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Over Thirty-seven years ago, Sevananda Community-Owned Natural Foods Market began as a small group of dedicated enthusiasts searching for a way to buy whole and organic foods. Today, Sevananda is one of the largest natural foods cooperatives in the southeastern United States.

One of the goals of Sevananda is to provide an enriching work experience to each member of our team. This goal allows us to focus on building a dynamic team structure, and provides us the resources we need to empower the community to improve its health and well-being. The community has high expectations of Sevananda, and we have high expectations of every person who chooses to work here. Sevananda staff members receive competitive wages and benefits including a staff discount.


Now Hiring! Full-time Deli/Kitchen Manager

Posted: Tuesday, September 16th 2014

Apply by: Tuesday, September 30th 2014

Sevananda Natural Foods Market is seeking a visionary and dynamic individual to join the Management Team. This critical and innovative full-time position will start in October 2014. Interested candidates are encouraged to obtain an application at the Sevananda Customer Service Desk and return to: ATTENTION GENERAL MANAGER.

Sevananda Mission and Vision

Sevananda is a consumer cooperative created to empower the community to improve its health and well-being. In all activities, Sevananda will not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, age, race, color, national origin, creed, political persuasion, disability or veteran status.

Position Overview

The Deli/Kitchen Manager will participate in setting sales, labor and margin goals for the deli department in conjunction with the General Manager, develop and implement strategies to meet payroll and achieve expense control and maintain a level of shrink at or below the department goal; work to meet/exceed goals for sales, margin, labor, inventory and capital expenditure; review departmental financial reports (sales, labor, margin and turns) and take corrective action as needed; and conduct regular price comparisons of area stores and research, create seasonal menus and develop new recipes. We are looking to grow sales and expand a healthy vegan/vegetarian menu with a dynamic individual who has nutritional knowledge and the ability to provide strong managerial leadership, communication, and organizational skills; while at the same time keeping deli cases full to capacity and be hands -on with training, and developing hourly employees to maintain high levels of food quality, consistency, and hygiene. Must have an excellent work ethic and drive to succeed. Culinary experience a bonus. This position reports directly to General Manager, and supervises the deli/kitchen staff which consists of cooks, kitchen assistants, and a dish washer.

Employment with Sevananda Natural Foods is voluntarily entered into, Georgia law provides that employment for an indefinite duration is at-will, and may be terminated by either party without cause.