Chef / Sous Chef / Chef de Cuisine, Cook / Lead Cook / Line Cook
We are seeking a First Cook/Chef for the summer season. Responsibilities include: preparing high quality meals for 700 people as per supplied menu, preparing vegetarian meals, preparing the proper amount of food, portion control, ensuring the meals are served on time, supervising the distribution of food for overnights, baking birthday cakes, taking inventory, organizing food storage, complete all refrigeration and dishwashing logs (in accordance with ACA standards), managing the kitchen staff, maintaining cleanliness in kitchen, dining hall, freezers, and storage room. Food service facilities include: walk-in coolers; walk-in freezers; dry food storage area; chemical storage area; dishwashing room; and commercial equipment - tilting skillet, convention ovens, pizza ovens, grills, burners, fryolators, mixers, slicers, and more.
Our kitchen is staffed with a 2 to 3 first cooks, 3 to 4 assistant cooks, 15+ kitchen staff members, and a food service manager. We offer a competitive salary, travel expenses, comfortable private housing, meals, and laundry service. We also provide full scholarships for the children of staff members. Families are welcome.
Additional Salary Information: Housing and laundry provided. Children of staff participate in camp program free of tuition.
About Camp Lohikan
Camp Lohikan is a traditional summer camp for boys and girls of the ages 6 to 15. We are located in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania in the village of Lake Como. We're about 2.5 hours from New York City.
Camp Lohikan has been operated by the Buynak since 1957. We are warm, welcoming camp community dedicated to caring for our campers and staff. Our goal is to provide an environment of support and encouragement where children will try new things and grow in the process. We are searching for individuals who are kind and willing to put kids first always.
Our summer camp season extends from June 15th through August 25th, however pre and post camp employment is available.