Conference Center Cook

Conference Center Cook

We're seeking a Conference Center Cook to join our Culinary Team. The Conference Center Cook will report directly to the Executive Chef.

What You'll Do:

As a Conference Center Cook, you will be responsible for preparing, cooking, and serving daily menu items to the clients in Convene locations. This role is also responsible for coordinating food products between stations to ensure completion of orders to customer satisfaction. Conference Center Cooks carry out all responsibilities while maintaining food handling, safety and sanitation standards.

  • Perform multiple tasks simultaneously to ensure all food orders are completed and executed within proper service timing
  • Prepare, cook, and serve items in accordance to the recipes while preparing raw ingredients into the finished product and complying with all portion and quality standards
  • Demonstrate a complete understanding of daily menu items and explain it to customers accurately
  • Ensure quality and visual presentation of food
  • Assist other associates to ensure all kitchen duties are completed within given time constraints
  • Assist in other areas of the operation as needed
  • Ensure all proper steps of service are following in accordance to Convene standards
  • Prepare any catering orders that are placed
  • Responsible for constant sanitation, organization and proper food handling

What We Look For:
  • Minimum High School diploma/GED
  • Minimum 1 year Cook experience in a related role
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of culinary
  • Strong cooking and knife skills required
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach to all assignments
  • Works well with others
  • Good communication skills
  • Presentation and customer service skills imperative
  • Cheerful and helpful manner when dealing with customers
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required; rotating work schedule that may include nights and weekends
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 25 pounds without assistance
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping
  • Stand, sit, or walk for an extended period of time

Who We Are:

Convene designs and services premium places to work, meet, and host inspiring events. Through strategic partnerships with prominent commercial landlords, Convene operates a network of hospitality-driven locations in Class A office buildings across major cities. Convene has raised $260M in equity funding to date, and has been named one of America's 100 Most Promising Companies by Forbes and a Best Workplace by both Inc. and Fortune Magazine.

For more information: Take a peek into Convene's NYC headquarters and learn more about our award-winning culture in NASDAQ's Cultural Capital web series, take a tour of our largest location, and read a case study on how Convene has reinvented commercial real estate.

Recent Accolades
  • Certified Great Place to Work® 2017-2020
  • 2019 Fortune Magazine #7 Best Workplace in New York
  • One of Inc. Magazine's Best Workplaces 2018
  • 2018 Fortune Magazine Best Small & Medium Workplaces U.S.
  • 2017 Fortune Magazine #11 Best Workplace in New York
  • One of LinkedIn's Most In-Demand Startups
  • One of Forbes Most Promising Companies
  • One of Crain's New York Fastest Growing Companies

We're Here For You:

At Convene, you'll receive:
  • Excellent health coverage for you and your family
  • Medical and insurance navigation support
  • Generous paid time off, including an extra day off during the month of your birthday
  • 401K match
  • Discounts on phone plans and gym memberships
  • Professional development support
  • Access to healthy meals and snacks at work

Convene is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives.

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