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Silver Cliff Ranch Executive Chef

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The Food Services Manager/Head Chef will plan, direct and supervise camp’s food service, which includes providing three nutritious, economical meals a day and snacks twice a day for up to 150 campers and staff all while following Department of Health regulations. Responsibilities include all aspects of food preparation and general kitchen clean up.

To successfully perform this job, the employee may be expected to perform the following, with or without reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990:

Essential Functions:

Oversee the inventory and ordering of food, equipment, and supplies and arrange for the routine maintenance, sanitation, and upkeep of the camp kitchen, its equipment, and facilities.

Order food and kitchen supplies consistent with menus and enrollment counts, staying within the budget. Evaluate current season and make suggestions for following season.

Maintain high standards of cleanliness, sanitation, and safety and supervise staff to ensure standards are met by all.

Clean and maintain all food-service areas, including kitchen, dining hall, storage, and kitchen recycling.

Inspect equipment and ensure equipment is repaired as necessary.

Promote practices that seek to reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle as much as possible.

Manage the daily operations of the camp food and dining service.

Oversee nutritionally-balanced camp meals, snacks, and pack-out food from the planned menu.

Prepare foods for special groups (i.e., people with eating disorders, diabetes, etc.) as needed.

Ensure the service of camp meals through directing the work of other kitchen staff.

Ensure safe and efficient preparation and service of camp meals.

Prepare foods that taste good and offer a pleasing presentation.

Meet with Camp Director on routine operations and personnel management of the kitchen.

Maintain attitude of spiritual leadership, respect, and cooperation within the kitchen staff and volunteers.

Participate in all team and all staff meetings and in-service training sessions.

Participate in formal and informal performance appraisal given by Camp Director.

Hire and train kitchen staff.

Maintain time and payroll records. Keep neat, orderly records.

Measurable Deliverables:

Maintain sanitary conditions in work and food service areas that meet or exceed all licensing and policy requirements.

Operate kitchen equipment and report any malfunctioning equipment immediately.

Produce a standard food product by weighing and measuring ingredients accurately.

Maintain knowledge of materials and equipment used in food preparation and cooking.

Review and evaluate all food service surveys for quality improvement.

Maintain inventory log of food in freezer (date frozen), pantry goods and expiration dates.

Maintain inventory of all kitchen equipment and service records.

Implement Silver Cliff Ranch safety protocols including evacuating with children and other staff in case of an emergency.

Work evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary or requested by the Camp Director.

Maintain confidentiality in all areas of the service population and program operations.

Maintain Silver Cliff Ranch professional and ethical standards of conduct outlined in the Silver Cliff Ranch employee handbook including demonstrating respect for agency staff, children, and community members and complying with required dress code at all times.

Credentials, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of standards of food preparation, serving, and kitchen procedures.

Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds including unloading food, supplies, and equipment as needed.

Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior.

Ability to provide First Aid and to assist campers and staff in an emergency.

Maintain current licenses and certificates required for the position including, but not limited to:
?First Aid
?Emergency Behavior Intervention
Pass a pre-employment drug screen and random drug screens throughout employment.

Provide proof of work eligibility status upon request.

Pass a pre-employment and biennial criminal background checks.

Demonstrate the ability to:
Respond sensitively and competently to the service population’s cultural and socio-economic characteristics

Communicate effectively in writing and verbally in English and perform simple arithmetic calculations

Provide excellent customer service using organizational and planning skills

Maintain the highest standard of personal hygiene

Work in a fast paced environment and maintain emotional control and professional composure at all times

Maintain computer literacy required meet the responsibilities of the position

Work effectively and without intensive supervision both independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrate a working knowledge of Silver Cliff Ranch policies and procedures.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

The BCFS System is committed to following immunization recommendations produced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As such, our company policy requires that all employees must receive an annual Influenza vaccination, as well as, a COVID-19 Vaccination or obtain an approved exemption from the BCFS System as a medical or religious accommodation. This is a condition of employment and all new hires will be responsible for providing proof. Additional information regarding this policy requirement will be provided upon hire.

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Food Services



Updated: 2/11/2022 7:04:43 PM

Job Contact:
Kevin McKinley
(719) 395-6228

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Why work at Silver Cliff Ranch:

16565 County Road 162
    Nathrop, CO 81236

(719) 395-6228

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