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Foodie Opportunities

Bookmark this page! Because it’s where we post all kinds of opportunities for foodies!  

Job in the culinary industry, casting calls, local foodie events … you name it.   Hey, we’re here for ya!    

COMMUNITY FOODIE JOB BOARD

We often receive notices and requests from area restaurants and organizations seeking qualified candidates for various positions in the culinary industry.   We’ll post these on this page. If you’d like us to include YOUR company’s information on our page, email marti@kcculinary.com with a description of the position and your contact information. (Be sure to circle back and update us when you’ve filled the position so that we can remove the post.  Thanks!)

We’re Hiring in our CCKC Kitchen Shop!
We’re looking for P/T seasonal help in our Kitchen Shop retail store. If you’re just the right foodie to be a part of our Gadget Guru team, apply now! For details, click here.
(posted 11/08/19)

Job Opening: Weekend P/T Cook
Our Lady of Rickenbach Healthcare Center in Clude, MO is looking for a Weekend P/T Cook to prepare meals according to a meal plan for Sister residents.  Shift: 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Salary: starting at $9/hr. If you’re right for the job, contact Donna Palm at 619/770.1990.
(posted 11/08/19)

Food & Beverage Positions Available @ Hollywood Casino.
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway (Penn National Gaming, Inc.) is hiring. Ask about a $2,500 sign-on bonus for Deli Attendants and Cooks. Apply now @ http://www.pngaming.com/careers.
(posted 11/08/19)

Food & Beverage Positions Available @ Argosy Casino.
Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa (Penn National Gaming, Inc.) is hiring. Ask about a $2,500 sign-on bonus for Deli Attendants/ Host/Hostess/Cashier/Cooks. Apply now @ http://www.pngaming.com/careers.
(posted 11/08/19)

F/T & P/T Cooks Sought for Morning & Evening Shifts
Shawnee Hills Senior Living in Shawnee, Kansas is looking for cooks, PT and FT positions, for morning and evenings shifts. If you’re right for the job, contact Rita Holmes at 913/631.3838.
(posted 10/28/19)

Best Western Premier Sports Complex in KCMO Hiring Cooks
The Best Western Premier Sports Complex in Kansas City, MO is in need of 2 cooks at $12.25/hr. One cook – 2 mornings and 3 nights. One cook – 5 nights. For more information or to apply, contact Karen Kersey at kkersey@bestwesternkansascitysc.com .
(posted 9/18/19)

DQ Seeking Cake Decorator at Grandview Location
Dairy Queen at 6001 Main Street in Grandview is hiring someone part-time 3-4 days a week to assemble/frost/decorate cakes. Call 816/565.3737 or email fieldhr@fnfdq.com to apply.
(posted 9/04/19)

    Do You Cook Persian Dishes?
    Private chef sought to cook 7-10 traditional Persian dishes per week. If interested, contact Stacy Schaffer via phone 816/225.0009 or email sschaffer@expoholdingslp.com
    (posted 9/03/19)

    Hamilton Baking Company & Cafe Is Hiring A Bakery Manager
    The bakery manager is responsible for taking customer orders, baking and cooking as well as selling goods to customers and answering any customer concerns; watches inventory level of baked goods; performs cleanup duties while managing through a positive employee culture and customer experience.  Check out the opportunity!
    (posted 9/03/19)

    Chef Sought @ Nall Avenue Baptist Church
    The Chef will be an employee of the church and responsible for planning, preparing and budgeting of meals for the ministry of the church. Weekly time shouldn’t exceed 20/hrs, but 9-10 hrs will be on Wednesdays for evening dinner. $14/hr. Rate may change with added responsibilities. If interested, contact Mark @ Nall Avenue Baptist. 913/432.4141
    (posted 8/19/19)

    FOODIE CASTING CALLS

    MasterChef Now Casting Home Cooks
    They’re searching nationwide for adult HOME COOKS who would like to compete for the coveted title of MasterChef under the guidance of Gordon Ramsay!  Tips for pre-registration: 1) Be prepared to upload a photo of yourself so that they can clearly see your smiling face. 2) Make sure to answer !uestions #8 to let them know if you plan to attend an Open Call Audition or send in a Home Video. 3) Question #34 suggests uploading a short (2 minutes or less) video of yourself. This should just be a quick intro, so they can get a sense of your personality and passion for cooking. Have fun with it! You must pre-register at masterchefcasting.com/pre-registration/.

    Guy’s Grocery Games Casting
    Calling all chefs & professional cooks: Guy’s Grocery Games is giving YOU a chance to win up to $20,000!!!  Do you have the ability to make something out of nothing? Can your recipes prove as inventive as they are delicious? Is your personality as memorable as your food?  This fast-paced challenge puts talented chefs and professional cooks to the test in the ultimate supermarket-themed showdown!
    They are also currently casting a few speciality episodes – please check out the list below.
    * SWEET & SAVORY TEAMS – Head chefs team up with their pastry chefs to create a main course and dessert in each round.
    * ARMED SERVICES EPISODE – In honor of Memorial Day, Guy invites four chefs from different branches of the military to compete.
    * FAMILY FACE-OFF – Four family members who are all chefs compete against each other to see who really is the best chef in their family!
    * PIZZA PLAYOFFS – The best pizza chefs in the country compete to see who makes the most unique and tasty pies.
    * GUY’S EGGS-CITING EPISODE – if you are great at cooking EGGS, this is the episode for you!
    * CHRISTMAS IN JULY – What if Christmas came twice a year? Well, in Flavortown it does! Chefs better be in the Christmas spirit for these festive games.
    Apply today at www.beonguysgrocerygames.com.
    (posted on 8/06/19)

    Food Network Casting for Spring Baking Championship
    Food Network is scouring the country looking for the best and most versatile bakers for the upcoming season of Spring Baking Championship. If you think you have what it takes to out-bake the competition, then this is the perfect show for you!Please apply today at www.bakingchampionship.com.
    (posted on 6/21/19)

    LOCAL FOODIE EVENTS

    Edible Discussions
    On the second Monday of every month, the Corinth Neighborhood Library at 8100 Mission Road in Prairie Village, KS, hosts a potluck and discussion on cookbooks, food and cooking. Share a favorite dish, test other people’s creations, learn new techniques from an expert, and discuss food with other foodies.
    The theme on Mon, Dec 9 is Brain Food with a special guest from the Kansas State Extension.