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Salad Maker

Charlottesville, Virginia
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Do you like to work in a fast paced environment? Do you like to make people happy? Do you want to be a part of a team that is changing the way America eats one salad at a time? If so, then you can be a Salad Maker for Chopt. Our customers expect a show when they enter into a Chopt. It's up to our salad making professionals (aka Choprs) to ensure the service, food quality, accuracy and overall experience is Better every day.


Assembling and preparing salads according to Chopt standards
Interacting with our customers in order to ensure every salad is made with personalized attention
Working with a mezzaluna (dual handled blade in the shape of a half-moon) to chop salads according to customer liking
Learning recipe builds, dressing flavor profiles, and salad pairings in order to make appropriate recommendations to the customers
Adhering to all steps of service so that our customer's needs are met with each transaction
Keeping a clean and safe work environment adhering to all safety and sanitation standards
Recognizing regulars and making suggestions in order to provide exceptional customer service experiences
Making sure your station is stocked, clean and organized at all times
Committing to educating yourself on new salads as they are introduced in order to expand your food knowledge


Must have the ability to communicate in basic English with customers
Ability to understand customer requests as well as the ability to respond with appropriate actions and provide accurate recommendations
Must understand and execute food safety and sanitation protocols
Standing, stooping, kneeling, walking , wiping, reaching, bending and lifting are required actions throughout a shift
Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities during the shift
Must be able to perform duties that require standing for long periods of time and fast movement
Ability to lift up to 20 lbs
Previous restaurant experience preferred but not required

Benefits of working at Chopt:

Competitive hourly rates and performance based pay increases
A clear career path with opportunities for advancement - 50% of all managers started in hourly positions
Variety of Health and Wellness Benefits
Pre-Tax Transit and Flexible Spending Benefits
Generous PTO Policy for all employees
Complimentary meal each shift
Employee Assistance Resources

Work Conditions/Hours:

Hours will vary and may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays
All Chopt employees will be hired on a variable hour basis. Hours are scheduled based on performance and business necessities.
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  • Job Reference: 706428540-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Chopt
  • Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent