Culinary / Chef Instructor

  • Chef's Place, Long Island, NY, United States
  • Contract

Company Description

Backed by Y Combinator, CocuSocial is one of the largest marketplace for culinary experience in the US. We empower individual chef and business to host a variety of cooking classes, baking classes, wine tasting workshops and mixology classes. We are growing fast and currently offering service in 15 major cities in the US including New York, San Francisco, LA, Chicago, DC, Seattle, Philadelphia and San Diego. Our mission is to educate, entertain and bring people together through food and drink.

Job Description

CocuSocial, one of the premiere culinary experience providers in the US, is seeking experienced chef instructors to teach recreational COOKING and PASTRY classes IN THEIR OWN HOMES. This opportunity is NOT VIRTUAL. However, if you have access to a venue (such as a restaurant, commercial kitchen, or event space) where you can host your classes we can discuss this as an option as well. The location where you intend to host your classes MUST be located on Long Island.

We're looking for experienced chef instructors who are comfortable teaching any of the following best-selling international dishes: Sushi, Dumplings, Ramen, Pad Thai, Empanadas, Pizza, Pasta, Risotto, French Macaron, Choux Pastry, Chocolate Truffles, Spanish Paella and Spanish Tapas.  

The instructor will be responsible for leading and organizing the entire class, including purchasing ingredients, setting up (according to social distancing guidelines), teaching each dish step-by-step and cleaning up.

Ideal candidate should be:

-An experienced chef instructor with at least 2 years experience teaching cooking classes

-Someone who loves to share his/her passion for cooking with other people and help them to learn

-Comfortable being in front of a crowd and making the group laugh and learn

-Someone with enough space at home to accommodate at least 2 people (indoor and/or outdoor) 

We work with the best talent in the industry with the highest compensation and flexibility.

Please refer to our existing in-person and online classes on the website:

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep everyone safe, we will be requiring guests who come into your home to take cooking classes to sign a waiver as well as wear masks and gloves at all times except when they are eating and drinking.


-2 years of cooking class teaching experience 

-ServSafe Certification

-Able to host at least 2 people in your home or venue

Additional Information

This is a contractor job. Each instructor teaches about 1-2 classes per week.