Modern Catering Event Chef Denver, CO · Part time

Oversee chef duties at onsite events

Description

Job Title: Part-Time Catering Event Chef

Location: Denver, CO

Reports to: Executive Chef/Director of Catering

Job Summary:

We are looking for a talented Part-Time Catering Event Chef to join our team in creating memorable culinary experiences for our clients' events. The ideal candidate will have a passion for cooking and be able to work efficiently under pressure while maintaining high standards of food safety and presentation. This role requires creativity, attention to detail, and the ability to provide exceptional customer service.

Key Responsibilities:

Food Preparation and Cooking:

Prepare and cook a variety of dishes according to event menus and client preferences.

Ensure all food is presented beautifully and meets our quality standards.

Follow recipes, portion sizes, and presentation guidelines.

Event Execution:

Grill food on-site for outdoor events.

Manage action stations such as carving stations.

Assist with event setup, service, and cleanup.

Coordinate with event staff for seamless food service.

Handle any last-minute changes or special requests with professionalism.

Kitchen Management:

Keep the kitchen and prep areas clean and organized.

Adhere to food safety and hygiene standards at all times.

Manage inventory by ordering supplies and monitoring stock levels.

Client Interaction:

Provide excellent customer service to clients and their guests.

Communicate effectively with clients to understand their culinary preferences and requirements.

Qualifications:

Proven experience as a chef in a catering or event setting.

Strong culinary skills with knowledge of various cooking techniques and cuisines.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multitask effectively.

Exceptional organizational and time management skills.

Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality food.

Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Food Safety Certification is a plus.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to stand for long periods and lift heavy items (up to 50 lbs).

Comfortable working in various conditions, including heat and cold temperatures.

Benefits:

Competitive hourly wage.

Flexible schedule to accommodate work-life balance.

Opportunity to work at diverse and exciting events.

Potential for career advancement within the company.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter highlighting their relevant experience and explaining why they are the perfect fit for this role.

Salary

$19 - $21 per hour