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Jewish Community Center Chef, Summer 2020 in New York, New York

Principal Responsibilities:

Dates: June 1 - Sept 7 (some flexibility)

Surprise Lake Camp, a residential children's summer camp in located in Cold Spring NY is seeking a Head Chef for the summer 2020 season. The Head Chef will oversee the food production and dining hall service for three meals a day, six days a week. The Head Chef will be overseen by and collaborate with the Food Service Director to ensure total food service operations meet the quality and expectations of the camp.

Detailed Work Activities:

  • Manage up to 10 food service employees
  • Oversee the production and service of 3 meals a day for 400 people
  • Ensure food quality and food safety
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness, organization, and physical safety
  • Maintain inventory
  • Coordinate with Food Service Director for ordering necessary ingredients and supplies
  • Direct and coordinate activities of workers or staff
  • Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory compliance
  • Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met
  • Check the quantity and quality of received products
  • Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards

Minimum Qualifications:

Job Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in food preparation with at least 2 years in an institutional food service setting and management
  • Serv Safe certified
  • Ability to work well under pressure and follow directions
  • Proven track record of following-through with commitments
  • Must have proven success with both leading and following in a team setting
  • Ability to interact positively with campers, families, and staff

Date Posted: 02/16/2020

Title: Chef, Summer 2020

JCC: Surprise Lake Camp

Location: New York, NY