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4/1: Chef Instructor

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JOB TITLE: Chef Instructor, Savory

CLASSIFICATION: Part-time, Non-Exempt, Regular

REPORTS TO: Resident Chef

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Chef Instructor, Savory delivers a rich learning experience through hands-on instruction and executes class curriculum within the Culinary Program. This role is responsible for an exceptional experience for customers by creating a fun, interactive learning environment that inspires the home chef. Additionally, the Chef Instructor, Savory is a key driver in store sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES: (including, but not limited to)

• Teach classes as directed by the Resident Chef

• Create menus and write recipes as needed or as directed by Resident Chef

• Provide direction and feedback to the culinary staff during classes to ensure successful classroom operations and an outstanding, educational experience for customers.

• Maintain kitchen operations and the highest standards of cleanliness

• Ensure adherence to applicable National, State and Local Health and Safety codes

• Drive retail sales by highlighting products before, during and after classes

• Support Resident Chef in marketing and promoting culinary program

• Maintain awareness and apply knowledge of culinary trends and local influences

• Adjust teaching style to meet needs of class participants including adults, teens and children and a varied of experience levels

• Demonstrate passion for cooking, entertaining and Sur La Table products

• Communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing to multiple audiences

• Shop for ingredients and supplies as needed

• May handle, serve, and pour liquor, wine and beer

• May Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water and etc. in order to prepare cocktails and other drinks

SETTING THE TABLE FOR SUCCESS

Sur La Table Core competencies for everyone:

• Focus on the Customer: You inspire and delight your customers

• Be Genuine: Your communication style is respectful, effective and sincere

• Make the Right Call: You effectively blend knowledge, experience, wisdom & decisive action

• Take Ownership: you are committed, responsible and provide solutions

• Achieve Results: You meet and exceed goals and expectations

REQUIREMENTS: (including, but not limited to)

• 2+ years' experience as providing professional instruction

• 2+ years' professional experience or Degree in Culinary Arts

• Retail sales experience (preferred)

• Available to work as business dictates including nights and weekends.

• Must be 21 or older

• Able to stand at least 5 hours at a time

• Able to lift up to 35 pounds on a regular basis

Please apply at www.surlatable.com

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