Hiring Chef Assistant

Homespun ATL | Atlanta Catering hiring Chef Assistant

What started as a pop-up dinner series five years ago has grown to be a busy catering company, and we’re looking to grow our team with a chef assistant. The position is part-time with the potential for the role to grow into a full-time position. This is an exciting position for people who strive for excellence in cooking and hospitality and who enjoy entertaining and working with high end cuisine.

Qualifications

  • Previous catering experience in private homes and corporations
  • 3+ years working in a restaurant kitchen or catering environment
  • Strong attention to detail: with so many events already scheduled, we want someone who can keep track of the details and juggle many things at once
  • People skills: we’re looking for someone who is a great cook, but has a natural knack for hospitality, too
  • Ability to work independently
  • Confidence and experience to be the chef lead at events
  • Culinary school degree is a plus, but not required

Responsibilities

  • Assist lead event chef with prep for upcoming events
  • Work as on-site chef for catered events on nights and weekends
  • Occasionally act as the lead chef for off-site events, when we are double-booked
  • Assist lead event chef with preparing for events, including packing event equipment, printing client menus, submitting food orders and more

Pay is dependent on experience.

Ready to apply? Submit your resume to cheflizzie@homespunatl.com.

Job Opportunities: May 2015

 Photo by Haley Sheffield

 Photo by Haley Sheffield

We are hiring for our Hospitality and Kitchen Teams!

As Homespun ATL continues to grow and serve the Atlanta Metro area, we are in need of individuals that have a passion for quality (local) food, serving others, and community. The positions are are part-time and on an as-needed basis for upcoming Homespun ATL events. These are paid positions. Rates are based on experience and will be discussed upon job offer.

If interested in applying, please email a cover letter and resume to Jamie at info@homespunatl.com.


Hospitality Team

Job Description

Serves Homespun ATL guests by presenting select menu choices, maintaining dining ambiance, and providing further information to guests when necessary.

Job Duties

As a member of the Hospitality Team, your job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Prepares room for gathering by clothing tables and setting decorations, condiments, candles, napkins, service plates, utensils, etc.
    • Protects company and guests by adhering to sanitation, safety, and beverage policies.
    • Helps guests select food by answering food preparation questions.
    • Keeps kitchen staff informed by noting timing of meal progression.
    • Responds to additional client requirements by inquiring of needs; observing dining process.
    • Maintains table setting by removing courses as completed; replenishing utensils; refilling water glasses; being alert to spills or other special needs.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Verbal Communication, Customer Service, Teamwork, Persistence, Energy Level, Thoroughness, Professionalism


    Kitchen Team

    Job Description

    This is not only a position which requires timely and quality preparation of product, but also the ability to interact with our guests, and grow in your craft.

    Job Duties

    As a Kitchen Team, your job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Assist in menu preparation with basic knife skills, proper cooking technique, and attention to detail.
    • Fundamental knowledge of proper practices of food storage.
    • Team player in all aspects of the kitchen. ie: taking out the trash, washing dishes, and cleanliness throughout shift.
    • Mentally organized and efficient in day to day tasks.
    • Ability to handle stress while maintaining a positive attitude.
    • Eager to serve while being professional.

    Skills and Qualifications

    Restaurant Kitchen Experience, Strong Communication, Organization, Thoroughness, Professionalism, Positive Attitude