Food Service Manager, Head Cook, Peconic Dunes

Food Service Manager, Head Cook, Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp - Southold, NY

Job Description Summary

The Food Service Manager/Head Cook supervises 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)
  • Possess a current Suffolk County Department of Health Food Managers Certificate.
  • 1-2 years previous experience with increasing responsibility in a kitchen.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted nutrition guidelines.
  • Able to operate commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Able to lift 20-50 lbs.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, which may include evenings and weekends, as appropriate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training or education as a chef or cook.
  • Experience as a camp cook.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary: Starting at $17,000.00 to $22,000 full summer (depending on experience)

*Suffolk County Food Handlers Certificate required

Schedule: EXEMPT – TEMP: May 15, 2024 – September 1, 2024

For More Information Please Contact:

Lisa Goldberg

Camp Operations Manager

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Last updated December 8, 2023