Open Positions New York

Managing Sous Chef (Full-Time)


Our Café has become one of the largest and most productive departments at HL. House made products are what sets us apart from other stores. The products we make can’t be found anywhere else, making them unique items that guests return to us for over and over. It is of the utmost importance that our Café products, the functionality of our amazing café, and the happiness of our cooks and café staff are at their highest level. That is where the Managing Sous Chef comes in!

The Managing Sous Chef is the Executive Chef’s “right hand (wo)man.” The Managing Sous Chef expertly executes all the systems that the Executive Chef has put in place and effectively leads the café team when the Executive Chef is away. The Managing Sous Chef is a master of organization and efficiency, keeping the café running smoothly at all times. The Managing Sous Chef ALWAYS uses the systems put in place by the Executive Chef, never deviating from them, but always bringing attention to things that need to be fixed or improved upon. The Managing Sous Chef understands how the Executive Chef thinks and operates and can confidently make decisions about crucial café matters. At the same time the Managing Sous Chef knows when to ask for help, and is never too proud or too scared to let the Executive Chef know when it is time to step in.

The excellent Managing Sous Chef is respected by his/her team members. The Managing Sous Chef is seen as a leader, a teacher and an example of how to conduct ones self in the café. Staff craves the opportunity to learn from the Managing Sous Chef, and the Managing Sous Chef generously gives his/her time to helping each team member learn new skills and improve upon old ones. The Managing Sous Chef is a great communicator in every direction. The Managing Sous Chef is a resource to his/her staff, and has an open door policy where all staff feel welcome to voice their concerns and seek solutions to their problems. The Managing Sous Chef is calm, upbeat, focused, friendly, and always “real.” The Managing Sous Chef checks in regularly with the Executive Chef. The Managing Sous Chef checks in regularly with his/her supervisors; delegating tasks as needed and receiving feedback gracefully.

We are looking for someone with at least 2 years management/strong supervisor experience, preferably in a professional kitchen or restaurant environment, and 5 years of professional kitchen experience. The ideal candidate will have a thorough and proven knowledge of local, state and federal Health Department standards for both health and sanitation, organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. We are looking for a team player who is able to lead by example, is approachable and is able to communicate and work effectively with others and has creativity and a passion for food!

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Catering/Rounds Cook (Full-Time)


Passionate, knowledgeable and reliable – all attributes of our next Catering & Rounds Cook (CRC). 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 CRC always prioritizes catering and make sure our catering guests are beyond satisfied. The excellent CRC will receive all catering orders from the Catering Lead and it is then up to him/her to hand off of the perfectly prepared food to the happy guest taking pride in personally preparing the food, always keeping quality and consistency in mind. The excellent CRC hand delivers each order to the guest when they come to pick it up, or call the guest for follow-up if the order is delivered. The most excellent CRC treats each catering order as if it were the most important order they have ever filled. The excellent CRC 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.

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Grocery Stocker (Full-Time)


Healthy Living Market and Cafe is currently hiring a team player to take on the role as a Grocery Stocker for our sales floor.

Grocery Stockers at Healthy Living are responsible for the maintenance of all products on the sales floor and in our back stock area as well as light merchandising of our end caps and various displays throughout the Grocery Department. The position requires a high attention to detail and the ability to self manage a task list and prioritize effectively to ensure that our guests receive the best experience possible. You must love people as our Grocery Stockers also spend the majority of their day interacting with our guests.

This position offers a stable schedule, consistent hours, the ability for growth and the opportunity to work in a creative, fun environment with the best crew in NY. We also offer a generous discount on all products — so you will be eating well!

This is a full-time, 40 hour position with the following schedule: Tuesday-Saturday 8:00am-4:00pm

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Wine & Beer Assistant (Part-Time)


Does enjoying a gourmet meal without the perfect complementary glass of wine just seem tragic to you? Do you know just the right beer to go with all those game day snacks? If so, then keep reading! We are currently searching for our next enthusiastic Wine & Beer Assistant to help make this beautiful department famous in the surrounding community.

The Healthy Living Wine & Beer Department offers a wide ranging mix of wines & beers, smart pairing advice, beautiful merchandising, and excellent guest service. The Department offers in-house tastings, wine related events, and classes in the Learning Center. The service and hospitality provided in the department will be knowledgeable, flexible and always available. The Assistant plays an important role in making all this happen.

The Assistant is responsible for receiving product orders, ensuring the department is stocked and merchandised effectively and providing knowledgeable and superior service to our guests during the selection process. It is the service and hospitality provided to our guests that sets us apart! The excellent Assistant is a vital part of the Wine & Beer Department, sharing responsibilities with the Manager, taking impeccable care of our guests, and gaining knowledge every day! The Assistant will attend out-of-store tastings with the Manager, getting a sense of our distributors, new offerings, and the way excellent tastings are set up and conducted. In this way, the Assistant will learn to run similar in-house tastings, offering guests a variety of new wines to taste. The Assistant will also be comfortable guiding guests through the selection process and making suggestions based on guests tastes and interests.

The ideal candidate for this position will have at least one year of experience in retail, and one year of experience with domestic and international beers and wines. We need someone who is able to self-manage, is a team player, and will go above and beyond to satisfy the guests needs. It is important that his individual has a true passion for learning more about wine and beer!

This is a part-time, 22 hour/week position with the following schedule: Wednesday 2:00pm-9:00pm, Friday 1:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday 2:00pm-9:00pm

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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: Friday – Tuesday 1:30pm – 9:30pm

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

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Prepared Foods Packager (Full-Time)


Healthy Living Market and Cafe is seeking an energetic individual to join our Cafe team as a Prepared Foods Packager! Our Café Team Food Packagers are responsible for packing a wide-range of culinary delights from eclectic to classic that include vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and meat-loving options. These items are part of our a la carte program, our Home Meal Replacement (HMR) case, as well as our “grab and go” case. Food packagers are the last ones to see and touch our product before it hits the shelf and are therefore responsible for ensuring that the food is neatly and beautifully packaged, using correct packaging materials and appropriate labels. Packagers are also responsible to ensure that expired product is pulled from the shelves and to regularly monitor the cases.

Our busy and popular café is a destination for food lovers in our area. Our grab-and-go cases and prepared foods can fulfill any eater’s breakfast, lunch or dinner dreams. No matter what
happens in the kitchen the PRODUCT is what the guest sees, and the Packager is the person who bridges the gap between preparation and purchase. The excellent Packager makes sure that every single container of food that leaves the kitchen is nothing less than perfect! The excellent Packager ensures that the food looks beautiful in the container, that the containers are clean, and that the labels are affixed in the correct place and are on straight. The Packager always communicates to the cooks if there is a problem with the food before he/she packages it! The excellent Packager is diligent in ensuring that the tare weights are correct for each container of food and that the weights and measures guidelines are followed, because he/she knows that it is his/her responsibility to the store to comply with State guidelines. The excellent Packager also takes care to make sure that the cases themselves look beautiful. The Packager lives and breathes FIFO and rotates the product in the cases whenever he/she brings new product out to stock. The Packager keeps the guest in mind when stocking the shelves, always asking himself/herself “If I were the guest how would I like to see these products displayed?”

Interested individuals should have at least 2 years of relevant experience and a passion for food! 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.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position with the following schedule:
Tuesday-Saturday 7:00am-3:00pm

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Cashier (Full-Time)


We are seeking energetic and motivated team players to work in our busy Front End as a Cashier. The Front End at Healthy Living is the “final experience” for our guests and is built around strong, professional and friendly customer service. We work hard to ensure that our guests leave feeling wonderful about the time spent with us and need staff who genuinely love to go the extra mile!

The cashier position is primarily cashiering but also includes; answering guests questions, resolving guest issues and maintaining a clean, organized work station. Past customer service and cash handling experience is required.

We are currently hiring for the following schedule:

24 hours- Friday-Sunday 12pm-8pm

This position offers room for advancement as we are always looking to grow our staff from within!

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FOH Baristas (part-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 guest-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 in various sections of the cafe, taking sandwich orders, using our Panini grill, answering guest inquiries regarding ingredients and products, stocking, day-to-day maintenance, and cleaning. Cafe/Barista experience is strongly preferred.

We are offering a position with the following schedule:

24 hours: Monday 7:30am-3:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 7:30am-3:30pm

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

Come join a vibrant team whose mission each day is to make our guests happy and provide them a welcoming space so they may enjoy all our cafe has to offer!

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