Oak View Group

Cook 1 | Part-Time/On-Call | Palm Beach County Convention Center

Location US-FL-West Palm Beach
Job ID
Location Name
Palm Beach County Convention Center
Food & Beverage Management
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.


More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn


The Cook I is responsible for all kitchen prep work as well as assisting in preparing and cooking basic menu items in a fast-paced environment. Cook I is also responsible for the proper sanitation, cleanliness, and storage of all products and equipment in the kitchen, helping the dishwashing and kitchen stewarding team as needed. 


This position requires the ability to work weekdays and weekends, with availability for some mornings, noon, and evenings shifts on an on-call/event based schedule. 


This position pays a flat hourly pay rate of $16/hr. 


For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

Close 8/30/24

About the Venue

The Palm Beach County Convention Center is a multi-purpose facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, managed by the Oak View Group. The Center features a 100,000 square-foot exhibit hall, a 22,000 square-foot ballroom and 21,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, as well as connecting to the 400-room Hilton West Palm Beach.


  • Possesses the basic culinary skills and ability to execute, at a base level standard, the tasks required in knife work, preparing, cooking soups, sauces, meats, eggs, dairy products, hot foods, sandwiches, vegetables, salads, salad dressing, fruits, pastries, desserts, and breads.
  • Possesses the basic culinary understanding of plating techniques and standards.
  • Washes culinary and service dishes and utensils; cleans tables, walls, and floors, maintains the general cleanliness of the kitchen, and stocks food and other items using correctly written date labels.
  • Has an active State Food Handlers Certification, and actively updates as necessary.
  • Follows and re-enforces policies and procedures regarding the proper handling, sanitation, storage and dispensing of food and beverage products based on the State Food Handlers Certification standards. Example: Prepping food on the correctly colored cutting boards; Using handwashing skins only for hand washing, etc.
  • Always adheres to the Equipment and Safety standards of clothing and appearance when working near and when handling food at all times. Example: Wearing a hat or hairnet; Wearing cut gloves when working with sharp knives or slicing blades; Always wearing non-slip shoes, etc.
  • Assists in Serving and dispensing food products as assigned.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for continued growth and initiative to improve upon culinary skills on a day to day basis by seeking knowledge from those in higher positions.
  • Can confidently relieve the Cook II of routine operations including watching, turning, and stirring food and tending to steam kettles when necessary.


  • Ability to work weekdays and weekends, with availability for some mornings, noon, and evenings shifts. 
  • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, business-like and respectful manner which focuses on generating a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.


Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.


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