Line Cooks, Prep Cooks needed for Fisher Island NY Summer Cafe

Fisher Island, NY, USA

Line Cooks, Prep Cooks needed for Fisher Island NY Summer Cafe
West End Cafe

The West End cafe on fishers island, New York is hiring for the summer season

Season 2023 : May 1 – Sept 4

  • We are hiring part time & full time employees for Summer 2023. 
  • Food service experience preferred
  • HOUSING IS AVAILABLE but limited
  • US citizens/green card holders only 
  • The West End Cafe is hiring 2 full-time line cooks, $22–25/hr (40 hrs /week)
  • The cafe is located on a remote island, Fishers Island, off the coast of Connecticut, tho we are technically part an extension of Long Island, NY
  • HOUSING IS AVAILABLE. And included at no extra cost for full-time cooks.
  • We are a seasonal cafe, serving breakfast & lunch, with a mini gourmet grocery
  • The cafe is open 7 days a week, 7:30am–2pm
  • We cook simple NY-style sweet & savory dishes using ingredients sourced from local farms
  • The cafe is run by Lily Starbuck, a 12-week certificate student from 2018.
  • We are looking for folks also trained in the Ballymaloe/ slow food philosophy to join our team
  • The positions available are currently seasonal only  
  • This is a tight knit team – we are like a family for 4 months! Looking for the right people, with strong team-building skills, who want to enjoy the natural flora & fauna of this unique island. 

Send a brief description of your interest, previous experience, and schedule availability to Lily at by APRIL 10th


Line Cooks – 40 hr/wk – $22–25/hr; Reports to head chef; breakfast & lunch service; Stations: bagel/toast, griddle, cold/salad, sandwich counter. Prepares soups, pre-made dishes, & frozen foods. 

Pastry Prep Cook – 40 hr/wk – $22–25/hr; Reports to head chef; prepares all pastry for the cafe in late afternoon/early evening (bakes off cakes & cookies, rolls bagels, weighs out fresh ingredients for the morning baker). 

Dishwasher/Porter – 20 to 40 hr/wk – $22/hr – Dishwashing during breakfast & lunch service; Evening porter position also available; this role is an integral part of the team... you will be the backbone of the kitchen; not a lonely job, but great for someone who prefers rocking out to music and using a spray hose instead of interacting with customers :-)

Receiver/Stocker – 6 hrs/wk – $20/hr or set price per delivery – Receive our weekly food deliveries from the FI Freight & transport to the cafe to stock. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays. 

Barista – 20 to 40 hrs/wk – $10/hr plus tips (~ $26/hr) – Full drink service, including espresso drinks. Fulfills some baked good orders; must love interacting with customers and clean-as-you-go. 

Cashier – 20 to 40 hrs/wk – $10/hr plus tips (~ $26/hr) – Cashier for Square POS, high traffic position; take orders & process payment; answer questions about the menu/biz; bag baked goods; sell things out of the retail fridge/retail display; must love interacting with customers & mental math.

What more information about the cafe? Please visit,

Qualifications Requested
Lily Starbuck
Salary expectation
as indicated above
Starting Date
Mar 14, 2023

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