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Marty’s Market is a unique, community-minded, specialty food retailer and café in Pittsburgh’s Strip District neighborhood dedicated to delivering unmatched fun, flavorful, food-centric experiences to our customers and to each other. We are committed to strengthening southwestern Pennsylvania’s regional food system, and through our partnerships with food producers, local farmers, and members of our community, we will do just that.

Marty’s Market exclusively sell food that is good for our families, our environment, and ourselves. We support and sell food that has not been adulterated by genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and foods that have not been treated with synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or other harmful chemicals. We value the humane treatment of animals and believe that doing so makes for premier quality dairy and meat products. In short, we offer Food That’s Made of Food™ and nothing else!

Although we are but a small business, we endeavor to make a significant impact on our region one bite at a time.

We’re seeking candidates for the following:
Butcher Apprentice


Marty’s Market seeks baristas who are passionate about coffee, committed to exceptional service, and interested in building Pittsburgh’s coffee community as part-time or full-time members of our team. If words like ‘Extraction’, ‘Cortado’, or ‘Cold Brew’ get you excited, then you’re our type of people!

Our company’s commitment to quality and sustainablity is echoed in our coffeebar’s menu. We exclusively serve direct trade, single origin coffees [from Coava (Portland, OR) and Commonplace (Pittsburgh, PA)] and prepare beverages with local, organic, non-homogenized, grass-fed milk or organic non-dairy milk using a fully manual Synesso machine. We also offer a selection of locally-blended, loose leaf teas and are building a selection of products for coffee enthusiasts to use at home.

Competitive candidates have experience in third-wave coffeeshops, are competent in latte art, demonstrate knowledge about coffee, and have scheduling flexibility. All candidates will be asked to prepare a selection of espresso drinks during the interview process. Interested applicants should send resume and brief cover letter to with “Barista” in the subject line.

Butcher Apprentice

During your time at Marty’s Market, you will be working directly with our Butcher, Steve Beachy whose 15 years of experience as a chef will further prepare you for both food retail and food service environments.

During the course of your 90-day study, you will learn the following skills:
Whole Animal Butchery: You will be taught butchery in the classic sense of the word, breaking down sides of beef, whole hogs, and whole lambs, often straight from one of our local farm partners. You will also learn poultry butchery including turkey, duck, chicken, and quail.
Seafood Preparation: Learn to fillet round fish such as salmon and sea bass, prepare flat fish such as halibut and flounder for retail, and properly handle mollusks, shellfish and bivalves.
The Craft of Charcuterie: The art of whole animal butchery is not complete without learning preservation skills. In this internship, you will learn how to salt, cure, smoke, brine, and dry meats. Create bacon, pancetta, pâtés, terrines, jerky, smoked hams, pastrami, tongue, lardo, torchon, liver mousse, lox and more.
Sausage-Making: Learn to produce fresh sausages, emulsified sausages such as hot dogs and mortadella, and smoked sausages such as kielbasa, andouille, and linguica.
Pickling and Fermentation: Make sauerkraut, kim chi, and pickled vegetables.
Techniques: You will learn proper and safe knife skills including general skills, sharpening, and grip. Other techniques will include identifying animal joints, gland removal, feathering, frenching, and butcher ties.
Preparation: A great butcher can answer customers’ questions about how to best prepare and cook the cuts they sell. During the course of this internship, you will learn the best cooking methods for our offerings: braising, roasting, grilling, poaching, hot smoking, cold smoking, and more.
Sourcing: Marty’s Market sources the best products found locally and globally. Learn why quality standards matter for taste and sustainability.

This internship includes:
• Housing: Private bedroom and bathroom, shared kitchen and deck space in a 3-story home within 2 miles of Marty’s Market.
• Stipend: $500 per month.
• Staff meal during working hours.
• 40-hour work week.

Interested applicants should e-mail Steve Beachy at with a resume and brief cover letter.

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