Events and Education Chef/Scuola Chef

  • Eataly North America
  • Nov 09, 2021
Full time

Job Description

Job Description

Eatalys on-site cooking school, La Scuola, is a place where people can learn about and experience Italian cuisine through unique cooking classes and private events. The Events andEducation Chef oversees programming in La Scuola: teaching, planning, preparing and managing all events.

Reports to the Executive Chef. Works closely with the Events andEducation Team and manages kitchen staff for events including prep cooks and line cooks.

* Teaches a wide variety of demonstration and hands-on classes for private and public groups
* Works and oversees breakfasts, lunches and dinners including: 3-4 course menus, family-style menus, cocktail-style receptions and buffet-style receptions
* Prepares, demonstrates and executes all menu items for La Scuola; most items are savory, but occasionally sweet items will need to be executed
* Supervises the production of food items for events in collaboration with back-of-the-house personnel: apportions meats, vegetables and desserts, and utilizes food surpluses to control food costs
* Manages prep cooks and line cooks who work events: trains, provides feedback and ensures health and quality standards are consistently met
* Oversees kitchen mise-en-place of all stations and the cleanliness of the La Scuola kitchen
* Informs front-of- house personnel of menu changes, specials, shortages, allergies and dietary restrictions
* Plans events and creates menus together with the Education & Events team, the Executive Chef, front-of-house personnel and directly with clients when required
* Purchases or submits requisitions for food items, kitchen supplies and equipment
* Performs other duties as required or assigned