Co-opportunity Natural Foods
  • Service Deli
  • Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive Salary + Excellent Health Care Benefits - 401k matching- 20% Employee Discount - Free Yoga

If you have a passion for working with natural foods and experience managing food production and/or service, we want to hear from you!

Co-opportunity Market & Deli, a Member-owned Natural Food Grocer, is looking for a full time, skilled deli manager for our Santa Monica location. 

A successful candidate will have experience preferably managing a retail deli operation including recipe development and pricing, personnel management, and responsibility for meeting financial targets.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Meeting department financial goals, including sales, margin and labor.
  • Research and develop new recipes and menus.
  • Adopting and maintaining all operational systems, including production, waste and temp logs, purchase and receiving journals and Cheftec costing software.
  • Hiring, developing and training talented staff members.
  • Researching and developing new recipes.
  • Supervising day-to-day operations of the deli staff.
  • Modeling exceptional customer service skills.
  • Developing strategies to drive sales and improve profitability.
  • Ensuring food safety and cleanliness compliance throughout department.


All of our staff's primary responsibility is to provide exceptional service to our loyal shoppers and members as well as to each other.

  Benefits of working with Co-opportunity Market & Deli include:

* Excellent, mostly employer paid Medical/Life/ Vision/Dental benefits 

* Paid time off 

* Bonus program 

* 20% Employee Discount

* 401K/Profit Sharing with 100% match up to 5% of salary

* Transportation bonus contests *  

* Free Employee Assistance Program; free mental health and legal assistance 

* Opportunities to learn about Co-ops, Organics & natural foods plus Healthy Bodycare


* Qualifications

 -       Management & supervisory experience of food production or service staff

-        Some experience cooking for restaurant, food service caterer or deli

-        Familiarity with nutrition and natural foods preferred, but not required

-        Experience with menu planning

-        Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

-        Ability to clearly explain procedures and processes

-        Attention to detail & organizational skills

-        Demonstrated ability to multi task

-        Ability to project an outgoing, friendly image

-        Ability to read financial statements, (or at least a firm grasp of margin pricing)

Food safety manager certification






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