Culinary, Café and Market Staff Positions

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The UW Dining team is a dedicated group of culinary professionals committed to creating a quality, consistent customer-driven experience. We serve a diverse population including faculty, staff and students in several different venues across campus. Summer is our busy recruitment season, in eager anticipation of our venues opening throughout late-summer for the start of the academic year.

Below are descriptions of our various types of venues as well as a range of positions. An Apply Now button will appear below positions for which we are currently recruiting.

Campus Restaurants & Dining Cafés

We are focused on providing restaurant-style dining in a university setting, advancing our commitment to use local, sustainable products wherever economically possible and providing outstanding customer service in support of the UW’s mission.

Espresso Bars/Cafés & Campus Markets

Passionate about our service and committed to sustainability, we source locally about 50% of our products including locally-made pastries, sushi and sandwiches. Our espresso bars, cafés and express markets strive to provide a quality coffee experience in a high-profile and dynamic environment serving students, staff and faculty in over 20 venues across campus. Our express markets specialize in the sale of fresh grab-and-go food items, groceries, home and personal care supplies, and espresso. The District Market, our new campus grocery store, also offers fresh produce, a deli and a wider selection of grocery items.

Pagliacci Pizza

Winners of “Best Pizza” over 20 years in a row, Pagliacci Pizza has partnered with UW Dining to provide the same hand-tossed dough, quality local ingredients and exceptional customer service.


Two of Seattle’s best employers have come together! Starbucks and UW Dining are partnering to open a store in the UW’s Husky Union Building. Starbucks prides itself on providing each customer with such a welcoming experience that they want customers to think of their stores as the third place, where customers choose to spend time in their busy days. That means the beverages are top notch, the surroundings are clean and welcoming, and the service is prompt and exceeds what customers expect, every single time.

UW Street Food (Food Trucks)

UW Street Food is a collection of UW food trucks created to bring the authentic, affordable and tasty street food experience to campus. We offer items from around the globe including hot dogs, savory barbecue with classic sides, and island-style lunches.

Catering (Sales, Service and Production)

Focused on quality and driven to meet customers' needs, Bay Laurel Catering creates events providing custom-designed menus, outstanding service and door-to-door delivery. Bay Laurel Catering produces a line of gourmet sandwiches and salads available all over campus.

How to Apply for UW Jobs

Click the Apply Now buttons above, or you may search generally within UW jobs and apply online. From the UW employment page, click on START your job search. Please keep in mind that positions within the UW (but outside of HFS) will also appear.

Current HFS employees should review their internal candidate profile to ensure it is up-to-date:

  • Copy and paste your resume into the resume text box, and confirm that your contact information and employment history are current.
  • The Disclosure/Authorization section at the bottom of the profile must be complete.
  • Candidates may need to complete both the Work Authorization and Criminal Conviction History assessments.

For questions and assistance with your online application, feel free to contact the UWHIRES Help Desk at 206-543-2544 or email.