Do you relish good food? Are you someone who enjoys working with your hands? Does the idea of helping make some of the best cheese in the south appeal to you? If so, then we might have just the job for you! Sweet Grass Dairy in Thomasville, Georgia is looking for an Assistant Cheesemaker. This position will be responsible for assisting in the production of all types of cheeses according to our special SGD recipes and performing all the tasks that go into transforming milk into cheese. The ideal candidate will have at least a high school diploma; be able to apply basic math to recipe calculations; understand the importance of sanitation and safety in the cheese making process; be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; have the ability to learn to operate cheese making equipment; and be someone who can work independently and also as a part of a team. The job does require some stooping, lifting, pushing, and pulling.
SGD is a rapidly growing business incorporating a cheese facility, dairy farm, mail order, a restaurant, cheese shop & wine bar. Together, they weave perfectly together to strengthen the brand of our business. Work alongside a graphic designer and many other incredible departmental heads to bolster the brand of each individual business while highlighting the ties that bind us together as the Sweet Grass family.We are looking for a creative, team player who understands the power and importance of both the written word and social media. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and able to display in all communications a passion and pride in our business. This person will be a positive self-starter and a working collaborator who posses the confidence to generate interest and revenue because he/she fully supports Sweet Grass Dairy's mission and products. Do you have experience in marketing campaigns and handling public relations? Have you helped a business grow by creatively connecting them with their audience? Have you experienced the effect social media can have on a business? Get in touch! Please send us your resume, application and samples of your work.
Mail Order Sales Associate for The Larder
Sweet Grass Dairy is looking for someone with excellent customer service skills to coordinate the activities of our mail order sales department, which we refer to as "The Larder." If you are chosen for this position, you will be sourcing and ordering products, managing The Larder's inventory, and overseeing all of our phone and web orders to include processing, packaging, and shipping. You will also be working with the SGD team to market The Larder. The ideal candidate will have 5 years of experience in an office or retail environment or a college degree and one year experience; great communication skills; an ability to learn and use new software; attention to detail; and the ability to work independently and as part of a team. The job does require some lifting and reaching. Does this sound like you? Send us your resume, application and samples of your work if applicable!
2nd Sous Chef (Collaborative Kitchen) for Blue Coop
If you think eating at Sweet Grass Dairy’s new restaurant, Blue Coop, is an incredible experience, then we can promise you an equally rewarding experience working with us. If our open kitchen space doesn’t directly show you how much we appreciate and value every job in our kitchen, then please take a moment to observe our rigorous group effort the next time you’re in! We are looking for a creative, adventurous and strong leader to join our collaborative team. This person will be an experienced cook who works alongside our team of chefs to assist with menu development and preparation, while providing leadership and direction to the kitchen staff. Qualified applicants will have 6 years of culinary experience (or a combination of education and experience totaling 6 years); excellent customer service and communication skills; understand culinary practices and procedures; enjoy cooking creatively; creating daily progress; and have the ability to both lead a team and work as a member of one.
Sweet Grass Dairy Applicant Pool
Sweet Grass Dairy invites applicants to submit their resume or an application to the SGD Pool to be considered for SGD
openings that may appear at any time during the year. Please note any of the jobs for which you would like to be considered.
Administrative Support: Provide administrative support for business operations.
Bartender: Provide bar service in a manner that enhances guest experience.
Server: Provide food and beverages to customers and ensure that each customer has an exceptional experience.
Busser: Reset tables in a speedy professional and effective manner as guests leave the restaurant.
Cheese Assistant: Responsible for assisting in the production of all types of cheeses according to SGD recipes and standards for quality.
Dishwasher: Follow required sanitation guidelines to wash and put away dishes, glasses, and silverware.
Host: Provide a warm welcome to guests upon arrival. Take reservations and manage the efficient and timely seating of guests.
Packaging Assistant: Ensure the sanitary and efficient preparation and packaging of products to fulfill customer orders.
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