Education and Events Lead (Eataly Toronto)

Eataly US

Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

The Multi-Store Events & Education Lead is a food enthusiast who passionately engages guests in Eataly’s mission through events and educational programming. Reports to the Events & Education Manager. The Lead would support Events & Education operations at Eataly’s locations within the Greater Toronto Area.

  • Plans, schedules and executes events – from set-up and tear-down to organizing graphics materials – including cooking classes, wine tastings, brand partnership events and other activations
  • Participates in organizing storewide events
  • Assists the Events & Education Manager with execution of on-site activations, tastings, and third-party vendor events
  • Assist Associate(s) in execution of classes and events, including set-up and tear-down, as needed
  • Facilitates communication between customers or clients, chefs, beverage managers and other relevant department members including ordering of product
  • Writes and monitors class descriptions; creates class registration pages online
  • Fosters accountability in departments and interdepartmental collaboration when planning events
  • Coordinates delivery of product for virtual events
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-2 years of experience in restaurant operations, marketing or event planning
  • Excellent organizational, project management and time management skills
  • Outstanding professional communication and editorial skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of platforms like Eventbrite an asset


  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • SmartServe Certification required
  • May be required to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Reliable transportation between multiple Eataly locations within the GTA

Additional Information

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that is free from harassment and discrimination under the Ontario Human Rights Code. The Company’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of a prohibited ground enumerated by the Ontario Human Rights Code (e.g. race, colour, creed (religion), place of origin, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity), sexual orientation, age, family status, or disability). Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these prohibited grounds. Eataly welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation. Further, it is Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable provincial and federal laws regarding background and criminal record checks in making hiring decisions.

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