Our sleepaway summer camp in the heart of the Adirondack Park is looking to hire a Chef for summer 2020, and hopefully to return for many summers more. We are looking for a Chef who can manage all aspects of our camp kitchen operations. We expect, in equal parts, great food, efficient purchasing and a fabulous working environment. We offer a mostly cafeteria style dining room but you will also need to cater for individuals base upon their dietary needs. You will be responsible for training our kitchen staff, procuring products, maintaining strict hygiene/safety standards, producing the food, maintaining a good working environment and delivering great food within our budget. You will be producing breakfast, lunch and dinner for 350 campers and 200 staff.
This is a live-in position on camp, housed in your own private cabin. The position will be a 6 day a week job and we hire 15 kitchen staff including the Chef and Sous Chef. We will be providing you with a budget to work within and a starting menu to review, add to and create from, in consultation with the owners. We have very good suppliers for you to source your products from.
We are wishing to offer great tasting, healthy food to our campers and staff as well as offering menu’s for Vegetarians, Vegans and Gluten free. The successful candidate must understand food allergy concerns. Equally important is how you work with and treat the kitchen staff. We are very lucky to hire very hard working wonderful summer staff from around the world. They deserve to be respected and cared for as they will work tremendously hard for the Chef. Your attitude is as important as your food. Long Lake is a beautiful place to spend your summers and you will work with other professional kind and supportive staff. We produce a tremendous amount of live theater, rock concerts, dance shows, art galleries and more. You are welcome to enjoy all these aspects of camp.
Dates and Compensation
Start date is negotiable: June 15 to August 31.
Live for free on camp, food, housing and laundry are all provided. Salary will be $1000+ per week, negotiable. You are welcome to enjoy the camp itself and you will be surrounded by the spectacular Adirondack Park. If you like fishing, we can let you use a fishing boat during the summer. Our two camps offer an unbelieve able range of activities from theater to auto maintenance, music to ATV’s. Our camp websites are longlakecamp.com and longlakecampadventures.com One focusses on our arts activities the other on our adventures activities.
Job ID: 252213618