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Want a better professional cooking job?

Join Dinner Elf!

Get flexibility, variety, and fulfillment from cooking.

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WHAT YOU’LL DO
A customer books an appointment. You get a shopping list and recipes. Then shop, cook in the customer's kitchen, and clean up. Focus on what you love most: cooking.

WHAT WE DO
Dinner Elf provides customers, scheduling, payments, grocery lists, recipes, marketing materials, insurance, and support for you and your customers.

COMPENSATION
You're paid a flat fee per appointment (plus tips) and reimbursed for all ingredient costs. Elves typically make $15-$20/hour.

HOURS
As an independent contractor on the Dinner Elf platform, you pick the days and times that you want to work. Our busiest days are Sun, Mon, and Tues.

LOCATION
You select your preferred zip codes where you want appointments. We are currently accepting applications for Austin, TX and surrounding suburbs (Georgetown to Buda).

CUSTOMERS
Your customers are typically busy families with disposable income who want better food and more time in their days.

REQUIREMENTS
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Formal culinary training and/or professional cooking experience
  • Passing of a background check
  • Dedicated car (with valid driver's license and auto insurance) and smartphone
  • Available for a minimum of 5 regular shifts/week (3 hour each)
  • Organized and efficient in the kitchen
  • Focus on customer service
TOOLS
You'll need basic cooking tools (e.g. knives). Your customers will provide large items, like pots, stove, etc. 

 

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