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    American Cheese Society Classifieds

    Do you have a job opening? Equipment for sale?

    ACS allows for classified ads to be posted for 30 days starting at $25 for ACS members or $35 for non-members.  Your ad will be viewable to a targeted audience of ACS members, as well as other industry members and the general public who visit this website daily. For an additional $5, you can include your company logo or a photo of the equipment you’re selling.   If you desire to have your ad placed longer than 90 days, please contact the ACS office at 720-328-2788.

    Cheesemaker Wanted for New Goat Dairy

    Ready to make amazing cheese?  Fantastic full time, year round opportunity for an experienced cheesemaker to join our team at Thanksgiving Farm at The Center for Discovery in Sullivan County, New York.  We are a certified organic and Demeter certified biodynamic farm in the foothills of the Catskills.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of cheese making and be responsible for our entire goat dairy program.  Looking for someone with great energy and enthusiasm for making high quality products.   We provide all of the infrastructure – you just make fabulous cheese!

    Housing will be provided.  Benefits include health and dental insurance, 401K, onsite gym, and many more.

    Qualifications

    • Cheese making experience
    • Knowledge of equipment, safety and handling procedures, as well as finishing including ageing.
    • Experience with animal husbandry especially with goats
    • Works well autonomously as well as within a team environment.
    • Experience with product development a plus
    • Flexibility
    • Great attitude

    Responsibilities

    • Goat management in conjunction with our livestock team
    • Handling and milking of livestock
    • Cleaning and sanitizing all equipment.
    • Proper holding and storage of milk for cheese.
    • Help create and follow all cheese recipes.
    • Product safety and following HACCP style food safety program.
    • Production quality from beginning through packaging and delivery.
    • Follow state and federal cheese making regulations.
    • Light office work.
    • Some teaching and interaction with individuals with special needs (experience not required).
    • HS Diploma/ GED Required

    Company Description
    The Center for Discovery is a residential facility for people with developmental disabilities, nestled in the foothills of the Catskills. Life at TCFD is centered around our Thanksgiving Farm and our Food is Medicine philosophy. For more information about what we do, please visit: www.thecenterfordiscovery.org

    Head Cheese Maker at Cricket Creek Farm

    We are looking for a cheese maker to join our team in making our award winning farmstead artisanal cheeses.

    Cheese Maker must have experience making a variety of hard and soft cheeses, and experience in sanitation and maintenance of a creamery.  Work includes involvement in all aspects of running our farmstead creamery.

    Cricket Creek Farm is a grass-based dairy in Western Massachusetts. We focus on producing the highest quality milk and cheese while caring for our animals and land in a sustainable and humane fashion.

    Our Mission is to produce nourishing food that honors our animals, respects the land, and feeds our community, and to exemplify a sustainable model for small-farm viability.

    Primary Tasks
    – Work with our existing cheese maker in a collaborative team environment
    – Assisting in the production of all the cheeses in our current repertoire (8 cheeses).
    – Following the maintenance and sanitation protocols.
    – Helping to teach apprentices all facets of cheese making
    – Troubleshoot recipes/inconsistencies with the products as needed and help apprentices refine their practices and work out problems with the cheeses as appropriate.
    – Maintaining all required records, inventories, recipes, and data collected.
    – Bringing an upbeat and positive attitude, being a leader on the farm.  We expect the person in this position to always be on time, always stick to a schedule, help keep apprentices on track, and bring positive energy and enthusiasm to work every day.

    Qualifications
    – 1-2 years of cheese making experience
    – Very much in love with cheese
    – Excited about the opportunity to work at a small and growing company

    Compensation: We provide a salary commensurate with experience, some food, and possibly housing (to be determined).

    Communication: Communication is of paramount importance here. We strive to create a work environment that is comfortable, open, clear, and honest for everyone. Every week we have a staff meeting, during which everyone sits down together to review the week and any upcoming news. During this meeting everyone shares personal highlights and difficulties of the previous week. It is also an opportunity to openly discuss any farm happenings.

    Length of commitment: We are looking for at least a year commitment, but ideally seeking a candidate that is interested in a long-term position.

    Application process and timeline: We are hiring on a rolling basis. We highly encourage a visit from any serious applicant. We do have space available to house an applicant overnight, and a 2 to 3-day visit is ideal. Working and spending some time together will help let us determine whether you will be a good fit for the farm, and will help give you a better sense of us.

    For more information on Cricket Creek Farm, please visit our website – http://cricketcreekfarm.com

    Information on applying for this position ca be found on our website here – http://cricketcreekfarm.com/cheese-maker-cricket-creek-farm/

    CHEESEMONGER/GENERAL MANAGER

    Company Description:
    Bimi’s Cheese Shop, located in the historic village of Chatham, New York, offers a carefully-curated selection of cheeses and provisions both from our county and our region, as well as from the wide world beyond our bucolic little town. With a commitment to sustainably-sourced products, it is our goal at Bimi’s to bring our customers the freshest, best-made and most amazing food we can find. We carry anywhere between 25-50 cheeses, and are well know for our amazing grilled cheese bar.

    Bimi’s is a warm, welcoming, and non-intimidating cheese shop. Our goal is that anyone in our varied community– from fireman to celebrity, local or weekender– can come in and feel comfortable finding cheeses they’ll love. We offer friendly guidance, camaraderie, and community to our customers.

    Chatham, NY is experiencing an exciting resurgence and Bimi’s is definitely a part of that growth. Tucked away in the rural hills of Columbia County, Chatham is  a hidden jewel with an eclectic community that appreciates the outdoors, the arts and good food. Working the counter at Bimi’s is a special experience filled with equal parts friendship, laughter, and hard work.

    Job Description:
    We are searching for a wonderful General Manager/Cheesemonger to take the lead at Bimi’s Cheese Shop. It is a full time position, and a great opportunity for someone who wants to make their mark in the food industry. We seek an adventurous and curious monger to work closely with the owners to curate and maintain an excellent selection of cheeses, provisions, and select prepared foods. You will be the captain of a wonderful, quirky and enthusiastic staff. Beyond mongering, responsibilities on the general management side will include overseeing the staff, quality control, ordering, scheduling, shipping, as well as monger training and morale-building. You will be ultimately responsible for the organization, cleanliness, and safety of both the front and back of house.

    Obviously, you must love cheese. Just as important, you have to love the art of conversation. You have the ability to listen to the customer and offer articulate, sensible and delicious suggestions. Building relationships with customers over the counter is paramount to our success. We seek someone outgoing, cheerful, and friendly; someone who will make our customers feel like guests in our home, rather than strangers in a store. Our goal at Bimi’s is to create an atmosphere full of joy and free of intimidation Your enthusiasm must be contagious and convincing, but not overwhelming. You are key to keeping Bimi’s the happy place it is.

    Ideal candidate:
    * Has 2-3 years experience behind the cheese counter
    * Has some Culinary experience
    * Is willing to relocate to the area (Columbia County, NY)
    * Is willing to work weekends
    * Has a valid Drivers License

    We are a growing shop in a charming small town. We need someone who is as excited about cheese as we are, looking for an adventure and able to prosper here. In all honesty, we are great bosses who want to create a joyous work environment for everyone on our team.

    Check out our website, www.bimischeese.com and if this is something you are interested in send us a resume with a letter telling us a little bit about yourself and why you think you’d be a good fit. Please send all info to [email protected]. Thanks!!

    Fisher’s Cheese and Wine is hiring!

    Fisher’s Cheese & Wine is a cheese shop and cafe opening in Larkspur, CA in May 2017. We’re an experienced team with a successful business in The Cheese School of San Francisco. We’re a cheese-obsessed, hard-working, fun-loving bunch who care passionately about doing work we’re proud of and helping each other succeed.

    Available positions:
    Cheesemonger & Server – Full and part time
    Kitchen crew – Full and part time

    For more details please visit the “join our team” section on our website: fisherscheese.com

    How to apply: Email a comprehensive cover letter and resume outlining your experience to jobs (at) fisherscheese (dot) com. Applications with no cover letter will not be considered.

         

    Looking for an Experienced Cheesemonger

    Responsibilities:
    -Supervise the day to day operation of the Cheese Department in our Retail Store and our Wholesale department/Warehouse, working closely with the warehouse manager.
    -Order products, from vendors minimizing overstock.
    -Check invoice and deliveries for accuracy.
    -Ensure and meets OSHA, FDA, USDA, Agriculture and Health Department Guidelines.
    -Rotate, inspect Products and stocks on a daily basis to ensure freshness and quality.
    -Check price and codes for products and communicate with Department Manager of any and all exceptions.
    -Maintain accurate product knowledge of new Items.
    -Assist sale staff with Product knowledge on sales calls to ensure increase of sales.

    Qualifications:
    -Experience in Cheese Sales.
    -Be able to give exceptional Customer Service.
    -Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    -Able to communicate clearly in English verbally and in writing.
    -Be able to organize and prioritize work.
    -Must be able to assist other departments when needed.
    -Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, evenings, weekends.
    -Must be able to train and do educational classes for Chefs and customers.

    For 17 years, MGP Specialty Food has strived to be the best in quality, variety, value and innovation. Now we have brought the same attitude to the retail level with CuReD & wHeY.

    However, no aspect of MGP Specialty Food/ CuReD & wHeY is more important than the employees we hire. MGP Specialty Food/ CuReD & wHeY employees represent us and the quality standards our company has set, providing the highest quality of service and professionalism that our customers expect in both Whole sale and now Retail alike.

    Interested applicants should message [email protected]

    Assistant Cheesemaker

    Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese is a 300 acre Dairy Farm and farmstead cheese operation in Kentucky, milking 120 cows and making and aging cheese on-site. We provide specialty cheeses to the national market with a regional focus. This is an opportunity to be part of a business that helps to sustain a family farm.

    We are looking for an Assistant Cheesemaker to become part of a team of hardworking, motivated individuals in a fast-paced and physical working and learning environment. While our footprint is large, our team is relatively small and everyone on our team is required to wear many hats, work long (and sometimes odd) hours, and be flexible. The reward is making great product alongside a great team, and above all receiving an experiential education about how a small but thriving cheese business operates.

    Operate directly under:  Creamery Supervisor

    Main Tasks:
    Cleaning and sanitizing equipment (this is the majority of cheese-making!)
    Working in the vat
    Taking measurements
    Cleaning!
    Salting and flipping large wheels of cheese and placing in/taking out of moulds
    Waxing cheese
    Cleaning!
    Brushing/polycoating cheese
    Maintaining supplies
    Cleaning!

    Secondary tasks:
    Helping in Aging caves
    Helping in shipping/packaging

    Requirements:
    Must be able to lift 50 lbs
    Must be able to work in a hot and humid environment
    Must be able to work in a refrigerated environment
    Cheese making experience is a plus and will affect pay but is not required
    Passion for Cheese is a plus but not required
    Computer literacy

    Expect to work 40-50 hours per week.

    Expect a negotiated hourly wage to start with a goal to move to salaried structure

    Housing:
    We have housing on site available for the first 6 months of your position.  This can be part of the package offered to you if you are hired.

    We are in a very beautiful remote area.   How remote?   Just do a google maps search of “42123”
    -1.25 hrs from Nashville, TN
    -2 hrs from Louisville, KY
    -40 min from Bowling Green, KY

    Please send a resume and a statement letting us know why you are interested to:
    Van (at) kennyscheese (dot) com.