Each of our departments is lead by a dedicated expert, in most cases someone who trained at The Culinary Institute of America, and very probably someone who once ran their own specialty business or restaurant.
Many of the food handlers that support them are State Certified by Rutgers University, who came to the store to conduct the 16-hour course in *food safety.
Our goal has always been to staff the very best and most experiences people, provide them with smart and equally passionate support staff which ultimately resulted in our ability to provide our clients with extraordinary quality throughout all areas and aspects of our store.
We are proud of our family of dedicated, hard working associates and world-class chefs, who bring their deep love of food and outstanding talent to each of our departments.
Our executive chef is a CIA graduate
Our butcher shop service counter is run by a CIA graduate
Our cheese shop is run by a Johnson and Wales graduate
Our bakery department is run by Alyssa O’Dowd was named one of the “Top Chef’s of Bergen County 30 and Under” by The Record newspaper
Our fish market is manned by a culinary specialist with over 20 year’s experience
Our Staff is Amazing!
Nicholas Market Super Foodtown is SERVSAFE Certified
Nicholas Markets is proud of the fact that we have over 40 team members SERVSAFE certified, a certification by the National Restaurant Association.
When you demand the best, you get the best. It’s how we bring our customers fresh, remarkable, quality foods everyday!
*The ServSafe® Food Safety Training Program provides current and comprehensive educational materials to the restaurant industry. More than 2 million foodservice professionals have been certified through the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). ServSafe training and certification is recognized by more federal, state and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification.