The Resident camp Cook is responsible for all phases of the meal process, ensuring quality food handling, maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in accordance to Board of Health regulations. This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.
High school diploma or equivalent. Culinary school preferred.
Minimum of three (2) years proven cooking experience in an institution or large kitchen operation. Camp operation a plus.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Strong knowledge of utilizing kitchen equipment and tools.
Strong knife/cutting skills; food preparation and presentation.
Strong commitment to following all sanitation procedures.
Must be capable of being on your feet for long periods with agility to move about and throughout the kitchen. Must be capable of bending, kneeling, squatting and lifting 30 pounds. Must be able to hear whistle or alarms.
Interpret menu to ensure quantities include the possibility of second servings, and recipes to provide nutritious appetizing and good tasting items for the given number of people to be served.
Work with Director on food orders, manage deliveries and minimize waste.
Preparing meals for special diets as needed.
Follow state health department regulations pertaining to safe food practice
Supervise and manage two kitchen staff
Ensure food preparation areas and serving areas are safe and sanitized.
About METROPOLITAN YMCA OF THE ORANGES
We are an all - inclusive organization joined together by a shared commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. As a growing, mission focused, and future-oriented association of YMCAs, the Metro YMCA of the Oranges has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, mission-driven, candidate to join our team.