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Hallmark Food Prep Specialist II Shift Leader (2nd Shift) - Lawrence in Lawrence, Kansas


HALLMARK - Because Connecting With Each Other Has Never Been More Important

For more than a century, Hallmark has been bringing people together and improving the relationships that matter most. That’s why millions of people all over the world connect with the Hallmark brand (https://www.hallmark.com/) . It has always been a mission so much bigger than any one of us who work here.

Today, we need empathetic learners, strategic thinkers, and enthusiastic visionaries with diverse experiences and skills to help us create the rest of Hallmark’s second century as we shift to a more digitally savvy, unified approach that combines the best of brick-and-mortar retail with the efficiency of dot-com spaces. Help us imagine what our next hundred years could look like!

When you join Hallmark, we will go out of our way to make you feel like part of the team, even in a remote/hybrid work environment. In the day-to-day, we’ll make the best use of the skills and talents you already have. We’ll also give you leadership opportunities and show you multiple potential pathways to future success.

Our culture (https://corporate.hallmark.com/culture/hallmark-family/) of care for our consumers and for one another shows in the way we embrace different backgrounds, identities, and working styles, deliberately seeking out ways to be more inclusive both internally among our work groups and externally through the things we make and sell to our retail partners and consumers. We believe that a broadly inclusive, equitable approach is also our best path to future success. We’re seeking out those who can bring a fresh perspective to our business and would love your input as someone new to our team! We can only change and grow when we intentionally include new perspectives–like yours.


The Crown Room is a corporate food services operation that provides high-quality meals for the Lawrence Cafe with a population of approximately 800.


The second shift Food Prep Specialist II position will be responsible for high-quality standards in our Cafe operation. Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing packaged food and hot food production

  • Assisting with production for catering orders

  • Stocking Micro Mart and merchandising product - includes beverages, snacks, grab and go packaged food, condiments, etc.

  • Food production - includes preparing recipes, baking, and cold food prep with the highest food safety standards

  • Providing coverage for other shifts, when needed

  • Custodial work including sanitizing all customer use areas between break periods, sweeping, mopping, walls, fryers, grill, ovens, surfaces, dish station, empty trash, maintain clean refrigeration and storeroom, as assigned


The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum 1 year food service experience including leadership experience

  • Knowledge of Health Department food safety standards

  • Able to lift 60+ pounds, stand for 8 hours with lunch and breaks, walk 1 mile, push and pull 50-pound carts

  • Available to work from 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM CT on weekdays


Your resume will stand out if you have:

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills

  • Knowledgeable of highest quality standards in food preparation

  • Ability to maintain timeliness of food production at optimal levels at all times

  • Can handle exposure to hot foods, steam, and hot appliances on a daily basis

  • Strong interpersonal skill to interact with customers and employees

  • High degree of motivation, conscientiousness, organization, and detail orientation

  • Highly productive, flexible, and able to multi-task


Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor as the work is very visible to clients and could produce a strong positive or negative impact on the department or company image.

Interested? Follow the application instructions below to apply.


You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc., and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference checks.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status. Principals only please.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)