Join Our Team

If you have a love for cooking, a passion for building community through food and a desire to be a team member of Chicago’s largest recreational cooking school, discover the opportunity of a partnership with The Chopping Block. We are looking for enthusiastic team members who can help us drive our mission to get people to cook. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions. 
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Chef Instructor

This isn’t your typical chef gig; this is about sharing your passion and knowledge of food and cooking with others. Consider what it would look like to work at the busiest recreational cooking school in Chicago and make a difference in people’s lives every single day. Only people with positive attitudes, love for customers and a true passion for The Chopping Block’s mission to “Get this Country Cooking” need apply. Our Chef Instructors support guiding people into the right classes, setting them up with the recipes, instruction and kitchen equipment they need to get cooking as well as selecting the perfect wine to pair with dinner. Please note we require all Chef Instructors have at least four years of experience cooking in restaurants. This position is part-time and requires evening and weekend work at both locations of The Chopping Block. 

Class Assistant

Class Assistants have a unique opportunity to work with our highly trained chefs to educate our students about the world of cooking and learn new culinary techniques themselves! Culinary experience is not a requirement, but a strong desire to learn and be coachable is; high energy and enthusiasm are a must to be considered for this position. This position can be part or full-time and requires evening and weekend work at both locations of The Chopping Block.

Retail Concierge/Sales Associate

Our Retail Concierge/Sales Associates are interested in building long-lasting relationships with our customers and have a positive “can do” attitude. Team members will be trained to beknowledgeable about our expansive and unique line of professional cookware and gourmet retail items. This position can be part or full-time and requires evening and weekend work at both locations of The Chopping Block.

Employment Application

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If you have questions, please contact careers@thechoppingblock.com.