We are looking for a fast-paced line cook with a strong, dependable work ethic to join our small family. The ideal candidate will be an experienced line cook with the desire to learn butchery and has a knack for customer service. In addition, we are looking for someone motivated, efficient, and who loves working with meat. Our entire team works together in a very transparent and small environment so cleanliness and willingness to help other staff members in all departments is a must.
COUNTER HELP BUTCHER ASSISTANT:
Do you have a vast knowledge of meat cuts and love to help people prepare their tasty dinners? We would love to have you join our team as a butcher to assist our customers with choosing the right meat for various meals. You will have the chance to use your profound knowledge of preparing meats for cooking to reduce the workload of our clients once they have purchased their high-quality selections. You will also have the opportunity to educate others on the best way to prepare and cook the prime cuts. You will coordinate deliveries and ensure that all of our selections remain unspoiled and of the best quality.
Arrange cuts of meat and place them in an attractive manner in the display case so that customers will wish to purchase them.
Weigh, label and price a variety of cuts of meat for on-demand selections by customers in an efficient manner that keeps customers satisfied.
Receive deliveries of meat and inspect them to ensure that they adhere to the highest quality standards and are not expired.
Use skewers, bone knives, twine and other tools to lace, tie and shape roasts so that they are ready for customers to buy and cook.
Prepare meat into forms ready for cooking using a variety of actions, including boning, tying, grinding, cutting and trimming to make it easier for customers.
Educate customers on different selections and types of poultry, pork, beef and fish to help them decide what to purchase.
Rotate products to reduce the chance of any meat spoiling to reduce waste and loss of profits.
Maintain and clean the meat preparation counter to reduce the risk of food contamination and adhere to food safety guidelines.
Job Skills & Qualifications:
1-2 years’ experience as a butcher preferred but not required
High school diploma or equivalent(not required)
Excellent oral and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of food safety
We offer very competitive hourly wages plus tips, part time to full time work.
A few requirements:
- Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, holidays, mornings and evenings but we will work with your schedule.
- Have clear, open communication with co-workers, owners, and customers
- Ability to multi-task and be extremely flexible, creative, and positive in a very fast-paced, changing and growing small business environment
Our company is small and we are passionate about dedicating time and support to our employees and we will always have ways to grow your skills and interests with us. If you are truly passionate about the rising good meat industry and applying yourself as a Clove & Hoof employee, we want to hear from you.
We are a neighborhood butcher shop and restaurant dedicated to using primarily whole animals who have all been raised responsibly.
Clove & Hoof is a neighborhood whole-animal butcher and casual restaurant in Oakland California dedicated to using meats raised responsibly, sustainably, and when possible organically. We offer the finest chops, roasts, special order cuts, sausages and charcuterie customers can buy, with superior visibility into our goods. We have a daily changing menu highlighting these fresh and cured items for customers to eat in or take on the go.