Food Service Worker

Career Opportunities

Build a better career – and a healthier community.

Join the SFE team today to pursue a rewarding career feeding future generations.

At SFE, we’re all about helping students reach their highest potential through delicious, fresh-from-scratch meals and unmatched menu variety. And when you join us, you can reach your full potential too. We offer rewarding careers in a wide range of functional areas, including culinary, operations, nutrition, regulatory, sales, accounting, finance and more. We’re growing fast through a revolutionary approach to offering fresh-from-scratch cooking for K-12 students. Now we need teammates who share our passion and are ready to grow with us.

Not ready to take the assessment just yet? Ask us any questions you have here!

open position:

Food service worker at a school near you

If you’re looking to make a difference in the lives of local schoolchildren and in your career, consider joining our food service teams. As a Food Service Worker, you’ll work at your local school cafeteria preparing and serving food to students and staff while maintaining safe and sanitary conditions.

This position offers competitive pay and benefits – shifts will take place Monday – Friday during the day. That means you won’t work nights, weekends, or holidays! Paid training is included.

Ready to see if you’re a fit for this position? Take our online assessment. If we think you will succeed in the position, we’ll schedule a follow-up interview.

During this assessment you will experience a realistic job preview that will show you exactly what it is like to be a part of our team. This will include videos that you will need to watch, listen to and answer questions about. The assessment will take between 15-20 minutes to complete. You will be able to save your progress and come back to complete the assessment at any time. No documents such as a resume or cover letter are needed.

Not ready to take the assessment just yet? Ask us any questions you have here!



Understand and comply completely with all policies , procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines, directives, assignments, and training programs.
Prepare and cook food as per recipes, production records and manager instruction.
Keep a clean and safe work area including equipment, utensils, pots and pans.
Maintain clean and well stocked serving areas including the serving line, salad bars and milk boxes.
Serve meals to students, staff and parents.
Be ready and willing to assist fellow workers as situations arise.
Help put away deliveries in a safe manner, rotating stock using FIFO.
Sweep and mop floors as needed.
Remove trash from kitchen and dining room if applicable.
Follow all local and SFE health regulations.
Be available to fill in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the cafeteria as directed by the manager or immediate supervisor.
Ensure that the Company's operations for which this position is responsible follow sound financial practices, comply with applicable legal requirements, and comport with established practices in all regards.
Exercise sound judgement and discretion with respect to any matter not specifically addressed by the Company's policies.
Ultimate accountability for all duties within the scope of this position's responsibilities.
Other functions, duties and responsibilities as may be assigned or which are necessary or appropriate to the position.


Basic Qualifications

Successful completion of all interviews, background investigations and fingerprint clearance requirements (as applicable) prior to employment.
Submission of all employee-related documents and forms free of false, misleading and/or incomplete information prior to employment.
Sensitivity and respect for people of various backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and socio-economic situations.
Have basic cooking and cleaning skills.

Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 5 hours)
Be physically able to lift, reach, bend and stoop.
Be able to safely lift and easily maneuver cases of food frequently weighing from 25 to 40 pounds.
Must possess a food handler's card within 2 weeks of hire if applicable

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (Gender / Minority / Veterans / Disabled) and participate with the federal E-Verify Employment Eligibility Program.

About Us

Our vision is a world where all children look forward to eating at school—and are fully nourished to reach their highest potential.

Guarantee: We stand behind our pledge to increase K-12 program participation and revenues because we have learned our fresh-from-scratch approach to fueling healthy, happy students also consistently fuels program financial success for your district.