StarChefs.com 2012 International Chefs Congress (ICC) will take place September 30, October 1-2 in New York City. ICC is a three-day culinary symposium where more than 80 of the world's most influential and innovative chefs, pastry chefs, mixologists, and sommeliers present the latest techniques and culinary concepts to their peers. ICC is one of the most important culinary events in the US, and you'll get to help make it all happen.
The Events Assistant position will assist the Events Manager in preparation of all chef presenter demonstrations and its execution on-site. This position will work with the StarChefs Marketing liaison, the Institute for Culinary Education (ICE) representative and the Events team at StarChefs.
We are looking for a dedicated, self-motivated, ambitious person with a great eye for detail, and great interpersonal skills to join our team for a full-time, in office contract position August 1 - October 3, 2012.
You can and learn more about StarChefs and check out our growing list of presenters at ICC here: http://www.starchefs.com/cook/events/icc/2012
- Work with the Events Manager to ensure all ingredient and equipment needs are met - Coordinate with Marketing Associate to ensure proper placement of sponsored product - Work with ICE to ensure specific demo needs are met - Assist with schedule including staffing and equipment - Assist with organizing presenter itineraries - Liaise with Events Manager on host kitchens for chef presenters - Liaise with Events Manager on food cart needs - Help shop for last minute equipment and ingredients the week before ICC - Be the point person for staff and chefs for their logistical needs at the event
- Highly organized and detail-oriented - Prior event experience - Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously - Strong communication skills - Computer literate and Excel savvy - Interest in the culinary industry; culinary degree is a big plus - Ability to work in a team
This is a full time, contract position August 1 - Oct 3, 2012. The compensation for this position is dependent on experience.
Those interested should not be motivated by money but by the invaluable connections and networking opportunities. This position is like having a VIP backstage pass to meet the who's who of the culinary world!
StarChefs.com', the magazine for culinary insiders, has been serving the restaurant industry since 1995. StarChefs.com's original culinary content is driven by in-person tastings and interviews across the world. Its mission is to catalyze culinary professionals' success and give them the tools they need to overcome their specific challenges. In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, StarChefs.com's Culinary JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs.com features more than 30,000 published pages of original, chef-focused culinary content and generates traffic of over 30 million hits a month and was nominated for Best Web Site for Food and Nutrition by the James Beard Foundation. StarChefs also offers hospitality companies powerful marketing opportunities such as market research, campaign development, site advertising, product sampling through event sponsorship, lead generation, and contextually relevant sponsorship placements.
In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, the StarChefs.com JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs produces 5 events per year including the International Chefs Congress (www.starchefs.com/icc) and its young chef awards, The Rising Stars Revue (www.starchefs.com/risingstars) and has published its first book StarChefs.com Chefs to Know (www.starchefs.com/chefs-to-know).
StarChefs has doubled its revenues in the last 5 years. We are growing our staff and are looking for exceptional talent to join our team.