Now Hiring: Management, Sales/Events, and Enoteca Staff

Assistant Manager

- Annual Salary base pay: $30,000-$35,000 commensurate with experience, plus tips
- Benefits: health insurance, retirement benefits, employee discount
- Estimated schedule: 40-45 hours per week, 5 days per week

The Assistant Manager at Goose the Market collaborates with the General Manager/Chef to lead our team of 2-3 supervisors and 10-15 crew members. As an inspiring team leader, the Assistant Manager sets a positive, energetic tone with an infectious passion for good food and great service.

Training will be provided in all stations of Goose the Market—Fresh Meats, Cheese & Charcuterie, Enoteca, and Customer Service—as the Assistant Manager is expected to work effectively in each station as well as to oversee the work of staff in each station.

 The Assistant Manager’s responsibilities focus on staff, operations, and products.

 Staff

  • lead by example to promote an environment of hard work, hustle, and superior customer service

  • oversee timely execution of daily tasks and evaluate completed work

  • adjust staffing as needed to use labor costs most effectively  

Operations

  • set up and execute special events

  • use tools like suggestive selling, sampling, product placement, and more to increase sales

  • open and close the market

  • continually raise the bar on cleanliness and organization

 Products

  • ensure the quality of all products and find outlets for products that do not meet Goose standards

  • receive orders, review for accuracy, and assemble enticing displays

  • create special features and unique offerings 

The ideal candidate

  • has 1+ years experience working in a leadership position in the food industry.

  • has earned or is working toward a degree in Hospitality Management, Business Management, Culinary Arts, or a related field.

  • uses excellent communication skills in person, over the phone, and in writing.

  • inspires colleagues and holds them accountable in a professional manner.

  • uses his/her attention to detail to proactively make improvements.

  • leads by example in anticipating guests’ needs and providing them with an exceptionally good experience.

  • demonstrates personal drive and a strong work ethic.

  • shares a passion for good, clean, and fair food.

  • has a solid knowledge of cooking and hands-on cooking experience. 

Applicants are encouraged to apply in person at Goose the Market: 2503 N Delaware St Indianapolis IN 46205 Applicants may also submit a cover letter + resume to jobs [at] goosethemarket.com No phone calls please. For more info, visit goosethemarket.com

Catering Sales + Event Coordinator

Catering by Goose provides exceptional client service and a unique, delectable menu for delivery, pick up, and service at four locations: Goose the Market, Smoking Goose, Oca in downtown Indy, and Oca in Carmel.

The Catering Sales + Event Coordinator builds relationships with current clients and actively engages new customers over the phone, online, and through networking in person. For small-scale and large-scale orders, this Coordinator oversees affairs from start to finish including bringing in new orders, assisting clients with menu selections, negotiating pricing and payment, coordinating orders with catering staff and on-site partners, and following up with clients.

Prior experience in catering, food service, or a related field is required, and sales experience is a plus. The successful applicant is self motivated, demonstrates excellent organization and communication skills, and has a professional, friendly demeanor as well as a commitment to customer service that goes above and beyond.

Although routine tasks may be accomplished during traditional office hours, irregular hours including evenings and weekends are required to oversee events, respond to customer inquiries, cultivate new business, and more. Meeting sales goals and growing the client base is a regular requirement of the position.

An above-average base salary plus sales commission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are available. Be a leader for the team that's banishing the boring board room lunch and inspiring events that cultivate community over local, sustainable, delicious dishes.

Apply by emailing resume and a cover letter to jobs@smokinggoose.com No phone calls please.

Enoteca Staff

wages + tips: about $14 or more per hour

part time or full time, shift includes evenings (generally finished by 9pm or earlier) and weekends (generally finished by 7:30pm or earlier)

At Goose the Market, we named the cellar bar and wine + beer shop after the Italian name for a place to drink and purchase wine. Apply now to work in Goose's Enoteca in a position that blends retail sales plus bar and table-side service.

This is a front-of-the-house position ideally suited to a people person who enjoys hosting and interacting with guests. A strong personal initiative to accomplish tasks independently is essential.

Applicants must have or be able to obtain the state's required documents for serving alcohol, and duties include:
- engaging customers with information on beer, wine, and pairing suggestions
- preparing and serving small plates as well as beer and wine by the glass
- operating the cash register and ringing up sales
- receiving orders and creating displays
- upholding high standards of cleanliness and organization at all times
- multitasking and maintaining a positive, friendly demeanor: anticipating guests’ needs and ensuring they leave feeling even better than when they arrived

How to apply
Applicants may complete the form below but are encouraged to apply in person at Goose the Market: 2503 N Delaware St Indianapolis IN 46205
Applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] goosethemarket.com
No phone calls please.

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New Spice Rubs + Marinades

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Order your local beef, pork, poultry, lamb, and more at the Goose counter. We're cutting to order and serving up our new house-made Spice Rubs + Marinades

Complimentary with your protein purchase during #HappyHour 4-6pm Monday - Friday, and available all other days and times starting at just 50 cents/lb.

Spice Rubs
BBQ: 
Lemon Spice
4 Peppercorn
Garden
Spicy Ginger

50¢ per pound of meat

Marinades:
Herb and Honey
Batali Spice
Southern Thai
Champagne Garlic
Soy Ginger

$1.50 per pound of meat

Available every day + Complimentary with your protein purchase during #HappyHour 4-6pm Monday - Friday

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Now Hiring: Meat Mongers, full and part time

Update: this position has been filled

Meat Mongers cut proteins to order, make sausage, create enticing displays, and more. Working directly with and in front of customers, Meat Mongers need excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and an aesthetic eye for creating displays and maintaining product quality. Health insurance and retirement benefits are available for full-time staff, and part-time opportunities are also available for this hourly position with tips averaging $12-$14 per hour.

Duties include:
- slicing and packing meats to order
- butchering subprimal cuts
- making sausages, marinades, spice rubs, and more
- creating enticing displays
- working directly with customers to fill orders and provide production information
- assisting cheesemongers and sandwich makers

Be part of the team that
- engages guests in exceptional service
- demonstrates excellent product knowledge
- maintains a positive attitude and team spirit
- upholds standards for organization and cleanliness
- and more

Applicants with prior experience working in food service are encouraged to apply; however, on-the-job training is provided and a willingness to learn is essential for this position.

How to apply: 
Apply in person at Goose the Market 2503 N. Delaware St. Indianapolis IN 46205. Applicants who cannot apply in person may email a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] goosethemarket.com No phone calls please.

Cult Condiments

Toppings, dressings, dips, and on the side: check out these Cult Condiments selected by Bon Appetit magazine for the passionate following they’ve earned from chefs and eaters across the country. Now at your Goose!

  • Sriracha: name from place in Thailand, label’s rooster is founder's Chinese zodiac sign

  • Kewpie: Japanese mayo, umami punch, “best mayo in the world” ~ David Chang

  • Sambal: Angelenos dress eggs, rice, soup, dumplings, pizza, veg, Korean tacos, stir-fry

  • Mike’s Hot Honey: from Brooklyn for ice cream, pizza, cheese, chicken, veg, shrimp

  • Harissa: North African condiment of made from chiles + roasted red peppers

  • Valentina: made in Guadalajara with heat that lingers

  • Stadium mustard: in Cleveland no other mustard will do

  • Goose staff picks: ask us! love sharing serving suggestions + stories

Mardi Gras Specials

Laissez le bon eats rouler! Mardi Gras is Tuesday, March 5, and Goose is planning these specials beginning Thursday, February 28. Come on in or call to reserve 317-924-4944

  • Heat-n-eat Gumbo with andouille, tasso, and shrimp plus whole crawfish on top

  • Muffaletta: we’re putting our twist on New Orleans'' famous sandwich

  • Boudin: classic cajun sausage with pork, rice, and spice

  • Vinnie’s Shrimp Sausage: it’s an annual tradition!

  • Smoking Goose’s Tasso: smoked pork flat iron with cayenne and marjoram that’s essential for creole classics like jambalaya or ribonned onto po’ boys

  • Smoking Goose’s Andouille: a loop of smoked pork sausage with allspice, chili, mace that’s delicious in gumbo, red beans and rice, even fried next to eggs

  • Smoking Goose’s Smoked Ham Hocks: meaty and rich in flavor to infuse beans, greens, and stews

Super Bowl Specials

Make your game plan for Super Bowl eats: These special, limited-releases available beginning Thursday, January 31. Come on in for first come, first served or call to reserve 317-924-4944

  • Korean BBQ Sausage: beef sausage with ginger, Asian pear, garlic, sesame seeds, and gochujang Korean red chili paste: optional kimchi available on the side

  • Chorizo "Street Taco" Pimento Dip

  • Corn Chowder Sausage: pork sausage with sweet corn, potato, cheese, green onions

  • Smoked Seafood Dip: smoked fish, cream cheese, sour cream, old bay spice

  • starting 12pm on Super Bowl Sunday: Whole Smoked Chicken still hot from the smoker…pick it up warm and ready to eat

  • Friday Lunch Special! We're cooking up Indy's own Hurst Beans with Fischer Farms’ Black Angus ground sirloin + short ribs + chuck and Sun King beer, too. Top your bowl from our Goose-style Fixins Bar. Starts 11am Friday, February 1

Now Hiring: Customer Service Position

The ideal candidate for Goose’s Customer Service Position is a people person who enjoys interacting with guests and sharing details on #GoodCleanAndFair foodstuffs. Able to multitask and maintain a positive, friendly demeanor at all times, this position requires excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and an aesthetic eye for creating displays and maintaining product quality. 

Specific duties include
- greet guests: welcoming them to the market and helping to ensure they leave even happier than when they arrived
- ring up guests and operate the cash register
- create appealing displays and stock products
- answer questions and provide information for guests over the phone and in person
- take orders, serve gelato, make coffee drinks, and more

Be part of the team that
- provides guests with exceptional front-line customer service
- demonstrates excellent product knowledge
- maintains a positive attitude and team spirit
- upholds high standards for organization and cleanliness
- and more

Applicants with prior experience working in food service are encouraged to apply; however, on-the-job training is provided and a willingness to learn is essential for this positions.. Part or full time hours are available for this position that generally averages $12-14/hour with tips.

How to apply: 
Apply in person at Goose the Market 2503 N. Delaware St. Indianapolis IN 46205. Applicants who cannot apply in person may email a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] goosethemarket.com No phone calls please.

Thanksgiving with the Goose

Turkeys and hams are available for Thanksgiving: please call 317-924-4944 and thanks!

Goose's Thanksgiving FAQ
- How does the "just add water" brine kit work?
- How many minutes per pound to roast my turkey?
- How long to reheat my smoked turkey?

Get these answers and more with Goose's Thanksgiving FAQ.

Get Goose's Turkey Brining Recipe: this PDF includes brining ingredients + recipe as well as notes on roasting turkey and Chris' pan sauce recipe.

Heat Your Meat: get cooking / reheating instructions for Thankgiving Specials.

Thanksgiving Seafood Order
Call 317-924-4944 to order.
- Order by 3pm Thursday, Nov. 15, for pick up beginning 3pm Friday, Nov. 16.
- Order by 3pm Friday, Nov. 16, for pick up beginning 3pm Saturday, Nov. 17.
- Order by 3pm Monday, Nov. 19, for pick up beginning 3pm Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Goose is closed on Thanksgiving Day but otherwise open regular hours.

Free Thanksgiving Wine Tastings
Sample new holidays wines and more:
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 11:30am - 2pm

Professional Knife Sharpening
Drop off: Sunday, Nov. 18, 10am - 6pm
Pick up: beginning 10am Tuesday, Nov. 20

Indy Cutting Edge will keep you sharp! Knives less than 4 inches are $3 each. Add 50 cents per inch for larger knives and add $1 for serrated blades.