Merilee McCormick joined the Bon Appétit team at Mills College in Oakland, CA, as general manager in May 2019, and immediately hit the ground running. She hasn’t stopped since — not even a pandemic can slow down her constant flow of ideas and energy! As Mills Vice President of Student Life & Dean of Students Chicora […]
Dream With Us
Our Dream is to be the premier onsite restaurant company known for its culinary expertise and commitment to socially responsible practices. We are a culture driven to create food that is alive with flavor and nutrition, prepared from scratch using authentic ingredients. We do this in a socially responsible manner for the well-being of our guests, communities, and the environment.
Making this Dream a reality requires thousands of dedicated and talented people. We’re growing rapidly, and that means we’re hiring, from cashiers to catering attendants to chefs. We’re looking for people who:
- Love interacting with others through delicious and nutritious food
- Enjoy learning about cooking from scratch, wellness, sustainability, and other at-work educational opportunities
- Thrive as part of a close-knit team
- Want to feel like their jobs matter
Our jobs for hourly and salaried employees are listed in different databases, and the application process is different for new vs. current employees of Bon Appétit (and our parent company Compass):
|TEAM MEMBER (HOURLY) JOBS||PROFESSIONAL (SALARIED) JOBS|
|New Employee||New Employee|
|Current Bon Appétit /
|Current Bon Appétit /
Upcoming Job Fairs
Every person at this company has a sincere passion for great food. From the grill cook to our managers all the way up to our CEO; it’s our daily focus. Our kitchen philosophy is simple. We cook everything from scratch using fresh, authentic ingredients. We have no corporate recipes.
Our business philosophy is to conduct our work with the highest ethical standards, to deliver the very best, and to treat every single employee’s contribution as crucial to our success.
The diversity of experiences and perspectives among our team members brings us great strength as an organization , and we see equity and inclusion as an essential part of our culture. We recognize the food service industry has an imbalance of power, so we are working to change that by starting from within. We’re looking for excited, passionate people who enjoy coming to work. We want all of our employees to use their capabilities to the fullest to create great food and satisfy their customers.
All full-time team members (salaried and hourly, 32 hours/week or more) are eligible for benefits packages that include:
- Medical Insurance (up to three plans offered in each geographical area)
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Care
- Sick Days
- Vacation Days
- Paid Holidays
- 401(k) Retirement Plan (we’ll even match a portion of your contributions!)
- Life Insurance
- Domestic Partner Coverage (in most states)
Bon Appétit Management Company is a diverse, growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to create an environment where all employees feel comfortable with fair and consistent treatment and equal opportunities. Bon Appétit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V
Meet Our People
David Smigo, Bon Appétit’s executive chef at Cornell College, is “the hardest working human I’ve ever met and a culinary Mozart,” says General Manager James Richards. “He will go to any length to help his team, and he always finds a way to say yes. His loyalty and commitment have no boundaries.” David and James […]
Berta Arroyo, Linda Brinegar, and Lance Clark
The Bon Appétit team at Andrews University — Executive Chef Berta Arroyo, General Manager Linda Brinegar, and Sous Chef Lance Clark — have been serving Andrews students and the wider Berrien Springs, MI, community ever since the pandemic started with delicious from-scratch vegetarian and vegan meals. They’ve also organized dozens of community donations and deliveries […]