Good Food Jobs: Find Your Dream Food Job

Good Food Jobs, an online search tool, links people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy.

| March/April 2011

  • Mark Bello, owner of New York City cooking school Pizza a Casa (, spreads good-food love by teaching guests to make high-quality pizzas at home.
    Photo By Annabel Braithwaite

Do you dream of peddling fine cheeses, chocolates and charcuterie? Want to learn farming as an apprentice? Hope to sport a chef’s toque someday? Check out Good Food Jobs, an online search tool designed to link people looking for meaningful food work with the businesses that need their energy. You can search for job opportunities with farmers and food artisans, policymakers and purveyors, retailers and restaurateurs, economists, ecologists and more.

Q&A with Taylor Cocalis, co-founder of Good Food Jobs

What’s the most interesting job that’s come across your desk?  

One man’s dream job is another man’s…well, the answer is, it depends. We’ve had entry-level to executive director, and everything in between. What’s most interesting to you will be dependent on your prior experience, your current interests and your future plans. Recent highlights:

■ Professional Chef Casting Call, Food Network; Anywhere
■ Farm Help, Grassy Ridge Farm; Riegelwood, North Carolina
■ Fabulous Soup Maker, The City Bakery; New York
■ Cheesemonger, Cowgirl Creamery; Washington, D.C.
■ Seasonal Garden Educator, Chicago Botanic Garden; Chicago
■ Program Coordinator, Women, Food and Agriculture Network; Ames, Iowa

What sector of the food industry is hot right now? 



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