Job description

The Culinary Instructor is responsible for teaching students the basics of gourmet cooking, along with the importance of daily nutrition. In addition, they should provide classes with a fun, conversational experience while cooking.


  • Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of high school.
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent knowledge, skill or development in cooking instruction/culinary classes.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in cooking instruction/teaching.
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to provide exceptional service and to act as a leader in all culinary activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
  • Adhere to safety procedures.
  • Gather materials and cooking apparatuses.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to build successful relationships with student populations.
  • Demonstrate time management and detail‐oriented skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet frequently occurring deadlines.
  • Ability to learn from students’ participation, to demonstrate fair and consistent behavior in all matters, and to show compassion without being ineffectual.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Work Hours and Compensation:

The position of Culinary Instructor is a part‐time position and is paid semi-monthly. The position is classified as a non‐exempt hourly employee status and will work 15 hours per week. The hours worked on a daily basis may vary.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Up to $40,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Memphis, TN 38126: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Culinary experience: 1 year (Required)
  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location