A Fresh Food Experience for People of all Ages

Benefits & Perks

Our Common Purpose unites us: to create happiness by providing a fresh food experience for people of all ages.

Stay Fueled

We make food fun! Enjoy free, healthy and delicious food and meals on the job.

Paid Time-Off

Balance is one of our core values and we strive to ensure our teams have ample time to enjoy time away from work.

Stay Healthy

We offer comprehensive medical, dental & vision insurance plans to all salaried employees. Your health & safety is our top priority.

Save for the Future

Our 401(k) retirement plans come with a generous company match. We make saving for your future easy and automatic.

Professional Development

Your career is our priority which is why we offer advancement opportunities including culinary training.

Flexible Schedules

Prioritize balance while ensuring team goals are achieved.

Same Day Pay

Get paid fast with our Same Day Pay program. Advance your pay schedule when you want.

Referral Bonuses

Get rewarded with cash bonuses when you help recruit qualified teammates to Fresh Ideas.


How do I apply?

Simply click here to search and view current job openings. To apply, click on the job title and proceed to complete the application form. For help, please reach out to hr@freshideasfood.com.

What jobs are available?

We’re always looking for talented food-service professionals to join our corporate and account teams. We’re hiring for front and back-of-house hospitality and culinary roles including servers, cooks, chefs, and more. Management roles, including on-site directors and corporate positions, can also be found on our hiring page.

How do I learn more about Fresh Ideas?

Please visit our About Us page as well as our Vimeo channel and Instagram account to learn more about who we are and who we serve.

Where is Fresh Ideas located?

Fresh Ideas is headquartered in Columbia, Missouri. We manage dozens of food service programs at colleges and universities, K-12 schools, senior living facilities, and businesses throughout the United States. Click here to view all current job openings.

Open Positions

We’re looking for world-class talent and growing fast. Check out our open positions below. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Check back soon because we’re continually adding new positions and hiring at a rapid rate.

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