Employment Opportunities

vicki lee’s is now approaching our busy season!  If you are a hard working person who is committed to the hospitality industry and willing to learn from our team of professionals, we would love to hear from you. We are always looking for hungry culinary students to join our team.

FT FOH Manager

Company is now seeking a FT hands on Manager. Position is days only with two consecutive days off weekly and requires a seasoned team leader with at least 2 years previous management experience in an upscale, full-service cafe/scratch bakery. Extensive food and coffee experience preferred with some retail background. Experience in corporate settings and with a toast POS system helpful. We seek someone wanting to learn and grow and able to foster our team of retail workers/servers and help them develop into a better sales team with strong food knowledge. This role oversees the team by delegating tasks and responsibilities with a detailed emphasis on Customer service. Now on our 13th year here in our Belmont location, we’re seeking someone that can help develop our retail team and grow our retail bakery and corporate catering business. We are expanding our core staff in anticipation of a huge influx of business due to the new development, both retail and residential, opening right across the street in the next 6 months.

Excellent starting salary including Blue Cross Medical insurance, one week paid vacation after a year, Shop discounts, Free Birthday cakes for you and your immediate family and a hard-working team that wants to ensure your success as part of Vicki lee’s.

Pastry Assistant

Company is now accepting applications for an experienced, FT Pastry Assistant for our busy bakeshop, café, and full-service catering company. We are looking for someone with 3 years minimum experience in a full-service, fast-paced kitchen & scratch bakery. You must be passionate about food, reliable, hard-working, and have a desire to learn.

Attention to detail is a must, as is demonstrated culinary experience. We want someone who is creative and passionate who can help us produce innovative baked goods, and enhance the overall dining experience of our guests both in house and catering.

We are looking for someone with a desire to grow who is willing to make a long-term commitment. Pay will be based on individuals experience but competitive for the right fit, including health insurance, paid vacation, and consecutive days off. This is a daytime position only.

FOH Assistant Manager

Company is now hiring a FT ASSISTANT MANAGER. This position includes learning all aspects of our business from the inside out. If you have a passion for good food, and all things hospitality, we would love to meet you. Prefer a fine dining or scratch kitchen background. Customer service must be a top priority. Excellent references always appreciated & welcomed! This is a hands-on position on the floor, not a desk job.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•  Maintaining store standards at all times and setting a positive example for the team
•  Full knowledge of our foods and services.
•  Communicating well with Managers on store operations, team morale and performance
•  Contributing to all new hire training
•  Maintaining regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
•  Assisting with displays, promotions, merchandising

Retail & Cafe Bakery Staff

Company is now seeking energetic, ambitious, and dedicated individuals with a passion for serving exceptional food and drinks. Located in Belmont directly on the 73 bus line on Trapelo Road. We are interested in outgoing people who genuinely like interacting with customers and are detail oriented. Past experience in a high end cafe and bakery is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate. Great environment for culinary students, externship, or an after school job for students that can commit to 2 shifts weekly and a one year commitment, weekend availability is a must.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•  Providing excellent customer service
•  Barista work
•  General bakery duties
•  Customer service
•  Bakery and food knowledge and willingness to learn

Pastry Chef

Company has an immediate opening for a FT pastry chef. Our ideal candidate would have at least 3 years of experience in a scratch kitchen/bakery and will have been in a lead managerial position for at least 1 year. Must be able to follow our tested recipes, as well as be creative to develop new products seasonally. Our business has grown tremendously over the years and we have become a go to destination for all things food and pastry. We have a growing catering business, we do corporate catering and our restaurant is open 7 days a week serving breakfast, lunch and brunch. We have a retail following selling cakes, pastries, coffee and prepared foods. Seeking someone who can multi task, give direction, encourage others, be a production wizard and super organized. Great opportunity for someone looking to transition to days only. This position is Tuesday – Saturday roughly 7-5 with some flexibility. We welcome good references, If your old employers loved you, we probably will too!
Seeking those with a desire to grow and willing to make a long-term commitment. Excellent starting salary, including health insurance, paid vacation, and consecutive days off. This is a daytime position only.

Server

Looking for a full-time server for our busy bakery, cafe, and catering company. Monday through Friday roughly 9:00 am – 4:00 pm with some flexibility. We offer full-service lunch daily 11:30 am – 2:30 pm and a popular Sunday brunch from 9:00 – 2:30. Extensive food knowledgeable applicants only! Excellent pay and tips.

FT Barista

Seeking part-time and full-time retail associates / Baristas, for our busy bakeshop/café. Weekend availability is required. We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality who genuinely likes interacting with customers and loves great coffee. We use square one coffee and Mem Teas.

Seeking someone with at least one-year previous experience in a fine coffee/bakery shop and with knowledge of preparing scratch made beverages. Seeking someone able to make at least a 1-year commitment and who is willing to learn our systems and recipes. Experience on a POS system necessary, we use the Toast POS system. Great environment for culinary students or an externship.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•  Providing excellent customer service
•  Barista work
•  General bakery duties

Line Cook / Good Cook / Happy Cook

Company is now hiring PT cooks. Most important we want happy cooks and people that love food and want to learn. Seeking hardworking, dependable and motivated individuals who are capable of learning and executing both hot and cold dishes per the direction of executive chef. Our shop is a chic 30 seat cafe that offers breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch dishes. Candidates should possess a passion for flavor, creating high-quality products with locally sourced ingredients. A flexible schedule with weekend availability is necessary for this position as well as 1-year previous experience which can include internships/ externships depending on the right candidate. Culinary students seeking an internship/externship are also welcome to apply.

Now offering part-time positions – day only, no evenings! Excellent starting pay commensurate with experience, including health insurance, paid vacation and consecutive days off.

Dishwasher / Food Prep

Compensation: excellent starting pay/tips as well
Employment type: full-time
Now seeking an experienced FT dishwasher with some food prep. This position is Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 – 5:00 p.m. Responsibilities include washing pots and pans, hand washing delicate items, general cleaning, sweeping, mopping, trash removal, and overall cleaning responsibilities for a busy restaurant. Some food prep experience required and willing to teach the right candidate. We provide a safe work environment, free lunch daily, health benefits, consecutive days off and a spotless kitchen to work in. 

If interested, please fill out the online application form and submit it. Your application will be reviewed by our management team to determine if your qualifications match the position’s requirements.  We look forward to meeting you and learning more and will reach out  shortly to schedule a time to further discuss our open positions.

Thank you for your interest in vicki lee’s.

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105 Trapelo Road, Belmont, MA — Directly on the 73 bus line Trapelo Rd @Common St – Cushing Square stop