Salt and Smoke
  • University City, MO, USA
  • Full Time

Do you LOVE great BBQ and smoking meats?

Come join our team!

Salt + Smoke Company is more than just a successful local barbecue institution in St. Louis. We are committed to serving great food to our guests and cultivating a superior work environment.

We are proud of our work.

WHY? Teamwork, shared support, constant training and providing guests an exceptional dining experience with a genuine care for the highest quality food, atmosphere, and service!



The team at Salt + Smoke have been passionate about treating meat right for years and are excited to bring our St. Louis-style BBQ to the Delmar Loop, Hampton, St. Charles, Central West End (and soon) Ballpark Village. We do our best to bring you the best everything from our fries to our pies are made from scratch!


If you thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment, can simultaneously have a commitment for excellence, hospitality, multi-task, and remain positive and upbeat, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a talented Smoker with a passion for service, hospitality, and a commitment to helping the restaurant run smoothly, for the Back of the House.

You will report to the Kitchen Manager, Sous-Chef, Executive Chef, and/or General Manager.


The Smoker is responsible for the preparation and smoking of meats following our recipes to produce perfect and consistent results. If we don't have the smoked meat - we can't sell the BBQ. The Smoker also performs required sanitation and kitchen cleaning to the standards of cleanliness.


  • Trim, rub, slice, and smoke meats.
  • Cook properly all food items within established time standards and follow all standardized recipes.
  • Calculate and write production levels and pars.
  • Operate and check smokers for proper settings, functionality, and temperatures.
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy work environment by cleaning workstations, equipment, and utensils.
  • Exceed quality standards and provide superior food products and services.
  • Understand and comply with kitchen sanitation, safety, and equipment usage.
  • Understand and comply with proper food preparation, cooking, handling, and storage.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Must possess a deep understanding of barbeque cuisine and have a passion to be the best.
  • Advanced understanding of professional cooking, knife handling skills.
  • Capable of using slicing equipment and other food preparation equipment.
  • Ability to be organized and capable of multi-tasking with efficiency.
  • Ability to work in a face paced environment.
  • Ability to stand and be on feet for extended periods of time in varied climate conditions.
  • Ability to carry and lift up to 50 lbs at times.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekend and holiday. Scheduled days and times may vary based on business needs.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1+ of cooking, prep or cutting meat/butcher experience preferred.


6525 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63130

Salt + Smoke Company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals. We promote, support, thrive and celebrate diversity, inclusion and culture, which connects the entire Salt + Smoke family.

Salt + Smoke Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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