Camp Cook – Seasonal

at Wesley Acres Retreat Centre & Campground (view profile)
Location Bloomfield, Canada
Date Posted March 1, 2023
Category Summer Job
Job Type Full-time


Job Summary
The Camp Cook is responsible for the overall food service operation at the dining hall at Wesley Acres,
including menu planning, purchasing, preparation, nutrition, safety, service, sanitization, and record keeping. The Camp Cook will primarily serve the campers and staff of Harbour Ridge Camp, the Summer
At The Acres special guests, and Wesley Acres seasonal staff.

Specific Accountabilities
• Provide a menu that is diverse and nutritious
• Ensure quality service
• Manage inventory to maximize investment
• Manage food services staff when they are scheduled to work in the dining hall.
• Prepare and serve meals
• Clean dishes, pots, and pans
• Clean the kitchen

Essential Job Functions:
• Manage the daily operations of the Wesley Acres dining hall
• Oversee, with the Food Services Manager, the planning and preparation of menu items for Harbour Ridge Camp and Summer At the Acres guests
• Meet food service requirements for Wesley Acres special events
• Ensure safe and efficient preparation and serving of meals for Wesley Acres Special guests.
• Oversee, with the Food Services Manager, the inventory and ordering of food, equipment, and supplies and arrange for the routine maintenance, sanitization, and upkeep of the camp kitchens, equipment, and facilities while keeping safety regulations in mind.
• Promote practices that seek to reduce waste, reuse items, and recycle/compost as much as possible.
• Monitor employee performance and training to food service standards.
• Assist with other food services requirements as needed.

• Experience in institutional or large food service setting.
• Knowledge of and experience in food service: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, family-style serving, cleaning, and institutional kitchen equipment.
• Experience in supervising effectively.
• Experience at a summer camp or residential program would be considered as asset.
• Relevant training and certifications would be considered an asset.
• Food Safe Handler’s Certificate is required

Job Specifications
• Ability to adhere to and abide by the Statements of Faith of the Free Methodist Church in Canada while on duty and/or representing Wesley Acres.
• Ability to promote the Christian mission of Wesley Acres through words and actions while on duty and/or representing Wesley Acres
• Knowledge of food services health and safety laws and best practices.
• Knowledge of and experience in preparation of a varied, nutritious menu.
• Ability to work with others in a team setting.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to accommodate dietary needs and restrictions.

Working Conditions (hours, environment, etc.)
• Flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
• Interaction with employees, management, and the public at large
• Physically demanding tasks, standing and moving for long periods of time

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