Do you enjoy cooking for yourself and others? Do you have a passion for healthy, delicious food? If so, we are looking for you!
The ideal candidate will have knowledge of food preparation, food handling and a current Alaskan food handlers permit (ADEC). Your environment will be remote so organization, meal creativity, food storage awareness and meal planning are necessary.
The camps are remotely located on the Denver Glacier in Skagway and the Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers in Juneau.
The Camp Cook works independently, under the direction of the Camp Manager, preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner according to camp schedule for a crew of 10-20 employees.
Camp Cook is responsible for kitchen operations, maintaining sufficient groceries in camp, and scheduling, ordering, and confirming grocery and kitchen re-supply with the Expediters.
Responsible for menu planning, recipes, and preparation, the Camp Cook delivers a well-balanced diet consisting of ‘meat and potato’ fare with plenty of fruits and vegetables, considering allergies, dietary requests, and camp preference.
Camp Cooks maintain 7-10 days of dedicated food supply in reserve and display menu flexibility, considering product on hand, re-supply considerations, and operational cost.
The kitchen is used by the crew throughout the day, Camp Cook provides a warm and inviting reprieve from daily operations, necessitating a positive attitude and restraint.
Camp Cook must possess Alaska Food Worker Card and always facilitate kitchen operations according to ADEC standards.
Experience with remote living and experience cooking for large groups, meal planning and inventory
Must be able to lift 50lbs and be able to stand for extended periods of time.
Must be able to work legally in the U.S.
Valid CPR and 1st Aid
About Alaska Icefield Expeditions
Ever wonder what it would be like to live and work on a glacier? In Alaska?
Come join our team, who work together to create a memorable experience for guests and sled dogs who LOVE what they do.
Not only will you get to meet people from all over the world, but you will also get to be one on one with past and future Iditarod runners, sled dog puppies and sled dogs who are training. There will be lots to learn and we are happy to share with you!
Join our team of Iditarod, Yukon Quest, and Professional Athletes for the opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. Our passion for mushing and the North Country is exemplified by the personal attention guests receive from our staff. As an Alaskan Family Owned and Operated Business, we strive to present guests with an authentic Alaskan Experience.