Event Cook 


Job Reference Number: 17381
Employment Type: Part-Time 
Dining & Events
Brand: Abigail-Kirsch
State: New York (US-NY) 


The Role at a glance:

We are looking to add a skilled, motivated event cook to our Abigail Kirsch team in New York, NY. As an event cook, you will have the chance to prepare a variety of meals for diverse clients during unique events.


Compensation is $27 an hour.

What you'll be doing:

  • Preparing and presenting food. 
  • Ensuring portion sizes are correct. 
  • Following recipes to ensure meals are made correctly and to order. 
  • Following food safety guidelines, including proper food storage and temperature control. 

What we're looking for:


  • At least two years of prior culinary experience in a quality, high-volume establishment with an emphasis on cooking from scratch. 
  • Complete knowledge of proper culinary methods, techniques, and standards. 
  • Ability to use various tools and equipment in the kitchen, to identify and differentiate food items, to provide friendly and helpful customer service, and to multitask in a fast-paced environment. 
  • High-level product knowledge. 



  • Food Handler’s certification.  

Our Benefits:

  • Medical (FT Employees)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary UNUM offering for Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
  • Discount Program
  • Commuter Benefits (Parking and Transit) 
  • EAP
  • 401k
  • Sick Time
  • Holiday Pay (9 paid holidays)
  • Tuition Reimbursement (FT Employees)
  • Paid Time Off 





About Abigail Kirsch:

Started in the 1970s as a family-owned catering company, Abigail Kirsch has grown into one of New York’s premier caterers. Our steady growth has allowed us to bring our hospitality, service, and delicious food to Connecticut, Westchester, and New York City.


About Elior North America:

Elior North America is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in supporting the development of our employees and their skills at all levels and in fostering an environment of growth.

At Elior North America, we are committed to offering growth and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. The valuable skills and experience you’ve gained with Elior will propel you further in your career, whether with our corporate office or one of our brand segments.


Disclaimer: This job description can be revised  by management as needed.




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