Kitchen Team Member

September 22, 2022
Palo Alto, CA
Job Type


Kitchen Team Member

A Healthier Future Starts With You:

As a Kitchen Team Member, you will be an ambassador for our mission: building healthier communities by connecting people to real food. You will be empowered to create the best experience for our guests!

When you join sweetgreen, you are joining our movement of rewriting the future of fast food. And you won't just grow the planet's future–you grow your own.

Get your first raise in 90 days
We invest 600+ hours of training in each internally developed general manager
Opportunity to go from team member to general manager in 36 months

What You’ll Do:

These responsibilities highlight some of the key functions a Kitchen Team Member will perform. Additional restaurant tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Learn and maintain knowledge of our menu and ingredients
Follow food safety and quality standards
Ability to read and execute instructions accurately
Manual ability to operate cutting tools and kitchen utensils
Prep all cold and hot food items + follow proper knife safety procedures
Operate oven and all other prep equipment
Maintain clean stations throughout shift
Physically able to lift up to 25 pounds and, stand for long periods of time

For our Dishwasher roles:

Maintain clean and organized dish and sink area, restock clean dishes + equipment, take out trash at Dish station
Clean mop sink, area and and cleaning supplies
Refill kitchen chemicals as needed
Put received orders away

You must be able to perform the job duties satisfactorily, with or without a reasonable accommodation

What Perks You’ll Get:

Medical, dental, & vision plan options available for part-time and full-time Team Members*
Competitive wages
Holiday pay for hourly employees who work on an observed holiday
Vacation + wellness time
5 month paid parental leave*
401k with company match*
Free healthy and delicious shift meal
And much more…

*Depending on eligibility

Who We Are:

Sweetgreen is a plant-forward food company with a vision for a healthier tomorrow, and we're only just getting started. As we continue building, it's our priority to nurture talent from restaurants to our support center, so everyone can be part of the movement. And the best thing? When you join sweetgreen, you don't just grow your own future—you grow the planet's.

Sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

Sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please CLICK HERE.

All candidates for roles in markets where either sweetgreen or the local jurisdiction mandates full vaccination against COVID-19 to work in our restaurants must as a condition of employment provide proof of full vaccination with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 upon hire, subject to a reasonable accommodation being granted. For roles in all other markets, full vaccination against COVID-19 is preferred.

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