Catering Lead
 Fargo, ND

Coborn's Wants YOU

As the Catering Lead, you will ensure the success of the store and Catering program through excellent Guest focus and a demonstrated passion for food. This position will focus on preparation, delivery, set-up and clean-up of catering orders all while providing remarkable guest service.


Core Duties:

  • Provides outstanding guest service in an environment focused on sales and guest satisfaction.
  • Contributes to a positive work environment, focusing on creating an environment built on team work and inspiring a “one team“ mentality.
  • Prepares catering orders ensuring the highest quality products and services are provided to guests.
  • Delivers and sets-up, in accordance with guest timelines.
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the department.
  • Demonstrates advanced product knowledge; maintains awareness of new products and educates employees on products.
  • Offers daily feedback to Catering employees, successes and opportunities
  • Maintains a “Say Yes to the Guest“ attitude and solves customer complaints.
  • Builds the catering business through participation in various types of food shows, soliciting local businesses, and promoting programs.
  • Keep abreast of trends and developments in the industry, such as menus or trends in consumer tastes.
  • Provides backup and support to other areas of the store and company as needed.

If you are outgoing, LOVE working with food and showing off your creativity, and passionate about providing a one-of-a-kind shopping experience for our guests, we want to hear from you!!


The Catering Lead position requires a High School Diploma or a General Education Degree (GED), or six months to one year related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This position requires the need to provide exceptional customer service by treating all customers and co-workers with dignity and respect. Must be self-motivated, energetic and customer service oriented. Must be at least 18 years of age.


At Coborn's, Inc. we go all out to “Be Remarkable.“ Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We're growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. Join our grocery teams and connect with guests in a fast-paced retail position with advancement opportunities where you are encouraged to shine as you use your guest service skills. If you're friendly and dependable and you like to work with terrific guests, we'd love to talk about an opportunity on our team.

Coborn's, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located in the Midwest. Our grocery store formats include Coborn's, Cash Wise, Marketplace Foods, Hornbacher's, and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our CobornsDelivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn's, Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn's Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor and Captain Jack's brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Stationstores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Subway and Erbert and Gerbert's.

Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity one guest at a time. With a vibrant and fun work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefit packages, Coborn's offers a bright future for all employee owners.

Here's a list of some of the many benefits that we offer:

  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday and Sunday Premium Pay
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(k) plans
  • Voluntary Benefits
  • Additional benefits available to full time team members

Because we value our people and know our employees enjoy shopping our stores, we offer an employee discount on a variety of private brand items when employees use their MORE Rewards account at the checkout of your local Coborn's-owned grocery store.

Because we know everyone needs a coffee break to recharge from time to time, employees who work in a store with a coffee shop receive a discount on their purchase!

In addition to this list, we also offer flexible scheduling. We understand that many of our employees are trying to juggle school, practice, family time, errands and personal hobbies, all with only about 16 hours of “awake time“ in a day.

We celebrate a culture of recognition, encouraging employees to recognize and thank one another for remarkable behavior. We even have an app for that!

We're always looking for motivated, high-potential employees who want to be part of our next generation of leaders! There are opportunities to grow within our company to positions you may not yet even know exist. Coborn's, Inc. offers a variety of development programs for employees who want to grow their careers with us.

Finally, we believe that building a team of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and perspectives inspires fresh thinking and opens us up to new possibilities. We are an EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.