Why Work With Us

The Food and Thought Advantage
Food and Thought believes that its people are its most important assets. Together, everyone achieves more. We work as a team, best utilizing our individual talents and skills to reach a common goal. Food and Thought teammates help each other to balance their commitments to God, family and to the community they represent. Our teammates are empowered and trained to be leaders within our organization.

At Food and Thought we are defined by our integrity. We believe in doing what is right for our fellow teammates, our customers and our corporate partners. The core values of this company are what shape every action we take and every decision that is made.

Our customers are important to us. They're family. We genuinely desire for our customers to feel valued and cared about whenever inside our doors. Every day, Food and Thought teammates recommit themselves to exceeding the expectations of our customers.

We are committed to continuing the Food and Thought tradition of success and performance. Our teammates are empowered to overcome obstacles and do what it takes to satisfy our customers, lift up our fellow teammates and build profits.

Our industry is rapidly progressing. Every day, Food and Thought takes the initiative to find ways to achieve success through simpler, better, faster and leaner processes. We work daily to invest in the improvement of our teammates and develop resources to offer opportunities for personal growth and development. We strive for excellence in all that we do.

Mission Statement
Our mission is to be the premier quality Market in the world; providing the best opportunities for our team members, customers, communities and the suppliers that we represent.

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Food and Thought believes that our teammates are our most important assets, along with our culture. Our people are the foundation of our brand. Our success as a whole is dependent on preserving our reputation of respect and quality. We are a company that believes in our core values and upholding them through great people, high standards and best practices.

We pride ourselves on our behavior. We treat our customers, corporate partners and each other with respect. We believe in communication and hold each other accountable for the high standards of excellence.

The emotional connections and the relationships formed between Food and Thought and our customers are based on real experiences. We work one customer at a time, knowing that their time and opinions are valuable and worth our undivided attention.

We are a company that strives for success, but understands that we can only achieve it as a team. We are winners, but we know we cannot rest. We strive to move forward and continue to be the best in the markets we represent.

Food and Thought is consistent, yet adaptable. When you enter our Stores you can be assured that you will have a dependable, quality experience every time. But, like everything else, the service industry is quickly changing and Food and Thought will change with it to remain the preferred choice of our customers and partners.

Food and Thought is professional, yet accessible. We believe that every experience should be handled with integrity and class. However, Food and Thought prides itself on its grass-roots foundation and its core values. Every customer, every teammate, every partner is a member of our family.

The Food and Thought name is well known and well respected. Together, we have created an image that's resulted in a positive public perception. The image of a winner. The perception of quality.

Our team members enjoy a positive working environment with opportunities for professional growth through training and advancement from within the organization. Our team members also enjoy a comprehensive benefits program including:

  • Medical and prescription coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • We also offer a group of supplemental benefit plans
  • Comprehensive employee recognition programs
  • Continued training through Food and Thought and our suppliers
  • Opportunities for career advancement