By Pepper Reece, from the Seattle Spice Shop Mysteries by Leslie BudewitzHelp Wanted. Retail experience and a love of cooking preferred. Spice knowledge not needed—will train. Must be outgoing and flexible. Full-time position.
Benefits: Great hourly wage and benefits package, plus discounts on all merchandise—spices and herbs, teas, cookbooks and foodie lit, including foodie fiction, and spice-related items such as shakers, grinders, infusers, and more.
Join the team at Seattle Spice Shop, a 40+ year-old institution in the heart of the Pike Place Market, Seattle’s stomach and soul. You’ll get on-the-job training in all aspects of spice and herb selection, blending, and pairing, and work with both retail and commercial customers eager to put the finest Northwest offerings on their tables. Working in the Pike Place Market, the oldest continuous-running public market in the country, you’ll be surrounded by fresh produce from the finest farms and orchards in the region, along with the very best in cheeses, breads, fish, meat, poultry, and specialty products, along with tastes of the cuisines from every corner of the world. You’ll find yourself among an amazing array of arts and crafts, serenaded by a rotating cast of musicians and other entertainers, and meet people from every walk of life.
The best candidates will boast a ready smile and a spirit of adventure, because in the Market, anything can happen -- and does.
Readers, what’s the best job you ever had? The worst?
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Audio books of ASSAULT & PEPPER and GUILTY AS CINNAMON are out now! The large print edition of GUILTY AS CINNAMON will be available in August. And coming in October: KILLING THYME, Book Three.
Leslie Budewitz is the national best-selling author of the Seattle Spice Shop Mysteries and the Food Lovers Village Mysteries, set in northwest Montana. She is the only author to win Agatha Awards for both fiction—the 2013 Agatha Award for Best First Novel, for DEATH AL DENTE—and nonfiction—the 2011 Agatha Award for Best Nonfiction for BOOKS, CROOKS & COUNSELORS: HOW TO WRITE ACCURATELY ABOUT CRIMINAL LAW & COURTROOM PROCEDURE.
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