Head of Catering
Job ID: 8909
Start Date: Late April 2020 until September 30th, 2020, or longer
Wage: Negotiable depending on experience/certificates. Wage includes on-site accommodation and food while groups on are site.
Hours: Normally a five-day work week (could be split shifts, includes evenings and occasional weekends).
Duties: The Head of Catering will lead a team of catering staff delivering nutritious meals to youth, families and adults who attend the Centre. Group sizes normally range from 60 to 70 people at a time. The Head of Catering will report to the Management team. The job entails cooking for the groups at the Centre, as well as ordering, all clean-up, inventory control* and shopping for food**. The Head of Catering will ensure that all kitchen objectives are met; providing nutritious, “youth-friendly” food, following kitchen food safe and other protocols, working on a budget and ensuring proper training and supervision of catering staff. The food program is an integral part of the Centre program and the Head of Catering will work closely with the management team and other staff. Maintaining the Lodge and working with the requirements of Health Inspectors are part of the responsibilities. *Existing menu in place **Can use Centre vehicle or personal
Requirements: - Working ability in English - Food Safe Level 1 and 2* - Ability to manage a kitchen which includes preparing large group meals, on time and with full clean-up. - Experience catering to special diets such as vegetarian, dairy free, and gluten free. - Strong leadership, communication, and organization skills - Flexible and dependable team player - Experience supervising other staff - Physically fit for strenuous work and long days - Must be able to pass a criminal record check to work with vulnerable children and adults - Class 4 or 5 license with 3-years clean drivers abstract *Or willingness to get before starting. ASSETS: - Related degree/diploma/certification or current student in a related program. - Interest in environmental sustainability and reducing waste - Other languages (French, German, ASL, Japanese, etc.). - Owned or operation of own restaurant or catering company.
Company: Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre
Notes: BENEFITS: Free on-site accommodation, utilities and most meals* while groups in residence. Use of personal vehicle will be compensated with a vehicle kilometre reimbursement. Ferry fees on food shopping trips will be reimbursed with use of a BC Ferries Experience card. *We may not be able to offer some special diets. Note: Staff need to reside on Hornby Island during work week.
Address: 6050 St John’s Pt Road Hornby Island BC V0R 1Z0