We're growing fast and we need your help to save the planet.

At Simple Feast we are on a mission to change the world’s eating habits towards a more sustainable future, and we’re doing it by showing off the power of plants. As we’re now expanding from Denmark and Sweden to California, we need to add more talented people to the team to make sure we have the infrastructure in place to keep up with our growth. We are looking for someone who can take on the position as Sous Chef and is driven by this mission.

What you’ll do

This position will be based in our kitchen & warehouse facility and you will be responsible for managing all the activities in the kitchen, including food preparation, cooking, portioning, and packaging. 

Furthermore, your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise and inspect all preparation and cooking equipment on a regular basis to ensure they are kept clean, sanitary, and in perfect operating order.
  • Receive fresh produce and inspect the quality prior to acceptance.
  • Verify daily/weekly requisitions for supplies, dry goods, and produce.
  • Prepare all dishes following recipes and yield guides.
  • Monitors waste and overproduction as well as utilizes leftovers by ensuring proper rotation and quality control.
  • Perform  general cleaning tasks as assigned at the start and end of the shift to adhering to Good Manufacturing Practices & Health Standards
  • Utilize established company control procedures for food cost, labor cost, and food quality
  • Assist Kitchen Managers in day to day operations.
  • Assist Kitchen Managers in formulating and testing new recipes.
  • Assist Packaging Manager in portioning and packing of food products.
  • Assure adherence  to all standards of food quality, preparations, recipes, and presentations in conjunction with Simple Feast (SF) specifications
  • Assure kitchen personnel are trained in best cleanliness and sanitation practices

You will report Full Time to the Kitchen Manager. 

Now until end of Q1 2021: Los Angeles.
From Q2 2021: Oxnard

Who you are

We believe you are a person that shares our enthusiasm for delicious plant based meals as well as our mission: Creating the future of food.

Further Qualifications:

  • High School or GED equivalent required, formal culinary training or associate degree in culinary arts preferred
  • 2- 3 years Sous Chef experience
  • Experience in a culinary leadership role preferred
  • Food Safe Handling certification preferred.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Outstanding communication

Physical demands

  • Ability to bend, twist and stand for an extended period of time
  • Ability to work a variety of shifts including holidays as needed
  • Ability to maneuver cases of product (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) in excess of 50 lbs. and reach above head to heights greater than 10 inches frequently in accordance with safety regulation
  • Must be able to handle all food products, to include but not limited to alcohol products, and food products with known allergens, such as nuts

What we offer

Competitive Salary, Health / Dental / Vision / Prescription coverage, Paid Time Off, 401K Plan + Company Matching Program

About Simple Feast

Simple Feast is an organic, plant-based food company that delivers weekly meal boxes, straight to the doorstep. We started in Denmark and are now taking the Danish culinary experience global.

At Simple Feast we are a group of mission-driven entrepreneurs that want to use our skills to advance a movement around the world. As a group of chefs, nutritionists and organizers we understand that real change towards sustainability will only happen when the new alternative is far better than the old. As entrepreneurs we are too impatient to wait for others to do it for us.

You can read more about Simple Feast here https://simplefeast.com/us


If you think this sounds like a good match and you are interested in joining our international team, please apply below and let’s chat. We process applications and arrange interviews continually. 

Simple Feast encourages anyone interested regardless of age, gender, religion, sexual orientation or preference or race to apply for the position. We value diversity of all kinds and we always try to improve our ability to hire people with diverse backgrounds. To help us be as open minded as possible, please know that we have made it optional submitting your name, age and background as it doesn't say anything about your qualifications as long as you submit your contact information, address, and upload a resume. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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The Simple Feast Culture

We are an international team, bringing with us the best from Copenhagen, Berlin, Oxnard, Santa Barbara, and LA. 

We have big ambitions and a global mindset. We work together to accomplish what we came here to do and we celebrate together as we get closer. We believe in a supportive and open atmosphere. 

We care about our planet but we are not your usual hippies. We are working towards a serious cause but we like to have fun along the way. We like working with exceptional people but there is little room for big egos. We are looking for those driven by mission.


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