Oliver Winery
  • - Retail
  • Bloomington , IN, USA
  • $10
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • Employee discounts on wine and merchandise. • Access to a comprehensive wellness program. • Company sponsored social events.

If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding work environment, come join the Oliver Winery family as our Part-Time Food Prep Specialist.  We are looking for a team-oriented individual with safe serve experience, customer service focus and an interest in wine. Because we are a manufacturer and retailer of wine, our work setting is unlike any other. You will be surrounded by hard working, success-oriented individuals, state of the art winemaking equipment, and a high quality product that brings joy to many people. Our Food Prep Specialist will work during our most active period of the week, putting together food and wine selections for our picnic baskets as well as overseeing our guests, patio and grounds. Our goal is to provide a flawless and enjoyable experience that will bring our visitors back!



  • Executes recipe and product directions.
  • Prepares all refrigerated picnic components.
  • Properly packages and labels all retail food for resale.
  • Keeps inventory of food components.
  • Keeps detailed records of food waste and food spoilage, monitors expiration dates.
  • Maintains a clean/sanitary kitchen.
  • Assists in development of new food offerings and provides insight on modification of current offerings as needed.


      Weekend duties (based upon weekend needs/events): 

  • Bake bread for resale and all picnics.
  • Oversee the wine flight area and ensure it is fully stocked.
  • Make and serve wine flights as needed, work as a "flight attendant" and "picnic executor" when needed.
  • Oversee all picnic guests.
  • Help to keep patio and grounds clean.
  • Assist at register area as needed.
  • Assist bar backs as needed.
  • Clear and wash all picnic dishes and flight components.
  • Prepare more food as necessary to accommodate increased foot traffic. 



  • Knowledge of safe food temperatures; knife handling experience, as well as previous experience breaking down various whole blocks/wheels of cheese.
  • Available to work 2-3 shifts per week Thursday-Sunday.
  • Ability to read recipes and product directions.
  • Ability to work under safe serve guidelines, safely store and serve food.
  • Possess basic cooking skills.
  •  A strong interest in wine.
  • Because of the nature of this position, must be at least 21 years of age to apply. 



  • Able to perform quality work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Able to participate in team-oriented problem solving.
  • Able to be responsive and flexible to last minute requests.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Accept direction and constructive criticism from others.
  • Interact well with customers and vendors, as well as fellow employees and winery managers.
  • Take ownership of responsibilities.

        Members of our Hospitality team will also possess the ability to:

  • Actively, passionately seek out knowledge of wine and the Oliver wine portfolio.
  • Provide the highest level of service to customers, vendors, and fellow employees.
  • Engage and build strong relationships through active listening and clear, thoughtful communication and teamwork.
  • Be flexible and responsive in a fast-paced customer-focused environment.


        In addition, all successful winery employees will be able to:

  • Use your attitude and effort to contribute to a positive work environment. 
  • Be thoughtfully engaged and do your best work. Every day.
  • Model the winery values: Respect People, Expect Quality, Think Differently, Get Stuff Done.

Typical Schedule: 15-20 hours per week (Thur-Sun).


Hourly Wage: $10.00/hour.


A Cover Letter and Resume are strongly encouraged.


Oliver Winery is an Employee Owned Company

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Oliver Winery


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