Cornell Cooperative Extension Food Service Manager/Head Cook , Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY in United States

The Food Service Manager/Head Cook is responsible for supervising all food preparation and service operations. Assist with the selection of cooks and kitchen assistants. Develop weekly menus and meals that are nutritionally complete and reasonably accommodate special dietary needs or restrictions. Procures food and supplies and monitors expenses. Maintain inventory of all kitchen materials and equipment and submit orders for replacement when needed. Schedule and supervise kitchen assistants and cooks. Ensure that food preparation, service and storage comply with NYSDOH regulations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must meet age requirements for the position set by the NYS Department of Health (minimum 18 years of age).
  • Current Suffolk County Department of Health Food Managers Certificate.
  • 1-2 years previous experience with increasing responsibility in a kitchen.
  • Able to lift 10-20 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

One-year culinary school. Two-years of experience catering large-scale events. One-year experience supervising subordinate employees.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Management -30%

  • Ensure that food service operations comply with the requirements of the camp safety plan submitted to the Suffolk County Department of Health.
  • Monitor and maintain required temperatures for refrigeration, dishwashing and food preparation.
  • Oversee the sanitation of the food preparation and storage facilities.
  • Ensure that campers and staff follow handwashing procedures before each meal.
  • Ensure that staff assisting with food service use tongs, gloves or other hand barrier.
  • Supervise all kitchen personnel.
  • Schedule and delegate work assignments for food preparation, meal service and kitchen clean-up.
  • Supervise all kitchen operations including but not limited to: materials procurement and storage; food preparation and storage; kitchen sanitation; waste disposal.
  • Supervise end of season clean-up and storage.

Coordination/Operation -65%

  • Maintain inventory of other materials (paper goods, plastic utensils, cleaning supplies, etc,) and order as needed.
  • Maintain inventory of food supplies and places orders with vendors in a timely manner.
  • Develop recipes for nutritionally complete meals.
  • Train all kitchen personnel.
  • Establish a biweekly menu that offers sufficient variety and balance.
  • Utilize recipes for nutritionally complete meals.
  • Provide reasonable alternative choices for individuals with food allergies or preferences.
  • Prepare, serve and store food products using recognized safe handling procedures.
  • Report facility and equipment problems to the Facilities Manager promptly.
  • Communicate with program staff and parents explaining food preparation and service procedures when necessary.
  • With camp administrative staff, identify individuals with food allergies, dietary restrictions or special needs.
  • Evaluate all kitchen personnel.
  • Assist with staff training during pre-service orientation.

Professional Improvement - 5%

  • Prepare for and actively participate in staff training and meetings.
  • Participate in staff evaluation processes as instructed.
  • Collaborate in activities that are in general support of Cornell Cooperative Extension and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Health and Safety -Applied to all duties and functions.
  • Support the Association to maintain a safe living and working environment.
  • Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
  • Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.

EEO/EPO and Policy -Applied to all duties and functions.

  • Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
  • Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
  • Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Suffolk County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

POSITION DETAILS:

Hourly Rate: $22.00

Benefits: No Benefits

Date Position Available: June 29, 2019 – August 24, 2019

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Questions please contact:

Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager

Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County

423 Griffing Avenue

Riverhead, NY 11901

(631) 852 – 8629, Ext. 8, peconicdunescamp@cornell.edu

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at: cce.recruitment@cornell.edu.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Job Title:

Association Tmp Program

Level:

No Grade - Hourly

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Company:

Contact Name:

Valerie Smith

Number of Openings:

2

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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