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Position: Prep Cook, Mama’s Kitchen
Salary: starting at $16/hr
Employer: Mama Earth Organics
Location: near Bermondsey and O'Connor, Toronto/East York, Ontario

We’re growing again and have an elusive position available!


This is an ideal time to join our growing team, as the Prep Cook position is crucial to keeping this organic kitchen running efficiently! In this role you will be assisting in preparing delicious organic salads, snacks and sides. 1 - 2 years of kitchen experience and advanced knife skills are a must. This role includes food prep, packaging, organizing, cleaning and dishes. We work closely with small local farms to ensure we’re sourcing the best and freshest ingredients and supporting the organic food movement. The Mama’s Kitchen menu is constantly changing, growing, and evolving based on the season and someone with fresh ideas and a passion for great food will fit right in. We are currently rapidly growing with a long term vision of success, we’re building a foundational team of high level chefs to deliver on our goals.

Qualities that would make you a good addition to the team:

The perfect candidate is detail oriented, proactive, able to work at a fast pace and passionate about good quality, healthy food. We’re also looking for very happy, positive people who can easily get along well with everyone at the Mama Earth planet headquarters. We're looking for people who are going become a longterm member of our team.

General skills required:

  • 1 - 2 years of kitchen experience required
  • Advanced knife skills required
  • Detail Oriented/ meticulous/ picky
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Positive attitude and ability to get along well with others
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, within time limits
  • Some lifting is required (20-30 lbs)
  • Pro-active and reliable
  • Interest/knowledge in organics/environment/local food is an asset!


Sunday - Thursdays: 7am - 2:30pm (8:30am - 4pm on Sundays)


Starting at $16.00 per hour (+ discount on organic produce). Partial benefits are also available after 3 months.


  • Working in a large, new kitchen space
  • Lunch included
  • Working with creative, highlevel chefs
  • 100% made in house cooking from scratch
  • 100% organic produce used
  • Fun working environment

This sounds amazing…. how do I apply?

Please forward your resume with cover letter and your two favorite musicians/bands to

Please include the position you’re applying for in the subject line (and brownie points to those who send their cover letter and resume in one PDF file).

We ask that you apply via email only, no telephone inquiries or drops ins please – our warehouse is a very happenin’ place! Thanks for your interest!

About Mama Earth:

We are located at 19 Waterman Ave, Toronto On.

We’re creating an alternative, locally-based, food system in Toronto. Mama Earth Organics partners with local organic farms and like-minded local businesses and artisans in Toronto. Our focus is local, organic, small-scale grown or produced food that tastes really good.

We deliver directly to our member’s homes, throughout the GTA, on a weekly basis.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Dec 6 2018    ID: 49567