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Kitchen Supervisor

The Kitchen Supervisor is a Ministerial position. Ministerial staff render their work, stewardship, relationships and behavior as evidence of being followers of Jesus Christ while embracing and affirming Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) Christian mission, vision, beliefs, culture code and standards of conduct. They are responsible for defining, cultivating and leading MHA’s Christian community, conference programs and retreats. All staff are expected to join gatherings, which includes prayer, worship, and Bible-centered teaching.

Position Objective:

Under the supervision of the Executive Chef, the Kitchen Supervisor directs all aspects of hot and cold food preparation and leads the cooking team to produce high quality food and exceed customer expectations in a manner consistent with MHA's mission, vision and values.

Key Job Accountabilities:

Read menus and group information to review and prepare weekly production sheets that affect your designated shift.
Communicate with other kitchen supervisors on a daily basis, to ensure that all opening and closing procedures are followed, and shift turnover is smooth.
Reports product ordering needs in a timely manner for the success of the operations.
Coordinate kitchen staff schedules for approval in accordance with Booked Event Order (BEO) reports for the week.
Prepare, season and cook a wide variety of meats, vegetables, soups, and other food items in large quantities in coordination with the production team.
Follow recipe books and ensure consistent flavor during production.
Assist in the creation of new recipes for special events with the Executive Chef.
Plan and organize tasks to sun smoothly and efficiently, including instructing and directing the activities of the cooks.
Train cooks and kitchen assistants in cooking techniques, sanitizing standards, presentation, serving and storage.
Handle and store foods properly to prevent quality loss and unsafe microbial growth (including left overs.) Notify the Executive Chef regarding incorporating leftovers into menus, fill our food waste logs and go over expenditures on a monthly basis.
Attend to the day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies.
Ensures all daily food logs, temperature logs, and cleaning logs are completed.
Practice safety in handling equipment and maintain safe working conditions.
Work hand in hand with the Dining Manager to create appealing buffet and service lines.
Provide hands-on coaching, counseling and discipline to kitchen staff as needed.
Assist in creating and monitoring food inventory reports.
Creates a positive work environment for all staff members.
Ensure cleaning and sanitation schedules are followed in the work area (i.e. food contact surfaces sanitized regularly.)
Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has direct supervisory responsibilities for the following Conference Center positions: Cooks, Prep Cooks and Dishwashers, including assigned kitchen volunteers and summer staff.

Full-time position; Wage: $19.50-$28.75/hour.

High School Graduate, Culinary Certificate preferred.
California Food Handlers Certification
Work Experience:
Minimum 4 years of experience in high volume food service or restaurant cooking is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to lead teams.
Excellent knife skills required.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to cook and prepare a variety of foods in a timely, clean and sanitary manner.
Ability to prepare meals for special dietary needs (i.e. gluten-free, dairy-free, and other allergies.)
Must have a working knowledge of menu development, recipe development, principles of cooking, presentation, portion control and costing.
Demonstrated ability to produce delicious and appetizing meals.
Basic math skills required.
Good communication skills and ability to work well with others.
Ability to deal with stressful situations in a pleasant and courteous manner.
Ability to take direction and give direction to achieve food service goals.
Ability to be professional and self-motivated.
Bilingual abilities are a plus.

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



Updated: 7/9/2023 4:12:07 PM

Job Contact:
Derek Rapolla
(831) 335-4466

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Why work at Mount Hermon Association, Inc.:

We're a large Christian Camp and Conference center in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California with three unique camp centers. Our ministry, and part of every job here, is to invite each guest to consider their relationships with others, Creation and Jesus. We do this by creating a safe encouraging environment and engaging each guest in meaningful conversations. We believe that providing amazing camping programs and facilities outdoor in God's creation, alongside loving Christian staff, is the best way to positively impact our world! Oh, we also are located in the most beautiful location on the planet (our opinion), have a rad staff community, and have housing available for many positions.

37 Conference Drive
    Felton, CA 95018

(831) 335-4466

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