Wonderstate Coffee

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Salaried Kitchen Lead

Madison, WI
Posted Sep 28, 2020

Wonderstate Coffee is looking for a motivated, creative & experienced person to lead the food program at the soon opening Madison Café.  The Kitchen Lead will work closely with the Café Manager and the Culinary Program Manager to design, implement and execute the extensive food offerings at the café.  Wonderstate is dedicated to serving food with integrity; locally sourced, organic and supportive of local food systems.   The café will serve food daily from 7am-3pm.  

Requirements and Desired Skills

  • Management/leadership experience.
  • Can give and receive feedback respectfully.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Impeccable follow through.
  • Exemplary kitchen skills.
  • Desire to continually be challenged and grow as a professional.
  • Passion for ethically sourced, organic, high quality coffee and food, and supporting farmer cooperatives.
  • Model best practices of work ethic, dedication, communication and treatment of co-workers, employees and vendors.
  • Safe Serve certification
  • Weekend hours required


Compensation:   Salaried Position BOE, PTO, coffee perks

About Wonderstate Coffee:  Since 2005, Wonderstate Coffee has worked directly with growers and coffee cooperatives to ensure high standards for quality, sustainability, and farmer compensation.  Wonderstate Roastery is 100% solar powered, and roasts coffee to order to ensure freshness.  Our cafés share the same high standards and deliver inspired coffees and delicious foods featuring fresh, local, and organic ingredients.  Wonderstate Coffee seeks team members who share our mission and values and are eager to join our Madison Café.