Chef, Prepared Foods - Chestnut Hill

Weavers Way is looking for a talented chef for our Prepared Foods department in Chestnut Hill. This is a full-time position.

We pride ourselves on offering a wide array of quality items for our shoppers, and Prepared Foods is no exception. The right candidate should have the following skills/requirements:

  • At least one year of experience working in a mass-production/high-volume kitchen with batch cooking, or high-end restaurant experience.
  • Excellent knife skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of cooking a wide array of recipes, including familiarity with vegan, vegetarian and global cuisine.
  • The ability to work independently and have a strong palate is a must.
  • We are looking to groom our employees for management positions, so management experience is helpful, but not required.

If you love food — eating it, cooking it, talking about it — then this could be the right fit for you. The position is full time, 40 hours/week, nights and weekends required. Defined hours/shifts are to be determined. Please only apply if you can work weekends and nights.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

We are looking to fill the position ASAP. Interested applicants are highly encouraged to learn more about us at prior to applying. Resume required; applications without resumes will not be considered. We read and appreciate all cover letters. Feel free to stop in our stores in Mt. Airy or Chestnut Hill to complete an application. You can also find a copy of our application at You can also apply by sending an email and attaching your resume.

How to contact us

By email:

By mail:
Human Resources
Weavers Way Cooperative
559 Carpenter Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Founded in 1973, Weavers Way is a community-owned natural grocer with stores in Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. In addition to our stores, we run a market farm in the Awbury Arboretum, a CSA farm partnership with Saul High School, our own community newspaper, and a non-profit which emphasizes food and nutrition education. We operate based on a triple bottom line philosophy that considers our community and environment in all of our decisions. We have an excellent benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick time, retirement plan and employee discount.