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COOKING SCHOOL INSTRUCTOR (part-time position)

About the Cooking School Instructor role:

 

The cooking school instructor will be responsible for delivering a fun and interactive culinary learning experience for adults and kids. If you are comfortable in the kitchen, love teaching and engaging a group and can talk about food all day long then this is the role for you.

 

Absolute must-haves:

 

  • Possess outstanding public speaking and presentation skills
  • Strong foundation of cooking knowledge
  • Confidence to control a group of people and keep their attention
  • Natural flair for cooking and instructing (doing both at the same time!)
  • Contagious energy that fuels engagement
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Patience, when it comes to learning and teaching  
  • Ability to talk to anyone about anything
  • Charismatic personality
  • Great story teller
  • Availability to work nights and weekends

 

Nice-to-haves:

 

  • Professional culinary training
  • Restaurant kitchen experience
  • Food blog and/or is active on social media  
  • TV or YouTube experience teaching cooking

Key Responsibilities:


The cooking school instructor reports to the CEO and is responsible for delivering cooking classes/programs based on the Nourish Cooking School curriculum.


  • Complete all pre-class prep work as outlined in the handbook before each class
  • Deliver an engaging, fun class for attendees - demonstrate cooking process, respond to questions, share knowledge about the ‘whys’ and ‘hows,’ and assist individuals
  • Instruct assistants in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
  • Allow attendees to discover the joy and value of cooking through the recipes, themes, ingredients of the Nourish curriculum
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees and attendees follow standards and regulations
  • After each class, assist in the clean-up and preparation for next class
  • Potential to collaborate in program development and improvement for existing or new classes
  • Assist in execution of special occasions such as birthday parties, camps, catering and special events


If this opportunity excites you and the description matches your interests, please submit your cover letter that highlights your best and most relevant attributes and resume, to:

info@nourishvancouver.ca

Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line 

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