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Executive Chef Events looking for Seattle Event Chef Instructors - 1/20/15 — Archived

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Chefs needed for Iron/Top Chef style events in the Seattle/Kirkland area for 1/20/15 and beyond. The 1/20 event is an Iron Chef style competition for 35 guests at a hotel in Kirkland. 4 Event Chefs needed. We are seeking instructors in culinary arts for culinary competitions and cooking classes. We're simple folks with simple (but passionate) beliefs. Three basic principles guide everything we do at Executive Chef - make great food, have fun, and teach folks to make great food while having fun. JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for execution of designated cooking programs from start to finish, including menu management with clients, selecting and discussing ingredients and teaching culinary technique in a professional, yet entertaining manner. The chef will be responsible for setting up and arranging a cooking station for 8-12 people. Then leading a group of 8-12 culinary novices through an hour-long cooking competition where the group must create a complete meal for every member of the group. The chef will also be responsible for finishing/plating and serving those in his group; There will also be set-up/breakdown responsibilities and duties. Chefs are expected to work neatly and professionally. EDUCATION & BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS: Must be a graduate of an Associate Degree Program in Culinary Arts And/or At least 3 years experience as professional line cook or caterer No home cooks or current culinary students, please. (if you would like to participate as an unpaid assistant please send your resume with "INTERN" in the subject line. Working knowledge of formal culinary technique, terminology and its basic history Ability to lead a group of 8-12 people through the selection, preparation, and presentation of a complete meal. Ability to work neatly, keeping kitchen area clean and equipment in order. Ability to create dishes, sauces, and dressings with out the aid of recipes or cookbooks. Able to organize and complete cooking team duties in timely manner; willing to accommodate dietary requests on short notice. Ability to read, retain and follow written instructions*. Chef needs to be personable and able to work with different personalities and skill levels as well as to adapt to sometimes changing situations. Able to interact professionally and courteously with guests and clients, as well as other Executive Chef staff. Genuinely willing to listen, placing the highest priority on creating menus that incorporate client thoughts and requests, and are self-managed and directed. Comfortable with addressing and speaking in front of a group or groups. Well groomed** and well spoken, fluent in English Teaching experience helpful, Management experience helpful. **ink, facial hair, piercings, etc. are perfectly acceptable. Just no slobs.. *HOW TO APPLY: Check out , then: Reply by email, the subject line of your email should read "Executive Chef Events INSTRUCTOR" Compose a short paragraph about why you are interested in, and suited for this position. Include a resume in the body of your email as well as attaching a copy as a word doc. Thank You, The Executive Chef Team.

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