Current Job Openings

 

France 44 Cheese Shop: Assistant manager(Minneapolis)

France 44 Cheese Shop is in search of an experienced leader to assist the store manager in the day to day operations of our busy shop.

Responsibilities include:
• Maintains our high level of service throughout every shift
• Promotes store staff job results by coaching and counseling employees
• Adheres to health code standards.
• Contributes to overall maintenance and cleanliness of the shop.
• Becomes a product expert in:
o Cheese
o Whole Animal Butchery
o Grocery
• Takes ownership and responsibility for directing the energy, sales, and service focus of every shift worked. 
• Effectively delegates tasks; is persistent and proactive in getting tasks accomplished; asks for help when needed.
• Promotes effective communication between St. Paul Cheese Shop and France 44 Cheese Shop.
• Complies with Managerial Expectations; works 4-5 closing shifts actively coaching and teaching behind the cheese counter.
• Is willing to make at least a 2-year commitment to the Cheese Shop.
• Average of 35-40 hours per week, including weekends, evenings and holidays.

Qualifications: The Success Patterns For This Position Are:
• Wants to create connections with customers and is laser focused on delighting everyone who comes into our shop
• Loves to sell, and has a proven track record in sales.
• Creates a positive and fun work environment.
• Has an extended knowledge of specialty foods and food care.
• Has strong high-volume foodservice work experience with preference given towards specialty food experience.
• Has experience with cost control in food and labor cost.
• Has experience running sales promotion plans (including merchandising) and coordinating these across several departments.
• Is extremely well organized; can deal with multiple tasks at the same time; has excellent follow-through skills.
• Is comfortable following established system, adapting to changes, and solving problems on the fly.

The Desired Characteristics For This Position Are:
• Is passionate about giving great service to others (Staff and Customers)
• Is passionate about food. Gets excited about learning, selling, and motivating staff to sell great food.
• Is eager to learn and teach about food, business, and people.
• Is attracted to diversity in all aspects of the workplace--food, people, and culture.
• Likes to learn and grow, and is willing to ask for help when needed.

Please apply only if: 
You can make a minimum 2 year commitment
You can work days as well as evenings, weekends and holidays
You can stand on feet for long periods of time and lift up to 30 pounds
You are truly interested in learning more about delicious cheese and sustainably raised meat
You like working with super fun, passionate people

Please don't apply if:
You don't like cheese or delicious food
Hard work scares you
Your schedule isn't flexible

Send us a copy of your resume along and tell us why you're going to be an incredible fit for our shops.

very competitive hourly+tips+paid time off+401k+health insurance+shift meal+incredible employee discount

France 44 Cheese Shop: butcher(Minneapolis)

France 44 Cheese Shop is in search of an experienced leader to assist the store manager in the day to day operations of our busy shop.France 44 is looking for a butcher's assistant for our whole animal butcher shops. This position supports our St Paul Meat Shop as well as our France 44 butcher counter. 

Responsibilities will include supporting the butchers in the following areas:

Assist in butchering of whole animals including cows, pigs, lamb, duck, and chicken.
Packaging cuts for transport and retail sale
Fresh sausage making
-preparing kits
-grinding/mixing
-stuffing
Charcuterie Production, including:
-bacon
-mousse and rillettes
-smoked ham

Qualifications:

-Is extremely well organized; can deal with multiple tasks at the same time; has excellent follow-through skills. Seriously, if you're not very, very organized then this isn't the job for you.
-Can follow precise recipes
-Excellent knife skills

Preferred:

-Minimum 1 year of butchering experience
-Minimum 1 year of sausage and charcuterie making

Requirements

-Is willing to make at least a 2-year commitment
-Is able to stand on feet for extended periods of time
-Can lift up to 75 pounds
 

France 44 Cheese Shop: Cheesemonger (Minneapolis)

The France 44/St Paul Cheese Shops are searching for folks interested in food who are passionate about customer service. 
Maybe you're a restaurant server tired of late nights or you're itching to learn more about artisan cheese, house-made charcuterie, and incredible sandwiches.
Or maybe you just love people and you're ready to serve like you've never served before. Our employees are amazing. Are you the next cheese shop superstar?
Responsibilities include selling cheese(!), making sandwiches, stocking, packing, and cleaning. Our shops are fast-paced, incredibly fun, and great places to learn about food. If you're looking for a job with lots of standing around and down time this is not the right fit for you.

Please apply only if: 

You can make a minimum 1 year commitment
You can work days as well as evenings, weekends and holidays
You can stand on feet for long periods of time and lift 50 pounds
You are truly interested in learning more about delicious cheese
You like working with super fun, passionate people

Please don't apply if:

You are looking for a seasonal/short-term job.
You don't like cheese or delicious food
Hard work scares you
Your schedule isn't flexible

Please email a copy of your resume to us (cheeseshop@france44.com) and tell us why you're going to be an incredible fit for our shops. Also please let us know which of our stores you are interested in working at.

Meatmonger (MInneapolis/St Paul)

The St Paul Meat Shop is searching for passionate, customer service fanatics.

We are looking for dependable and outgoing individuals who love meat and have an appreciation for seasonal ingredients, local producers, and hand-crafted foods.

Our Retail Sales Associates sell and promote St Paul Meat Shop products by delivering outstanding customer service, making sandwiches, preparing butchered meats for sale, educating customers about our house-made charcuterie and fresh meats and perform basic store opening, operating and closing procedures.

Applicants must be enthusiastic about meat and have at least one year food retail or kitchen experience. Experience with knives and butchery is a plus! The right candidate can work at least one weekend day, mornings and evenings. This is an hourly position with potential for growth and upward mobility within our company. Other perks include hands on training, staff lunches, and a sweet discount.


Please apply only if: 

You can make a minimum 1 year commitment
You can work days as well as evenings, weekends and holidays
You can stand on feet for long periods of time and lift 50 pounds
You are truly interested in learning more about whole animal butchery
You are comfortable working with knives
You like working with super fun, passionate people

Please don't apply if:

You are looking for a seasonal/short-term job.
You don't like cheese or delicious food
Hard work scares you
Your schedule isn't flexible

Please send a copy of your resume (meatshop@france44.com) and a cover letter explaining why you're the perfect fit for us.