Conference Center Cook F/T

Conference Center Cook (Full-Time)

Who We Are:

At Convene, we're building a company that embraces visible and invisible diversity, encourages healthy integration of personal goals and professional development, and fosters community. Our team's evolution, values and culture have been at the forefront of what we do since our founding. With the meetings and office market growing rapidly and showing no signs of stopping, we are constantly evolving and growing our offerings from hosting meetings and events to providing a full suite of offerings for flexible co-working spaces. no signs of slowing down.

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

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

 About Convene: 

At Convene, we’re changing the way the world works by transforming the way businesses work. By partnering with the largest landlords in commercial real estate, we design and service the next generation office building – one that feels more like a full-service, lifestyle hotel. Our integrated “workplace-as-a-service” platform gives building tenants and enterprise clients access to a growing network of premium meeting and event spaces, flexible workspaces, hospitality services, and curated experiences for users, all connected by Convene’s proprietary technology platform.

  • Founded in 2009
  • Locations in New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles; Opening in Chicago in 2018 and plans to expand globally
  • Launched Convene Workplace in 2017
  • Ranked #11 Workplace in New York in 2017 by Fortune Magazine
  • Ranked #30 in 2017 LinkedIn Annual List of Industry Disruptors
  • 2018 Great Places to Work US
  • 2018 Fortune Magazine Best Workplaces NY

In everything we do, we strive to put the people we do it for first. This starts internally: we believe our values drive behaviors to create culture. Together we’re building a culture that embraces diversity and learning, humility and gratitude. At the same time, we try not to take ourselves too seriously and strive for a healthy integration between work and personal pursuits. 

Benefits You Can Expect As A Convene employee:

  • Generous, flexible PTO and family leave
  • Generous professional development policy that includes funds earmarked for each employee's discretionary professional growth—Have a conference you want to attend? A class you want to take? If it's helping take your career to the next level, we support it. Each employee is required to have 65 hours of learning per year
  • Excellent health coverage for team members and their families
  • Supportive work environment and a leader who is focused on your professional growth
  • Company events that highlight our team's passions and hobbies
  • Healthy snacks

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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