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Cafeteria Worker

Publix Associate

Cafeteria Workers make sure ingredients are on hand and cooking and serving utensils are clean and ready to be used to make meals for Publix associates in Corporate, Manufacturing and Distribution facilities that have cafeterias.

How to Apply


It's the Cafeteria Worker's job to make sure ingredients are in stock and that the inventory is rotated to ensure fresh foods are available for cooking. Cafeteria Workers prepare, cook and serve meals for Publix associates at facilities that have a cafeteria. They also wash pots and operate the dishwasher to provide clean dishes for each meal served.

Qualifications we look for

  • At least 18 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)
  • 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.