Vegetable Prep Chef(Full Time)

Rochester Hills, MI | Full Time | Produce/Floral

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Job Description

Starting at:$11.50/hr

Calling all Foodies! Don’t romaine calm, Busch’s is HIRING! Do you love food, fun and people? Are you looking for growth, development and excellent wages? We could make the perfect pear!

Our industry is ever changing and we are looking for individuals who are passionate about food and people. We are a family-owned, Michigan based company that is heavily rooted in the communities we serve.  Busch’s offers its employees benefits such as employee discounts, medical benefits including dental and optical, 401K with company match (restrictions apply) and even tuition reimbursement for qualifying students!

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Efficiently prepares and processes fruits and vegetables according to professional culinary specifications for produce department, deli department, meat and seafood department.
  • Compiles, organizes, and files orders from the department prep lists. Ensures that prepared items are properly labeled and appropriately dated.
  • Prepare value added produce items according to specifications and maintain the supply of these items in the produce department on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with Produce Department Manager to ensure that department produce orders are accurate and reflective of store needs.
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation standards for the vegetable prep station during all stages of work shift.
  • Clean and sanitize department including equipment, work/service areas, containers and utensils.
  • Maintain time and temperature food safety standards
  • Excellent customer service skills and ability to easily communicate and interact with guests.
  • Individual must be comfortable working in an open kitchen and in front of crowds.
  • Build strong working relationships with guests, vendors and associates.
  • Contribute to organizational effectiveness by offering information and suggestions.
  • Communicate and work with other functional areas of Busch's operations.
  • Adhere to all Busch's policies, practices and procedures.

Skills & Requirements


  • Minimum 1-2 years of Culinary school or equivalent food prep experience in a professional kitchen.
  • Must be available to work between the hours of 11:00am and 7:30pm as well as weekends, must be able to stand for an entire shift.
  • Food safety certification and consistenly demonstrate the ability to work in compliance with state and federal food safety laws.
  • Proficient using scales, measuring tools, and detailing precise measurements. Ensure that production is done using correct measuring devices.
  • Proficient cutting and knife handling skills. Must be familiar with different knife cuts and their sizes.
  • Must be comfortable chopping, preparing, organizing, and packaging large volumes of vegetables.
  • Familiar with classic cooking applications for a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.
  • Ability to work in a timely manner and consistently meet deadlines for orders.
  • Proficient cleaning abilities to meet sanitation and visual standards.
  • Proficient communication skills, including written, verbal and listening skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in excel, word and email. Able to learn and use a variety of proprietary applications and technology

Busch’s is a family owned premier grocery retailer with multiple stores in Southeast Michigan. We are consistently recognized by our guests as an industry leader when it comes to service, product selection, store design and overall atmosphere. You can take pride in being a member of the Busch’s family and working in an environment where we truly care about our guests and the products we serve. We also take great care of the associates that take care of our guests. At Busch’s, we realize that without caring, motivated and personable associates, there would be no guests to serve.