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Food Services Manager/Executive Chef

The Food Services Manager/Executive Chef responds to the direction of the Executive Director or Camp Manager and is responsible for all aspects of food services including meal planning, meal costing, ordering, inventory management, and overseeing food preparation and service, and ensuring proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen. A focus on minimizing the use of pre-processed foods is a major goal; responsible for supervising kitchen and hospitality team staff in blessing our guests and staff with meals during their stay; models a faith walk and disciples staff, organizations and campers; responsible for monitoring the operation of the food service equipment and appliances and coordinating any necessary repairs with the Executive Director/Camp Manager or Facilities Manager; responsible for ensuring proper safety and sanitation practices are implemented and maintained in the kitchen and dining hall; provide instruction to kitchen and hospitality staff with equal importance given to both; in concert with the entire ministry team, be team oriented, willing to share ideas as well as listen to suggestions to improve the way we support one another and our guests, and ultimately how we do ministry; prepares and shares performance evaluations with subordinate staff in the course of routine supervision; responsible for inventory management to minimize waste and ensure availability of necessary products when needed; manages the food service process through the setup and service in the dining hall to clean up after meals, with a focus on efficiency and hospitality; be able to maintain a busy and long schedule through the Summer months and be quick thinking and able to adapt to unexpected circumstances; and other duties as assigned.

Priority consideration will be given to applicants with at least 3 years of experience working in camp or a commercial food preparation environment, with ServSafe or equivalent training. The Executive Chef is an integral part of the leadership team and will be expected to lead with character and integrity, and lead staff devotionals, with a focus on ministering to camp staff as well as our guests. The Executive Chef and Kitchen Team are usually the first up in the mornings and the last ones off duty in the evenings. The successful candidate should be able to work well in a fast paced and stressful environment, while leading their team to meet deadlines.

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Food Services



Updated: 1/9/2019 12:35:19 PM

Job Contact:
Brad Dunlap
(888) 222-4822

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Why work at Quaker Meadow Christian Camp:

We are located in the Giant Sequoia National Monument in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at 7,200 feet elevation. Camp is a beautiful, serene, yet vibrant place to draw near to God. Time on staff is most likely to be a life changing and memorable experience! Our staff provides an environment for people to come into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ! The map to the right shows the office location. Camp is located approximately 45 miles east of Porterville. Please visit our website at to obtain and submit a camp employment application.

PO Box 1030
    Porterville, CA 93258

(888) 222-4822

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