Food and Beverage

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Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with all proceeds helping to preserve and improve Fair Park; underwrite museum, community, and scholarship programs for inner-city youth and students pursuing agricultural careers; and help improve State Fair operations. The 2018 exposition runs September 28 through October 21 in Fair Park. Visit for more information.

Job Description:

Replenishing supplies and condiments, assist in maintaining inventory and taking food orders. Maintain cleanliness in food service areas and throughout the food establishment. Notifying kitchen staff of any food orders or food shortages, or may be responsible for operating cooking equipment or preparing dishes and beverages. Must be able to operate drink-dispensing machines and be trained in fast paced food preparation. A knowledge of governmental health regulations and food safety is required. Food handling and sanitation knowledge is also vital. Should possess the ability to review and understand procedures, and general math skills are also necessary.

Helpful to have a food worker or food handler permit (City of Dallas).

Must be able to stand in a confined area for most of the work schedule. Must be able to stay alert and be able to exercise quick thinking. The ability to handle pressure and maintain an adequate energy level are a must.

Work Schedule:

Varies depending on event


Quick and efficient preparation and distribution of food.

Required Skills:

Prior experience in food handling

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Equal Opportunity

State Fair of Texas (SFT) is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, genetic information, engaging in legally protected activity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. SFT also provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law. Applicants desiring an accommodation to complete this application or participate in the interviewing process should contact SFT Human Resources Department.


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