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Festival Foods Deli Hotbar Cook in Onalaska, Wisconsin

Job Summary

Job Title: Deli Hot Bar Cook

FLSA Status: Hourly

Reports To: Deli Department Manager

Maintains stock levels in the deli department by replenishing products as needed. Execute the boomerang theory by providing exceptional service to all guests.

Hot Bar Cooks create more time for guests to relax and enjoy time with family by creating hot & delicious, grab and go options in the Deli.

Job Description


  • Provides excellent services to all guests

  • Assist guests with finding items they are looking for

  • Take orders or special requests for the hot bar

  • Quality Control

  • Ensures hot bar is ready for guests at 10am

  • Condenses or refills as needed

  • Fills everything when needed

  • Cleans off counter often

  • Takes temperatures of food

  • When filling, making sure to keep everything fresh and rotated

  • Ensures that shrinking of items is done properly

  • Labels items clearly for guests

  • Garnishes hot bar, making everything looking presentable

  • Does all prep for hot bar

  • Fried chicken, wedges, french-fries, etc.

  • Boils soups

  • Puts together items for night shift hot bar to use as well as the next day

  • Cleanliness

  • Entire case must be kept clean and organized

  • Wipes down hot bar and soups on a frequent basis

  • Communicates with night shift hot bar

  • Conveys to night time hot bar instructions on how to cook the food, which items need to be saved, and which items need to be shrunk

  • Required to maintain food safety logs.

  • Ensures all quality standards are being met, including quantity expectations at 100% by 10 am and 5 pm

  • Regular, timely attendance in compliance with the work schedule, and adequate notice to find a replacement for occasional absences

  • Other duties as assigned


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with guests and all personnel

  • Good oral and written communication skills

  • Complete understanding of all safety requirements and company safety policies

  • Knowledge of perishable food

  • Requires proper training and knowledge of the following equipment/procedures: slicers, dishwasher, baler, oven, trash compactor, fryer, hot bar, soup holders, stove top, cook and hold, blaster, chiller etc.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and multitask

  • Must be self-motivated


  • Must be able to handle working at fast speeds

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis

  • May be exposed to extreme temperatures


  • The Deli Hot Bar position is a part time or full time hourly position

Company Overview

We are a Wisconsin family- and employee-owned grocer that is committed to giving back to the communities it serves and providing guests with exceptional service and value. We operate +40 full-service supermarkets across the state of Wisconsin.At Festival, people are at the top of our list. You’ll see it in everything from our daily interactions to how we treat our guests – even in our extensive associate benefits and programs.Here are a few of the ways we support our associates:• Associate Discount: Enjoy an industry-leading 15% off your grocery purchases for you and your immediate household!.• Weekly Pay & Premium Pay: Hourly associates are paid weekly, providing more frequent access to their funds. Part-time store associates are paid a $1 premium per hour on Sundays and select holidays. Hourly full-time store associates receive time and a half on Sundays and select holidays.• Two-Week Advanced Scheduling: Better Planning. Better Balance. We provide our associates with their schedules two weeks in advance, offering greater predictability & flexibility.• Vision & Dental Insurance: Part-time and full-time associates are eligible for vision insurance and two dental coverage options that are designed to fit your needs.• Support: Our associates receive support for their total well-being; including 3 weeks of paid parental leave, a fitness reimbursement program offering savings off of fitness membership fees; our EAP (Employee Assistance Program) and LEAPCare Care Coaches, which provide associates confidential care related to hospital visitation, conflict resolution, stress management, marriage or divorce, family issues and depression or anxiety.• Save for Your Future: Offering both a 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan, we’re proud to support our associates in planning for retirement by offering two retirement savings plans. The 401(k) plan empowers associates to save a portion of their paychecks for retirement. Festival Foods has an annual discretionary match to help our associates reach their savings goals. Our ESOP is a retirement plan above and beyond a 401(k) plan that gives associates “free” ownership in the company and an opportunity to share in Festival’s growth and success. Associates are given shares based on their years of service and earnings.At Festival Foods we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We are dedicated to building a top-notch team of skilled, experienced and service-oriented associates who represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents. Festival Foods believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates, products, and our community strengthen our ability to serve our guests, as we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

Location : NameOnalaska

Requisition ID 2024-42796

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago (5/15/2024 11:59 AM)

Category (Portal Searching) Store Associate