Oak View Group

Event Chef | Part-Time | Ensemble Arts

Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID
Location Name
Ensemble Arts
Culinary / Kitchen 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. 


Ensemble Arts is looking to hire a Event Chef. The Event Chef is responsible for preparing and finishing all hot and cold foods in accordance with event recipes & standards.

This role pays an hourly wage of $25 to $28.

Benefits for PT roles: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching. Also, OVG provides part-time, seasonal, and internship employees with one hour of accrued paid leave per 30 hours worked, up to 48 hours per year.


This position will remain open until August 9, 2024


  • Ability to work in a clean, organized, and efficient manner in a high-pressure environment
  • Have experience on multiple stations in the kitchen
  • Ensuring that food portions and food presentation meets Events standards
  • Must have excellent knife skills and proficiency in all aspects of cooking
  • Assists the Culinary Management team with food preparation as assigned
  • Maintains a working knowledge of food preparation for standard menu items
  • Maintains a clean work environment, including floors and passages
  • Cleans kitchen and equipment as assigned by the Culinary Management team
  • Assists in keeping all food storage areas, refrigerators, freezers, etc. clean and organized.
  • Assisting the unloading of deliveries


  • Professional work ethic
  • 2-3 years of related off-premise catering/cook experience
  • Prepare and execute key components of dishes while ensuring quality and accuracy
  • Effective communication skills and ability to take direction from supervisors
  • Flexible working hours, including weekends and evenings, when required
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, resourcefully, and proactively solve issues
  • Support their fellow cooks by being a team player
  • Ability to meet physical demands including extended periods of standing and walking throughout the day; able to lift and carry 30+ pounds, push/ pull up to 75+ pounds.
  • Culinary degree is preferred but not required

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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