Jobs at Cookshop Plus 


Cookshop Plus Cooking Class Kitchen

Cookshop Plus Cooking School - Chef / Instructor

Permanent Part-Time 

Specifically Asian Cuisine, Patisserie, General Baking / Decorating, International Cuisine

We are always looking for great instructors who have a passion for teaching and creating great food. We have a fully stocked kitchen and offer both “Watch and Learn” and “Hands-On” classes for our customers, who sign up to take a single class on an individual subject. Class menus are designed by our instructors, and classes are managed and marketed by Cookshop Plus.

. Perks & Benefits:

  • Significant discount on products

  • Free knife sharpening

  • Free cooking classes

What are the requirements to teach?

  • A degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent work experience.

  • Ability to interact with individuals that have varied experience levels and integrate them into one class.

  • Basic supervisory skills.

  • Previous experience instructing adults or juniors in formal or professional settings, or experience working in front of a captive audience.

  • Available to teach classes on a regular / semi-regular basis

What are an instructor’s responsibilities?

  • Teach cooking classes for groups between 4 and 10 people.

  • Provide professional guidance to students as needed.

  • Participate in planning and strategy sessions (quarterly).

  • Create the menu / theme for the classes you are teaching.

  • Prepare a teaching plan for each class.

  • Shop for and prep food before class.

  • Manage the cooking class assistants before and after class (where applicable)

  • Assist with clean down at the end of class.

  • Help manage pantry / dry store inventory

  • Have fun! (We’re not turning out hundreds of orders here. We’re just trying to show people how to make great meals at home and enjoy a fun atmosphere of learning)

Download our employment application and submit the completed form along with your resume to: info@cookshopplus.com



Cooking Class Assistant Program: Volunteers

Part-Time / Volunteer

Come join the fun in the Cookshop Kitchen as a Volunteer Cooking Class Assistant!

Volunteers play an essential role in all of our classes. All volunteers are required to arrive 30 minutes before the class begins and should expect to stay for approximately 4 hours. Volunteers will assist the instructor with class setup and throughout the class, and with post-class cleanup. 

We reward regular volunteers by offering a FREE class after volunteering in 4 previous classes. Plus, discounts in store* & free knife sharpening. You will also enjoy the menu at each volunteer class.

We are looking for people who are:

  • Detail oriented

  • Ready to learn new things

  • Listen well to instruction

  • Love being a part of a team and interacting with people

  • Interested in learning more about cooking

  • Don’t mind getting their hands dirty!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Instructor to provide an exceptional customer experience

  • Supports an exceptional cooking class experience at each class by acting as an extension of the instructor. Reinforces and supports techniques being presented in class.

  • Consistently follows all safety policies and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

  • Washes dishes, cleans kitchen and preps kitchen for classes.

  • Assist chef instructors to complete break-down check list post-class

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Instructor or culinary director.

  • Commit to schedule and be reliable

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to grab, reach, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel and crouch in order to demonstrate, retrieve and/or replenish merchandise and/or cooking equipment.

  • Ability to use hands to seize, hold, grasp, turn, or otherwise in order to chop, whisk, slice, stir, juice and/or demonstrate other techniques.

  • Ability to remain in a stationary position for up to 4 hours at a time.

  • Ability to work a varied schedule, including nights, day time and weekends as classes dictate.

  • Regular and predictable attendance. 

  • Ability to ascend/descend ladders in order to retrieve and/or move kitchen equiptment.

  • Ability to lift and/or move merchandise and/or kitchen equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. 

  • Environmental Conditions: working with an open flame and/or other heating units, and exposure to variation in kitchen temperature.

You don't need to be a kitchen master to be a Cookshop Plus Class Assistant. If you love to cook, love to socialize, and want to learn a few kitchen basics we'd love for you to volunteer at one of our classes.

If you are interested or for more information - please contact James at 860 461 0667 or email to info@cookshopplus.com attention:  James



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If this sounds like a good fit for you, please send your resume and cover letter to info@cookshopplus.com - attention to James. If chosen for next steps in the hiring process, you will be contacted directly.



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