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Rowe Farms
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
4d ago

Rowe Farms is a retail and wholesale provider of local, antibiotic, and hormone-free meats that are raised with the highest level of animal welfare standards while supporting a path to regenerative farming.

In addition to a broad offering of meats, each of our retail stores offers local delivery and carries unique products and food items specific to each store’s local marketplace.

The wholesale division of Rowe Farms sells various fresh meat and deli products to like-minded retail companies.

Our Danforth location is on the lookout for friendly and outgoing people with an interest in sustainable farming practices and a passion for food and people!

  • This is a full-time position (40 hours per week), must have flexible availabily.
  • The hourly rate of pay is $16 - $18.50.
  • All employees of our company receive two consecutive days off per week.
  • Full time employees are eligible for group benefit coverage following their probationary period.
  • Covid-19 :

    We are protecting our workers and customers through very strict sanitation and hygiene practices, physical distancing requirements, plexiglass barriers, limits on customer numbers allowed in our stores, n95 masks, daily health-assessment logs, and by following recommendations and requirements from Public Health at all levels of government, as well as the industry guidelines introduced by the Ontario Government.

    Responsibilities :

  • Prepare delicious and fresh foods such as salads, soups, sandwiches, and burgers.
  • Interact with our customers, answering questions and serving them prepared foods.
  • Prepare roasted chicken.
  • Process and pack food items.
  • Assist the meat cutters with preparation and some cutting (training is provided).
  • Make soups, chili, salads, and sandwiches using our pre-established recipes.
  • Receive stock and put it in the proper storage space.
  • Ensure proper inventory control and product rotation to maximize product freshness and availability, while minimizing waste.
  • Work in compliance with all food handling and health & safety policies and laws.
  • Operate equipment and tools following proper and safe procedures.
  • Ensure work areas are clean and sanitary at all times.
  • Other duties are assigned as required by the business.
  • Qualifications :

  • Customer service experience is required.
  • Retail or restaurant food preparation experience is required.
  • Meat cutting experience is an asset.
  • High school education or equivalent; butcher apprentice or diploma in culinary arts is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills are required.
  • Ability to safely handle kitchen tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment sometimes doing repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to work well with others in a busy retail store.
  • Ability to prioritize work tasks, multi-task, and maintain focus while working under pressure.
  • Ability to handle standing, bending, lifting, reaching frequently.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work in a cold environment.
  • Worker Health & Safety Awareness Certificate is an asset.
  • Valid Food Handler’s and First Aid Certifications are an asset.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We embrace and celebrate diversity and inclusivity and are committed to creating a safe and respectful work environment and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

    As part of our accessibility commitment, there are alternative ways to interview with us. Please inform us if you require interview accommodation.

    We thank the staffing / recruitment industry for their interest but request no calls or emails.

    We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Please note that any offer of employment may be subject to reference checks and background checks.

    About Rowe Farms :

    Rowe FarmsRowe Farms is a retail and wholesale provider of local, antibiotic and hormone-free meats that are raised with the highest level of animal welfare standards while supporting a path to regenerative farming.

    In addition to a broad offering of meats, each of our retail stores offers local delivery and carries unique products and food items specific to each store’s local marketplace.

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  • s top chefs with the very best meat. We have always worked directly with farmers and producers. Making the connection at the grass-roots level enables us to monitor the growing cycle of the animals giving the in-store butchers confidence when selling cuts from nose-to-tail.

    Our passion for good food, friendly service, and years of expertise, help customers get the best out of their meat.VG MeatsWe are a local, family-owned company that has proudly been serving Ontario families high quality meat since the 1970s.

    Started by previous generations and now run by four brothers, VG Meats is proudly local. All of our products are born, raised, fed, processed and packaged in Ontario.

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