Summer Cooks work with and under the guidance of the Kitchen Manager and year-round staff to provide safe and smooth operation of the kitchen at Chewonki’s Wiscasset, Maine campus. This includes the preparation of wholesome and appealing meals from scratch while practicing proper food safety techniques in handling, organization, and storage, and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the kitchen to a high standard while being mindful of the Chewonki Mission and Food Philosophy.
Apply by: May 5 2018
Camp/Organization: Chewonki Foundation (ACA Accredited)
Location: Wiscasset, Maine
Type of Position: Kitchen Staff
Must be able to work 40 hours per week including weekends, holidays, early mornings and/or evenings. Must be knowledgeable in all aspects of food preparation including from scratch cooking Hold current ServSafe certification or be able to become certified. Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner with staff and participants. A willingness to be part of the Chewonki community
Commercial kitchen experience preferred, preferably in an institutional setting. ServSafe® or food handler certification is desirable.Must be able to work in hot conditions. Must be able to use kitchen equipment, including knives, slicers, food processors and mixers, safely.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to lift and carry 55 pounds. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards of the site and facilities and camper and staff behavior. Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more). Must be able to work in hot conditions. Must be able to use kitchen equipment, including knives, slicers, food processors and mixers, safely.