Culinary Instructor Job Description

Culinary Instructor Job Description

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Culinary instructor provides appliance and cooking technique training and education to clients through demonstrations in the Center, at client’s homes, or at dealer locations. Teaches assigned culinary and hospitality courses, and associated labs in accordance with college’s workload policy.

Culinary Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support student recruitment and retention, including academic advisement of program students and outreach to potential students
Incorporates a variety of teaching methods and materials to assist students with differing educational experiences, experiential backgrounds, and learning styles to assist them in meeting course competencies
Participate in non-teaching assignments including recruitment, instructional development, academic advising, registration assignments, college-wide and/or division activities and committees, professional development, internal and external service, and other assigned responsibilities determined in consultation with the dean
Term Life insurance (includes spouse and dependents)
Supervise and coordinate of all aspects of food production within a teaching kitchen
Participate in annual assessment reporting and reaccreditation with the American Culinary Federation and SACS-COC
Provides instruction to students in both theory and practice of Culinary Arts
Provide quality and timely access to students and communicate availability though appropriate methods such as posted campus/office hours and electronic communication
Position requires teaching 15-18 credit hours each semester

Culinary Instructor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Culinary Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CTE, CPR, ACF, CEC

Education for Culinary Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the culinary instructor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts, Culinary, Faculty, Teaching, Hospitality, Education, Graduate, Business, Letters, Department of Education

Skills for Culinary Instructor

Desired skills for culinary instructor include:

Ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques
Education programs
Every basic and advanced cooking technique
Teaching methods
Vocational education curricula
Directing individuals to achieve best performance
Follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks
General written standards and procedures utilized

Desired experience for culinary instructor includes:

Provides regular and useful feedback to students in an objective, consistent, and timely manner
Prepare lessons and evaluations that support differences in student learning styles
Knowledgeable of all applicable regulations and doctrine regarding military officer training
Senior Leader Course completed in MOS 92G40
Develop and prepare lessons
Participate in student performance evaluations

Culinary Instructor Examples


Culinary Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a culinary instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for culinary instructor
  • 1) Promote the highest possible student vocational/CTE achievement
  • 2) Implement and assess the assigned vocational/CTE instructional
  • Principally charged with presenting prepared materials, supervising organized laboratory or shop activities, maintaining order, recording student progress, and assuring the presence of adequate supplies and equipment to cunduct the laboratory or shop activities in a safe and effective manner
  • Organize and present prepared instructional materials at scheduled times and places
  • Maintain records of student attendance, student progress, departmental supplies, departmental equipment and others
  • Maintain discipline and order during instructional activities
  • Participate in normal program housekeeping activities
  • Prepare daily instructional plans and instructional materials at the modular level as directed by the program chairman
  • Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in the assigned format (evening, daytime, online or hybrid)
  • Utilize the Rouxbe Learning Management System as the course support platform
Qualifications for culinary instructor
  • Six years of experience as a Culinary Specialist (A/C and R/C time will be calculated accordingly)
  • Meet course management plan experience and certification levels outlined in USACASOM and QMS Instructor/Facilitator Qualification/Certification standard operating procedures
  • Training Development Capability (TDC) course completion
  • Have completed the Common Faculty Development Program-Instructor Course (CFDP-IC) or its equivalent prior to instruction
  • Have completed the Installation Staff and Contractors Training Coures (ISCTC) prior to instruction
  • Able to stand, walk or bend for long periods at a time

Culinary Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of culinary instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for culinary instructor
  • Post final student grades by set deadlines
  • Handle student inquiries about final grades and consult with Program Director as needed
  • Create lesson plans, organize materials for class, including ordering food and supplies for lab classes
  • Ability to translate industry expectations to the classroom
  • Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credited courses
  • Ensures safety and security requirements are met in the training lab area
  • Works with Dean to coordinate adjunct instructors, manage administrative responsibilities related to scheduling, develop syllabi and teach courses
  • Also performs various duties as Program Director, responsible for management of all adjunct personnel and provides all information to complete various departmental and College reports
  • Will assure that all programmatic standards are met
  • Responsible for administrative duties related to student advisement, advisory committee meetings, and program development
Qualifications for culinary instructor
  • Advanced Leader Course completed in MOS 92G30
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office computer programs
  • Must complete the right-seat ride
  • Obtain a score of 90 or better on all written and practical exams for assigned instructional areas
  • Must be evaluated by a certified evaluator or instructor, cannot have a rating of three or more No-Gos in Section One and must score 24 or higher in Section Two (with no zero ratings) on the Instructor Observation Rubric for the last two consecutive evaluations
  • Meet Tri-Service Code TB MED 530/NAVMED P-5010-1/AFMAN 48-147_IP for Food Managers (Training Certification & Health Clearances)

Culinary Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of culinary instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for culinary instructor
  • Understanding the restaurants and food/beverage services career pathway
  • How to practice safety, sanitation, and storage procedures in food preparation
  • How to identify and demonstrate the proper use of culinary equipment and tools
  • Relating the principles of nutrition to menu development
  • Exhibiting efficient operation of the back-of-the-house and front-of-the-house procedures
  • Coordinates culinary program learning outcomes relative to baseline student knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Provides training on life skills, teambuilding, navigating in the workplace, workplace safety, interviewing, and customer service skills
  • Tracks specific learning outcomes for program graduation
  • Oversees field trips, participation in intensive culinary boot camps (meat fabrication and pastries), workshops, and in-lab culinary experiences
  • Teaching culinary techniques and kitchen management related courses
Qualifications for culinary instructor
  • Be medically cleared to handle food in accordance with Tri-Service Food Code dated 30 April 2014
  • Have the ability to obtain a CAC and access required training tools and material
  • A minimum of an Associate’s degree in the content area or related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of three years of work experience in the field required
  • Evidence of successful prior teaching experience is preferred
  • Must possess demonstrated skills in using modern educational technology, including multimedia-based instruction

Culinary Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of culinary instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for culinary instructor
  • Serving as a faculty advisor for a student organization
  • Leading the culinary team in student run events
  • Models world-class service in simulated culinary environments that will enable students to develop and enhance skills and knowledge leading to employment
  • Becomes actively involved in regional business and professional organizations related to hospitality
  • Models and adheres to department sanitation and uniform standards
  • Provides overall management of kitchen facilities
  • Maintains good communication with Dean, Program Director, colleagues, clients and students
  • Knowledge and familiarity with technology and software including computers, and web-based sources such as blackboard
  • Develop outlets for internships for students
  • Sponsor an approved student leadership organization and/or promote student participation in competitive events
Qualifications for culinary instructor
  • Prior restaurant ownership experience
  • Prior teaching and competition experience
  • Participation in hospitality industry professional organization(s)
  • Valid certification, license, or accreditation in the stat of employment by a professional trade organization
  • Executive Chef or Executive Pastry Chef experience preferred
  • Must be a Certified Working Pastry Chef or Chef de Cuisine under the American Culinary Federation Certification Program or be able to certify within one year

Culinary Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of culinary instructor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for culinary instructor
  • Assist in the selection of software, equipment and instructional materials
  • Work with counselors, staff, parents and students to develop recruitment plan and monitor enrollment
  • Recruit for the program by providing communication about activities and events that will assist recruiting potential students from other schools for digital and print distribution
  • Maintain accurately timely local, state and federal records as requested
  • Maintain a positive, working relationship with parent and support groups
  • Preparing lesson plans for classroom instruction, developing program syllabi, goals and objectives
  • Meets with students, staff members, and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of students
  • Work diligently to maximize student placements in this field or related fields
  • May be responsible for organizing and managing culinary events of up to 500 people for the College and the general public
  • Deliver learner-centered instruction at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs and meet student data reporting deadlines
Qualifications for culinary instructor
  • Candidates seeking CTE certification based on skill and experience must complete an approved educator preparation program (EPP)
  • Current American Culinary Federation (ACF) certification is preferred
  • Associate's Degree in Culinary Arts field from a regionally accredited college or university, with appropriate coursework that demonstrates competencies in specific course content, *AND* three (3) years of full-time work experience in the culinary field within the past seven (7) years
  • Must have current ServSafe Manager Certification
  • Credentialed to satisfy all appropriate accrediting agencies
  • Culinary degree or equivalent Chef de Cuisine or Sous Chef experience

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