Jobs at Alumni Ventures Portfolio Companies


Dishwasher (Vacaville)



Vacaville, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024
About the Role:
Thistle wants to expand our culinary team with talented, driven culinary professionals to help craft the healthiest and tastiest food for our growing customer base. Dishwashers ensure that all kitchen equipment and wares are washed and sanitized per Thistle protocols. This position is ideal for a culinary professional interested in working in a unique start-up kitchen that embraces teamwork and creativity.
This position is 100% onsite in our Vacaville production facility.
We are looking to fill two full-time positions, both evening shifts (starting at 2:30 pm).

How you'll make a difference:

  • Maintain a clean and fastidious workspace in the dish pit
  • Understand how to operate commercial dishwashing machine
  • Self-manage time and keep on task with minimal supervision
  • Appropriately store and manage all equipment that goes through the dish pit
  • Follow GMP, safety and COVID safety guidelines
  • Collaborate with the dish team and leadership to keep the cadence of having materials and equipment cleaned as quickly as possible so material are ready to be used when needed.
  • Maintain organization in the dish room
  • Ensure that all GMPs are followed.
  • Execute, complete and submit the necessary documentation as necessary

Who you are:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • At least 6 months experience dishwashing in a high-volume kitchen is required
  • Ability to operate a large-scale dish machine and 3-compartment sink
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with a cross-functional team
  • Ability to adhere to company SOPs and support in implementation of new initiatives
  • Personable demeanor, with a positive attitude
  • Possession of a valid New Jersey or equivalent Food Handlers Certification
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative, and are willing to master new skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekend or early morning shifts
  • Requires prolonged sitting or standing, physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects.
  • Be punctual and abide by attendance guidelines
  • The ability to manually move, lift, carry, pull, or push objects up to 50 pounds.
Get to Know Thistle
Thistle was founded in 2013 with a mission to make it easy to get and stay healthy while improving the sustainability of our food system. We deliver delicious, ready-to-eat plant-forward meals, snacks, and cold press juices to our customers’ doorsteps to empower our customers to improve personal and planetary health by eating more plants. To date we’ve delivered over 20 million nourishing meals to customers across the West and East Coast and we’re just getting started! The San Francisco Business Times named us one of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area in 2023. Inc. awarded us Best in Business in 2022 among companies that “go above and beyond” in both food and sustainability sectors, and recognized us in the 2024 Inc. Regionals list of the fastest-growing companies in America by region.
We are mission-driven and share a growth mindset. Our values guide our approach to crafting our healthy products, solving problems, and working collaboratively. As a Thistler, you'll help transform the health of people and the planet by living our core values every day.
Be Human: We’re always willing to learn and aim to empower the people around us.
Think Bigger: We’re here to do more today than we did yesterday, and we figure it out together.
Build the Future: We tackle every day with the positive attitude of someone who can see the future and knows how bright it is.
Make a Lot with a Little: We get creative and look for ways our resources can take us as far as possible.
Lead with Purpose: Our mission guides our decisions and gives our work meaning.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential values at Thistle. We know we do our best and most impactful work when we feel we are represented and belong. We're proud to actively recruit and hire talented people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.