We frequently have openings for cafeteria worker jobs in St. Louis

Below you will find a description of the kind of cafeteria worker jobs we typically have available.

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Cafeteria Workers prepare and serve appropriate quantities of food at a given institution to meet menu requirements. While usually found in schools, they are also in hospitals, the military, and corporations. Wherever they work, it's important for a cafeteria worker to maintain high standards of quality in food production, sanitation, and safety practices.


  • High School diploma or Equivalent
  • E-verify eligible


  • Prepares quality food according to a planned menu of tested, uniform recipes.
  • Serves food according to meal schedules, departmental policies, and procedures.
  • Practices and promotes portion control and proper use of leftovers.
  • Properly stores and handles food items and supplies. Maintains a clean and organized storage area.
  • Operates tools and equipment according to prescribed safety standards.
  • Follows established procedures to meet high standards of cleanliness, health, and safety.
  • Keeps garbage collection containers and areas neat and sanitary.
  • Corrects unsafe conditions in work area and reports any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • Maintains personal appearance and hygiene.


  • Ability to understand food preparation and safety instructions.
  • Working knowledge of kitchen equipment and food production procedures.
  • Ability to operate large and small kitchen equipment and tools.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic operations.
  • Ability to pass basic skills test

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Snelling actively recruits candidates who are seeking direct hire positions with our clients. When it’s time to expand your workforce, Snelling makes it easy to evaluate promising candidates in a temporary capacity before making a final hiring decision.


Whether you need one person or an entire team of star performers, additional manpower at one location or multiple locations in several states, Snelling is your trusted resource for candidates who can hit the ground running. We can even manage your flexible staffing plan to save you time and money.

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