Kitchen Chef

  • Location
    Oaks, Pennsylvania
  • Job type
  • Salary
    $ 20 - $ 25 / Hour

There are plenty of "performers" at Cirque du Soleil who aren't acrobats! Adecco is currently assisting our client Cirque du Soleil - VOLTA in their search to fill a Chef Position at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks . This project is scheduled to run from July 4th to September 1st, working approximately 50+ hrs per week, Mandatory 6 day work week.


•        Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables, butchering meat, or preparing sauces)

•        Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff

•        Together with CDS kitchen team, collaborate, and construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings

•        Answer, report, and follow CDS chef’s instructions

•        Clean up station and take care of leftover food

•        Stock inventory appropriately

•        Ensure that food comes out in high quality and in a timely fashion

•        Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards

•        Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers

•        Help oversee prep cook’s duties and tasks


•        3-5 years proven cooking experience

•        Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures

•        Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks

•        Familiar with industry’s best practices

•        Culinary school diploma is a bonus

•        Culinary skills and techniques for preparing small and large quantities of food

•        Strong knife skills are essential

•        Ability to handle and prepare a variety of raw and cooked foods

•        Strong understanding and compliance with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards, and kitchen rules, policies and procedures

•        Potential for heavy lifting, may work on ones feet for up to 10 hours, work in loud environment

•        Must be able to work flexible hours, days, evenings and weekends

•        Attention to detail, motivated, and take good direction

•        Must be punctual, reliable, and able to work in a team environment

•        Must be positive, honest, resourceful, polite, courteous, and presentable

•        Available for the whole city duration

•        Must be 18 years of age or older


Approximate Work Hours:

Monday – No Shows

Tuesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday – 7:00am – 1:00pm

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled



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