Food Preparation Specialist

  • Museum of Ice Cream
  • New York, New York
  • May 11, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Who We Are:

Museum of Ice Cream is an inclusive & immersive brand, designed to captivate your sweetest fantasy and sugar-filled daydreams online and IRL. At Museum of Ice Cream, we invite you to believe in the magic of creativity, to remind you that inclusive spaces do exist, and to show you that childlike wonder is worth savoring. In our world, ice cream is the agent of change and the vehicle to ignite the creative spirit that lives in all of us. Fueled by the power of imagination, MOIC is a universe of possibilities with tons of room for you to explore.

Who You Are:

Museum of Ice Cream is looking for an eager and ambitious Food Preparation Specialist to join our fun-filled team. You are collaborative, adaptable, and self motivated! The ideal candidate will also be able to function in a fast-paced, busy environment as a part of a team. Most importantly, you are creative at heart and have a passion for ice cream and other tasty treats.

Your Day-to-Day:

Follow the prep list created by MOIC leadership to plan duties

Maintain food storage facilities at the highest level such as walk coolers and freezers

Ensure dishwashing equipment and area is always maintained to the highest standards

Responsible for stocking ice cream stations in various rooms in the museum

Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organized and easily accessible

Undertake basic cooking duties such as making syrups, cutting garnishes, etc.

Maintain the back of house area by keeping clean and orderly kitchen operations and wash, sanitize and disinfect surfaces

Ensure all food and other items are stored properly

Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines

Perform other kitchen/cafe/bar duties as assigned

Assist in washing and restocking glassware for bar/ cafe items,

Serve ice cream and other treats to guests while maintaining high standards of presentation and cleanliness


You are 18 years or older

Have open availability including weekends

1+ year of previous preparation/ line cook experience in high volume establishments

You have the ability to be on your feet for long periods of time, up to 8 hours

Food Handler or ServeSafe certification required

Ability to lift heavy objects of up to 40 pounds

Ability improvise under a multitude of circumstances


Annual pinkball (yes, it is "pink-tie" themed and you can bring a date!)

Unlimited ice cream, free tickets to the museum, and employee discounts

Competitive Pay

16 free museum tickets per year for friends and family, with free entry for self

50% off retail products

Commuter benefits for Full-Time employees

Vision, dental, and healthcare benefits for Full-Time employees

Employee Discounts

Job Type: Full-time or Part-Time

Pay: Starting at $18 per hour