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Job type

  • Part-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday
Encouraged to apply
  • 16+ years old

Location

New York, NY 10001

Benefits

Pulled from the full job description
  • Employee discount
  • Opportunities for advancement

Full job description

Working at Taste Buds Kitchen as a Summer Camp Cooking Class Assistant is an excellent entry-level opportunity for anyone who is well-organized, enjoys children, and has a passion for the culinary arts. You will assist the Culinary Instructor in every aspect of the preparation for the classes and the clean-up after. The main responsibilities during camp are to teach and have fun with campers from the age of four up into the teens, keep the kitchen clean and organized, and help facilitate a great camp experience.

You must be at least 16 years of age to be considered.

We are looking for candidates with Monday to Friday availability to work one of the following shifts during the camp season:
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM or 12 PM to 5:00 PM

Priority is given to those available for the entire camp season. More hours are available for those who would also like to work nights and weekends!

What we offer:

  • Great part-time summer job with the ability for more hours for those with open availability
  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Steady employ
  • Opportunity for advancement for those with passion, skill, and talent
  • Social events
  • Employee discounts
  • Free t-shirt

Here are the Summer Camp Cooking Class Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Instructor in creating amazing cooking camps for kids from the age of four up into the teens
  • Create a friendly, energetic, and consistent experience for our guests
  • Setup before class, including preparing ingredients, activities, and pre-baking as needed for a class
  • Assist the Instructor with engaging and teaching guests about various cooking/baking skills related to the class menu
  • Keep the kitchen running smoothly, sparkling clean, stocked, and organized before, during, and after the class
  • Create a controlled, safe, clean, and friendly environment for all clients

Are you the ideal Summer Camp Cooking Class Assistant candidate? If the following sounds like you, apply now!

  • You have the ability to follow directions in a fast-paced environment and move quickly
  • You have a natural curiosity and passion for food and culinary entertainment
  • You have an upbeat personality with a smile on your face the majority of the time.
  • You are eager and willing to get your hands dirty
  • You have excellent communication skills with all ages
  • You are confident in a range of cooking and baking techniques
  • You have at least one or more years of experience entertaining kids
  • You have relevant cooking and restaurant experience, but this is not a requirement
  • You have formal teaching experience and training in education and childhood development, but this is not a requirement
  • You are able to stand for long periods of time and lift 45 pounds
  • You enjoy the small business atmosphere

Who are we?

Taste Buds Kitchen has taken the country by storm with a refreshingly simple concept. We provide culinary entertainment to kids, families, and adults in a fun, beautiful, and state-of-the-art Kitchen Studio. Kids ages 2 to teen love our hands-on cooking classes, camps, birthday parties, and field trips. Adults love our BYOB date night cooking classes, birthday parties, bachelorettes, showers, and corporate events. Our innovative programs are as entertaining as they are educational! We always strive to engage and delight our guests.

Interested? Apply today to learn more!

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