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Clover Food Lab Kitchen Team Member in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Our commissary kitchen in East Cambridge is the heart of our operation.

We have no freezers in the entire company, and this fact defines our food. We work with the highest percentage of local and organic food of any restaurant in the Northeast. We receive produce directly from New England farms and turn it into the delicious food we’ve come to be known for.

We host weekly food development meetings. We work carefully and quickly. We taste a lot. If you come to work in our kitchen, you’ll get to work with a talented team with long-term experience in the food industry. We produce all our food from scratch and bake bread daily for our restaurants. Kitchen Team Members can start in either the kitchen prepping food or in the bakery producing pita from local grain that's milled in MA. We’re looking for people who share our love of food, find joy through hard work, and lift the spirits of those around them.

Some of the Kitchen Team Member Duties will look like...

  • Following recipe cards and methods of production

  • Helping in the production of food prep or bake

  • Tasting food for quality

  • Keeping everything sparkling

  • Working together as a team

The hiring manager may invite you to participate in a Practical Interview. This gives you the opportunity to interview us. Applicants experience the job hands on, get to know the staff and gain a better understand Clover culture. Additionally, we use the face-to-face interaction as an opportunity to get to know you better.


As a Kitchen Team Member you are required to:

  • Execute recipes consistently

  • Reliable, professional and team-oriented

  • Organized and have good time-management skills

  • Have a passion for food, a positive attitude and a willingness to work to high standards

  • The ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, and repeated walking, bending, stretching and occasional lifting (up to 50lbs), with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Able to work a varied schedule that includes nights and weekend

Don’t meet every single requirement? We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Clover Food Lab is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.


Some of the perks of working at Clover!

  • Pay starting at $15/hr

  • Full health, vision and dental benefits available to full-time benefit-eligible staff

  • Generous discounts on Clover meals, apparel, take-home mealboxes, and an array of local food items sold in our stores

  • Accommodating to schedules; part-time and full-time opportunities

  • A fun and welcoming work environment with supportive management

  • $300 referral bonus when you refer a friend to Clover!

  • Opportunity to build a meaningful career - lots of room to grow!

  • Free Knife Skills 101, 102, 103 classes (custom knife when you pass 102)

  • Free cooking classes (pickling, soup-making, hot sauce making)

  • Opportunities to attend food sourcing trips to coffee roasters, farmers, cheese-makers, etc.

  • Opportunities to attend food development meetings, contribute ideas/recipes to the menu