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Food Service Specialist - Liberty Distribution Center

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64116

Company: Hallmark

Posting End Date: 04/06/2022
Job Band / Grade: CS2.NE
Number of Openings: 1




Food Service Specialist – Shoebox Café – Liberty DC

$500 Sign on bonus – ($250 on 31st day and $250 on 91st day)



The Crown Room is a corporate food services operation that provides high quality meals for the Shoebox Cafe at our Liberty Distribution Center.


SHIFT: 2nd Shift- Monday-Friday 12pm-8pm



Food Service Specialist position will be responsible for high quality standards in our Cafe operation.

  • Responsible for preparing packaged food and hot food production.
  • Assists with production for catering orders.
  • Stocks Micro Mart and merchandises product.  Includes beverages, snacks, grab and go packaged food, condiments, etc.
  • Food production includes preparing recipes, baking, and cold food prep.
  • Provides coverage for 1st and 3rd shift cafe employees when needed.
  • Custodial work will include sanitizing all customer use areas between break periods, sweeping, mopping, walls, fryers, grill, ovens, surfaces, dish station, empty trash, maintain clean refrigeration and storeroom as assigned.
  • Food production includes preparing recipes, baking, and cold food prep.
  • Assists Culinary Assistant with ordering, putting away stock, and menu planning.
  • Responsible for adhering to food cost guidelines.
  • Communicates with shift leadership as needed.
  • Maintains compliance with Health Department regulations at all times. Monitors food temperatures using appropriate temp logs.  Responsible for unused food safety following guidelines on cooling, storing, and labeling all products.
  • Proficient in the use of knives, Hobart mixers, meat slicers, steamer, convection ovens, digital scales, assorted small hand tools, flat grill, deep fryers,  steam tables, and assorted service tools.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years food service experience.
  • Minimum 1 year MICROS or similar POS experience.
  • Able to lift 60+ pounds, stand for 8 hours with lunch and breaks, walk 1 mile, push and pull 50 pound carts.
  • Knowledge of Health Department food safety standards.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledgeable of highest quality standards in food preparation.
  • Able to maintain timeliness of food production at optimal levels at all times.
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
  • Can handle exposure to hot foods, steam, and hot appliances on a daily basis.
  • Strong interpersonal skill to interact with customers and employees.
  • High degree of motivation, conscientiousness, organization, and detail orientation.
  • Must be highly productive, flexible and able to multi-task.


Additional Details:

  • Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor as the work is very visible to clients and could produce a strong positive or negative impact on the department or company image.


Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.



You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT. 


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.



Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.


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