bar (Full Time)

Do you love the aroma of a freshly brewed pot of coffee? Are you or do you aspire to be an excellent latte artist? Does the thought of pressing beautiful organic produce into a bright and delicious juice make your mouth water? Do you have a passion to learn more about the world of coffee and juice? If you answered yes, then come join the amazing staff at our Coffee/Juice Bar.

We are seeking a customer-focused individual to assist in our FOH Cafe area. This particular opportunity will allow you to work within our espresso/juice/smoothie bar, making healthy & delicious smoothies, fresh juices, and espresso-based drinks. Responsibilities will also include: running the cash registers, answering customer inquiries regarding ingredients and products, stocking, day-to-day maintenance, and cleaning. Cafe/Barista experience is strongly preferred. An emphasis on sanitation, efficiency and accurate record keeping, along with strong organization skills and knowledge of food safety are necessary.

We are looking for a team player who can provide a long-term commitment. Immediate availability is a must.

We currently have a FT position available, 36 hours per week including evenings and weekends.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:

Meat and Seafood Manager (Full Time)

The Healthy Living Meat Department proudly serves the community with locally sourced meats and poultry from farms we have work with over the years, building close and solid relationships with the talented farmers who raise top-notch animals. Both the products and the relationships are in our Meat Manager’s field of vision at all times; he/she strives always to deepen the relationships and ensure that the quality and variety of product sold in our Meat cases is unrivaled. The Meat Manager is also responsible for supervising, motivating, and inspiring a team of highly talented meat cutters, who work well together, create delicious house made products, are dedicated to serving customers, and run a back room that always meets Health Department standards.

The Meat Department Manager works with our Director of Purchasing to set financial goals and achieve them, our Merchandising Lead to constantly improve displays, our Learning Center Coordinator to deepen the community’s understanding of local meat, and our Marketing Team to effectively get out the word that our Meat Department goes above and beyond!

This individual is also responsible for all of the replenishment buying for the department, including the ordering of products, production planning, ensuring the quality of products, along with maintaining and monitoring all financial systems (invoices, credits, GL, pricing, reporting, and product entry). Finally, the Meat Manager exemplifies and provides genuine and compassionate “extra mile” service to our guests.

We are looking for someone with at least 1 year of management or progressive supervisory experience, at least 2 years of meat/seafood retail experience, along with previous experience breaking down primal cuts of meat and working with local, organic products. Food costing and purchasing experience is preferred along with a culinary degree.

Please note that occasional travel to our South Burlington, VT store location will be required.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:

Salad/Sandwich Prep Cook (Part Time & Full Time)

The sandwich might just be the worlds’ most perfect food and the salad the most healthful and universal; and for that reason the sandwich/salad station might just be the most crucial and trafficked station in our busy café! We are currently looking for someone to fulfill this exciting role as our Sandwich/Salad Station Cook! Our Café team members in the Sandwich/Salad Station prep and prepare a range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of our sandwich station (signature options and made-to-order), salad station, ala carte program, deli cases, as well as our “grab and go” case and provide delicious food for our guests to enjoy in our cafe or at home.

The excellent Sandwich/Salad Station Cook (SSSC) creates every sandwich (breakfast and lunch) with care, as if he/she were making it for him/herself! The SSSC pays close attention to the quality and freshness of every slice of meat, tofu, cheese, and veggie; every smear of mayo, mustard and veganaise that graces the presence of the bread, wrap or gluten-free bread. The SSSC stacks his/her sandwiches as though he/she is a world renowned architect, meticulously placing each element of each sandwich to be solid, sound and visually appealing. The excellent SSSC knows that we eat with our eyes first, making every sandwich not only tasty, but beautiful and neatly arranged on the plate or in the box. The excellent SSSC also knows that our customers cannot wait a decade for greatness, so the SSSC always works quickly! He/she fills each order efficiently and with deliberate attention to time, all while maintaining each sandwich’s individual greatness.  The excellent SSSC also takes great pride in the salad bar, one of our café’s most heavily trafficked self-serve areas. The SSSC always makes sure that the salad bar is abundant, spotless, labeled with correct signage and is full of only the freshest ingredients.

Interested individuals should possess at least 1 year of professional kitchen experience and a “team player” attitude.  He or she should bring a beaming and bright attitude to the kitchen on a daily basis and infuse that energy into the food and into the HL community experience.

We are currently hiring for two positions; one part-time and one full-time.

Full-Time – Sunday-Thursday 2:30-9:30

Part-Time – Saturday-Monday 8:00-4:00

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:

Meat & Seafood Associate (part-time)

Interested in working with the freshest seafood and the finest local meats and poultry upstate NY has to offer?
We are currently looking for an energetic individual with a desire to learn butchery to work as our Meat & Seafood Counter Associate!
We take a lot of pride in our Meat & Seafood Department as it is truly like none other. We are
working with local meat and poultry that is sourced from farms we know and trust. Likewise,
our seafood is sourced for its exceptional quality and sustainability. Meat & Seafood
Counter staff takes great pride in the work that they do, ensuring that our quality cuts of meat
and delicious house made products are attractively merchandised and that our shelve are
always abundantly stocked, clean and organized. We want to ensure the highest quality
product is available for our guests, and our Meat & Seafood Counter staff ensures that
product is always rotated, labeled and weighed properly always keeping all the finer details in
mind. There is always a willingness to learn and be knowledgeable about the product so that
this information can be shared with our guests. The excellent Meat & Seafood Counter staff
member is fully aware of his/her surroundings and provides guests their full and immediate
attention. Guests will be promptly and genuinely cared for when they approach the Meat &
Seafood Counter and will be met by a passionate and knowledgeable staff member. Working
CLEAN will be of paramount importance with Health Department standards always being
kept in mind. A great attention to detail will be taken in all aspects of the job and it will be
apparent to both the Manager, the Guests, and the Owners.

You must love helping customers, as a big part of our day is invested in interacting with customers and providing exceptional service. You will be the face of the department and be required to educate guests on our local meats, answer recipe questions and provide cooking tips to guests. Previous kitchen/customer service experience is preferred. Individuals should also have a proven ability to work independently.

We are currently hiring for a part-time position working Saturday -Sunday 1-9

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to:

Hot Bar Cook (full-time)

With steam floating above and an outrageously delicious smell permeating through the air, the bounty of color and texture that makes up Healthy Living’s Hot Bar is without a doubt the most popular section of the café. With that being said, we are currently looking someone to maintain this wonderful area of the store as a Hot Bar Cook! Our hot bar cook creates a wide-range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that includes vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of a hot bar with 12+ daily options & 2+ soups for lunch and dinner, as well as a full Hot Bar for our weekend brunch. Hot Bar cooks in our Cafe are leaders and role models for other Cafe staff.

The excellent hot bar cook will create every dish for the hot bar as if it were for his/her own family dinner. This individual will take care to use only the freshest ingredients and ensures that recipes are being followed. The most excellent hot bar cook NEVER cuts corners in the cooking process, ensuring that every dish is consistent in flavor and appearance. The excellent hot bar cook also checks the hot bar regularly, anticipating the needs of our guests and re-filling when needed.

Interested individuals should possess at least 3 years of professional cooking experience, a desire to make fun, unique options, and the ability to work independently. This individual must also be able to work with a wide range of ingredients, have strong knife skills, and the ability to utilize a prep list. You must be self-motivated and able to work well with others as you will be part of a team producing excellent dishes.

This position offers a consistent, full-time, 40 hour/week schedule:
Monday & Tuesday 1:30pm-9:30pm, Friday 7:00am-3:00pm, Saturday-Sunday 6:00am-2:00pm

Come join a talented team that uses the best of what’s fresh, local and often organic to create delicious dishes.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter & resume to: