STORE MANAGER

May 31 2016

Agata and Valentina, one of New York City's most prestigious specialty food retailers seeks a dynamic and pro active Store Manager for our high volume/high end operation. The successful candidate will be a results-driven, self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong leadership abilities that will set a clear vision and goals for department management. Our ideal candidate has great customer service skills and a solid knowledge of the retail business.



Qualifications:


•Strong management skills


•Extremely customer service oriented


•Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible management experience in a retail store setting and/or hospitality


•Retail food experience is a must


•Supermarket experience highly desirable


•Inventory management


•Excellent analytical skills


•Well developed written and verbal communication skills


•Management Execution: delegates responsibilities and conveys clear expectations


•Focus on Service: identifies and anticipates customer requirements, expectations and needs


•Engage and Inspire: projects a positive image and serves as a role model to others


•Developing Others: provides feedback, coaching, and guidance to enhance others' development


•Building Relationships: relates to people in an open, friendly and effective manner


•Adaptability: adapts appropriately to competing demands and shifting priorities


•Experience with Microsoft Office applications



Our company offers a competitive salary and excellent growth potential. Benefits include health, dental, pharmacy, vision, 401(k) with employer match, vacation, sick leave, bereavement leave, paid holidays, and a great employee discount.





We are an Equal Opportunity employer.

Food Buyer (Grocery and Perishables)

May 30 2016

Agata and Valentina, New York City's premier specialty food market seeks a savvy and analytical Specialty Food Buyer. The ideal candidate will have strong negotiating skills, sourcing abilities, creative problem solving, and sound business judgment and vendor management. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is self-motivated and has the passion to continuously go out into the market to source new and exciting products.



Must be / have


- A minimum of 3-5 years buying experience in the food retail industry


- Ability to establish strong business relationships with vendors


- Business acumen and capability to negotiate with suppliers and set retail pricing


- Bachelor's degree in Business or related field


- Ability to buy for multiple retail locations


- Excellent organizational skills and flexibility with work schedule


- Works well under pressure in a high volume environment


- Extremely proactive and responsive in dealing with competition


- Ability to communicate with a positive and can do attitude


- Financially savvy, has the aptitude to create, monitor and respond to movement reports


- Knowledgeable in importing products from foreign markets, purchasing specialty, dry goods, meat, produce, and seafood buying


- Competence in maintaining and augmenting private label line for the company


- Computer proficiency, strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to learn other business applications


- Previous experience in food retail is a must


- A real foodie who is enthusiastic about following food trends and foraging for new products



Agata & Valentina is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Agata & Valentina offers a competitive salary and excellent growth potential. Benefits include health, dental, pharmacy, vision, 401(k) with employer match, vacation, sick leave, bereavement leave, paid holidays, and a great employee discount.

KITCHEN POSITIONS!

May 29 2016



Agata & Valentina, New York City's premier Italian specialty food company is looking for experienced personnel to join their dynamic kitchen team! Successful candidates will be results-driven, self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for food. Ideal candidates have great customer service skills and a solid knowledge of the retail food/restaurant business.





We have three fully operational kitchens and we are hiring for:


> Executive Chef


> Sous Chefs


> Line Cooks


> Prep Cooks


> Pizza Makers


> Butchers


> Pastry Cooks


> Sushi Makers





Great opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with plenty of growth potential.





Requirements:


- Prefer 2 years experience in a high production, high quality kitchen.


- Thorough knowledge of sanitation and food handling procedures.


- Able to read and follow recipes


- Must have team spirit and be goal oriented


- Must be able to work clean and organized


- Must be available to work weekends (NO LATE HOURS!)








We offer competitive salary and benefits including dynamic, familial work environment, medical, dental, paid time off, 401K and profit share.

Experienced Deli Associates!

May 27 2016

Agata & Valentina, New York City's premier Italian specialty food company seeks professional, experienced and knowledgeable Deli Associates for our high volume operation. Successful candidates will be hands on, results-driven, self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for food. Ideal candidates have great customer service skills and a solid knowledge of the retail food business. This is a full time position and evening and weekends are a must








Essential Skills and Experience:


Minimum 2 years of experience in a food retain environment


Exceptional Deli food knowledge with good understanding of food preparation


Ability and comfortable operating various Deli equipment


Ability to multi-task and strong analytical skills


Focus on Service: identifies and anticipates customer requirements, expectations and needs


Engage and Inspire: projects a positive image and serves as a role model to others


Building Relationships: relates to people in an open, friendly, accepting manner


Adaptability: adapts appropriately to competing demands and shifting priorities








Reply to this ad with your resume today!





Agata & Valentina is an Equal Opportunity employer. Please visit us at www.agatavalentina.com





Agata & Valentina offers a competitive salary and excellent growth potential. Benefits include health, dental, pharmacy, vision, 401(k) with employer match, vacation, sick leave, bereavement leave, paid holidays, and a great employee discount.

Cashiers and Counter Associate

May 26 2016

Agata & Valentina, New York’s premier and growing specialty food store, is seeking experienced cashiers and counter people to demonstrate excellent customer service in any department. The Ideal candidate would have retail experience and an excellent sense of customer awareness. This candidate will also be able to work in a high volume, fast paced environment.



Must be / have:


•Ability to provide excellent customer service and exceed expectations


•Engaging and enthusiastic personality


•Retail or food experience


•Passion to learn about our food and business


•Good follow through and ability to perform specific procedures and instructions


•A true team player and capable of working towards a common goal


•Driven and a strong desire to move up in the company



Agata & Valentina is an Equal Opportunity employer.


Agata & Valentina offers a competitive salary and excellent growth potential. Benefits include health, dental, pharmacy, vision, 401(k) with employer match, vacation, sick leave, bereavement leave, paid holidays, and a great employee discount.



Please email your resume with cover letter along with salary history and requirements to careers@javfood.com.