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Join Us

As we are growing, we are hiring chef/teacher contractors to help us deliver exceptional and fun classes to the North Shore! 

Chef Instructors


The Kitchen in Melrose, MA  offers cooking classes to children, teens, adults, and business teams. If you like to cook and teach, this is a great job for you! You will be the catalyst to our students gaining confidence in the kitchen, adding to their skill sets and learning about nutrition. You will be providing kids, individuals, couples , businesses, and groups of friends with an alternative educational experience! Hours vary depending upon when classes and events are scheduled. This is a part time per diem position that is paid by the class.


  • Greet customers as they arrive for cooking classes.

  • Set-up of kitchen and lecture space as needed, and inventory check at least 1 hour before the scheduled start of class.

  • Production and teaching responsibilities: up to 30 minutes of classroom lecture and 1 hour-3.5 hours of hands on cooking (depending on the class)

  • Provide direction and feedback to recreational students of varying skill levels to ensure successful classroom operations and an outstanding educational and enjoyable experience for customers.

  • Ensures all food items are cooked and served properly and under sanitary conditions.

  • Adjust teaching style to meet needs of diverse group of participants (kids, teens, adults, beginners, advanced, etc.)

  • Ensure that the kitchen is organized and left in proper condition for the cleaning crew; this includes checking that all equipment is turned off, dirty dishes and equipment are left in good order for the dish washers, and leftover inventory items and equipment are returned to their proper locations.

  • Perform other duties as needed, directed or assigned.

  • Class days will vary, including nights and weekends-will coordinate with your schedule.

  • Follow health and safety guidelines.


  • High integrity with a great attendance record.

  • Personable and able to listen and communicate effectively.

  • Reliable transportation required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 50 pounds.

  • Able to stand for long periods of time.

Please send your resume to Julie Unger,

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