Down to Earth Organic & Natural has an opening for the full-time production cook at our Pearlridge store.

Willingness to learn and support and promote a healthy lifestyle is a plus. Prepare entrées, salads, soups, chili, sauces, dressings, etc. Perform a large amount of work with a knife, and robot coupe. Must know proper knife cuts and measurements. Know how to properly use all equipment in the kitchen. Follow all safety practices. Must communicate properly when walking behind, say “behind” - with something hot, say “behind hot”, walking with a knife, say “knife, knife”, etc. Properly cool all prepped items in the chill blaster and store them in the walk-in refrigerator when done. Follow production lists, complete temperature and sanitation charts, and quality check charts. Properly record waste, and properly complete In-store transfers. Make items from the sandwich and drink menus, and help serve customers on the deli counter when needed.

Knowledge and qualifications

  1. Previous natural foods retail experience preferred.
  2. Previous cooking experience, preferably of at least six (6) months, good knife skills preferred.
  3. Basic cooking skills: follow recipes and measurements accurately.
  4. Ability to read, write, and speak English well.
  5. Contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  6. Ability to respond promptly to customer needs and manages customer situations well, and offer fast, friendly and efficient service.

Starting Pay

$14.00 - $16.00 per hour. Pay is commensurate with experience and education. Evaluations (with potential generous raises) are once per year.


Flexible availability desired, with the ability to work nights and weekends; please make sure to state your availability and not your desired schedule on your application. We generally provide our team members with a fixed schedule so they are able to plan out their lives outside of work!


Down to Earth offers a friendly, team-oriented work environment with great benefits including vacation, paid holidays, company-paid medical insurance, bonuses, a store discount, free access to nutritional supplements, 401k, career training, entertainment discounts including movie tickets, sporting events, shows, Disneyland and more, credit union membership, nationwide pet insurance benefit, access to computer training modules, mentorship program and more. Some restrictions apply. See our website for more details:

See Why Our Team Members Love To Work Here

31% of our total team members have been with us for 5 years or more!

How to Apply

Submit an electronic application at: It is not necessary to follow up on application submission. We will call applicants whose experience and background match with job requirements. *Applications are required for hiring. The fastest way to be considered for a position is to submit an application.*

Down to Earth stores are also located in Kapolei, Kailua, Kakaako, Honolulu, and Kahului. Please see our employment page for job opportunities at these other locations.

Make this a career, we actively promote from within!

"Being part of the Down to Earth Team is more than a job, it's a lifestyle. It's a great way to Love Life!"
- Jashi D., Assistant Store Manager at DTE Kakaako

We look forward to your application!


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