An event chef is responsible for training, managing, and supervising kitchen personnel for special events. They must estimate, plan, and direct food preparation and kitchen activities while remaining within quality, health, safety, and budgetary standards. Responsibilities include creating or modifying menus, arranging for proper equipment purchases or rentals, overseeing and directing kitchen setup and breakdown; and preparing and selling food within specific event time frames.

-At least 5 years of prior experience in professional kitchen with emphasis on high-end food and catering production

-Reliability and responsibility

-Able to successfully supervise the kitchen

-Exceptional knife skills & cooking skills

-Great attitude is a necessity

-Be able to work alone, work with a team, direct others, and think quickly on your feet while providing great service and presentation

-Must be have outstanding customer service skills with the ability to excel in a fast-paced environment

-Able to stand for most of the work day

-Able to lift at least 25 pounds

-Part-time, on-call position for upscale catered and non-catered events

-Mostly (but not only) weekend and evening hours

-Your schedule dictates when you accept an assignment or not

-Jobs are in the city and surrounding suburbs

-Culinary Degree is not required but is a plus

-Serve Safe certification is a plus

-May be responsible for helping kitchen staff to load, drive, and unload a van/truck

-We are seeking those who are friendly, hardworking, professional, and passionate about great food and service