Recreational Chef Instructor



New York

Position Summary

The Recreational Chef Instructor will be responsible for leading hands on recreational cooking and baking classes in conformity with ICE proprietary class lessons. Upon hire, the Chef may have opportunities to teach specialty Recreational classes based on qualifications and experience.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Lead recreational classes in conformity with ICE lesson plans
  • Demonstrates techniques and concepts as required by the curriculum.
  • Delivers clear, concise and organized lectures as required by the curriculum.
  • Maintains a positive, focused learning environment during class.
  • Assures that classes are conducted in a manner that complies with principles of food safety and sanitation.

Experience & Educational Requirements

  • Culinary diploma and/or some form of formal Culinary Education.
  • Culinary & Pastry background preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years culinary experience.
  • Flexible schedule (weekends and evenings) to accommodate ICE class schedules.
  • Evening hours: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Weekend hours: 10am-3pm
  • Fine Dining and previous teaching experience preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Must possess a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other departments and teams.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills required.

To Apply

Forward resume to No Phone or Walk-In Applications will be accepted.

About the Institute of Culinary Education

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is one of the largest and most diverse culinary schools in the world. Established in 1975, ICE offers award-winning six to 13-month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Restaurant & Culinary Management, Hospitality Management, Bread Baking and Cake Decorating – with more than 13,000 successful alumni, many of whom are leaders in the industry. ICE also offers continuing education for culinary professionals, hosts more than 500 special events each year and is home to one of the world's largest recreational cooking, baking and wine programs with more than 26,000 students annually. In 2015, marking the school's 40th anniversary, ICE moved to a new, modern 74,000-square-foot facility at Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan, designed for inspiration, creativity and community. Visit us at or join us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @iceculinary to find your culinary voice™