Kitchen Assistant

Wholesome Harvest Food Co-op
30 W Main St, Frostburg, MD 21532
From $15 an hour - Part-time

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  • From $15 an hour

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  • Part-time

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  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • 4 hour shift


30 W Main St, Frostburg, MD 21532

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Job Title: Kitchen Assistant

Starting Salary: $15.00/hour

Hourly Needs: Thursday, Friday, Saturday day shifts. Weekends required.

Job Description: Wholesome Harvest Food Co-op is seeking a creative individual passionate about sustainability and culinary innovation to grow our community-oriented kitchen program.

About WHFC: Wholesome Harvest Food Co-op is Allegany County’s only community-owned grocery store located on Main Street in Frostburg, MD. Established in 2018, Wholesome Harvest is owned and operated by our member-owners through a volunteer Board of Directors. We are committed to our mission of expanding market opportunities for local farmers, increasing access to affordable, locally grown food, and generating jobs and revenue streams for our local economy. We are proud to work with local family-owned farms and producers, partner with local businesses, and offer high-quality, sustainable foods and specialty items. Through our newly developed kitchen program, we are able to reduce waste, prioritize the needs of community members with special dietary restrictions, and provide affordable options for healthy, delicious, and exciting food.

What it’s Like to Work Here: As a community-owned business, many of our long-time staff members are stakeholders in our organization. Their commitment to sustainability, support of local agriculture, and community involvement create an enthusiastic environment for like-minded individuals to cooperate on the shared goal of maintaining a growing and thriving co-op.

A Day in the Life as a Kitchen Assistant: Our unique community kitchen platform means there is always a new and exciting project operating from the Co-op Kitchen! As a Kitchen Assistant, you’ll have the opportunity to work in multiple areas from food preparation and catering, to pastry, line cooking, and more. Our innovative and cooperative approach offers the perfect opportunity to expand and hone your skills and exercise your culinary creativity.

Qualifications to be a Kitchen Assistant: Requirements and desired skills mean you have the potential to be a great addition to our Kitchen team:


Min. 1 year commercial kitchen experience



Food safety training

Recipe planning

Inventory tracking

Menu planning

6 months or more serving experience

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Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 20 per week


  • Employee discount

Physical setting:

  • Fast casual restaurant


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Afternoon shift
  • Day shift
  • Every weekend
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Rotating weekends

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have experience with gluten-free and vegan cooking?
  • Do you have experience with gluten-free and vegan baking?
  • Do you have experience with menu planning
  • Do you have experience with recipe development?
  • Define the term “mirepoix”.
  • What is a "roux"?
  • Do you have experience with line cooking?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Frostburg, MD 21532: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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