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!    


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!)

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)

    Food & Beverage Positions Available @ Hollywood Casino.
    Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway (Penn National Gaming, Inc.) is hiring Deli Attendants, Cooks, Bussers, Host/Cashiers, and Barbacks/Bartenders. Apply now @ http://www.pngaming.com/careers.
    (posted 9/06/19)

    Food & Beverage Positions Available @ Argosy Casino.
    Argosy Casino Hotel & Spa (Penn National Gaming, Inc.) is hiring Hosts, Cooks, Bussers, Cashiers and Barbacks/Bartenders. Apply now @ http://www.pngaming.com/careers.
    (posted 8/6/19)

    Fields & Ivy Brewery in Lawrence is Hiring.
    Now hiring F/T or P/T Back-of-House Cooks, Prep Cooks, Line Cooks and Dishwashers at Fields & Ivy Brewery, 706 E 23rd St., Lawrence, KS.  Only 25 minutes from KC, this is an opportunity to be an integral member of an amazing concept serving fresh, local cuisine with a modern approach. They are seeking motivated employees with a professional attitude, attention to detail and the energy to help build the restaurant from the ground up! Download application from fieldsandivy.com. Fill out and apply in person. Schedule an interview with Derrick or Shaun at 785/274.8429.
    (posted 5/28/19)


    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)

    Final Weeks of Casting for Family Food Showdown
    Food Network is looking for families for the next season of Family Food Showdown! Families of three compete for the chance to win a CASH PRIZE and become the Family Food Champion. Apply at familyfoodcasting.com.
    (posted on 4/30/19) 

    Casting Now Open for Supermarket Cooking Competition
    Chefs/Cooks being cast for a fun, new supermarket cooking competition show, Supermarket Stakeout! Are you a creative chef who can think and cook on your feet? For this fast-paced supermarket competition, they’re looking for outgoing, skilled chefs who are clever, resourceful and inventive. This is your chance to win a cash prize and become a supermarket champion. Apply today at www.supermarketcooking.com.
    (posted on 4/01/19)


    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, Aug 12 is High Protein with Protein House.