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Now hiring in Austin TX, Chicago IL, and Denver, CO

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We are on the lookout for high-energy, creative chef instructors to lead children’s cooking classes (including after-school programs, summer camps, and weekend classes and parties) for children ages 4 to 18.

  • All positions are part-time
  • Compensation is $60 per one-hour class plus food reimbursement
  • Actual classroom location may be within 10 miles of the posted job site zip code and/or city


Sticky Fingers Cooking is looking for experienced teachers and/or chefs who have a love for cooking and are committed to working with children in public, private, and charter schools.

  • Enthusiasm for teaching and cooking
  • Dedication to children who have diverse backgrounds and academic levels
  • Interest in cooking and healthy alternatives to traditional recipes
  • Experience working with large groups of children in a school, camp, etc.
  • Effective classroom management skills, with teaching experience preferred
  • Punctuality and reliability, with access to reliable transportation
  • Love for the messy, magical combination of cooking and children
  • Flexibility for a fast-paced and high-energy environment
  • Availability at least 2 days a week Monday-Friday between the hours of 2-5 pm for one-hour classes for 6-8 week sessions

Serious applicants only please! If considered, Sticky Fingers Cooking will require a background check.


  • Lead Pre-K, Elementary and/or middle school students in exploring fun & creative recipes
  • Facilitate mobile cooking classes. Teach cutting, stirring, measuring, and nutrition.
  • Actively communicate with administration staff
  • Work with large groups of children in a school, camp, etc.
  • Interact with parents and school staff
  • Shop independently for weekly recipes
  • Travel to classroom location within 10 miles of the posted job site zip code and/or city

Serious applicants only please! If considered, Sticky Fingers Cooking will require a background check.

What Our Chefs Have to Say

The best part of the cooking class today was when I introduced the special ingredient as artichokes. One kid asked very seriously, "What if I don't eat vegetables?" to which I replied, "Let's just wait and see if you eat them in the ravioli we make." After he had gobbled up all of his ravioli at the end of class, I asked him, "So how were those vegetables?" He smiled bashfully and said, "They were pretty great!"
Chef Ariel, Texas
I love sharing my passion for cooking (and eating) with my Sticky Fingers students! There is nothing better than the look of pride on a child's face when they taste a dish they just made and discover how delicious it is. It is amazing what the pickiest eater will try if they had a hand in making it: Tofu Picatta, Watermelon Poke, Kale Ravioli. My heart melts when they ask if they can eat some raw kale!
Chef Dani, Colorado
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Spread Good Food and Cheer

Give the kids in your community the opportunity to learn how to make and enjoy tasty, healthy, fun food! Contact us today to bring Sticky Fingers Cooking to your library, camp, church, or troop.

Please provide contact information for your organization’s enrichment coordinator. We look forward to cooking with you!

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No kitchen required
All we need is a room with an outlet and proximity to a sink. We provide everything else!
Flexible scheduling
Sessions are between six and 14 weeks. You choose the day, times and frequency!
100% school safety compliant
All of our instructors have background checks, fingerprinting and insurance.
Easy class registration
We offer free online enrollment, payment, collection, and class roster organization.
Materials included
We provide all marketing materials to promote classes to your community.
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No cost to schools
Tuition ranges from $16.50 to $22.50 per class, per child, paid by parents or guardians.
Discounts and scholarships
Discounts are available to parents who volunteer in class. Limit two kids per family.
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Online recipe collection
Every family has access to our tasty online recipe collection for at home family cooking fun.

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