Employment Opportunities

Kitchen Team Leader


Lucky Ladd Farms, an award winning agritourism destination, is adding a key leadership member to our hardworking and awesome food service  team.

The Kitchen Team Leader is the "boots-on-the-ground" person responsible for the day-to-day operation of the farm’s concession stands including cooking, baking, prepping and overseeing staff. They will actively engage and manage cleanliness, organization, product quality, customer service, inventory and food safety. This position requires hands-on work in the kitchen with additional training to advance into an upper management role overseeing all food service operations for our facility. This is a great opportunity for someone wanting to further their skill set by moving into management in the food service industry while still enjoying a quality work/life balance that doesn't come with most restaurant management positions.


  • Recurring set-schedule. No late nights.
  • Weekends off November-March.
  • Free meal when you work a 6+ hour shift.
  • Unlimited admission for you and 5 guests.
  • Discounts on dining and merchandise.
  • Annual team member appreciation event.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Uniform and name badge provided.
  • Paid Personal Time Off.
  • Medical Insurance.
  • Paid Vacation.
  • 401(k) with match.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Competitive salary, based on experience.


  • Oversee daily food service operations to ensure highest levels of food quality and customer service.
  • Perform the duties of main cook. This includes prepping and cooking foods for service throughout the day.
  • Maintain clean, organized kitchen and supply areas.
  • Be an active hands-on supervisor creating a friendly fun work environment that staff looks forward to working in and considers team members family.
  • Ensure staff delivers quality customer service and oversee quality control of food at all times.
  • Ensure all concession areas have packaged food products in display windows and on counters at all times during service.
  • Maintaining accurate inventory of supplies. Assist with inventory on a twice-weekly basis.
  • Check-in, stock, and store supplies. Ensure stock is fresh and in-date.
  • Assist with overseeing production, quality, and appearance of packaged foods and bakery items we prepare.
  • Ensure all state health requirements and safe operating procedures are followed according to company standards so that concession are always ready for health inspections.
  • Assist with preparation of food service areas for seasonal opening and closing.
  • Present concerns and maintenance items to Food Service Manager.


  • Tuesday from 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday - Saturday from 8:0am-5:00pm
  • 8 Sundays (Sept. 18 to Nov. 6) from 10:00am-6:00pm
  • During the off-season (November-March) we switch to Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm


  • Lead through example.
  • Take initiative to see what needs to be done, and then does it without being asked.
  • Finds serving others personally fulfilling.
  • Spreads enthusiasm and boosts moral.
  • Aren't scared of a hard days work.
  • Believe details and quality matters.
  • Can effectively communicate with staff members and guests in a positive way.
  • Must be able to work on your feet for extended periods of time; and can bend, stoop, extend oneself, etc. as required to perform assigned tasks.
  • Able to consistently lift and carry a minimum of 35lbs.

Employment offers for all positions may be contingent on the satisfactory results of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Lucky Ladd Farms does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race creed, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or national origin. Lucky Ladd Farms only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.