Vacancy : Culinary Professionals – Chef / Cook / Assistant kitchen Manager
Company Name : Wolfoods
Company Location : New Jersey
About this Job
Wolfoods operates summer camp kitchens across the country between May – September.
We are seeking motivated and responsible Culinary Professionals preferably with High Volume, Production experience.
THIS IS A HANDS ON, PRODUCTION POSITION.
All Culinary Professionals will live on site at the job location – Room, Board, & Travel Expense Assistance are provided.
The position requires the ability to facilitate the duties and responsibilities of creating, implementing, and maintaining the culinary needs for the Camp’s Food Service Program, providing the camp with clean, comfortable surroundings, ensuring correct timing, quantity and that the quality is accurately provided for all meal periods and special requests.
This position requires an outgoing personality, a sense of urgency and willingness to engage with both front and back of the house staff, camp directors, managers, leaders, specialists and diners. Able to answer all food and service-related questions in accordance the Wolfoods standards of service guidelines.
The Culinary Professionals performs skilled scratch food production work and supervises the kitchen operation. Work requires initiative, leadership, hand-on self-reliance, and judgment.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Upholding Standards of Cleanliness, Service, & Quality
Precisely follow the Wolfoods comprehensive Camp Food Training Program
Attend related in-service training and staff meetings as required
Uses weights and measures to properly execute ingredients in recipes
Prepares all menu items and special request events following standardized recipes
Ensures that production is accurate in timing, quantity, quality and plate up requirements
Supervises personnel; duties include planning, organizing, scheduling and directing work, training personnel
Understands the importance in cross utilization
Understands the importance of utilizing excess production
Estimates production needs, requisitions adequate supplies, inventory supplies and keeps records of products made and used
Places accurate food orders ahead of time
Ensures kitchen and equipment are maintained according to proper health and sanitation requirements
Teaches and enforces safety regulations
Specialized Food Preparation for events
SAFE SPECIAL DIET AND ALLERGEN FOOD PREPARATIONS
Assists in developing and tasting recipes
Assists in planning menu
Recommends equipment purchases
May act as a Front of House supervisor during periods other than normal serving hours
2+ years High Volume Commercial Kitchen Experience
Proficient in relevant skills relating to specific role
Personable, Friendly, & Approachable
Positive & Professional
Pride & Passion
Ability to self-motivate
Criminal Background check
Maintain a clean work environment
Uphold Health Department Standards
Able to both lead a team & take direction
Willing to work 6 day work week, 10-12 hours per day
Living Accommodations may be private cabins in rural setting
Ideal candidates are:
Looking for seasonal, summer opportunities.
Enjoy the challenge of a high-volume production kitchen and dining facility
Embrace a teaching and learning culture
Get excited about being a part of a team and community
Are available to relocate for the summer season in a rustic living environment
Employment Package Includes:
Competitive Pay based on skill, experience and position.
Transportation Expense Assistance
Seasonal Summer Contracts
Minimum three professional references required with application submission
About Wolfoods, Inc.
WOLFoods breaks away from the standard approach towards “camp food” by eliminating the standard Freezer To Table fare and improving it with Home Style Scratch Cooking. Partnering with Camps committed to offering campers healthy, fresh, and delicious foods, WOLFoods is changing the perception of camp food into something more of suitably called Camp Cuisine. Summer Camp Kitchens and Dining Halls are a great opportunity to educate campers on the importance of Balanced Diets and Green Initiatives. A diverse menu offering allows campers to not only enjoy their favorites, but to experience culture through exploring cuisine. Each meal offers something freshly baked on site by one of our professional bakers in the camp Bakery. Campers can enjoy perfectly executed entrees or they may enjoy an offering from the Morning Fruit and Yogurt Bar at breakfast and during lunch and dinner, the Salad Bars. No camper is left without personalized care. Any camper requiring Special Diets is attended to with the importance by one of our trained chefs. Wolfoods is practiced and prepared to cook for an array of diets ranging from Kosher to Nut Free, or Gluten Free to Vegan.
The above information is general in nature and level of work expected; it is not intended to be interpreted as an inclusive list of all duties, responsibilities and qualification required of employees assigned to this role. Wolfoods Food Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall treat all applicants for employment equally based upon job-related qualifications and without regards to race, color, age, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, disability, religion, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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