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Food Service Manager

High quality food, on-time delivery. Bear Trap Ranch is world renown for cooked from scratch foods. We use top quality ingredients. We do NOT purchase pre-made foods as many other camps do. Our expectations are that you have a heart after God, you are a foodie, you love to cook, and you will not serve anything that is not up to your expectations. You will be responsible for inventory, food orders, menu development, training staff in the art of cooking well, and leading them through an example of a Godly lifestyle. Bear Ranch Ranch Retreat Center is 7 miles outside of Colorado Springs 9100 feet up where the air is thick with the scent of pine and fir. Housing, salary, and benefits are a part of this opportunity. Life doesn't get much better. Apply today!!

Supervised by: Camp Director
Supervises: Kitchen staff
Status: Full-time, exempt


Prepare appealing on-time nutritious meals by:
Selecting, training and supervising all kitchen staff
Coordinating cooking responsibilities
Being creative and attractive in preparation
Keeping records of camper days and meal counts
Coordinating food prep, display and kitchen clean up
Writing menus of meals and snacks
Following nutritional guidelines
Selecting culturally appropriate meals to fit guest groups.

Maintain clean and efficient kitchen and dining hall by:
Meeting health department standards
Overseeing cleanup and dish washing procedures
Cleaning and servicing kitchen equipment
Ensuring adequate food and supplies
Tracking inventory and ordering food and supplies, as needed
Maintaining appropriate storage facilities
Overseeing all aspects of food and hospitality related needs for guest groups.

Assist in maintaining sound financial objectives by:
Developing annual operating budget with Director
Reviewing monthly expense reports

Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by:
Performing office functions to support own work and others' work as assigned
Working in partnership with the team on specified projects as assigned
Participating in scheduled community activities and meetings

College degree or equivalent experience
Food and hospitality background preferred.
Ability to supervise, train and develop staff
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple objectives
Ability to take charge of tasks and work independently
Ability to work well with others both staff, guests and volunteers
Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
Flexibility work irregular and extended hours as required
Possess basic computer skills
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to stand for long periods of time.
Working knowledge of industrial kitchen equipment.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Must have a Food Safety Certificate (willing to provide education to become certified.)
First Aid and CPR (adult & infant) required (willing to provide education to become certified.)
Must be able to work in a multigenerational and multicultural environment.

Seriously, what are you waiting for? Don't miss the opportunity of a lifetime. Apply now.

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



Updated: 3/4/2024 8:18:42 PM

Job Contact:
Thomas Doeling
(719) 632-0740

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Why work at Bear Trap Ranch:

Bear Trap Ranch is a sacred 30-acre property located in Colorado Springs, CO that has served God's Kingdom for over 60 years. Bear Trap Ranch, a high forested valley in the Pike National Forest, is a place of wonder, beauty, peacefulness and adventure with a deep sense of home.

8655 Old Stage Rd
    Colorado Springs, CO 80906

(719) 632-0740

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