Join Our Team!

 At Palmers, everyone is part of the family! Whether you’re looking for part-time hours while you go to school, or a full-time position with lots of room for growth, we have a spot for you. Join a fun-loving, diverse group of like-minded, hard-working individuals.  

Fill out the application below, and/or send us your resume to mike@palmersdarien.com. 

We can’t wait to meet you!


Refer a new employee and get $50 when they sign-on!

Email HR Director, Mike at mike@palmersdarien.com with your fabulous friend’s contact information, resume (if available) and position of interest and we’ll do the rest!

*Gift cards will only be made available if the employee signs-on and stays with Palmer’s for a one month grace period. Gift cards must be physically picked up in-store at the front desk. Gift cards pick up date must be confirmed by recipient via email before they will be made available.

Open Positions

Sales & Data Entry Superstar

We are looking for a computer savvy individual with excellent customer service skills to join our gourmet-to-go sales team. You will be taking gourmet-to-go orders via phone, email & our website and entering them into our catering software. This is a great job for someone who enjoys working in a fast paced team environment. Schedule is 9am-5pm, 5 days a week.

Savvy Sous Chef

Are you a talented Sous Chef that’s sick of restaurants and working nights and holidays? Palmer’s production kitchen runs from 5:30am-2:30pm and we are CLOSED on Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years and Easter so you can enjoy the holidays with your family! Help run production for our retail store and offsite catered events. Lots of opportunities to work offsite events for additional $$ and cash tips! Fluency in English & Spanish is preferred but not required.

We are looking for an experienced sous chef to join our production team. Help run our in-store & catering production.
• Full time position with benefits
• 5:30am-2:30pm, 5 days a week (must work weekends)
• Fluency in english & spanish preferred by not required

Grill Master

We are looking for an experienced cook to join our production team at our Grill/Protein Station. You will be preparing all of the proteins for our retail store and off-site catering events. Must have at least 2 years experience. There are also opportunities to work offsite events for additional $$. Schedule runs 5:30am-2:30pm, 5 days a week (must work weekends). Ingles no es necesario, hablamos espanol!

• Full time position with benefits
• 5:30am-2:30pm, 5 days a week (must work weekends)
• Fluency in english & spanish preferred by not required

Deli & Prepared Foods Guru

Have a passion for food and customer service? Then our prepared foods department is the place for you. Duties include; slicing deli meat & cheese, assisting customers with prepared foods, setting up the prepared foods case, cooking rotisserie chickens, heating soups, checking out catering orders and packing out gourmet products.

• Full time position with benefits
• 40 hours per week, 5 days. Schedule varies

Passionate Produce Clerk

We are looking for an energetic, friendly and dependable person who is responsible for the quality of produce displayed in our store and ensuring a great shopping experience for our customers! The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills to interact with customers throughout their shift, should be able to lift heavy boxes filled with fresh fruit or vegetables, and perform physical tasks such as the chicken dance while restocking carrots. https://www.instagram.com/p/CjQZeqWODR1/

Hours are 2pm to 8pm During Week (4 days a week)
2pm to 7pm Weekends (1 Day)

• Maintaining suitable inventory levels, ordering stock, receiving deliveries and noting discrepancies.
• Stocking produce and rotating fresh fruit and vegetables.
• Ensuring all produce is fresh and safe to eat.
• Removing produce that shows signs of spoilage.
• Setting up, maintaining and deconstructing product displays.
• Maintaining a clean and organized shopping environment.
• Following health regulations and safety standards.
• Performing any additional duties assigned by the store manager

Fabulous Floral Designer

We are looking for a super fabulous lead floral designer for our shop. You will be responsible for processing all of the cut flowers and putting together all of our beautiful bouquets and arrangements. Must have at least 3 years experience as a floral designer and have a great eye for color and design. Lots of opportunities for creativity and independence.

• Full Time

Super Sampler

This is the ultimate position for a food fanatic. Share your passion for food through in-store demos. You will be working with our managers to select items to sample, then setting up and running the demo table. Must have be a strong cook with an excellent palette and have a charismatic personality

Register Rockstars

We are looking for friendly & reliable cashiers to work in our front end. You must be super friendly and detail-oriented. No experience, no problem! We’re happy to train you.
AM & PM shifts available, must be available to work at least 1 weekend day.

• Part Time
• AM & PM shifts available

Bagger / Cart Person

Primarily responsible for keeping the parking lot area well-maintained, the cart pusher position at Palmer’s is an excellent choice for individuals who prefer an active work environment.

Hours are Monday Through Friday 9am to 3pm

· Emptying trash receptacles regularly and picking up loose trash from the parking lot
· Returning carts to the designated cart storage area
· Inspecting carts for damage periodically and informing management of any problems
· Assisting customers with loading large purchases
· Answering basic customer questions whenever possible
· Bagging groceries following defined procedures

King/Queen of Clean

Do you hate dust? Do you detest disorganization? If cleaning is your superpower, then this is the job for you. We are looking for a janitor to help keep our building spic and span. You must be strong (capable of lifting 50 lbs) and able to work independently and prioritize tasks. Duties include sweeping, mopping, cleaning bathrooms & offices, emptying trash cans, and generally keeping our space clean. No Ingles, no problema! Hablamos espanol!

Off-site Event Chefs, Captains, Servers and Bartenders

Palmers Catering is busier than ever and looking for passionate event staff to help us create unforgettable events.

In need of all staff positions for the upcoming event season –

• Party Chefs – primarily responsible for the food production and set-up aspects as it pertains to the event. Follow company standards on setting up for the event, event and food procedures, and cleaning.

• Servers – responsible for serving food and beverages to guests at venues or catering events. Their duties include greeting guests and taking their orders, bringing them the correct drinks and dishes and refilling their beverages as needed.

• Bartenders – Performs bartending duties for all events, performance, birthday parties, or wedding receptions. Take each beverage order, serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, take payments if necessary, and clean and maintain your workstation.

• Event Captains – This position is responsible for ensuring that his or her assigned events and activities are organized and executed providing a high quality catering service for banquets, receptions and events to achieve customer satisfaction and retention.

Great Pay, Make Your Own Schedule, Fun & Fast-Paced Work Environment

Send your resume and qualifications to Melissa@palmersdarien.com

Holiday Helpers

We are looking for extra hands to help out around the store the weeks of Thanksgiving and Christmas. We need people to help pack catering orders, work in the holiday tent handing out orders, wash dishes, run carts and other random tasks. Morning, Evening and Overnight Shifts Available.
November 20th-23rd
December 21st-24th

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