Current Job Openings

Catering Logistics and Sales (Minneapolis)

compensation: base wage+commission+health insurance+401k+incredible discount
employment type: full-time

France 44 is in search of Business Development Associate for our fast growing cheese and whole animal butcher shops. Our dynamic team needs someone to leverage our existing brand and let the whole state of Minnesota know how incredible we are. We have a fun group of hard working individuals who are passionate about high quality food and wine

Seeking: Experienced, motivated professional with ability to manage administration and logistics in support of catering and gift baskets

Required:

Exceedingly organized with incredible attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading skills, and speaking.
Ability to manage multiple projects and customer relationships efficiently and with superior service.
Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.
Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.
Proficient using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, as well as detailed understanding of record-keeping and appointment setting in digital format
Experience coordinating special events or working in hospitality a plus.
Fine dining restaurant or specialty food retail experience helpful but not necessary

Duties:
Responsible for all outside sales. Developing new leads for catering in gift baskets for:
o Corporate Clients
o Individual Clients
Accept and coordinate catering inquiries to ensure customer satisfaction and successful execution
Manage customer accounts with exceptional service and attention to detail
Document all caterings, payments, follow-up appointments, and feedback in organized manner.
Oversee the assembly of catering orders
Serve as liaison with vendors on event-related matters.
Serve as liaison with liquor store to coordinate alcohol for events
Coordinate service for events
Manage and fulfill gift basket sales and assemble gift baskets
Deliver catering orders to clients
Attend catering events as representative of the company

France 44 Cheese Shop: Cheesemonger (Minneapolis)

compensation: $11-$13 hourly+tips+401k+health insurance+shift meal+incredible employee discount
employment type: full-time

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, Saturdays 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

Send email a copy of your resume along 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.
$11-$13 hourly+tips+401k+health insurance+paid time off+shift meal+incredible employee discount

Assistant Butcher (Minneapolis)

compensation: Competitive hourly+401k with employer match+Generous Employee Discount+health insurance
employment type: part-time

France 44 is looking for a butcher's assistant. This position supports our St Paul Meat Shop and upcoming Minneapolis meat counter. The butcher's assistant position will primarily be based out of the France 44 commissary kitchen in Minneapolis though some shifts behind our retail counters are possible.

Responsibilities will include supporting the butchers in the following areas:

Assist in butchering of whole animals including beef, pigs, lamb
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 to the Meat Shop.
-Is able to stand on feet for extended periods of time
-Can lift up to 75 pounds

Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter explaining why you're the perfect fit for us.