Assistant Chef Position

The Ashokan Center is looking for a bright, energetic, customer service/detail oriented and flexible individual to fill the position of Assistant Chef.

This is a full-time salaried position with the possibility of working over the weekend. As a member of The Ashokan Center culinary team, your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide healthy, wholesome and nutritious meals for Ashokan clients and staff
  • Oversee the day-today operation of the kitchen and staff
  • Supervise and participate in food preparation
  • Assist the Executive Chef in planning menus that feature local and seasonal foods
  • Maintain high standards for food preparation, appearance, sanitation and safety

Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401k after the first year
  • 2 weeks vacation
  • 9 paid holidays

You must have a valid drivers’ license and pass a criminal background check. References are required.


Please send or email a resume, references, contact information, and best time to call to

The Ashokan Center is located in Olivebridge, NY on 385 acres of fields, forests, trails, and streams. For 50 years, The Ashokan Center has provided high quality, innovative outdoor education programs for K-12 school students and teachers. The Ashokan Center also hosts retreats, weddings, summer music camps as well as a variety of public events, performances and lectures.

The Ashokan Center teaches, inspires and builds community through shared experiences in nature, history, and the arts.

It is the policy of The Ashokan Center that equal opportunity in employment shall be afforded to all qualified persons and that there shall be no discrimination against any person in any aspect of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, disability or any other legally protected class.

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The Ashokan Center
477 Beaverkill Rd.
Olivebridge, NY 12461

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