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Zoës Kitchen Overview

Plano, TX
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
Casual Restaurants
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Serving fresh, delicious food will always be at the heart of what we do. But Zoës Kitchen is also about serving people. Whether it’s enabling a family to relax and catch up over a satisfying meal or maintaining a work environment that nourishes each ... Read more

Mission: Our Mission is to: Deliver Goodness From The Inside Out!

Zoës Kitchen Core Values:

People First
One Team, One Zoes
Strive for Greatness
Be Humble

Company Updates

  • Congratulations Jorge Rojas- General Manager, Zelda, on receiving the Spotlight Award.

    Jorge is great leader who has worked with his team to elevate them not only at work, but also in life. Jorge truly Strives for Greatness in all that he does. He is willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done and is always looking for ways to improve. This drive has helped to make him a strong support to his Regional Operator, Kevin Hassler and the entire team!

  • Congratulations Butch Hillman on receiving the Spotlight Award!

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Zoës Kitchen – Why Work For Us?


Simply Mediterranean

Feel the Flavors of Life

Far away on a map but deliciously close at hand, lies the Mediterranean. A unique Region of the world wherelife radiates with goodness. The food is simple and honest. The lifestyle is fresh and vibrant. The experience is unforgettable.

Zoës Kitchen was born of this spirit.

Embark on a journey through the Mediterranean as we explore the foods, sights and sounds that make this corner of the world truly unique and endlessly inspiring. It's the perfect place to experience the little luxuries and traditions that make life rich. 

undefinedWith more than 50 locations (and growing!), Zoës Kitchen believes in making a difference in the communities we call home. At Zoës, giving back to our communities is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. By partnering with schools and children's groups to celebrate the creative spirit of children and to raise funds.
  2. By on-site hosting or off-site catering of your fundraising event. Your neighborhood Zoës can partner with your nonprofit group to customize a fundraising package where a percentage of proceeds are donated to your cause. 
  3. By providing the gift of Simple. Tasty. Fresh! Zoës Kitchen Gift Cards are available in various denominations for use at silent auctions and other special events to raise funds and help build awareness for your nonprofit organization. 


At Zoës Kitchen, we place great value on our people, their hard work and their work-life balance. After all, a healthy, balanced lifestyle isn’t just part of our company philosophy; it’s a key element of living Mediterranean.

undefinedOur people are smart, dedicated and enthusiastic. They’re empowered to anticipate and respond to customer needs, and encouraged to set goals and seize opportunities for professional growth. Through Zoës University, our managers receive comprehensive training, and learn every aspect of the restaurant business.

For employees looking for a company with family values and high expectation-driven culture, Zoës offers exceptional benefits, bonus opportunities, meal privileges and schedules that support a healthy work-life balance. That includes no late nights!

If you can thrive in a strong team environment that inspires creativity, responsibility and fun, we can’t wait to meet you!

Zoës Kitchen Reviews

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    "One team, One Zoe's!"

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    I have been working at Zoës Kitchen full-time


    The people
    Fresh food
    Family environment
    Internal growth
    Cross training
    Performance based income


    None that I can think of

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Zoës Kitchen Photos

Zoës Kitchen photo of: Pancake Breakfast with our Director of Construction!
Zoës Kitchen photo of: Goodness Fund launch day!
Zoës Kitchen photo of: Taco Breakfast served by our Culinary Team
Zoës Kitchen photo of: Location #206
Zoës Kitchen photo of: Our first Motivation Monday session of 2017
Zoës Kitchen photo of: Location #204 - Millenia
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Zoës Kitchen Interviews



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    Anonymous Employee in Suffolk, VA
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    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    I applied online. I interviewed at Zoës Kitchen (Suffolk, VA) in February 2018.


    Applied online simple easy and interview was fast easy to the point and upbeat general manager and assistant manager ,got the job for cold side started next day at 10.50

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