Open Positions New York

Pastry Baker (Full Time)

If you like to have your cake and MAKE it too. . .then keep reading! We are currently searching for our next amazing Pastry Baker in our bakeshop where our exceptional pastries and baked goods are adored by all.

Visually stunning and mouthwateringly delicious, the pastries and baked goods that come from our bakeshop are the cherry on top of our amazing cafe. The Pastry Baker is the keystone of the bakeshop operation. The excellent Pastry Baker takes the utmost care in the creation of his/her pastries, meticulously preparing each tart, cake, cupcake, custard and all other delectable dessert items for the cold case as if it were for his/her own special occasion. The excellent Pastry Baker ensures that product is prepped and ready for the AM Baker so that she/he can add the finishing touches to make the product dazzle for the eye of the beholder — our guests! You know a Pastry Baker has achieved excellence when she/he proves to be a team player that always communicates his/her needs to the Bake Shop Supervisor, Sous Chef and Executive Chef in a timely and effective manner. He/she brings a beaming, bright and positive attitude to the kitchen on a daily basis and infuses that energy into the people around him/her and into the entire HL community, even in the wee hours of the morning!

Our Pastry Baker assists with necessary prep and products that are needed to fill the grab and go case and the rack of non-refrigerated items such as tart boxes, crisps, bread puddings, puddings, quick breads, coffee cakes, pies, and other items as necessary/directed to include gluten-free and vegan products. The Pastry Baker also ensures the necessary prep and products are made to provide the AM Baker with product for the cold case such as tart shells & fillings, finished tarts, cupcakes, individual cakes, bars/brownies, and other items as necessary/directed to include gluten-free and vegan products

Interested individuals should possess at least 1 year baking/pastry experience, have at least 1 year in a professional kitchen environment and have a PASSION for all things sweet & delectable. The ability to work with a wide-range of ingredients is a plus along with experience with gluten-free and vegan products. Consistency is KEY along with the ability to follow recipes to ensure that our guests get the same great product each and every time. Finally, you MUST enjoy waking up before the sun rises; being a morning person is essential.

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 hours per week position with the following schedule: Monday 7:30am-3:30pm, Thursday-Sunday 7:30am-3:30pm

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Grocery Replenishment Buyer (Full Time)

Healthy Living Market & Cafe is currently seeking an experienced Replenishment Buyer!

We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of retail purchasing experience, preferably in a grocery store setting. You are someone with a strong knowledge of the natural foods/grocery industry, strong ties to the local community; possess proven negotiation skills and the ability to navigate through ordering systems and meeting strict deadlines.

You enjoy being a team player but understand that there is a supervisory element to your position and therefore enjoy teaching and will work to always lead by example. You are passionate about our product set and are someone who truly cares about the overall quality standards of the Grocery department.

This position involves daily ordering, stocking and merchandising of Grocery Product.

Additionally, our Buyers closely track all product movement with in-house reports, monitory inventory to maintain appropriate shelf and back stock levels. Most importantly, you must ensure that you department maintains the highest standards of cleanliness and safety.

This is a Full Time – 40 hours per week position.

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Barista (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 35.5 hour Full Time position available; including evenings and weekends

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Lead Catering/Rounds Cook (Full Time)

Passionate, knowledgeable and reliable — all attributes of our next Lead Catering & Rounds Cook (LCRC). Our cafe 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 cafe, as well as acting as a Rounds Cook; covering shifts for ALL other kitchen positions to ensure the cafe 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.

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Cheese Associate

Healthy Living is searching for our next GREAT Cheese Associate. We are a small team of individuals devoted to the beauty of cheese, artisan breads and fabulous baked goods.
The Healthy Living Cheese Department is an in-store gem that showcases cheese from not only around the world but also from our wonderful Vermont cheese makers. Our offerings are unique, diversified — and all delicious!
Our Cheese & Bread Associates ensure that the department is abundantly stocked, beautifully organized and merchandised effectively. She/he stocks only the highest-quality product (cheese, bread and baked goods), pulls out-dated product, as well as is responsible for cutting delicious cheese to the required specifications, weighing the cut product and ensuring it is labeled accurately. Our cheese & bread staff are also well known for their friendly, upbeat and knowledgeable customer service skills.
This position requires someone that is a self-starter; someone who can self-manage, stay on task, work independently and ensure that the department is maintained properly throughout the shift. This person must also be a dependable and reliable team-player as this is a small close-knit department. Holiday (November/December) availability is also a MUST!

Experience working with and a strong LOVE of cheese is required, along with proficient knife skills.

We are currently hiring for a full-time, 40 hour per week position with the following schedule:
Monday – Wednesday 12:00-8:00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:00-3:00 pm.

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Cashier

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 one part-time position: Saturday 9a-2p, Sunday 10a-6p

and one full-time position: Monday 2p-10p, Thursday 11a-7p, Saturday 2p-10p, Sunday 12p-8p

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

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