Job Postings: The West End Café

by Jane Ahrens

Our Team is Growing!

NOW HIRING Full & Part Time employees for Summer 2023 – May 1 – Sept 4

  • Food service experience preferred
  • HOUSING IS AVAILABLE but limited
  • Send a brief description of your interest, previous experience, and schedule availability to Lily at by APRIL 10th.


Line Cooks – 40 hr/wk – $22–25/hr; Reports to head chef; breakfast & lunch service; Stations: bagel/toast, griddle, cold/salad, sandwich counter. Prepares soups, pre-made dishes, & frozen foods. 

Pastry Prep Cook – 40 hr/wk – $22–25/hr; Reports to head chef; prepares all pastry for the cafe in late afternoon/early evening (bakes off cakes & cookies, rolls bagels, weighs out fresh ingredients for the morning baker). 

Dishwasher/Porter – 20 to 40 hr/wk – $22/hr – Dishwashing during breakfast & lunch service; Evening porter position also available; this role is an integral part of the team… you will be the backbone of the kitchen; not a lonely job, but great for someone who prefers rocking out to music and using a spray hose instead of interacting with customers 🙂

Receiver/Stocker – 6 hrs/wk – $20/hr or set price per delivery – Receive our weekly food deliveries from the FI Freight & transport to the cafe to stock. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays. 

Barista – 20 to 40 hrs/wk – $10/hr plus tips (~ $26/hr) – Full drink service, including espresso drinks. Fulfills some baked good orders; must love interacting with customers and clean-as-you-go. 

Cashier – 20 to 40 hrs/wk – $10/hr plus tips (~ $26/hr) – Cashier for Square POS, high traffic position; take orders & process payment; answer questions about the menu/biz; bag baked goods; sell things out of the retail fridge/retail display; must love interacting with customers & mental math.

What more information about the cafe? Please visit,

The West End
Fishers Island, NY

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