Lead Event Chef 


Job Reference Number: 17412
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, experienced Lead Event Chef to our Abigail Kirsch team in New York, NY. As a Lead Event Chef, you will have the opportunity to lead meal service and a talented kitchen staff for a variety of events. 


Compensation is $30 an hour.

What you'll be doing:

  • Training kitchen staff as needed. 
  • Ensuring that kitchen has correct stock for event menu. 
  • Participating in all aspects of food preparation. 
  • Ensuring that kitchen staff adheres to all safety and sanitation policies, procedures, and regulations. 

What we're looking for:


  • Prior experience in a leadership or supervisory role. 
  • At least three years’ relevant experience. 
  • Superior knowledge of food preparation and kitchen safety. 
  • Excellent leadership skills. 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 


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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