POSITION: Part-time Cook
REPORTS TO: Executive Chef – Bayfront Convention Center and Kitchen Manager – Erie Insurance Arena
Part-time as needed / Non-Exempt
Bayfront Convention Center & Erie Insurance Arena
$16.00 - $17.00 per hour


Do you love to cook? As a Cook at Erie Events, you’ll bring recipes to life! This position plays a pivotal role in preparing, and cooking a diverse range of dishes for our clients, patrons, and community.


  • He/she must be 18 years or older.
  • Experience in food preparation, cooking, and kitchen operations preferred
  • Attention to detail
  • Standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, and bending for long periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, and weekends.


    • Prepares food as specified by the Executive Chef.
    • Reads and follows all recipes.
    • Adjusts recipes accurately.
    • Operates all kitchen equipment safely and correctly.
    • Tastes and evaluates food before serving to ensure that standards are met; consults with the Chef if there are any concerns.
    • Portions food as specified by the Chefs.
    • Garnishes food in an appealing manner.
    • Follows production sheets accurately.
    • Serves food that is safe to eat. Follows facility and Chefs safe food handling guidelines.
    • Cleans and sanitizes work area according to cleaning schedule.
    • Understands and uses the “clean as you go” method.
    • Must show demonstrated ability to meet the company standard for excellent attendance and be available to work events as scheduled.
    • Implements and maintains ECCCA and BCC policies and procedures.
    • Maintains close communication and works cooperatively with Executive Chef, the rest of the administrative team and co-workers to ensure consistency of services and the highest quality of operation.

    Why You’ll love Erie Events

    Many of our jobs fit all kinds of different lifestyles and come with great benefits – Some dependent upon the role, work schedule, or location, and can include the following!

    • Competitive wages paid biweekly
    • Healthcare (Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription drugs)
    • Prescription Reimbursement
    • Employer Paid: Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability
    • Additional employee paid Life Insurance
    • Flexible Spending Plan
    • Flexible hours
    • Holiday pay
    • Supplemental Pay: Varies per position
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) – Applies to Full & Part-time Employees
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Complementary access to events throughout our four venues!
    • Employee Assistance Program – 100% confidential
    • 457 Government Plan
    • Annual Employee Appreciation Event
    • Behind the Scenes Awards

    Erie Events provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.