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AHRC New York City Summer Camp - Assistant Head Chef in Ancramdale, New York


QUALIFICATION: Significant and documented experience as a cook/chef at an institutional or catering setting with supervisory experience.

REPORT TO: Food Service Supervisor

JOB GOAL: To provide high quality meals for the guests and staff at Camp Anne while maintaining excellent sanitary conditions in the kitchen/dining room.


  • Work a six-day week at Camp Anne from the first week in June through the final week in August as per the dates outlined in Work Agreement. Days off are to be scheduled through the Director. All work days are per diem.

  • Supervise the overall functioning of the kitchen/dining room including:

  • Menu planning in accordance with all appropriate regulatory requirements

  • Assist the Food Service Director with ordering of all food and supplies

  • Receiving and checking all orders; keep running inventory of same

  • Preparation of all meals, snacks and items for evening activities/special events

  • Sanitation of kitchen and dining room in accordance with all Department of Health standards including proper storage of food and supplies

  • Staff scheduling

  • Assist with staff training

  • Supervise, direct and coordinate the following staff members:

    - Prep Cooks - Dishwashers - Kitchen Floaters - Dining Room Attendants
  • Inform Food Service Director or Camp Director of any staff problems or concerns.

  • Cooperate with Program Coordinator in regard to the preparation of foods for special events, etc.

  • Cooperate with Nursing Staff in regard to the preparation of foods for sick campers/staff, or special diets.

  • Follow menu for all meals as agreed upon with the Director during pre-season.

  • Adhere to good personal hygiene and grooming practices while performing your duties in the kitchen/dining room area. This includes the wearing of clean uniform (uniforms will be provided). Insure that your staff adheres to the same practices.

  • Coordinate and supervise a weekly general clean up of the kitchen and dining room area including the thorough cleaning and sanitation of all kitchen equipment and walk-in refrigerator/freezer.

  • Inform Director/Medical Staff of any kitchen staff illness, or suspected illness, immediately.

  • Attend all meetings as required by Camp Administration.

  • Uphold and insure the implementation of all Camp Anne policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Adhere to Department of Health and American Camp Association guidelines and regulations for safe food service including nutrition and sanitation.

Perform all other functions as requested by Camp Director.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)