Employment - Cambridge

Formaggio Kitchen has been an institution in Cambridge, Massachusetts for over 40 years–“a gourmand’s paradise” doubling as a neighborhood grocer. Nationally, we are best known for our cheese selection, which includes many exclusive items imported directly from farms in Europe. Locally, we are equally well known for our kitchen and bakery production including sandwiches, panini and nightly dinners as well as cakes, cookies and a variety of other sweets – all made in house, from scratch and using the best (often local) ingredients. We also stock a wide range of other delicious foodstuffs, including: charcuterie, produce, baked goods, prepared foods, coffee, tea, chocolates, bread, sweets, honey, preserves, wine, beer, olive oil, vinegar and other pantry staples.

We offer a dynamic work environment that both challenges and rewards those who have the necessary skills and passion to make the team. We strive to hire people with a love of food, old-world work ethic, capacity for teamwork and a drive to provide exceptional customer service. Benefits include health insurance, 401K with generous employer matching, paid vacation, an amazing opportunity to learn about food and a great team of coworkers.

Please email resumes or enquires to [email protected] or give us a call at +1-617-354-4750.

 

Current Openings

Stockist

We work hard to bring our customers the best products from around the world with exemplary service. This work ethic is equally essential whether stocking shelves, mongering cheese or making deliveries. We are in need of a full-time stock keeper to work Monday through Friday. There are opportunities as well for part-time and weekend work, but regular availability is required. Tasks will include daily restocking of store shelves, receiving shipments of product to our shop, as well as occasionally making deliveries through the Cambridge and Boston areas. Important to this role are strong organizational and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with all members of our team.

We will hire stockists without the ability to drive, but working as our backup delivery driver is a plus. Knowledge of local Cambridge and Boston areas is preferred. A clean driving record and the ability to drive safely and respectfully in varied weather and traffic conditions are critical aspects if you would like to be considered for driving as well.

COMPENSATION

This position is hourly, varies depending on experience, $15.00 - $18.00

 

Front of House Manager / Buyer

We are looking for hospitality rock-stars to join our team in a front of house position. The front of house team staffs the bread and bakery counters, maintains the appearance of the shop, assists with store operations, and provides our customers with a smooth and pleasant shopping experience. FOH staff are expected to become knowledgeable about store inventory and producers in order to field an array of customer requests. Key characteristics we are seeking include excellent customer service, thoughtful organization, effective communication, great team spirit, and strong work ethic. The ideal candidate is passionate and curious about food and hospitality. Prior experience in a retail or hospitality setting is preferred but not required. By demonstrating accomplishments and dedication, there is room to grow into a member of our management and buying teams.

 

COMPENSATION

$16-18

 

Front of House

The front of house team staffs the bread and bakery counters, maintains the appearance of the shop, assists with store operations, and provides our customers with a smooth shopping experience. 

FOH staff are expected to become knowledgeable about store inventory and producers in order to field an array of customer requests. Key characteristics we are seeking include excellent customer service, thoughtful organization, effective communication, great team spirit, and strong work ethic. 

The ideal candidate is passionate and curious about food and hospitality. 

Prior experience in a retail or hospitality setting is preferred but not required. By demonstrating accomplishments and dedication, there is room to grow into a member of our buying teams.

COMPENSATION

This position is hourly, varies depending on experience, $14.00 - $18.00

 

Produce Team Member

Our produce department works with many small farms both in California and within New England. We focus on organic and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables, and work hard to source the best produce available and sell it in the best condition possible. We are looking for someone who loves good produce and loves providing exceptional customer service. Ideal candidates will have familiarity with retail produce, cooking, or farming as well as a drive to learn more. This is a full-time position. Applicants must have full time holiday and weekend availability.

COMPENSATION

This position is hourly, varies depending on experience, $15.00 - $17.00