Please note for questions pertaining to the dress code or how it is enforced, please contact Peter Riesbeck.
The appropriate dress for employees wearing company-issued smocks or polo shirts is black ankle-length dress slacks worn on the waist with black polishable shoes with nonskid soles. A clean, pressed, white or black dress shirt, t-shirt, turtleneck, or blouse must be worn under the smock. Smocks must be buttoned. Shirts must be tucked into pants.
The appropriate dress for employees wearing company-issued vests is black ankle-length dress slacks worn on the waist, black polishable shoes with nonskid soles, and a clean, pressed white dress shirt with a solid black tie worn to cover the top shirt button. Vests must be buttoned. No jeans, no sweatpants, no yoga pants, no leggings, and no capris pants will be permitted.
Courtesy Clerks/Baggers shall wear black ankle-length dress slacks worn on the waist, black polishable shoes with nonskid soles, and a clean, pressed white dress shirt with sleeves with a solid black tie worn to cover the top shirt button, or a company issued polo. The company provides vests and polos. Ball caps, if worn, must be company-issued.
Bakery employees are required to wear a white smock or dress shirt tucked in, white ankle-length slacks worn at the waist, and white polishable shoes with nonskid soles.
Hats, beard nets, hairnets, or other approved head coverings are to be worn at all times in all production departments. Employees in all perishable departments must wear approved head coverings that restrain all hair from contacting exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, etc. Employees in all perishable departments must wear approved beard nets that restrain all hair from contacting exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, etc.
Hosiery for all employees shall be neat and compatible with business wear.
Hairstyles shall be neat and conservative. Hair may be required to be pulled back and under control. Extreme hairstyles are not permitted. Mustaches and ear lobe length sideburns are permitted if kept clean and trimmed. Beards are permitted if well-groomed and maintained. Hair coloring must be natural colors. Blue, green, neon red, and other unnatural hair colors are not permitted.
Shoes must be polishable and maintained in good condition. Open-toed shoes, sandals, athletic shoes, deck shoes, platform-heeled shoes, high-heeled boots, and canvas tennis shoes are not permitted.
Jewelry, if worn, shall be conservative and businesslike. Only company sanctioned buttons, pins, or ribbons are permitted. Single ear piercings are permitted. Nose rings, tongue rings, earcuffs, dangling bracelets, dangling earrings, and other visible body piercings are not permitted in perishable departments. Single piercings may be permitted in non-perishable departments at the Store Operator’s discretion. Tattoos must be covered if considered offensive by management. In production areas, for the employees’ and the consumers’ safety, jewelry (other than a plain wedding band), nail polish, and artificial nails are not permitted to be worn. Sunglasses are not permitted to be worn while on duty.
Nametags/badges are a part of all uniforms and must be worn at all times. If you lose your nametag, please see your department manager or store operator for a replacement. Concerns regarding this policy can be directed to human resources.
Winter Dress Code
White or black sweaters, sweatshirts, or turtlenecks may be worn under the uniform top. Hooded sweatshirts are permitted for carryout positions only, and must be worn under the uniform top. Complementing sweaters and coats may be worn by carryouts.
Non-managment employees wearing smocks or vests are permitted to wear polo shirts purchased from the corporate office with black dress slacks. Black jeans are not permitted.
The department manager and/or store operator will determine what is acceptable dress. Employees who report to work and do not meet minimum requirements will be asked to clock out and return home to change their clothes on their own time.