Kendall Employment

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 catering production – 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.

Current Openings


Assistant Catering Manager

Passionate about food and looking for daytime hours? Join our catering and kitchen team! Our catering team produces beautifully arranged platters and food made from our internationally sourced, specialty ingredients, and locally sourced produce and meats. From bountiful cheese platters to baked lasagne to decadent desserts, we aim to provide our customers with an exceptional culinary experience. We also regularly create and stock a variety of gourmet sandwiches, salads and ready-to-heat meals for in store customers at our new Kendall Square location. 

 This position will be responsible for working in all aspects of our catering operations and kitchen production including:

- Preparing platters

- Creating an assortment of fresh salads for a grab-n-go case

-  Managing ingredient stock

- Inventory and re-stock of prepared foods for freezer and cold case

- Be the team lead on any days that the catering manager is not in the shop

 The most important requirements for success in this role are:

- Demonstrated culinary skills with a minimum of 2 years experience in the field;

- Ability to work quickly and with limited direction;

- Capacity to work with a variety of personalities and strengthen the sense of camaraderie and teamwork;

- Creativity and a passion for food; 

- ServSafe certification is a plus.  

- Availability for shifts 7am - 4pm 

Formaggio Kitchen offers a dynamic work environment with a focus on a love of food, teamwork and providing the best products and service to our customers. Benefits include company health insurance with partial premium coverage, 401K with generous employer match, paid vacation, an amazing opportunity to learn about food and a great team of coworkers.

COMPENSATION this position is : salaried, 48-50K  If interested, please contact us with a cover letter and resume.