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Cafeteria Team Leader

Publix Associate

Publix offers free, buffet-style, hot meals for Corporate, Manufacturing, and Distribution associates who work at facilities that have a cafeteria. The Cafeteria Team Leader makes sure the food is ready-to-serve, right on time!

How to Apply


The Cafeteria Team Leader ensures that meals are properly prepared, cooked, and served for Publix associates. The Team Leader also oversees the cafeteria associates to encourage teamwork and safety awareness in preparing meals each work day. The Cafeteria Team Leader is instrumental in helping to provide this tasty benefit to Publix associates.

Qualifications we look for

  • At least 20 years old
  • Experience cooking in an environment where a variety of entrées and methods are used (for example, a restaurant, Publix cafeteria, or culinary school)
  • Experience in a supervisory role, preferred
  • ServSafe Certification or equivalent certification (before his or her start date in the position)
  • Knowledge of cooking principles
  • Knowledge of all aspects of a commercial kitchen, including dishwashing, baking, preparing foods, cooking entrées, and cleaning
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to work nights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

How to apply

Go to the Publix Jobs Center to begin searching our current openings. Click the appropriate link to view openings for Publix associates and non-associates. Click Search Openings and narrow your search by selecting Distribution from the Job Category list.

You will receive follow-up communication once you're determined to be qualified and eligible for the job. The communication will inform you of additional information that is needed and/or assessments that need to be completed. Once that is done, your application will go directly to the hiring manager for consideration. If your skills, experience, and qualifications look like a good match to the requirements of the position, you will be contacted.

Visit our website for additional applicant resources.

Having a match to this job does not guarantee that you will be hired into this job if and when it becomes available on our Publix Jobs Center.