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Family Camp Kitchen Lead

Summary: The Family Camp Kitchen Lead is responsible for creating the atmosphere during meal times, whether that be creating excellent food or smiling at the guests, it’s all about service and excellent food.
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Guest Services is seeking an individual that has the ability to Lead, cross train and strengthen an already great team. This is a position where many hats need to be worn, with a primary focus on The Family Camp Kitchen but be cross-trained in Food Service, Housekeeping, and Retail. Guest Service has a passion to build an amazingly ambidextrous team. If you have an excellent work ethic and an eye for detail and creativity, please read on.

To inspire Christ-like change through Outdoor Adventure, Authentic Relationships, and Biblical Truth

The makeup of our community determines a large part of what it is like to live and work here. Many employees and families live on-site year-round.

The Family Camp Kitchen Lead is responsible for creating the atmosphere during meal times, whether that be creating excellent food or smiling at the guests, it’s all about service.

Job Purpose: To help bring Christ-like change in people’s lives by providing outstanding meals and excellent customer service.

Peak Season Responsibility
Collaborate with the Family Camp Staff and the Guest Service Director to create experience meals that go alongside their curriculum.
Oversee meal prep, planning, and cleaning for the Family Camp Kitchen (Aspen Cafe)
Lead all hourly kitchen staff, seasonal staff, & volunteers.
Lead in training and ongoing development of full-time, summer, seasonal, and hourly staff
Model leadership in cleanliness, readiness, and effectiveness of food service locations.
Maintain FIFO and cleanliness of all Walk-Ins.
Ownership of Housekeeping for New Mexico Hall
Assist and participate in cleaning projects and managerial tasks as necessary to meet policy and procedural compliance.
Clean and keep all kitchen appliances, equipment, and areas where food is served.
Stay current with current food trends.
Continuous Improvement on the forefront of your mind.

Shoulder Season Responsibilities:
Research and work with the Guest Service Director in creating menus.
Organize and preserve order in the kitchen.
During the “Shoulder” or “Retreat” season the Family Camp Lead will join with the Food Service, Housekeeping, and Retail Crew to help clean/prep/prepare for the Peak Season, as well as, maintain some responsibilities in Family Camp Kitchen.
Crossed trained in all Guest Service departments, Food Service, Housekeeping and Retail.
A willing attitude to do whatever is tasked.
Stay current with ServSafe Certification and guidelines.
Join in “All-Hands” calls.

Skills and Abilities:
Ability to lead in a positive and respectful way.
Be teachable, moldable, and adaptable.
Strong work ethic.
Strong sense of urgency and timeliness.
Highly organized with an eye for detail.
The ability to learn and grow in the Culinary field (Cooking techniques, taste profiles and stay current with food trends).
Must be proficient with Google Workspace as well as willing to learn additional software that Glorieta uses, such as Microsoft Teams, and Salesforce.
Excellent personal hygiene.

Character Aptitude:
Our ideal candidate should possess the following:
A personal and active relationship with Christ.
A flexible and willing attitude.
The ability to see a need and fill a need.
Critical and Creative thinking.
The ability to hold yourself accountable.
Approachable, Coachable, and Teachable.

Work Context: This job is on-site at Glorieta, NM.
Travel: Minimal travel will be required for this job.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift 60+ lbs, sit, stand, bend, squat, and be willing to get your hands dirty.
Work Environment: Most work will mostly be done indoors.
Training: Paid on-the-job training will be provided.
Compensation: Full-time, hourly with housing and benefits.
Start Date: September 30th, 2023
Reports to the Guest Service Director
Disclaimer: This Job Description is not a complete description of all that is necessary to do your job. Also, all camp employees are expected to do what it takes to work as a team, even with other departments, to serve guests. This is not only an expectation, but a value that we hold to as an organization. We will help each other get the mission done.

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



Updated: 8/15/2023 12:08:07 PM

Job Contact:
Corinn Burgess
(505) 757-6161

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Why work at Glorieta Adventure Camps:

Glorieta Adventure Camps is an outdoor adventure camp that exists to inspire Christ-like change through outdoor adventure, authentic relationships and Biblical truth. Are you interested in experiencing the summer in the mountains of Northern New Mexico? Visit to learn more about what it is like to be on Glorieta Summer Staff, the opportunities we have available, and how to get involved! We are looking for people who believe wholeheartedly in our mission and want to be a part of changing lives!

11 New Mexico 50
    Glorieta, NM 87535

(505) 757-6161

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